Why did we buy all this stuff in the first place?
Columnist Randy Pokladnik talks about materialism and the idea of being a minimalist.
Waynedale soccer partners with Easter Seals
Waynedale girls' soccer is having a fundraiser on Saturday, July 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Waynedale High School. They are partnering with Easter Seals Northern Ohio.
No July meeting for Board of DD
There will not be a regular board meeting of the Holmes County Board of Developmental Disabilities for the month of July.
Stutzmans to celebrate 40th wedding anniversary
Luke and Lois Stutzman of Millersburg will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on July 10. A card shower is being held to honor this special occasion. Cards can be sent to Luke and Lois Stutzman at 6760 County Road 624, Millersburg, OH 44654.
B.Y.O.P. is all that’s keeping me alive
Columnist Emily Votaw talks about her crisis-management plan: B.Y.O.P.
My take on what denying self means
Columnist Amber Rice Miller discusses the spiritual application of denying self and her view on the right mind-set behind such acts.
Race to Save Face benefits sufferers of rare disease
The Race to Save Face raises funds for research for sufferers of Trigeminal Neuralgia. This year the race will be held Friday, July 8 at Schoolhouse Winery in Dover.
Family Farm Field Day serves as an educational resource
The 12th annual Family Farm Field Day gets underway the night before the actual event with a kickoff dinner hosted by the staff of Wholesome Valley Farm in Wilmot and Cleveland-based Fresh Fork Market on Friday, July 15 at 5 p.m. Celebrated farmer and author Joel Salatin is the featured speaker.
Massillon Museum to add art for the visually impaired to collection
Massillon Museum curator Heather Haden is developing an unprecedented exhibition, Blind Spot: A Matter of Perception, which will make selected paintings from the Massillon Museum's permanent collection accessible to the visually impaired for the first time. There will be a gathering to discuss its...
Coincidence calls for patriotic shivers
Columnist Scott Daniels discusses some history concerning Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and the Fourth of July. He also gives out a recipe connected to his story.
WHHS continues facility upgrade with improved tennis courts
When West Holmes High School's tennis courts started feeling the ill effects of weathering and age, it took a much-needed group effort of support from the community to revitalize the facility. That recently took place, and thanks to the kind donations of the community the courts have a brand new...
Chilcote claims $1,000 in Holmes Pest Control Invitational
Numerous races would make for an exciting night Saturday, June 11, but it would be Bob Chilcote who would win $1,000.
Sammy Rhodes shines at state meet as an athlete and a role model
Sammy Rhodes wants to just be an athlete; however, as a wheelchair competitor she understands the great responsibility of being a role model for other people. Rhodes participated in four-seated competitions at state and came away with a gold medal and three silvers.
Wentworth sisters shine at state to share one final moment on the podium
Garaway senior Rachel Wentworth ran to a fourth-place finish in the Div. III girls' 3200, making it three straight trips to the podium, while her younger sister Ariel Wentworth placed seventh and joined her on the podium.
Waynedale’s golden season of dreams ends as state runner-up
The 2016 Waynedale Golden Bears baseball team did something no Waynedale team before them had ever done in reaching the Div. III state final game. Despite a 7-1 loss to Hiland in that game, it does little to diminish the accomplishment of this group.
Orrville’s Jessica Eby caps stellar right where she belongs, on state podium
Orrville senior Jessica Eby completed a sensational career by flying to second place in the 300-meter hurdles. She tacked on a podium finish as part of the 4x200 relay team and leaves Orrville as one of its greatest athletes.
Clark caps off incredible career at West Holmes with All-Ohio honors
Hannah Clark got out to a great start, ran with the best the state had to offer and eventually earned a third-place finish in the Div. II girls' 800-meter race Saturday, June 4 in Columbus. The All-Ohioan effort caps off a sensational career for Clark, who leaves as one of the most highly decorated...
Hawks proud to put family first in this championship season
The Hiland hawks baseball team captured the school's very first baseball state championship with a 7-1 victory over Waynedale Saturday, June 4 at Huntington Park in Columbus. While the team had loads of talent, it may have been their family-first attitude that provided a most critical piece of the...
Red Rider’s Karlie Lax, a surprise All-Ohioan in rookie campaign
Orrville freshman Karlie Lax probably wasn't on anyone's radar for a state tournament berth when the year began, but she surely was when it ended. Lax placed eighth in the Div. II pole vault, giving her the final berth for the podium and All-Ohio status.
Hostettler’s All-Ohio effort leaves her wanting more
West Holmes junior Michelle Hostettler has broken her own record time after time in the 3200, but her state time left her wanting more June 4. Despite not being thrilled about her time, Hostettler still placed fifth, earning yet another All-Ohio honor to add to her growing resume.