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Delaware County District Library news

The following programs are offered at the Delaware County District Library, 84 E. Winter St. Library hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. For information, contact or call 740-362-3861.

Coming up

Old Stone Presbyterian Church, Annual Ox Roast, 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 3 at the church, 41 Hodges Road. The Ox Roast features pit-roasted beef along with various side dishes, beverages and desserts. Carryout service is available. In addition, there is a children's carnival and a bazaar featuring handmade crafts and homemade baked goods. A freewill donation will be accepted, which will benefit two of the church's mission projects. For additional information, call 740-369-3548.
Little Brown Jug

Wiggle It Jiggleit wins it

Heavy favorite pulls off come-from-behind win in Little Brown Jug's 70th running.
State Route 3 at Galena Road

'Dangerous' Galena crossroads in line for fix

State, county and local officials will work to improve a dangerous intersection at Galena's border with Berkshire Township.

Two hope experience leads to Fourth Ward seat

Although neither previously has held an elected office, both candidates in the lone contested race for a seat on Delaware City Council say their careers have prepared them for the role.

Church to serve Oct. 3 'feast'

The Condit Community Feast will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, in the fellowship hall of Condit Presbyterian Church, 15102 Hartford Road.

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 Library hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The library is closed on Sunday.

Fall festival set in Kilbourne

The 19th annual Kilbourne Community Fall Festival will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3.

Fitness center dedication set

Ohio Wesleyan University's new Simpson Querrey Fitness Center and the renovated Edwards Gymnasium now connect through a large open hallway that offers a seamless passage from one building to the other.

Library offers 'eBook branch' to area schools

The Delaware County District Library has installed digital download stations at local schools thanks to a grant from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services, awarded by the State Library of Ohio. The stations enable any student with a compatible electronic device and a library card to choose a book and download it from the library's digital collection.

Stratford Ecological Center news

Upcoming programs at the center.

Used book sale set for Oct. 2-3

The Friends of the Delaware County District Library will hold a Bargain Book Fair Oct. 2 and 3 in the garage of the main library, 84 E. Winter St.
Police beat

Delaware: Marion woman loses phone to gun-wielding man

A Marion woman told police she was robbed at gunpoint in her car shortly after dropping a friend off at a residence in Delaware earlier this month.

Eight charged in thefts of beef jerky, more for resale

A Delaware County grand jury last week indicted eight members of an alleged shoplifting ring that reportedly stole beef jerky, laundry detergent and other items from stores in 10 Ohio counties.

Fair ready for 70th running of Little Brown Jug

Whoever hoists the Little Brown Jug this week will add to the seven-decade history of the Delaware County Fair's signature event.

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