When I fight with God, I am always thankful he wins
Have you ever known God wants you to do something but you rebel against it because of the fear of man? Amber shares a struggle she had but thankfully God's will prevailed.
FFD Financial Corp reports quarterly net earnings
First Federal Bank reports its net earnings for the third quarter.
Big Red Machine: Griffey reflects on fatherhood and a life in the majors
Ken Griffey Sr. was a Pennsylvania kid who loved basketball and football. But when he made a commitment to play baseball, he decided he'd aim to be the best. Griffey will be on hand at the Nov. 1 Buckeye Book Fair to promote his new book on baseball and fatherhood.
Commissioners: Health district levy necessary to keep local control over public health services
Without additional funding, the Holmes County Health District could be consolidated into a multi-county agency. If that happens, local control over decisions, services and budget could be lost.
Love Center Food Pantry reports on its busy September
The Love Center Food Pantry experienced another tremendous month of giving through September. Buoyed by a number of generous donations fro marea churches, the pantry was able to connect with hundreds of families again.
Clash of Clans promotes opposite effect in 9:24
CrossFit has been gaining popularity in the area. For your chance to see what competing is all about, visit the Clash of Clans team competition Nov. 1.
The city law director: what are the roles and responsibilities
The city law director's primary client is the city as an entity, yet he or she also works with city employees and prepares contracts and municipal legislation.
Senior center Chinese auction raffles off a jolly good time
Darb Snyder Senior Center is again holding a Chinese auction to kick off the Christmas season. Don't forget to come early for a shot at your favorite items.
The beet is the big star at annual festival at Sonnenberg Village
There were German beets, American beets, beet juice and beet ice cream to enjoy at the annual Kidron Beet Fest, which this year moved inside to the warmth of the Sonnenberg Village welcome center.
November, and its rare birds, are just around the corner
Although the first day of November is only one day later than Oct. 31, it somehow seems like winter in my mind. I realize that a lot of people really like winter, however, I’m not one of them. I saw enough snow and felt enough cold last winter to last a decade. Having said that, there is one...
Lady Knights sneak into Regionals, Hostettler dominates
With a tremendous effort by Michelle Hostettler and the rest of the Lady Knights girls cross country team, West Holmes will move on to Regionals.
Morehart wins, Pirates pack runs as one in dominating East District meet
The Garaway boys cross country team showed what working as a team was all about in their District race.
DeFelice leads Knights to cross country Regionals
Vinney DeFelice may not have followed the game plan, but his efforts gave him a winning run. The rest of the West Holmes boys cross country team wasn't quite as lucky, but they will be moving on to Regionals.
Hiland harriers make times the winning issue at District meet
Although they didn't have enough members to make team Regionals, the Hiland cross country teams were represented well at this year's districts. They hope to make an even better showing next year.
Better late than never, Central’s Daniel Nussbaum crushes Norwayne’s heart with late goal
Norwayne was within 2:32 of claiming a stunning upset over Central Christian in the District semifinal contest at Kidron Oc.t 21. But a Superman-like move from sophomore Daniel Nussbaum saves Central's season, and a Daniel Gerber goal in overtime advanced the Comets in a thrilling 2-1 win.
Dangerous Knights get big tourney win
Knights get a much needed tournament win.
Yoder steps up and helps Hawks win big in Sectional opener over Toronto
When Amanda Yoder went to school Tuesday, Oct. 14, she really never felt that she would be a determining factor in the Lady Hawks Sectional tournament opener that night in Dover against Toronto.
Knights intensity, work habits led to big things on defense in win over Tygers
Now that the West Holmes football team has found their offensive rhythm, it was time for the defense to step up and see what they could do. They performed spectacularly in their most recent game against Mansfield Senior.
Dodging road apples part of the fun of the Amish Country Half Marathon & 5K
The Amish Country Half Marathon & 5K will take place Nov. 29 in Berlin at Hiland High School. The race features several new events this year, and is widely considered one of the more challenging half marathons in the state circuit. Sign-ups are being taken to participate in any of the races.
Pirates rebound from ugly day one to finish fourth at State
The Garaway Pirates boys golf team didn't seem to be playing up to par on day one of the State tournament. After a brutal opening run, they turned it around and managed to snag fourth place this year at State.