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History & Tourism

Summer Session To Focus On Sultana Diaster

18 Jul , 2018  

On April 27, 1865, a boat exploded on the Mississippi River near Memphis, Tennessee. In the worst maritime disaster in American history, some 1,192 passengers were killed. 357 of that number were Ohioans, and 101 of those 357 – one-tenth of those who perished — were from Richland County. More…

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Ontario City Council To Consider Three Ordinances, Three Resolutions

18 Jul , 2018  

Six pieces of legislation (see below) are on the agenda for Wednesday night’s Ontario City Council meeting. Included are a third reading of an ordinance amending laws pertaining to dogs and other animals running at large, property maintenance and demolition, and a second reading on a municipal income tax increase for pothole repair. More…

Sports

Football Friday Nights Are Around The Corner

18 Jul , 2018  

We’re only a month and a week away before the 2018 fall football season begins for Richland County teams. There’s still plenty of time left for summer fun – but with the idea of planning in mind, we thought we’d share this initial look at high school football schedules for upcoming weeks. More…

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Second National Organization Offers Reward Concerning Mansfield Cat Cruelty (With Condition Update)

17 Jul , 2018  

A second animal rights organization has now put money behind an effort to identify and bring to justice the perpetrator of a serious incident of animal cruelty. Together, they add another $10,000 to the $7,500-plus raised privately to do so.

On Monday, July 9, the residents of Pine Bridge Apartments in Mansfield made a horrifying discovery: Someone had inserted—and detonated—a firecracker inside the rectum of a 2-year-old stray tabby cat who lived in the area. They rushed her to Phillips Animal Hospital, where the cat, now named Katy, is currently receiving critical care. More…

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Have You Ever Been Foraging?

17 Jul , 2018  

If you’ve never been foraging for growing things which can be eaten or are otherwise useful, why not learn from an expert?

Join Nicholas Copley of Lionheart Medicinal Gardens on Tuesday, July 31 as he leads a foraging expedition around North Lake Park. More…

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Buckeye Roads Scholars Tour Visits North Central Ohio

17 Jul , 2018  

When Buckeyes from Columbus traveled the state last week, north central Ohio stops were on the itinerary.

Faculty, staff and students from The Ohio State University‘s Main Campus hit the road this week for the annual Roads Scholars Tour, a two-day bus tour showcasing university partnerships across Ohio. More…

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History & Tourism

Mansfield’s Own Singer, Darrell Banks

16 Jul , 2018  

NOTE: We are re-posting this story from earlier this year on request.

Mansfield has produced and nurtured its fair share of talent over its 200 year history. The roster of individuals born, raised, and supported here that have achieved some measure of success in artistic endeavors is a long one.

Sure, you know of Luke Perry, and Sylvia McNair, and the Music Explosion. Have you heard of Darrell Banks, however? No, not the Richland County Commissioner; we’re referring to a name known to many lovers of pop and soul music in the latter part of the 1960s. More…

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Birth Certificates Again Available Online

16 Jul , 2018  

As we reported back in April (our story can be found here), Richland Public Health recently launched a new website. As we shared then, “The new Richland Public Health website has easy access to a menu of agency services, an events calendar, the latest news, information on departments, and details about the agency and its operations.” More…

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Neos Dance Theatre To Perform During Art In The Alley

16 Jul , 2018  

When Neos Dance Theatre comes to town on August 4, art will mean business.

For the fifth consecutive summer, Neos brings dance, art, and music to The Brickyard along with an opportunity to treat yourself to fine foods & drinks — even cigars and cognac, thanks to Suzy’s Smokeshop. More…

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Schools

Mansfield Schools Hire Two New Elementary Principals, Other Administrators

15 Jul , 2018  

The Mansfield City Schools Board of Education has approved the hiring of two elementary school principals and three assistant principals for grades 7-12. All five administrators received two-year contracts. The action came during a special meeting Thursday afternoon at the Raemelton administration building. More…