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Sawmill Parkway

City, county excited for extension's potential

Delaware County and city of Delaware officials said a groundbreaking ceremony at the current terminus of Sawmill Parkway was the perfect time to celebrate the area's past and future.

Lamb tapped to shepherd development of county

On the same day Delaware County commissioners broke ground on the Sawmill Parkway extension, they hired the man they hope will entice employers to locate on the new stretch of road and beyond.

Summertime adventures: home-building, theater

Two Delaware teachers are spending their summers doing what they love -- and honing their classroom skills in the process.
Police beat

Delaware: Police stun man who crashed car into fence, fled

A Delaware police officer used a stun gun to subdue a Marion man last week after he reportedly fled from police in a vehicle and on foot.

Ecology campers could be on verge of discovery

Students are right in the middle of what might be the discovery of resistance to the emerald ash borer at this summer's ecology camp.

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.

Cookbook deadline approaches

The Big Walnut Area Historical Society has announced that Aug. 1 is the deadline to submit recipes for the 2016 Sunbury Bicentennial Cookbook.

Stratford Ecological Center news

Stratford Ecological Center is at 3083 Liberty Road. For more information on the following programs, call 740-363-2548 or email

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. The parks are open every day from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Facility hours will not change. Visit for more information.

Military notes

* U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Zackrey A. Powers, son of Richard and Sarah Lester of Delaware, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio.

Making marks

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

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 nicema@ or visit community.

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College notes

* Miami University has announced its spring 2015 semester president's (top three percent ranking among undergraduates) and dean's (top 10 percent) lists.

Big wheels to race in speech, hearing fundraiser

Adults with fond childhood memories of racing their big wheel bikes can experience the excitement again when Delaware Speech & Hearing Center hosts a Big Wheel Relay Race for adults.

Aug. 7 is Main Street's 'Picnic with the Cops'

Main Street Delaware's Aug. 7 First Friday will feature a free "Picnic with the Cops" celebration featuring a dunk tank, a children's police academy training camp, an obstacle course, games and food.

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