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View from the valley: BNOC volunteers help others

View from the valley: BNOC volunteers help others

People who occupy space in a Bellville storefront building have had lots of opportunities to get to know folks in the Clear Fork valley.Volunteers sta...

August 8th, 2016 |  


24 overdoses result from THC candy at area music fest

An event that was months in planning and drew about 3,000 people to the Clear Fork Valley had an unwelcome down side last weekend, as 24 fans, who att...

August 8th, 2016 |  


Multiple attendees at Ohio Dreams festival overdose on THC

A number of THC induced overdoses occurred at Ohio Dreams in Butler today after attendees ingested a candy laced with the psychoactive.Richland County...

August 6th, 2016 |  


View from the valley: two lives, fire fighting and farming

View from the valley: two lives, fire fighting and farming

If you want to know a bit of fire department history in the Clear Fork valley, a good person to talk to would be Earl Kirkpatrick.The start of the Wor...

August 2nd, 2016 |  


Old times, current times on agenda with Stoodt, Potes

Old times, current times on agenda with Stoodt, Potes

A one-story building that sits on Main Street in Bellville holds a lot of history.The building, at 184 Main St., is the home of Stoodt’s Market....

August 2nd, 2016 |  


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Squirrel season opening soon
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Marks wins at Mid-Ohio
Dove hunting has challenges

Dove hunting has challenges

It is hard to believe with all this hot and dry weather we have been having that hunting season is right around the corner. Before you know it, the ni...

August 8th, 2016 |  


Cooper becomes official tire of Mid-Ohio

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course announced today that Cooper Tire has been selected as the official tire of Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and The Mid-Ohio Scho...

August 2nd, 2016 |  


Pagenaud takes first place at Honda Indy 200

Pagenaud takes first place at Honda Indy 200

Simon Pagenaud increased his lead over Will Power in the IndyCar standings to a 58-point margin with only four races remaining in the season thanks to...

August 1st, 2016 |  


Braeden Oackes of Bellville earns golfer of year award

Braeden Oackes of Bellville earns golfer of year award

Braeden Oackes, 13, of Bellville, has earned player of the year in his age group for golf tournaments this year.His scoring average was 93; it is a 13...

August 1st, 2016 |  


Clear Fork Valley Athletic Hall of Fame induction slated for end of August

The new members of the Clear Fork Valley Athletic Hall of Fame will be introduced before the Aug. 26 football game between Clear Fork High School and ...

August 1st, 2016 |  


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View from the Valley: It’s the people

A man whose last name is familiar to most folks who live in Bellville and Butler says he can easily tell people what makes this area special.“It...

July 13th, 2016 |  


Re-tooled Clear Fork Adventure Resort open for year-round activities

Re-tooled Clear Fork Adventure Resort open for year-round activities

Gently rolling hills where skiers once schussed down have taken on a new identity, thanks to the group which is refurbishing Clear Fork Adventure Reso...

July 13th, 2016 updated: July 13th, 2016. |  


Racing tracks, slides, in hills outside Butler

Racing tracks, slides, in hills outside Butler

There’s a place hidden in the hills off Ohio Route 95 outside Butler where people can satisfy their yen to perfect skateboarding, BMX and slip n...

July 11th, 2016 |  


Events honoring veterans, military members and public at Possum Run

A variety of events have been planned for this week at Possum Run Plants and Provisions.The business is inviting area military members, veterans and t...

July 1st, 2016 |  


Avita Health Systems clinic planned for location near Bellville

Avita Health Systems clinic planned for location near Bellville

The building of a new Avita Health System facility near Bellville could begin in a year, Avita officials told Bellville village council members last w...

June 13th, 2016 |  


View from the Valley- Gary Mathes

View from the Valley- Gary Mathes

There’s a person who says he’s officially retired — for eight years now — but an observer wouldn’t be able to discern th...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Squirrel season opening soon
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Dove hunting has challenges

View from the Valley: It’s the people

A man whose last name is familiar to most folks who live in Bellville and Butler says he can easily tell people what makes this area special.“It...

July 13th, 2016 |  


Youth shoot at Cardinal Center this week

Youth shoot at Cardinal Center this week

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources will be partnering with the Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation as they host their National Championship Ju...

July 11th, 2016 |  


Your view

To the Editor:I am writing this letter to inform the residents in Perry Township of a meeting of the Perry Township Zoning Board scheduled for July 12...

July 6th, 2016 |  


Sad summer doldrums, bad news, bad people

Sad summer doldrums, bad news, bad people

It’s the good old summertime.Our friend arrived officially Monday.You know it’s summertime because lazy events are occurring.People are ha...

June 20th, 2016 |  


A Smokin’ Father’s Day

A Smokin’ Father’s Day

If the surge in barbecue and smoking competitions across the country is any indication, grilling has become an art form. This Father’s Day, grab...

June 14th, 2016 |  


4 Projects to Breathe New Life into Your Home

4 Projects to Breathe New Life into Your Home

As warmer weather approaches so do opportunities for homeowners to get outside and get to work on the home projects they’ve been dreaming of thr...

June 9th, 2016 |  


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