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Neighborhood Immunizations Continue County-Wide

12 Jun , 2018  

This summer, infants, children and adults can get the shots they need at Neighborhood Immunization Clinics staffed by public health nurses from Richland Public Health.

These clinics are open at sites that are hopefully more convenient for you because they are located closer to where you live. More…

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A Murder In Mansfield Is Coming To Mansfield

12 Jun , 2018  

Mansfield’s historic Renaissance Theatre and local news outlet Richland Source will collaborate to host a special hometown screening of the documentary film, “A Murder in Mansfield,” on Saturday June 30 at 7:30 PM.

The documentary focuses on the notorious murder of Noreen Boyle and the subsequent trial of her husband, Dr. John Boyle, which captivated Mansfield for months and has since become part of local lore. More…

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Everything You Always Wanted To Know About: The Richland B&O Trail

11 Jun , 2018  

Here are a battery facts about one of the area’s best attractions for hiking, walking, running, and biking enthusiasts:

Name: Known variously as the Richland County B&O Trail, the Richland County B&O Bike Trail, and the Richland County B&O Hike-Bike Trail

Length: Variously posted as 18.4 and 18.5 miles More…

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History & Tourism

Summer Road Trips: Be Afraid, Very Afraid, Under The Stars

11 Jun , 2018  

This year we’re continuing our weekly look at unique festivals, events, and attractions that are within an easy driving distance of the Mansfield area. We call these “Summer Road Trips.” Of course, we regularly feature the many extraordinary places to visit right here in Richland County and encourage our readers to get out and experience what is on offer in our own backyard. More…

History & Tourism

When Mansfield Went Online: First Editions Of Local Websites

10 Jun , 2018  

It wasn’t that long ago that Richland Countians obtained local news and information almost solely via newspaper, radio, and television.

Everyone who has lived through some or all of the last twenty years knows the impact that the Internet has had on communication. In fits and starts, Mansfield businesses and organizations have joined local media in staking out an online presence. Today, it’s a standard part of doing business. More…

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Kayak By Twilight

10 Jun , 2018  

This summer, enjoy Twilight Kayaking Tours of Pleasant Hill Lake and watch the sun set over the water.

Great for both beginning kayakers as well as those who have paddled before, this is a leisurely opportunity to connect with nature under the watchful eye of certified instructors. More…

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Keep Us Informed So That We Can Keep You Informed

9 Jun , 2018  

Each week, 1812Blockhouse receives press and news releases from Richland County organizations, institutions, clubs, and businesses. In addition to our curated news from local media and our own stories and posts, we love nothing more than to share your news with our rapidly growing readership.

It’s easy to reach us – just send us an email at: 1812blockhouse@gmail.com, or send us a direct message on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

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First-Ever National Security Leadership Award Presented To Richland Countian

9 Jun , 2018  

The Young Marines National Foundation presented the inaugural National Security Leadership Award on behalf of the Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security (DMGS) to Colette S. Prosser of the Richland County Young Marines in Mansfield. Prosser is commander of the unit.

“I could not be more grateful to be the first recipient of this inaugural award,” she said. “Accompanying the award, the Young Marines National Foundation presented my unit a $1,500 check.” More…

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