2021-04-21

‘Longest Game Ever’ Ends in 15-15 Tie


There are softball games and then there are softball games. Tuesday provided living proof of this axiom as Marysville visited Delaware Hayes for a matchup on the softball diamond and the two squads combined for the following statistics over the seven innings of play: 43 hits. 10 errors. 26 RBI. 89 total at bats. And 30 runs scored. In the […]

Memorial Heath Joins in National Volunteer Week



April 18-24 marks National Volunteer Week, and Memorial Health celebrated its nearly 200 active adult volunteers with a drive-through parade celebration and naming of the annual recognition award winners. Volunteers at Memorial support the organization in the areas of mobile/community meals, in-house messaging, information desk, patient care, gift shop, and various other services. Pictured at the parade on Tuesday is […]

Dolby’s Walk-Off Single Clips Cougars


PLAIN CITY – Down 2-1 in the bottom of the seventh, Jonathan Alder’s Kiersten Dolby’s walk-off, two-run single carried the host Lady Pioneers to a 3-2 win over Central Buckeye Conference Rival Kenton Ridge in Plain City Tuesday. Lady Pioneer Lizzie Lombardi singled to lead off the bottom of the seventh, then moved to second on Abby Harrington’s sacrifice bunt. […]

Prescription Drug “Take Back” Scheduled for Saturday


MARYSVILLE – All Union County law enforcement agencies, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, Memorial Hospital, the Union County Drug Free Coalition, and other local agencies are sponsoring a prescription drug “Take-Back” event on Saturday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at four following locations:   –  Union County Sheriff’s Office, 221 W. 5th St., Marysville –  […]

ODNR Plans to Plant 20K Trees


COLUMBUS – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Forestry (DOF) is planting or distributing more than 20,000 trees in northwest Ohio and the Maumee River basin this spring. “Planting trees is always a great thing, particularly in northwest Ohio which is the least forested part of the state,” said Dan Balser, chief of the ODNR Division of […]

North Union FFA Captures 2021 State Agronomy Title For Its 25th State CDE Title



North Union FFA captured the 2021 Ohio FFA Agronomy Career Development Event (CDE) conducted recently. North Union Agronomy team members include Owen Hall, Mack Plotner, Cammie Shenkle and Lilly Taylor. The team members all placed in the top 10 individually in the state competition. Mack Plotner placed third individually, while Lilly Taylor placed 4th, Cammie Shenkle placed 6th and Owen Hall placed […]

UCSO Reports 4/20

April 20, 2021 12:53am Impaired Driver As a result of a traffic stop on US Route 33 near US Route 42, deputies arrested Christopher S. Hodges, age 36 of Columbus for operating a vehicle while impaired. He was transported to the Union County Sheriff’s Office and a report was taken, #21- 0374. 9:48am Property Damage Crash A deputy responded to […]

Terry Thornhill

Terry Thornhill, age 56, of Marysville, died Friday, April 16, 2021 at Dublin Methodist Hospital.  He was a 25-year associate of Scioto Services where he worked as a district manager.  He was a diehard NASCAR fan with Dale Earnhardt, Sr. as his favorite driver. He also was a George Jones music fan.  He enjoyed playing the lottery and liked attending […]

Larry G. Humm

Larry G. Humm, age 70, of Plain City passed away Monday evening April 5, 2021 at his residence.  Born March 9, 1951 in Columbus, Ohio.  Larry was a 1969 graduate of Jonathan Alder High School.  He later obtained as Associate Degree from United Electronics Institute and worked on printed circuit boards at Toledo Scale for 20 years.  He more recently […]