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Bowling: Lancaster tops FC:
Lancaster's boys defeated Fisher Catholic 2,237-1,830. The Gales shot 236-235 in Baker games to pull away.
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Families celebrate time spent together
Lancaster City Schools students, their parents and relatives were able to visit Santa, make "snow," and build a birdhouse out of pine cones Saturday morning during the 19th annual Gift of Time event, which was staged at Lancaster High School.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Winter bird feeding program available
The Fairfield County Ohio State University Extension will host a "Lunch and Learn" bird feeding program at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Ag Center, 831 College Ave., Lancaster.
School closings, delays for Friday
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Thu Dec 05, 2013
Man, woman accused of multiple burglaries
When deputies responded to a burglary in progress in Berne Township and found a vehicle matching the 911 caller's description, they quickly realized they might have caught suspects connected with several other burglaries in the area.
Health center announces All-Star of the Month
Christina Mack was recently selected as the Fairfield Community Health Center All-Star of the Month for October 2013.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Man arrested over threats at store
Christopher Lucas, of Lancaster, was arraigned Tuesday on menacing and theft charges, both first-degree misdemeanors.
Teacher wants to build music school on Cherry Street
Mary Anne Theller had enough and decided to do something about it. After watching a neighboring house on Cherry Street sit vacant for a year after a fire, she bought it in February with the intent of tearing it down.
A Country Christmas At The Center For Seniors
The Muskingum County Center for Seniors is hosting a "Country Christmas to Remember" this Saturday featuring both Christmas and country music by Nashville artist, David Church.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Several area businesses, groups hosting toys drives this month
Christmas is a time of joy for many people as they spend time with loved ones and open their presents.
Men accused of sexual contact with 13-, 14-year-olds
Two young men were arrested after allegedly having sexual contact with 13- and 14-year-old girls.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Solace to host drug forum Tuesday
Solace of Fairfield County will conduct a public forum at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church, 163 E. Wheeling St., Lancaster.
DeMastry requests judicial release after 2009 fatal crash
A woman convicted of tampering with evidence stemming from her role in the death of a 27-year-old Lancaster man is requesting judicial release.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Most favor overlay for 740 area code change
If southeastern Ohio residents had their pick, newcomers would receive a different area code and current 740 customers would keep their phone numbers -- even if that meant dialing a few more digits.
Suspects arrested in Certified Gas robbery
Two men and one woman were arrested early Sunday morning in connection with a robbery of the Certified Gas Station on East Main Street in Lancaster.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Pennsville VFD to meet
Ronnie and Judy Yerian, Jason, Myra, Meredith and Mason Yerian, all of Lancaster, Ohio, and Patsy Hanna were at Mary Yerian's home.
Local survey: Fewer teenagers considering suicide
In a recent survey of youths in the county conducted by Fairfield Medical Center, the number of young people thinking of suicide has dropped in the last two years and is below the national average, but many people still urge caution.