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Drivers rave about revamped U.S. Route 42 crossroads

A busy intersection just southwest of the city of Delaware reopened fully Monday, Oct. 20, after the completion of $725,000 worth of improvements.

Crushing defeat

Watterson scored the winning on a corner kick in the final 15 seconds. The Eagles finished with a 12-5-1 record.

Deputies don body cameras for trial run

Delaware County Sheriff Russell Martin confirmed last week that a group of county corrections officers and deputies are testing wearable cameras for on-the-job use.

Law enforcement seeks edge in fight vs. 'chemists'

Continuous tweaking of chemical recipes for synthetic marijuana has led to a seemingly never-ending struggle pitting so-called "chemists" against law enforcement officials and legislators.

DKMM Solid Waste District accepting grant applications

The Delaware, Knox, Marion, Morrow Solid Waste District is accepting applications for its 2015 grant program.
Gifts of Kindness Fund

Grants help with unexpected financial needs

An anonymous donor who gave $500,000 to the Columbus Foundation hopes others will follow his lead and make further contributions to sustain a new Gifts of Kindness Fund.

Levy's impact seen around district

Delaware City School District leaders want to make sure voters know exactly what they're getting for their money.

Sonar finds car; Luzio's family finds closure

A nearly decade-long search for a missing Delaware County man ended Tuesday, Oct. 21, at a pond in front of an Orange Township neighborhood.
Police beat

Delaware: Teen breaks into business via roof

Delaware police arrested a juvenile earlier this month after he allegedly broke into a business south of the city's downtown.

Election expert to speak Oct. 29 at OWU

Political scientist and Washington Post blogger John Sides will discuss "Will the 2014 Midterm Election Give Republicans Control of Congress?" at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29, in Benes Room B at Ohio Wesleyan University's Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave.

Harvest dinner set at Myers Inn

The Big Walnut Area Historical Society will serve a Harvest Candlelight Dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, in the Myers Inn Museum, 45 South Columbus St.

Military notes

Air Force Airman 1st Class Benjamin Latimer graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

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 offices of Preservation Parks are at 2656 Hogback Road in Sunbury.

Library to host holiday magic show

The Community Library in Sunbury has announced that Gordon Russ the Magician will present a holiday show at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, at the library, 44 Burrer Drive in Sunbury.

Turkey Trot 5K set for Thanksgiving Day

The third annual Delaware Turkey Trot 5K will begin at 8:30 Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, Nov. 27, with a fun run for kids. The 5K race will follow the children's event.

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 through 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.

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