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05/05/2016 12:35 AM
Pioneer Project

Plain City Police Chief Dale McKee talks with a Jonathan Alder student about the dangers of impaired driving.


04/22/2016 11:06 AM
Book club selects new officers

Eighteen members answered the roll call question "In my kitchen, I simply cannot live without what item?" at the April 13 meeting of the Plain City Book Club. Carol Karrer served as hostess and Judy Bodenbender was the co-hostess.


04/21/2016 02:48 PM
Couple celebrates 50th wedding anniversary

Kathryn and Eli Hostetler, of Plain City, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple will celebrate with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 1 at Plainview School, 8270 Amish Pike, Plain City.


04/21/2016 10:18 AM
Plain City DAR salutes Vietnam Veterans

The Plain City Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution's table featured stars and stripes, and displayed the Vietnam War Commemoration seal. From left are: Valerie Meridith, Wanda DuPuis, Joy Ballard and Janet Kaufman.


04/20/2016 09:40 PM
Golf carts will be allowed on Ohio roadways starting in 2017

Starting January 1, 2017, a new Ohio traffic law will allow golf carts on all Ohio roadways with a speed limit of 35 mph or less. "Our main road through town in West Jefferson is 35 mph and I don't think it would be the safest road to be driving a golf cart on," Kory Saddler said.


04/20/2016 02:51 PM
Plain City Druggist hires new manager

Jennifer Provost grew up in Indianapolis, but considers herself a full fledged Buckeye since her graduation from pharmacy school at Ohio Northern University in 2015. While she was at Ohio Northern pursuing her doctorate of pharmacy degree, Provost also played on the women's varsity tennis team and for the Ohio Northern Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, and Flute Ensemble.


04/20/2016 05:51 AM
Plain City student spends spring break volunteering

In Toledo in front kneeling is EleSondra DeRomano, survivor and founder of Standing Together Against Real Slavery. First row from left are: Plain City's Jessica Holmes, Sarah DeGirolamo, Sarah Price, Patrice Voto, Molly Martin and Hayle Fisher; second row: D'Angelo Sanders, Bridget Hughes, Ta'Lasia Colvin, Samuel Olin-Hitt and Sarah Thaxton.


04/16/2016 12:47 PM
Plain City still considering stricter golf carts laws

Beginning Jan. 1 2017, a new Ohio traffic law will begin to allow golf carts and other under-speed vehicles on all Ohio roadways which have a speed limit of 35 mph or less. Until then, USVs are only allowed on roadways when municipalities write it into their local ordinances.


04/15/2016 06:15 PM
Firefighters union supports scholarship

In attendance at the check presentation, front row, from left: Bowen Kear and Trevor Collier ; second row: Jamie Adams , Austin Mullett, Greg Collier, Brian Dunham , and Justin French . In attendance at the check presentation, front row, from left: Bowen Kear and Trevor Collier ; second row: Jamie Adams , Austin Mullett, Greg Collier, Brian Dunham , and Justin French .


04/15/2016 06:15 PM
Youth group seeking a work campa projects

Need help with a worthwhile project? Members of a local youth group are looking for community service opportunities as a week-long mission. F.U.E.L. Mennonite Youth Fellowship, from the Sharon Mennonite Church in Plain City, is doing its first "Work Camp" this summer locally.


04/13/2016 03:14 AM
Fairbanks alumni to gather May 26

The Fairbanks Alumni Association will hold its annual dinner at the Fairbanks Schools, 11158 State Route 38, Plain City, on Thursday, May 26. The gathering will begin at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. The dinner will be catered by Heflin Catering. Phone 937-349-4344 for information and reservations.


04/08/2016 09:20 AM
Plain City hires Granger as parks and rec director

The former manager of the London Municipal Pool has accepted a new position as the Plain City parks and recreation director. Linda Granger will officially begin May 2, said Kevin Vaughn, village administrator.


04/07/2016 11:22 AM
Dr. Adams receives Salute to Leaders Award

Dr. John E. Adams received the Salute to Leaders Award for Healthcare from the Union County Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, March 23. From left are: Memorial Health President and CEO Chip Hubbs; Dr. Adams; and Jan Gansheimer, vice president, Union County Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees. Dr. John E. Adams received the Salute to Leaders Award for Healthcare from the Union County Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, March 23. From left are: Memorial Health President and CEO Chip Hubbs; Dr. Adams; and Jan Gansheimer, vice president, Union County Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees.


04/05/2016 05:44 PM
Charges dropped against driver in death of former BalletMet director

Prosecutors filed a motion Tuesday to dismiss the charges against the driver accused of hitting and killing a former BalletMet Columbus director in Granville last fall. Sarah Kieffer, 29, of Plain City, was charged with vehicular manslaughter in December .