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Spring clean-up projects in Bellville

Spring clean-up projects in Bellville

BELLVILLE — Several projects to help clean up the village are in the works, Mayor Teri Brenkus said last week. There will be a community trail cl...

February 16th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


Reading, knitting sessions at branch libraries

BELLVILLE, BUTLER — Kids who love the book Dragons Love Tacos are invited to events at the Butler and Bellville branches of the Richland County ...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Gallery: Clear Fork vs. Ontario boys basketball: Photos by Jeff Hoffer

Gallery: Clear Fork vs. Ontario boys basketball: Photos by Jeff Hoffer

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February 8th, 2017 |  


Gallery: Clear Fork 8th grade boys. Photos by Jeff Hoffer

Gallery: Clear Fork 8th grade boys. Photos by Jeff Hoffer

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February 8th, 2017 updated: February 8th, 2017. |  


Students learn agriculture from the Valley to Colorado

Students learn agriculture from the Valley to Colorado

BELLVILLE — Hayley Brown, with a group of 16 other students, spent a week traveling from the Clear Fork valley to Colorado, sampling bits of agricul...

February 8th, 2017 updated: February 8th, 2017. |  


Bellville Star’s Flat Stanley contest has started

Bellville Star’s Flat Stanley contest has started

BELLVILLE — We hope kids in the Clear Fork valley are preparing their wits, and observations, for the upcoming contest where people can write about,...

February 8th, 2017 updated: February 8th, 2017. |  


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Gallery: Cheering on the Colts: Photos by Jeff Hoffer
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West Holmes holds on vs. Clear Fork in OCC boys action
Hillsdale knocks off Colts 72-62

Hillsdale knocks off Colts 72-62

JEROMESVILLE — Hillsdale built a 20-17 first-quarter lead over clear Fork on Wednesday and slowly upped their advangae en route to a 72-62 win o...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Deer season dates proposed for 2017-18

Deer season dates proposed for 2017-18

Hunters checked 182,169 white-tailed deer throughout Ohio’s 2016-2017 deer season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Last y...

February 13th, 2017 |  


PPG named official paint sponsor for Green Savoree Racing Promotions

Green Savoree Racing Promotions announces a new partnership with PPG Industries, naming the company as the official paint sponsor of all three GSRP ra...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Tips on buying a child’s first shotgun

Tips on buying a child’s first shotgun

A few weeks ago, I had a friend ask me for a recommendation on what to purchase for his son’s first shotgun.It took me down memory lane when I w...

February 9th, 2017 |  


Gallery: Clear Fork vs. Ontario boys basketball: Photos by Jeff Hoffer

Gallery: Clear Fork vs. Ontario boys basketball: Photos by Jeff Hoffer

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February 8th, 2017 |  


Gallery: Clear Fork 8th grade boys. Photos by Jeff Hoffer

Gallery: Clear Fork 8th grade boys. Photos by Jeff Hoffer

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February 8th, 2017 updated: February 8th, 2017. |  


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In today’s Bellville Star: Weddings 2017, a special section

In today’s Bellville Star: Weddings 2017, a special section

Follow this link to a special section, Weddings 2017. If you're getting married soon, this special section can help you navigate the coming weeds and ...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Opera House to come to life

Opera House to come to life

BELLVILE — The quiet top floor of village hall is going to be brought back to life, if the wishes of a group of locals come to pass. The top floo...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Gallery: Cheering on the Colts: Photos by Jeff Hoffer

Gallery: Cheering on the Colts: Photos by Jeff Hoffer

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February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Celebrate Ruth Ebersole Reeder’s 90th birthday March 5

Celebrate Ruth Ebersole Reeder’s 90th birthday March 5

BUTLER — The 90th birthday of Ruth Ebersole Reeder will be celebrated March 5 at an event at the Butler branch of the Richland County Public Library...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Photo Gallery: Girls basketball 2017 Senior Night vs. Lexington: Photos by Jeff Hoffer

Photo Gallery: Girls basketball 2017 Senior Night vs. Lexington: Photos by Jeff Hoffer

[caption id="attachment_8641" align="alignnone" width="300"] CF girls vs. Lexington, Senior Night, Feb. 2017. Photo by Jeff Hoffer.[/caption] [capt...

February 19th, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Revere, not reveer, your elders

Revere, not reveer, your elders

McZENA — A great truth everyone should know: you make a vow, then you figure out how to squirrel out of it. For me, getting “out of Dodge” wa...

February 17th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


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Revere, not reveer, your elders
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The lure of the shore
Tips on buying a child’s first shotgun

Tips on buying a child’s first shotgun

A few weeks ago, I had a friend ask me for a recommendation on what to purchase for his son’s first shotgun.It took me down memory lane when I w...

February 9th, 2017 |  


Sometimes it’s best to be in the midwest

Sometimes it’s best to be in the midwest

BELLVILLE — Who would have thought it would come to this?Right now, at this very moment, I am quite happy I am sitting in a place that has sunsh...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


Fame and glory: We’re back

Fame and glory: We’re back

MCZENA — Every once in a while there is something on the news that warms the heart. The truth about seeing day to day news — mostly depressing ...

January 25th, 2017 updated: January 28th, 2017. |  


Bird, gamehuntingseasonsproposed

Bird, gamehuntingseasonsproposed

The 2017-2018 small game and migratory bird hunting seasons and the trapping seasons were proposed to the Ohio Wildlife Council on Wednesday, Jan. 11,...

January 25th, 2017 |  


Bird and game hunting seasons proposed

Bird and game hunting seasons proposed

The 2017-2018 small game and migratory bird hunting seasons and the trapping seasons were proposed to the Ohio Wildlife Council on Wednesday, Jan. 11,...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Making progress; Thank’s for the cooperation

Making progress; Thank’s for the cooperation

Thank you to Jeff Hoffer for the photos and to followers of Clear Fork High School’s boys basketball team, including Tracy Swainhart, who emailed me...

January 16th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


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