History & Tourism, Landmarks of Richland

Landmarks of Richland: All Souls Church

14 Sep , 2018  

For over 120 years, the members of All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church in Bellville have provided a high degree of care for the building their foreparents built – literally.

The building on Church Street serves a congregation whose roots in southern Richland County date back almost 200 years – to 1822. Originally occupying another structure in the village, the present building was constructed between 1894 and 1897. More…

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Richland Public Health Checking Car Seats During Child Passenger Safety Week

14 Sep , 2018  

Every day in America, millions of parents and caregivers travel with children in their vehicles. While some children are buckled-in properly in the correct car seats for their ages and sizes, most are not. If they are buckled up at all. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 46 percent of car seats are misused. To help combat this issue, Richland Public Health has announced its participation in Child Passenger Safety Week, a campaign dedicated to helping parents and caregivers make sure their children ride as safely as possible – every trip, every time. More…

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All About Mansfield

Murder Suspect Arrested; Drug Cache Discovered During Arrest

13 Sep , 2018  

On Tuesday about 7:40 PM, the U.S. Marshal’s Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) arrested Deshawn A. Dowdell on a Murder warrant issued by the Mansfield Division of Police.

The Mansfield Division of Police Major Crimes Unit had developed Deshawn A. Dowdell as a suspect in the homicide of Terrence T. Harris after a lengthy investigation. The homicide occurred on April 8, 2018 in the area of 1340 W. 4th St. in Mansfield. The arrest took place at 383 Wood St. Apt. #7 in Mansfield. During the arrest, NOVFTF Task Force Officers located numerous items of evidence related to drug trafficking and contacted the METRICH Enforcement Unit for further assistance. More…

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All About Mansfield

Little Buckeye Joins Kingwood Center In Museums For All

13 Sep , 2018  

Earlier this year, we shared news that Kingwood Center Gardens had joined  the national “Museums for All” program, an initiative designed to facilitate attendance at museums for all children.

Now, Little Buckeye Children’s Museum has joined the program through a partnership with Richland Bank. More…

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History & Tourism

Walk. Listen. View The Past.

13 Sep , 2018  

On Saturday, Downtown Mansfield Inc. and Just Walk Richland are again collaborating to bring you the opportunity to exercise and experience the past at the same time.

In the third of four DMI Walks scheduled this season, this walk will focus on the Northeast Sector/Brewery District. More…

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Mid Week Mid Ohio Music

Mid-Week Mid-Ohio Music: Opera And Shawshank

12 Sep , 2018  

Today’s edition of Mid-Week Mid-Ohio Music brings another example of the wide range of musical talents that make their home in this part of the state.

This week, we’re turning our attention in a more classical direction. More…

History & Tourism

Haunted Halls Of The Ohio Statehouse To Open For Tours

12 Sep , 2018  

The Ohio Statehouse is opening its doors on Friday and Saturday nights during the last two weeks of October for a celebration of history and legend.

The 2018 edition of the Haunted Statehouse Tours will feature recently found evidence of paranormal activity at the Ohio Capitol and will incorporate a new story or two with an updated tour route. More…

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Bellville

168th Bellville Street Fair Starts Today

12 Sep , 2018  

Come one, come all, to the 168th edition of the Bellville Street Fair.

Bellville’s “World’s Fair” will offer four fun-filled days, from Wednesday through Saturday, of exhibits, shows, rides, free entertainment, and much more. More…

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All About Mansfield, Schools

Lexington Students Honor Area First Responders On 9/11

11 Sep , 2018  

On Tuesday, in remembrance of the events 17 years ago on 9/11 and the bravery that was displayed by first responders, Lexington Central Elementary fourth graders made lunches, wrote thank you notes, and delivered them to 50 local fire fighters, police, and state highway patrol troopers.

The fourth graders wrote notes of appreciation, decorated lunch bags and delivered the lunches to the Richland County State Highway Patrol, Galion and Ontario Police and Fire Departments, as well as Lexington Police Department and Troy Township Rescue Squad.

Photos from the day are below; click any photo for a full-size image. Way to go, students! More…

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All About Mansfield

Duane “Dog” Chapman Coming To Talk Recovery

11 Sep , 2018  

A well-known cable television personality is coming to Mansfield with a message to share.

On September 28, Duane “Dog” Chapman, the star of “Dog the Bounty Hunter” will speak at “A Town Hall Meeting on Addiction and How to Find Your Road to Redemption.” The event begins at 7:30 PM at the Renaissance Theatre. More…

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All About Mansfield

Richland Countian Chosen For Ohio Veterans Hall Of Fame

11 Sep , 2018  

The Ohio Department of Veterans Services has announced the members of the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame Class of 2018. These 20 inductees will be honored for their accomplishments and achievements at the twenty-sixth annual Induction Ceremony on Thursday, November 8 for their post-military service. This class of candidates represents 13 Ohio counties and four military branches.

Including among the inductees is Navy veteran and Richland Countian Douglas Theaker. More…

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