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08/29/2016 03:07 PM
Fair at New Boston coming

George Rogers Clark Park will step back into the 1800s for its annual Labor Day weekend Fair at New Boston on Sept. 3-4. The Fair at New Boston has been making time travel seem possible for 34 years.


08/29/2016 10:47 AM
OH: $10M Available in Clark County for Federal Projects

Aug. 28--SPRINGFIELD -- About $10 million in federal money will be available to local governments for traffic improvement projects between 2018 and 2021. The Clark County-Springfield Transportation Coordinating Committee is accepting applications for the next Transportation Improvement Program cycle, Director Scott Schmid said.


08/26/2016 10:21 AM
Springfield district approves personnel items at special meeting

During a special Aug. 22 Springfield Local Schools Board of Education meeting, the board approved the following personnel items, all effective for this school year: the employment of Kimberly Whitmire as a part-time teacher, Daniel Wyant as a full-time teacher and Kimberly Borcoman and Hayley McGinn as intervention tutors; Pamela Hiner and Stephani Stamich as classified substitutes; and Cassey Boss and Sandra Lappert as part-time bus monitors; and The next regular board meeting will take place Sept.


08/26/2016 03:51 AM
Grand Jury

Adam Lee Lodge, 24, last known address, North Lincoln Avenue, Salem, was served a secret indictment for a charge of receiving stolen property for allegedly having a Glock .40 caliber model 27 handgun with the magazine holding nine rounds of ammunition, which belonged to David Roth on March 3. Jeremy A. Bender, 38, Railroad Street, Salem, was served with failure to verify residence for allegedly failing to alert the county sheriff's office of his current address on July 7 when he is a registered sexual offender who pleaded guilty to importuning, a fifth-degree felony on July 11, 2010. Ronald L. Briggs, 52, West Ninth Street, East Liverpool, was served a secret indictment for charges of felonious assault and two counts of domestic violence.


08/22/2016 11:04 AM
Sale catalogs now available for Buckeye Classic

Sale catalogs are now available for the second annual Buckeye Classic Yearling Sale in Springfield OH. Conducted by the Hoosier Classic Sale Company of Indiana, the auction will be held Tuesday, Sept.


08/19/2016 11:54 AM
Springfield preparing for first school day

Employees of the Springfield Local School District currently are finishing their last-minute checklist items in preparation for the students' return Aug. 23. At the Aug. 16 Springfield Board of Education meeting, the administration reported on the ongoing preparations being done prior to the official start of the 2016-17 school year. "The buildings are getting ready to open, and we are well on our way for school to begin next week," Business Manager Dustin Boswell said.


08/16/2016 01:51 AM
Bulldogs raise mark to 6-0

East Palestine carded a 159. Marshall Huddleston led the way with a 36. Tom Dumbauld had a 42, Nick Yarosz 41 and Braxton Westover 40. Wellsville shot a team total of 197.


08/12/2016 03:59 PM
Trustees approve police levy for ballot

During a special Aug. 4 meeting, the Springfield Board of Trustees approved a replacement levy for the police department for the Nov. 8 General Election ballot. Trustee Dean Young said the move involves replacing a 3-mill levy, which expires Dec. 31, 2017, with a 2.8-mill levy.


08/11/2016 02:16 PM
A sign hangs on the side of a Macy's at Upper Valley

Top retailers that are closing stores in 2016 Retailers continue to face a challenging environment as shoppers preferences shift. Check out this story on eveningsun.com: http://usat.ly/2b8w7rY A sign hangs on the side of a Macy's at Upper Valley Mall in Springfield, OH on February 4, 2015.


08/09/2016 12:29 PM
Heroin dealer sent to prison

Holli Stiles, 41, of Urbana, was sentenced to 15 months in prison for a community control violation and pleaded guilty to trafficking in heroin. She was sentenced to five years community control after the completion of her prison sentence.


08/05/2016 02:56 PM
Lakemore names new fire chief

As the new chief of the Lakemore Fire Department, Brett Reinbolt said he will strive to provide the community with "the high-quality service it deserves" and to which it has become accustomed. The 43-year-old Reinbolt was appointed to the position of full-time chief at the July 25 Lakemore Council meeting.


08/05/2016 10:44 AM
New Franklin, Springfield issues pass

NEW FRANKLIN/SPRINGFIELD - Voters living in New Franklin, Springfield and the Manchester and Springfield local school districts saw familiar issues on the Aug. 2 Special Election ballot. Three of the four local issues on the ballot were defeated by voters in a previous election, with the fourth issue being a modified version of a defeated issue.


08/04/2016 05:46 PM
Wandering Ohio girl, 4, found OK in woods; parents charged

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio - Authorities say a 4-year-old girl who apparently wandered from her Ohio home was found alone in a wooded area hours later, and her parents have been charged with child endangering.