History & Tourism

Classic Car Lovers Alert: Hundreds of Studebakers Coming to Richland County

7 Sep , 2019  

Back‐to‐back international Studebaker events converge at Richland County Fairgrounds, September 9‐14. The Antique Studebaker Club (ASC) holds its International Meet September 9‐10, followed by the even larger 55th Annual Studebaker Drivers Club (SDC) International Meet, September 11‐14. Studebaker owners from across North America and beyond will bring their classic cars to Mansfield for a week of history, fun, bragging rights and comradery. Throughout the event, members show their vehicles, share information and memories and participate in concours judging. Read More

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History & Tourism

When Mansfield Welcomed: Its Very First Automobile Show

24 Jul , 2019  

Cars have been on our minds here at 1812Blockhouse, with two feature stories already this week considering automobiles and traffic. In keeping with the theme, we're re-posting a story we ran two years ago on the one hundredth anniversary of a unique community event. The role of the automobile in daily life was a relatively new one on February 24, 1917, the day that Mansfield’s very first automobile show opened its doors. Read More

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All About Richland

Mansfield Division Of Police Shares Caution About Stolen Vehicles

14 Jun , 2019  

The Mansfield Division of Police has noticed an increase in stolen vehicles occurring within our city over the past several months. From January 1 through June 10, there were 52 stolen vehicles reported in our city as compared to the same time period as last year when 25 vehicles were reported stolen. This is an increase of over 108%. Read More

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All About Richland

Mid-Ohio School Now Open For 2019

30 Mar , 2019  

The Mid-Ohio School has begun its 27th season of operation. The entire 2019 schedule is available at midohioschool.com, and customers can register online or by calling 419-884-4000. The Mid-Ohio School offers professional driving and riding instruction to drivers and motorcyclists of wide-ranging skill, from teaching teenage drivers life-saving defensive driving techniques to giving professional racers tips for an extra edge in competition at speed on track. Read More

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History & Tourism

International Studebaker Meet Coming To Mansfield

19 Feb , 2019  

The Studebaker Drivers Club Inc. (SDC) has announced the selection of Mansfield as site of the 2019 SDC International Meet.  Studebaker owners from across North America and beyond will bring their classic Studebakers and families to Mansfield for a week of history, fun, and comradery. SDC Members will show their vehicles, share information and memories, and even participate in concours judging. The 55th Annual SDC International Meet will take place at the Richland County Fairgrounds in Mansfield from September 8-14, 2019. This event will bring an estimated 1,300 people to the area during the week-long event. These visitors will stay in hotels across the county and generate an estimated $1.1 million in economic impact on Richland County. Read More

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All About Richland

Ohio Implements Bold New Law To Deter Against Distracted Driving

1 Nov , 2018  

Having become law on October 29, House Bill 95 establishes Ohio’s unique approach of combating distracted driving by enhancing existing moving violations. For example, law enforcement officers no longer will need to prove a driver is texting, but only that a moving violation has occurred and the driver was distracted at the time. Read More

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All About Richland

Senior Refresher Driver Course Available

11 Jul , 2017  

The AARP Driver Safety Program, sponsored by Richland Public Health, will have a class on Tuesday, July 25. The class will be in the Corley Room (lower level, rear parking lot, back entrance) at Richland Public Health, 555 Lexington Ave., Mansfield. Read More

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Sports

Mansfielder Named To International Drag Racing Hall Of Fame

20 Mar , 2017  

UPDATE on March 20: Shrewsberry was inducted this past week into the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame. This is our article on the honor which was first published in October. A one-time Mansfielder who went on to become a key person in the development of “wheelstander” exhibition cars has been named as an inductee to the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame in Ocala, Florida. Read More

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