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05/22/2016 08:39 AM
Several streets seeing attention as Urbana 2016 Asphalt Program begins Monday

Coming up on Monday, A&B Asphalt Corporation of Springfield is scheduled to start work on the City of Urbana's 2016 Asphalt Program. This year's program is under contract for $313,205.02 with funding being provided by the city's yearly share of Permissive Tax revenue and city income tax revenue that has been paid into the city's Capital Improvement Fund.


05/21/2016 03:55 AM
A special anniversary

On May 22, the Rev. Harry C. Fox, Ph.D, pastor of the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Lisbon, will celebrate his 50th anniversary of ordination.


05/21/2016 12:02 AM
Man killed after fatal one-vehicle accident

The Springfield Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a fatal crash. The crash occurred on State Route 4 just south of the Champaign County Line near mile post 24 in Pleasant Township.


05/21/2016 12:02 AM
Driver killed in single-vehicle crash

The Springfield post of Ohio State Highway Patrol is on the scene of a fatal accident on the Clark County and Champaign County lines. . MOOREFIELD TWP., Ohio - The Springfield post of Ohio State Highway Patrol is on the scene of a fatal car accident on the Clark County and Champaign County lines.


05/20/2016 10:59 AM
Springfield district rededicates plaques

From left, Springfield High School Principal Shaun Morgan and Springfield Local Schools Board of Education President Dave Hofer participate in the rededication of the memorial plaques that once hung in the former Springfield High School, with Superintendent Chuck Sincere. The plaques soon will hang on a wall in the new high school.


05/19/2016 11:05 AM
New U.S. Daughters chapter formed

Madison and Clark County members of the newest James Madison Chapter of the U.S. Daughters of 1812 sign in their new charter over the weekend. Front row from left are: Christine Smith, Rosalie Smith, Cynthia Gilam, Miriam Fetters, Ohio Society treasurer, Diantha Harvey, Trisha Imler and Bonnie Stout; second row: Evelyn Walters, Alaska chapter president, Christine Roby, Marilyn Jarvis, president, state historian, Martha Herrnstein, registrar, state curator, state chairman of historical and lineage records, Sharon Lay and Lija Eldridge.


05/19/2016 02:40 AM
Linda Lucille Liebhart Dearth

Linda Lucille Liebhart Dearth, 65, of Whipple, died Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at her home. She was born Sept.


05/17/2016 05:30 PM
Clarence Zile, Jr.

Clarence Wesley "Sonny" Zile, Jr., age 80 of Sinking Spring, passed away Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Bethesda North Hospital in Montgomery. He was born June 12, 1935 in Springfield, Ohio the son of the late Clarence Wesley and Lulu Irene Zile.


05/17/2016 01:51 AM
Springfield board OKs contract with teachers

The Springfield Local Schools Board of Education approved a new contract Monday for the Springfield Education Association, which represents 240 teachers. The new contract calls for a 2.5 percent wage increase in both the first and second years of the pact, plus a provision to reopen wage discussions in the third year, said Superintendent Michael O'Shea.


05/14/2016 11:27 PM
Doug McIntyre: Middle Class? Fat Chance

The bad news is the American middle class is shrinking. The worse news is the average American's middle is growing.


05/14/2016 05:39 AM
Milford man accused of rape near Wittenberg University faces judge Friday

A former Milford standout baseball player accused of rape near his college town in Springfield, Ohio, is set to face a judge Friday. Frank Sullivan, 23, is facing four counts of rape, two counts of sexual battery and two counts of gross sexual imposition for alleged incidents near the Wittenberg University campus.


05/13/2016 03:06 PM
County Council approves spending for RNC security

On first reading, Summit County Council adopted legislation May 9 to accept $218,500 in grant funding to be used for security activities related to the Republican National Convention to take place in Cleveland in July. The money, coming from the Ohio Emergency Management Agency's Homeland Security Grant Program, does not require any local matching funds, according to Valerie DeRose, senior administrator for the county's Emergency Management Agency.


05/13/2016 10:42 AM
Familiar issues on August ballot

NEW FRANKLIN/SPRINGFIELD - Voters living in New Franklin, Springfield and the Manchester and Springfield school districts will see familiar issues on the Aug. 2 Special Election ballot. The Summit County Board of Elections' filing deadline for issues for the August ballot was May 4. Of the six issues filed for the ballot, four affect voters living in the above-mentioned areas.


05/12/2016 05:12 PM
In 9 Out Of 10 Cities, Middle-Income Families Are Slipping Away

Factories have been closing in southwest Ohio for years. This Delphi factory in Dayton shut down in 2006.


05/12/2016 05:12 PM
CBS: Middle Class Is Dying as Factory Towns Wither

Middle-class Americans, once considered to be the bedrock of the country's thriving economy, are becoming a dying breed as wealth distribution is increasingly split by the ultra-rich and everybody else. And people in factory towns are being hurt the worst.