Bellville

Christmas Arrives In Bellville During First Week Of December

18 Nov , 2019  

Two events during the first week of December are certain to have folks in the southern half of Richland County feeling in the holiday spirit. On Thursday, December 5 at 7 PM, the annual Yule Log Lighting will take place near the Bellville Bandstand downtown. The community Christmas Tree will also be lit and word has it that a certain jolly man in a red suit will be on hand. Read More

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All About Richland, Bellville

Bellville Cemetery Receives Funding Assistance

11 Oct , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Commerce’s Division of Real Estate & Professional Licensing is awarding $75,357 to 65 cemeteries in 34 counties throughout Ohio through a new Cemetery Grant Fund. The fund defrays the costs of exceptional cemetery maintenance or training cemetery personnel in the maintenance and operation of a cemetery. In March 2017, Representative Dick Stein (R-Norwalk) introduced House Bill 168, including the Cemetery Grant Fund, which passed into law and became effective October 29, 2018. Read More

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Bellville, Sports

Colt Corral Features A New Look This Fall

13 Aug , 2019  

Football fans who attend games at Clear Fork High School might well notice something a bit different this fall. The “Colt Corral” is sporting a new surface. A $900,000 project is nearing completion, giving the stadium its first-ever artificial playing surface. It’s the culmination of intense fundraising by the Clear Fork Athletic Boosters Club. Read More

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Bellville, History & Tourism

End The Summer With A Rush

8 Aug , 2019  

A gold rush, that is. And it’s likely the only opportunity of its kind in Ohio to do so. Get a sense of the excitement your Richland County ancestors felt when the Buckeye Chapter of the Gold Prospectors Association of America host Ohio Gold Rush Days at the end of the month. Read More

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Bellville, History & Tourism

Landmarks of Richland: The Bellville Bandstand

6 Jun , 2019  

How historically important is the Bellville Bandstand? Consider the fact the it is featured in “Source Book of American Architecture: 500 Notable Buildings from the 10th Century to the Present” by G.E. Kidder Smith and published by Princeton Architectural Press. Read More

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Bellville

Bellville Police Officers Receive Special Awards

1 Mar , 2019  

Two Bellville Police officers were recognized for their efforts at the department’s February training night. Read More

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. Read More

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Bellville

Free Produce Available In Bellville

27 Mar , 2018  

The Bellville Neighborhood Outreach Center has announced its schedule of Mobile Pantry produce distribution for 2018. The Center, which is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to improving the lives of those living in the Clear Fork Valley of southern Richland County, provides this distribution as a public service from spring through fall. Read More

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