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  • A Taste of the Jug

    Job loss provides missing ingredient for sweet treat

    Even if you've never seen a horse race, Fern Upshaw thinks you'll love a taste of the Little Brown Jug.
    Cassingham Elementary School third-grader Josephine Douglas lays a flower by a post in the Molly Davis Memorial Garden during the opening of the garden held Friday, Aug. 29. Davis, a longtime teacher at Cassingham, died in a car crash on March 15, 2011.

    Memorial garden tribute to teacher stirs fond memories

    Three and a half years after the death of beloved Cassingham Elementary School teacher Molly Davis, the warm September sun pours down on students reflecting in the newly dedicated memorial garden which bears her name.
    Blendon Middle School eighth-graders (from left) Reece Marcelin, Bentley Corson and Caleb McPeak ascend a 28-foot climbing wall during physical education class Sept. 3.

    Rocks and Ropes jump-starts middle school year

    On a steamy Wednesday morning in the Blendon Middle School parking lot off South Otterbein Avenue, eighth-graders in physical education participated in a unique class.
  • VIDEO: FNL Band Edition

    The Grandview Heights High School Marching Band is feeling the funk in their current show which draws from the music of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.
Licking Heights, Southwest Licking

Districts: Report cards are positive

The Licking Heights and Southwest Licking school districts on Sept. 12 received their annual report cards from the Ohio Department of Education.

City steps up incentives to keep firm in Delaware

A half-million dollar road project is expected to pave the way for a company's expansion on the city of Delaware's southwest side.

Keller wants meter technology removed from CIP

A Delaware City Council member has raised questions about the reliability of automated meter-reading technology ahead of a potential $1.5-million investment by the city.
Lewis Center

Olentangy Local to lease OSU's former Delaware Center building

The block “O” logo that once represented Ohio State University on a Lewis Center building now stands for Olentangy schools.

Proposed charter amendments topic for public meetings

Columbus residents will have the opportunity to learn more about ballot issues 6, 7 and 8 – proposed amendments to the City Charter – at a series of public meetings this fall.

Six families escape Canal Winchester apartment fire

10TV: Firefighters responded to an apartment fire in Canal Winchester Sunday morning. The fire started shortly before 4:00 a.m. on Lowridge Drive near Brice Road.

SERB sides with Reynoldsburg teachers on unfair labor practice complaint

The State Employment Relations Board (SERB) has sided with Reynoldsburg teachers in their complaint that the school district violated state law by posting details of a contract if offered the Reynoldsburg Education Association on the district website.

Pickerington students could be disciplined for body paint

10TV: Two central Ohio high school students are facing disciplinary action for what they painted on their bodies. The Pickerington students covered themselves in red and blue body paint for the school's patriotic themed football game.
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  • Scores

    Area scores (Week 3)

  • 50th Anniversary Football Season

    Central coach Jay Sharrett (left) has led the program since the school district split into two high schools in 2003 when Pickerington became Pickerington Central. The Tigers are celebrating their 50th season of football this fall.

    Tigers savor community ties

    Since joining the OCC in 1981, the Pickerington High School Central football program has helped set the standard for the most popular prep sport in the area's largest league.
    Riley Steiner, a senior who competes in cross country and lacrosse for Coffman, poses with parents Mollie (upper left) and Dave and sister Abby and twin brother Jack. Riley was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia on July 8.

    Community rallies behind Riley

    The Dublin Coffman High School community has rallied to support one of its student-athletes.
  • Football

    Central quarterback Nate Jackowski looks to elude New Albany safety Tristan Hollis during a 43-13 rout of the host Eagles on Sept. 5. The Warhawks will play host to Independence on Thursday, Sept. 11.

    Warhawks' Jackowski perseveres

    After an emotional offseason, Westerville Central High School's Nate Jackowski is glad to be back on the football field.
  • Canal Winchester Roundup

    Canal Winchester senior Bryce Carroll is competing for the Indians' cross country team after missing most of the squad's summer workouts while taking part in basic training in a U.S. Army boot camp.

    Basic training paces Carroll

    Canal Winchester High School cross country coach Jeff Kline figured Bryce Carroll wouldn't be a key runner for the boys team in the first half of the season after missing all but two weeks of summer training and the opening meet while undergoing basic training in a U.S. Army boot camp.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Golfers strive to be 'legendary'

Although he remembered virtually every detail of an impressive stretch for his team in late August, Upper Arlington High School boys golf coach Ron Mautz still smiled as he flipped through his scorebook.

Depth key for state-ranked Liberty girls

The Olentangy Liberty High School girls soccer team's four four-year starters have seen plenty of each other on the field during their careers, but the Patriots' program is to the point where they're not sure when they might play together.
Watterson Roundup

Patton back on court to help lead volleyball team

Just as Mary Patton felt like she was beginning to peak as a volleyball player last spring, she began to experience pain in her lower back.

Jerome's Hundley to step down after season

Mark Hundley, the only coach in the 11-year history of the Dublin Jerome High School football team, has announced that he plans on stepping down at the end of the season.
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  • Table Talk

    Chef Brian O'Connor works in the kitchen at the El Arepazo Tapas Bar Grille, 515 S. High St. in the Brewery District.

    New restaurant gives Brewery District Latin flavor

    El Arepazo Tapas Bar Grille opens on High Street in the former Buffalo Wild Wings location.
  • Kid Congo and The Pink Monkey Birds will play Ace of Cups on Saturday, Sept. 13.

    Fischer’s Fab Five

    Despite boasting no fewer than 40 No. 1 songs on the country charts, Ronnie Milsap might be one of country music's lowest-profile legends.
Arts season preview, Part II

Organizations look at new artists, venues

Part II of The Beat's annual arts season preview offers a look at what arts "presenters" have planned for 2014-15.
Arts season preview, Part I

Area's 'producers' branch out for 2014-15

Part I of The Beat's annual arts season preview offers a look at what arts "producers" have in store for 2014-15. Next week, Part II will focus on arts "presenters."
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