2020-12-29

Lady Panthers High Energy Antics Too Much for Ladycats


Using what can best be described as a spider-on-a-hot-plate defense, Fairbanks dismantled North Union, 55-28, in non-league cross county girls basketball action Monday night. Employing what might be the world’s first full-court press that only takes place on one end of the the court, the Lady Panthers moved all five defenders into the backcourt whenever the Ladycats tried to bring […]

Leesburg VFD gets new equipment; now able to expand CPR training


Thanks to the generosity of three local businesses, first responders, health care providers and, yes, even the general public will find it much easier to become trained in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), training that may save a relative, neighbor or even a complete stranger during a life-threatening emergency. Captain and Training Officer Matt Flowers of the Leesburg Township Volunteer Fire Department, […]

Wildcats take advantage of Lady Monarch shooting woes


WESTERVILLE – Marysville couldn’t overcome a poor shooting performance Monday as the Lady Monarchs dropped a 46-26 decision to Westerville South in girls basketball action. The Lady Monarchs were able to get the shots off – they put up 36 attempts in the game – but made only nine baskets, including going just 1-for-14 from three-point land, for 25 percent […]

Christian reaches 1,000 point plateau


WESTERVILLE – When Jack Christian sank a long-distance jumper against Westerville South Monday, he became the first boys basketball player in 29 years to score 1,000 career points on the hardwood for the Marysville Monarchs. Christian drained four three-pointers, hit another shot from the field and connected on all four of his free-throws Monday, closing with a team-high 18 points […]

UCSO Reports 12/28

12/28/2020   1:28am Drugs As a result of a traffic stop on US Route 33 at the westbound rest area, a deputy located drugs and drug paraphernalia. Irvin G. McFarlin, age 41 of Celina, was issued a citation for driving under suspension. The drugs will be submitted to the Bureau of Criminal Investigation & Identification for testing. A report was taken, […]

It’s Official! “Dunk” is now the Fossil Fish of Ohio

Dunkleosteus terrelli becomes an official state symbol

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Governor Mike DeWine last week signed Ohio Senate Bill No. 123 into law, officially designating the fossil fish species Dunkleosteus terrelli as the Fossil Fish of Ohio. It joins the ranks of other state symbols, such as the Ohio Buckeye (state tree) and cardinal (state bird). Dunkleosteus is the second fossil animal and third geologic state symbol […]

Jessie DeVore

Christmas Eve, 2020 was the day our incredibly amazing daughter, Jessie DeVore (18) and her cherished friend Carly (19) left us to be with God in Heaven. She was born August 21, 2002 in Columbus, Ohio. Jessie was truly a beautiful young lady, not just on the outside, but on the inside. She loved life. She loved all living creatures, […]