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Clutch performance

Becker threw a two-hitter to lead Big Walnut to its first district baseball championship since 1974.

Fairgrounds above water with help of city, county

The city of Delaware and Delaware County have teamed up to bail out the Delaware County Fairgrounds after fair officials discovered major infrastructure problems.

County may buy land from Olentangy for retention pond

Delaware County officials want to secure a portion of the Olentangy Local School District's property as part of its plan to extend Sawmill Parkway north into the city of Delaware.

School district leaders keep up push for budget help

Delaware City School District leaders believe the impact of the proposed state budget hurts their bottom line and will result in major cuts in the district's spending.

High school rehearses new dynamic escape plan

Hiding under desks and waiting for something to happen no longer is the modus operandi when it comes to school intruders.
Blue Limestone

Permanent pickleball courts coming to park

An investment in outdoor athletic courts could make the city of Delaware a hub for the fast-growing sport of pickleball.

Main Street announces design award winners

Main Street Delaware has announced its 2015 design award winners. The honorees will be recognized during a ceremony from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 27.

Hilborn to discuss county rails June 3

Delaware County Historical Society member and longtime Delaware business owner Jack Hilborn will discuss "Railroads in Delaware County" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, in the Hilborn Room at Mingo Park.

June 5 First Friday is Artful Spaces tour

Main Street Delaware will host its annual Artful Spaces tour from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 5. The ticketed event will include tours of a city apartment, nearly finished office suites and unfinished areas usually closed to the public. Frontier Communications is the sponsor of this year's event.

Two recycling locations set to close

The Delaware, Knox, Marion, Morrow Solid Waste District has announced it will discontinue two of its Delaware County drop-off recycling locations in the coming months.

Preservation Parks news

For more information about Preservation Parks of Delaware County or to register for a program, call 740-524-8600, extension 3 or email The parks are open every day from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Facility hours will not change. Visit for more information.

Making marks

Bishop Watterson High School has announced its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2014-15 school year.

Delaware County District Library news

The following programs are offered at the Delaware County District Library, 84 E. Winter St.For information, contact or call 740-362-3861.

Community Library news

The following programs are offered at the Community Library, 44 Burrer Drive, Sunbury, unless noted. For information, call 740-965-3901, email or visit

Coming up

Delaware General Health District, car seat installation with no appointments needed, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 30 at EMS No. 8, Touch a Truck event, 6457 Marysville Road, Ostrander.
Police beat

Delaware: Alleged arson causes 'significant damage' to home

Delaware police earlier this month investigated two cases of arson involving juvenile suspects within a week and made one arrest.

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