Those amazing Chimney Swifts
Bruce Glick had an amazing encounter with Chimney Swifts recently.
Dove Award winner Lynda Randle to appear at WCH Auxiliary benefit concert
Dove Award winner and Gaither Homecoming singer Lynda Randle will appear in concert with local musician John Schmid in a benefit for the Wooster Community Hospital Auxiliary's Posies for Mammograms program.
To the Editor: Why I am running
We all want to provide our children with a great education. This is not a political issue; it's a common-sense one. That's why I'm running for State Board of Education.
During my 30 years as a teacher and librarian, I have seen plenty of things change. Having spent 22 of...
October and its unique appeal: An anniversary for Mike and his wife
Spent some time appreciating a month that's a lot of things to everyone, mostly the chance to snuggle up, dress up and look up into a sky full of stars and possibilities ... sure, it can be scary, but it's that time of year.
2014 Loudonville Halloween activities Saturday, Oct. 25
The annual Halloween Parade through the streets of Loudonville will feature much more than just ghosts, goblins and princesses roaming the streets in search of candy. Charlie Brown, a book reading session at the library and much more will accompany this ghostly good time Oct. 25.
Holmes elections board seeing steady turnout in early voting for Nov. 4 election
The Holmes County Board of Elections has been busy with early voting going into the Nov. 4 election.
Make it part of your routine to keep the late-season pantry well stocked
I enjoy looking at recipes online, it makes me happy. Happier I am when I have all the ingredients I need at home to make a dish right now, with no after-work stops.
Suspect arrested in Charm bank robbery
Local law enforcement, working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, have arrested a suspect in the June 11 armed robbery of a Charm bank.
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.
American Legion Halloween Parade sure to be a real thriller
Millersburg American Legion Post 192 will host the 67th annual Millersburg Halloween Parade Oct. 30. Historic Downtown Millersburg will be teeming with creepy crawlies, fairies, athletes and countless other costumed creatures, as participants parade through town. The parade will feature the West...
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.
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.
Red Riders prove to be too tall a task for Lady Knights
West Holmes had a tall order in its Tuesday, Oct. 7 confrontation with Orrville.
Tall because the Red Riders are flying high this season. Tall because their big bopper, Trinniti Hall, is a heavy-hitting, lanky front row presence.
Taking on the 19-1, number three...
Lady Hawks see one slip away in Canton Central Catholic Mud Bowl
The mud wasn't the only thing that was slippery at the Hiland girl's soccer game against CCC last week. Since their scoring was only present in the first half, their lead slipped right through their fingers and they eventually fell.
Chance at redemption falls short for Lady Knights in loss to Colts
All season long, the West Holmes Lady Knights have waited for the opportunity to get back at Clear Fork.
It took all of 30 seconds for them to get slapped in the face by the Colts.
Top two Lady Knights decide to double up in Dover tennis Sectional
The two top dogs on West Holmes's girls soccer team decided to use their talents for duo matches instead of singles. Their decision was a good one and both teams advanced to Sectionals play.
WHHS harriers ‘not good’ at the Panther Invite
West Holmes will have a lot of catching up to do if they want to make it back to State in both girls and boys cross country. Although coach Kevin Beachy wasn't happy with the overall effort, there were still moments of greatness at the Sept. 27 meet.
Fundamentally improved Knights maturing at the right time
After a rough start, the West Holmes football team seems to have turned a corner. Head coach Kevin Maltarich said it couldn't come soon enough, but the boys must be carefully kept from becoming cocky.