2021-09-02

George G. Thompson, Jr.

George G. Thompson, Jr., 80 of Ostrander died unexpectedly Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at Memorial Hospital ER. He was born August 15, 1941 in Unionville Center to the late George Gifford, Sr. and Alice Melverna (Justice) Thompson. On June 2, 1963 he married Doris J. Thompson and she died November 19, 2005. A graduate of Richwood High School, he spent […]

BREAKING: Marysville BOE Calls For Immediate, Districtwide Mask Mandate

6:01 p.m., Sept. 2, 2021

With a 5-0 vote Thursday, the Marysville Exempted Village School District Board of Education implemented a masking mandate for all students and staff at all Marysville schools and buildings with immediate effect. All students and staff at the various MEVSD buildings will be required to wear a mask while at school starting Friday morning. The mask mandate will stay in […]

One Dead, Another Seriously Hurt After Two-Vehicle Crash Just West Of The City


The Union County Sheriff’s Office and units from the Multi-County Crash Investigation Team are investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred on Northwest Parkway Wednesday afternoon. At approximately 3:25 p.m. Wednesday, the Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call reporting a serious two-vehicle crash with entrapment at the intersection of the US Route 33 westbound off-ramp at Northwest Parkway. Deputies […]

UCSO Reports – September 1, 2021


September 1, 2021 12:17am Assist Other Agency Deputies assisted Marysville Police Officers in searching for a vehicle involved in a hit skip property damage crash that occurred in the 15000 block of Industrial Parkway. 8:43am Property Damage Crash A deputy responded to the roundabout at State Route 161 and Eiterman Road to investigate a property damage crash involving a 2018 […]

ODNR Pulling Out All Stops To Get Ohioans Outside For Labor Day Holiday

Paddleboarding? Check. Movies? Check. Hiking, kayaking, golf? Check on all three. Ohio’s State Parks have all the bases covered for fun family outings over the Labor Day weekend.

COLUMBUS – As the summer months are winding down and Labor Day is close upon us, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources is keen to get you and your family out to one of Ohio 75 State Parks this weekend. To this end, the ODNR is offering dozens of free and fun activities this Labor Day at the various State Parks […]

Chamber’s Tailgate and Member Blitz Is Back!

The annual bash returns to Uptown Marysville Sept. 9

The Union County Chamber of Commerce will once again have its annual Tailgate and Member Blitz Celebration in Uptown Marysville which is scheduled to kick off Thursday, September 9 at 5 p.m. The festivities begin in the Memorial Health Pavilion in Partners Park, but party continues with food and drink being served at the Elks Lodge #1130, 125 E. 5th […]

Jay Wesley Martin

Jay Wesley Martin, age 50, of Marysville, died Monday, August 30, 2021 at Riverside Methodist Hospital following a short illness. He was an associate of Hollywood Casino where he served as a poker dealer since the casino’s opening. A 1989 graduate of Marysville High School, he attended First Presbyterian Church of Marysville where he was baptized as a youngster. An […]

Say ‘Hi!” When You See…


First name and Initial: Ali P. Where one might see me: At the library! Age: 33 Where I grew up: Urbana, Ohio Favorite food: Chili!  Favorite sports team: Does quidditch count? I’m not a huge sports person. Best movie ever: That Thing You Do! Worst movie ever: The Twilight Series Best band/musician ever: The Chicks Worst band/musician ever: I can find something to like […]

Scott A. Cox

Scott A. Cox, 74 of Richwood, died peacefully Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at his home with his loving family by his side. He was born April 6, 1947 in Edwight, West Virginia to the late Lee and Emma (Milam) Cox. On November 20, 1971 he married the former Debbie Lynn Burdett and she died December 30, 2006 after 35 years […]