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Salt Creek precinct polling location has changed

The Saltcreek Township precinct polling location has been moved to the new Saltcreek Township building.

Holmes County Republican Party to hold candidate forum

The Holmes County Republican Party invites the public to attend a candidate forum for the County Municipal Court judge race to be voted at the Spring Primary.

Senators discussing ways to stabilize taxes on farm land

Over the last few years farmers have seen drastic increases to agricultural land taxes. That's why representatives from around Ohio are sponsoring a new bill: SB 36.

Absentee voting under way in Holmes County

Absentee voting is under way for the May 2, 2017 Primary Election for the Republican nomination for judge of the Municipal Court along with some other local issues.

Girls State approaching with 2 local girls attending

Reagan Welsh and Madison Ziegler, West Holmes seniors-to-be, will participate in the 71st annual session of Buckeye Girls State at the University of Mount Union.

Dems fundraiser exceeds organizers’ expectations

A recent chili supper held by the Holmes County Democratic Party raised $1,700. Ken Harbaugh, a candidate for the United States House of Representatives for Ohio's 7th District, was guest speaker at the event.

Gibbs issues statement on Trump’s coal executive order

After President Trump signed the executive order rescinding the Clean Power Plan, Congressman Bob Gibbs expressed his support.

Area pastors meet with Gibbs in D.C.

Area pastors met with Congressman Bob Gibbs in Washington, D.C. about health care.

SUPERB challenges Ohio to invest $891 million in technical training

SUPERB President John Miller testified at the statehouse before the Ohio House of Representatives Agriculture and Rural Development subcommittee on the importance of technical training.

$7.8 billion investment in Ohio’s job-sustaining highway system

The Ohio Senate passed legislation investing $7.8 billion to fund the construction and maintenance of the state's transportation system. The bill also enhances safety, promotes commerce and puts tens of thousands of Ohioans to work.

Chili supper fundraiser to benefit Sen. Sherrod Brown for re-election

A community meal and silent auction are being planned by the Holmes County Democratic Party as a way to support Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown at the Darb Snyder Senior Center in Millersburg.

Voter registration deadline nears

Monday, April 3 is the deadline to register to vote or change your name or address for the May 2 Primary Election.

State of the State ticket lottery open until March 24

Gov. John R. Kasich invites Ohioans interested in attending the 2017 State of the State address to submit their names online.

Peaceful rally draws crowd in downtown Millersburg

Well over 100 people from all walks of life and political backgrounds gathered in downtown Millersburg to show their growing concern over current political issues. The primary organizers of the event were three local women: Graciela Estill, Denice Hazlett and Greta Monter.

Local couple supports sales tax increase

In this letter to the editor a local couple expresses support for the increase in sales tax.

Local business owner supports Issue 16

In this letter to the editor a local business owner expresses support for Issue 16.

Ohio’s foreclosure process reduced from 2-3 years to 6 months

Ohio House Bill 390 will likely set the precedent for the future of the foreclosure process nationwide.

Saltcreek Township Trustees ask voters to approve Issue 16

In this letter to the editor The Saltcreek Township Trustees ask voters in Holmes County to approve Issue 16.

Absentee voting will begin in October

Absentee voting will begin in October for the Nov. 8 Presidential General Election.

Saltcreek Township Trustees request that voters pass Issue 11

In this letter to the editor the Salt Creek Township Trustees request that voters pass Issue 11.

Deadline to register to vote is approaching

The deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 8 General Election is approaching.

Dan Jackson appointed to the Central Committee

The Holmes County Republican Central Committee appointed Dan Jackson to represent Mechanic Township.

Voter registration deadline nears

The deadline for voter registration for the 2016 general election is nearing. See options and times to get registered.

Gibbs and Renacci discuss government regulation with Holmes-Wayne Electric Cooperative PAC members

Rep. Bob Gibbs, R-Lakeville, and Rep. Jim Renacci, R-Wadsworth, addressed their concerns with regulatory overreach with members of Holmes-Wayne Electric Cooperative Co-op Owners for Political Action at a breakfast Thursday morning at the West Salem office.

‘Doing nothing not an option:’ County Engineer’s office taking steps to ensure quality roadways

With more than 250 miles of roads, close to 300 bridges and countless culverts to maintain, the Holmes County engineer's office is struggling to keep pace with its current budget, which has not changed for more than a decade. Chris Young is proposing a county sales tax in hopes that it will allow...


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