All Things Business

Governor Awards $10 Million to Strengthen Food Supply Chain in Ohio, Richland County

17 Feb , 2022  

By 1812Blockhouse, Governor DeWine press relesae

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted have announced that 40 Ohio livestock and poultry producers will receive grants totaling $10 million to help them expand capacity and meet the growing demand for meat processing services.

Included in that number was a grant for a southern Richland County meat supplier.

“The supply chain issues that our country is facing have put increased pressure on our meat processors, and they can’t keep up with the demand,” said Governor DeWine. “By awarding this money, we can help these Ohio businesses enhance their operations to strengthen the local meat supply chain and reduce reliance on out-of-state processors.”

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Schools, Sports

It’s State Championship Week In Richland County!

2 Dec , 2019  

The superlatives have been flying around the county for the last three days, and with good reason.

Two Richland County high schools are making the first-ever trek to Canton later this week to play in championship games for their respective Ohio High School Athletic Association football divisions. One of the largest and perhaps the smallest enrollment schools are making a statement about the quality of sporting in the north central Ohio area.

State championships can be transformative. When Galion won the Divison II state football title in 1985 in a 6-0 victory over Youngstown Cardinal Mooney, the win had a ripple effect that lasted for years in a city where economic hard times had eroded optimism. More…

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Sports

Lucas Heads To State Championship; Will Play Marion Local

1 Dec , 2019  

The Lucas CubsRiley Mounts caught a 13 yard pass from Logan Niswander on a gutsy fourth and goal play to transport the Cubs into a Division VII Ohio Football Championship contest later this week in Canton’s Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium.

The team will be in fine company in Canton, as the Mansfield Tygers will be playing for the Division III title on Friday, December 6 at 3 PM. More…

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All Things Business, Schools

Lucas Grad Awarded Competitive Scholarship From AK Steel Foundation

11 Jun , 2019  

AK Steel announced on Monday that the AK Steel Foundation has continued a longstanding tradition this year by awarding 20 college scholarships to sons and daughters of company employees. The awards recognize outstanding academic achievement, leadership and community involvement.

Included in that number is a Richland County high school graduate. More…

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