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OWU soccer players 'devastated' by Gabbert's death

Authorities still are trying to determine what led to the death of an Ohio Wesleyan University and former Olentangy Orange High School soccer player last weekend.
History today

County not unfamiliar to presidents

In this year of political activity, you might find it interesting to learn about U.S. presidents who have provided central Ohio with some local history.

Something good: Visit from actors

For an hour last week, the meadows were alive with the sound of music.

Bill would protect abuse victims' privacy

Thanks to a bipartisan effort -- and some personal inspiration -- a pair of central Ohio lawmakers helped guide unanimous passage of a House bill to shield the personal information of domestic violence victims.

Church to offer chili dinner

Powell United Methodist Church will host its annual Chili Dinner and Cultural Heritage Celebration from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at 825 E. Olentangy St., Powell.

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County library board elects officers

The Delaware County District Library Board of Library Trustees elected officers at its January 2016 meeting.

Crossroads near OHS in line for improvements

Delaware County officials are planning a fix for an "awkward" intersection near Olentangy High School.

Historic barn, house 'wonderful gift' to society

The Delaware County Historical Society has found a way for brides and grooms to step into the past as they walk down the aisle.
Matthew Rausenberg sentencing

Ex-role model will spend rest of life in prison

The parents spoke, some through tears and others with controlled rage, to the once-admired second-grade teacher they had befriended and their children had adored.

On the move

* Olentangy Valley area resident Matt Greenwood has been promoted to general manager of Construction Systems Inc. Greenwood previously served as CSi's operations manager for six years.
Outside the lines

Adults rediscover the joy of coloring books

Whether it's nostalgia, relaxation or a chance to get creative, one thing is certain: Adult coloring books are here.

Powell branch library news

The following programs are offered at the Powell branch of the Delaware County District Library, 460 S. Liberty St. 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.

Stratford Ecological Center news

Stratford Ecological Center is at 3083 Liberty Road.

Teachers get raise, extra contract year

Olentangy teachers will receive a 2.25 percent raise next school year under a one-year contract extension approved by the school board last week.
One-year contract extension

Olentangy teachers get 2.25 percent raise for 2016-17

Olentangy teachers will receive a 2.25 percent raise next school year under a one-year contract extension approved by the district's school board Jan. 28.

Former Olentangy teacher Rausenberg's sentence likely means life in prison

A former Olentangy elementary school teacher may spend the rest of his life in prison for sexually abusing multiple students over the past decade.

College notes

* Jordan Ustaszewski of Lewis Center has been named to the president's list at Youngstown State University for the fall 2015 semester.

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On the move

* Geotechnical Consultants Inc. recently announced the promotion of Robert L. Hiles of Powell to director of field operations. He had served as GCI's manager of field services since 2001.

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