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19 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Orrville woman faces prison on heroin charge

An Orrville woman admitted to dealing heroin in Wooster. Ann Breneman, 32, last known address of 312 S. Main St., pleaded guilty to two counts of trafficking and one count of permitting drug abuse, all fifth-degree felonies, in Wayne County Common Pleas Court.

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Related Topix: Orrville, OH, Wooster, OH

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Daily Record

Change of the guard for Wayne County Fair arts department

After more than 40 years volunteering at the Arts Department, Norma Fry has handed over the reins as superintendent. Fry, of Wooster, who has been to the Wayne County Fair since as long as she can recall still plans to walk the fairs and help if asked.

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Related Topix: Wooster, OH

The Daily Record

Thoughts for Wooster business leaders

Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor has grown fond of her business roundtables because she normally learns something new. Taylor stopped in Wooster Monday and met with some business leaders at the Wayne County Republican Party's interim headquarters.

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Related Topix: Wooster, OH, Orrville, OH

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Daily Record

Wooster man denies sexual assault of juveniles

A Wooster man denied he engaged in sexual conduct with two sisters, who were juveniles at the time, while he babysat them. Joshua Robert Ewing, 29, of 9558 Ashland Road, has entered a written plea of not guilty on charges of rape and gross sexual imposition in Wayne County Common Pleas Court.

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Related Topix: Wooster, OH

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Ohio.com

Pet Place

There will be dogs and cats in need of homes from the Holmes County Humane Society and Wayne County Humane Society.

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Related Topix: Wooster, OH, Holmes County, OH

The Daily Record

Letter: Something lacking in volunteers

The "old school" men of Dalton Fire Department worked long hours, held many fundraisers, and with the support of the community, friends, and family, they built a new fire station that they were all proud of. Some of these fundraisers included: monthly ham dinners, the money wheel at local carnivals, a day in the park event, door-to-door donations, community support and the ladies auxiliary.

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Related Topix: Dalton, OH, Fire, Opinion

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Daily Record

Wayne County Fair: Railroad poster winners

The Orrville Railroad Heritage Society, sponsor of the 2014 Wayne County 4-H Railroad Safety Poster Contest, announces the winners of the contest. The awards are sponsored by ORHS, and contributing donors are ORHS and anonymous entities.

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The Daily Record

Wooster man gets 6 years for role in Schellin Park shooting

One of two men involved in the March 31 shooting at Schellin Park admitted to his role in the plot and was then sentenced to six years in prison. Tyler Chrostowski, 25, last known address of 1181 Mindy Lane, Wooster, was sentenced to six years in prison on one count of felonious assault , having weapons while under disability, and tampering with evidence in Wayne County Common Pleas Court for the shooting of a 29-year-old Wooster man over a reported drug debt.

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Related Topix: Wooster, OH

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Daily Record

Sister, brother duo create one stop ag knowledge shop at Wayne County Fair

They're 20 and 22 years of age, and while no longer eligible for 4-H, sister and brother Katie and Charles Klinefelter, who work on their family's dairy farm in West Salem, still like to bring animals to the Wayne County Fair. "I've been coming to the fair for as long as I can remember and probably before that," Katie Klinefelter said.

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Related Topix: West Salem, OH

The Daily Record

They were commissioned to posts at the gate

Wayne County Fairgoers entering Gate No. 1 off of Vanover Street or through the gate leading to the dairy barns on the opposite side of the fairgrounds on Monday beginning at 11 a.m., saw friendly, and perhaps familiar, faces.

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Related Topix: Shreve, OH

The Daily Record

Lerch's Donuts: Thousands of sweet treats and 80 years later

When one sees the crowds clustered three-deep around the Lerch's Donuts stands at the Wayne County Fair, they perceive a successful present-day enterprise without thinking about how that business started out, and was grown and nurtured over decades. This year marks the 80th anniversary of Lerch's Donuts, a business that was started in Wooster, but whose reputation has expanded well beyond Wayne County's borders.

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Related Topix: Breakfast, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Doughnuts, Wooster, OH

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Ashland Times-Gazette

Jeromesville man dies in golf cart accident

A Jeromesville man died in an alcohol-related golf cart accident in Wayne County early Saturday morning.

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Related Topix: Jeromesville, OH, Wooster, OH

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Daily Record

Newsmaker: Betsy Sheets

Sheets, who is the chairwoman of the Wayne County Democratic Party, moved here with her family when she was two years old.

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Related Topix: Wooster, OH

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Daily Record

Wayne County Fair wasn't always one of the largest

The Wayne County Fair wasn't always the "Foremost Agricultural Fair" in Ohio. In fact, in its early years, it faltered a number of times.

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Related Topix: Wooster, OH, Orrville, OH, Canton, OH, Massillon, OH

The Daily Record

Wooster, Wayne County get funds for housing repair

Wayne County and Wooster were awarded a $850,000 grant from the Ohio Development Services Agency to establish a new Community Housing Impact and Preservation program.

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Related Topix: Wooster, OH

The Daily Record

Commentary: A start-up gem in Wayne County's own backyard

This week I am going to talk about a web startup. It is only a few years old but has raised more than $1 million.

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Related Topix: Wooster, OH

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Ashland Times-Gazette

Meeting to explain 2014 Farm Bill set Sept. 15 in Wooster

Registration is requested to the Wayne County Extension office by Sept. 8. Registration is $15 a person which includes morning refreshments, lunch and handouts.

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Related Topix: Wooster, OH

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Xenia Daily Gazette

Inspiration at Cedarville University

Trina Jones felt compelled to talk to "the guy in the suit" after attending a chapel service last fall at Cedarville University.

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Related Topix: Cedarville University, Greene County, OH, Xenia, OH, Cedarville, OH, Norton, OH

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Daily Record

Wooster woman who attempted to rob Beall Avenue McDonald's gets community control

The Wooster woman who attempted to rob the Beall Avenue McDonald's avoided prison, but was banned from returning to the property.

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Related Topix: Wooster, OH

The Daily Record

Wooster Police Department respond to rash of car thefts

At least five reports were taken over the weekend of valuables stolen from unlocked vehicles across the city's north end.

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Related Topix: Wooster, OH

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