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Big Walnut mourns student killed in crash

A 16-year-old Big Walnut High School student died Tuesday, July 26, due to injuries suffered from a crash on state Route 3 the previous day.

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College notes

* Delaware-, Sunbury- and Galena-area students named to the Wittenberg University dean's list for the spring 2016 semester include Kelly Chamlis, Zachary Cohn, Brenna Doherty, Adam Headlee, Melissa Latto, Michelle Pettit, Dannielle Prince, Rebecca Schmitthenner, Jessica Stayton, Elizabeth Wetterstroem and Erin Wetzel.

Neighbors in the news

Gracelynn Dutton of Delaware has been named a patient champion for the Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon and Half-Marathon to be held Oct. 16.

Legion Post 457 announces awards

The 2016 American Legion Post 457 Community Service Awards were presented at a recent meeting of Colonel Benson W. Hough Post 457.

Downtown business boom

When the Greater Gouda opened about a month ago, co-owner Terri-Lynne Smiles quickly learned the customer base of the specialty grocery store in downtown Delaware would not be limited to city residents.

Upgrades in the works for Route 23 crossroads

Traffic-congestion relief is coming to a busy intersection at the border of Berlin and Orange townships, but not for at least a few years.
North Side Megafix

Relief nears for southward-bound

The lengthy process of U.S. Route 23's involvement in the Ohio Department of Transportation's North Side Megafix project is nearly complete.
Police beat

Alleged assault leaves man with hospital bill, stitches

A Delaware man told police he needed stitches after an acquaintance "pistol-whipped" him at a city apartment earlier this month, according to police reports.

Two indicted for murder in 2012 shooting in Delaware County

More than three years after a man was found shot in southern Delaware County, two Columbus men have been indicted for murder.

Going with the flow

Caleb Laurence, 4, blows bubbles during the program.

Library board needs someone to fill seat

The Delaware County District Library board of trustees is seeking a new board member.

Main Library notes

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, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit or call 740-362-3861.

Ostrander branch library notes

The following programs are offered at the Ostrander branch of the Delaware County District Library, 75 N. Fourth St. Library hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. For more information, visit or call 740-666-1410.
Delaware County EMA

Registry puts vital info at responders' fingertips

As Delaware County's population continues to grow, officials want to make sure everyone is aware of a program for residents with special medical needs.

Pokemon invade county parks, businesses

Anyone wandering the woods and parks of Delaware County has always been able to find birds, bugs and rodents. But encountering a Pidgey, Weedle or Rattata remains a relatively new experience.

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