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    Searfoss Elementary School principal Janet Smith speaks to students before distributing copies of The Way to Go on April 11.

    Community partners to donate character-building books

    Johnstown police, business representatives and school leaders have formed a partnership to help children succeed.
  • Coming from Croton

    John and Sarah Deptula of Powell are the new owners of the Pizza Place in Croton. The couple took ownership of the business Jan. 28.

    Pizza shop's new owners will send beer with your pie

    Some would say pizza is one of those foods that pretty much tastes good with anything. But pizza and beer have proven to be a near-perfect match.

Rt. 62 repaving planned from near Johnstown to Knox County

Despite a major resurfacing project set to begin on U.S. Route 62 on Monday, April 14, area leaders aren't panicking about travel disruptions on the road throughout the spring and summer.

Rag Tag strikes chord with inmates

Although they're imprisoned at Marysville's Ohio Reformatory for Women, about 400 inmates recently had their spirits lifted by central Ohio's Rag Tag Worship Team.
Port Columbus

New direct flights require customer demand, official says

What does it take to add new direct routes to other airports?
Police beat

Calls fielded about injured deer, loose dogs, dead cat

Johnstown police recently responded to a variety calls regarding animals, including injured deer, loose dogs and a dead cat.
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Coverage of Johnstown-Monroe and Northridge High School sports teams


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