5 hrs ago
Police: Man says gunshot wound was suicide attempt
A Lancaster man who went to work last month with a gunshot wound to his face told police Friday that the wound was from an attempted suicide, according to a police report.
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9 hrs ago
Race to the Top evaluations time-consuming for Liberty Union
A person can do a lot in 115 hours. Watch "The Dark Knight Rises" 42 times. Take a walk from Lancaster to Washington, D.C. Or complete the teacher evaluations for one of the buildings in the Liberty Union-Thurston school district.
17 hrs ago
Downtown needs support this spring
Operating a small business is a challenge in today's economy under the best of circumstances.
22 hrs ago
Phelps' tour to stop in the city
David Phelps will present Classic in Concert March 23 at Faith Memorial Church, 2610 W. Fair Ave., Lancaster.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Falling in love withcool cars
Several. That's how many Corvettes Dan Singer owns. One of the original members when Corvettes of Lancaster was founded in 1973, he dropped out of the club for a time when his children were growing up but is again among its 75 members.
Will Ohio smokers quit if tax is hiked?
Raising the cigarette tax to help pay for an income tax cut, as Gov. John Kasich proposed this week, would cause some Ohioans to stop smoking.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
OhioHealth opens facility in Lancaster
OhioHealth Primary Care Physicians recently announced the opening of a Lancaster practice with family physician Dr. Kevin Frank.
Diamond Jim's brings old-style pizza shop to Lancaster
Jamie Mast-Mason will be the next entrepreneur to try to find success at 111 N. Columbus St. when she opens Diamond Jim's Pizza Downtown on Friday.
Gas Leak Forces Evacuation Of Lancaster Junior High School
Students from Thomas Ewing Junior High School in Lancaster were evacuated on Thursday due to a gas leak.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Instructor charged in Ohio gun class shooting
A central Ohio instructor who accidentally shot an adult student in the arm during a concealed-carry firearms class has been charged with misdemeanor negligent assault.
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Hilliard schools to provide tablets for all
Superintendent John Marschhausen announced at last night's school board meeting that the district plans to equip all students - about 15,800 - with iPad minis and other devices by the 2016-17 school year.
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On Restaurants | Agency's bake shop provides sweet workplace training
Richie Fannin, a seven-month employee at Sweet Innovations in the River Valley Mall in Lancaster, completes a sugary transaction as manager Barb Todd provides support.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Cinderella's Closet fulfills girls' prom dreams
Making dreams come true, one gown at a time, is the mission of Cinderella's Closet of Lancaster and Fairfield County.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Locals raise concerns about jail site
Opposition to the Fairfield County commission's plan to build a new maximum security jail on Wheeling Street may be late in coming, but it is there nonetheless.
Fisher Catholic Bid O'Luck dinner set for April 26
The Bid O'Luck dinner auction has been an annual springtime event in Lancaster for the past 32 years.
Lee Barnhart, 60 of East Liverpool, passed away at his residence on Thursday, March 6, 2014 following a lengthy illness.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Heating aid program extends deadline
Ohio has extended the application deadline for Home Energy Assistance Program Winter Crisis funding until April 15. The program was scheduled to close March 31. Applications can be filed through the Lancaster-Fairfield Community Action Agency, 1743 E. Main St., Lancaster.
New health plans might not include local hospital
Imagine buying medical coverage on the federal health exchange only to later learn that the insurance you chose doesn't include your doctor or local hospital, making them unaffordable options for your health care.
Ban on texting while driving hard to enforce
As we feared, the state's ban on texting while driving is proving to be difficult to enforce.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Fined $50 and sentenced to 90 days in jail, 69 suspended. Mayes, Joseph A., 26, 2892 Yankee Doodle Drive, Reynoldsburg, convicted of complicity to commit theft, a first-degree misdemeanor.