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09/23/2016 06:36 PM
Roadwork affects US 33 on NW and SE sides

Beginning this weekend, construction projects on U.S. Route 33 in opposite corners of Franklin County will affect drivers who travel between Columbus and Marysville and Lancaster. Motorists traveling eastbound on Route 33 from Muirfield Village, Plain City and Marysville may want to allow for extra time for their commute as two ramps at the I-270/US 33 interchange will close and temporary traffic signals will be in place for both directions of US 33 starting Saturday night .


09/20/2016 11:08 AM
Parent workshops to be offered Thursday at Tolles - 9:00 am updated:

Tolles will open its doors to the community during open house from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, and offer several workshops during the event for parents.


09/20/2016 01:07 AM
Deputies investigate mishap

Union County Sheriff's deputies responded to a rollover accident on Route 736 near Plain City this morning around 8:30 a.m. Deputies reported minor injuries on the scene.


09/15/2016 09:39 AM
Housing development coming to Plain City

Darby Fields, a project of M/I Homes, will include lots for 236 single-family homes, village administrator Kevin Vaughn told council members. The development will be located at Plain City-Georgesville and Converse-Huff roads.


09/14/2016 09:10 AM
Alder refinancing debt at lower rate -

The district expects to save more than $2 million over the next 15 years by refinancing bonds issued to improve existing facilities and construct the new high school and Plain City Elementary. The bonds were originally issued in 2002 and refinanced in 2006.


09/13/2016 11:09 AM
Tolles hosting Community Open House Sept. 22 - 9:00 am updated:

Tolles Career & Technical Center providing a launchpad for both high school students and adult learners, will open its doors to the community from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22. The event is free and open to the public at 7877 U.S. Route 42 South, Plain City.


09/05/2016 02:35 PM
Plain City man injured in plane crash

The crash took place shortly before 6:45 p.m. in the 12000 block of Taylor Road in Jerome Township on a private property, according to Jerome Township Fire Chief Scott Skeldon. A resident called 9-1-1 to report the plane in the back yard.


09/02/2016 10:34 AM
Daily Needs Assistance receives grant

Sherri Coleman, left, President for the United Way Board of Trustees, awards the $1,200 grant to Tamara Reed, Daily Needs Assistance Executive Director. The United Way of Union County's Board of Trustees recently approved a $1,200 grant for the Daily Needs Assistance Program in Plain City.


08/26/2016 04:26 PM
One ugly truck: Plain City man wins radio show contest -

Bob Tobin, of Plain City, poses with his 1985 Chevy S-10 pick-up truck, which on Friday was named Central Ohio's Ugliest Truck in the Ugly Truck parade, held in West Jefferson. The event was sponsored by 92.3 WCOL out of Columbus and featured on the Woody & The Wake-Up Call morning show.


08/26/2016 11:23 AM
Plain City hiring economic developer -

Council members agreed to post the position during a three-hour work session held Monday in lieu of the regularly scheduled village council meeting. The first was reprising the dual role of police chief/village administrator - a position held by Steve Hilbert during the mid 200os.


08/26/2016 12:06 AM
Letter: Niemeyer will strengthen communities

This summer I have had the great experience of interning on Barb Niemeyer's campaign for state representative. Barb is a retired teacher of 35 years and serves as a trustee in Choctaw Lake.


08/25/2016 07:40 PM
'It's a sad day': State auctions off equipment at London prison farm

A representative of Cassel & Associates auctions off a cattle sling inside one of the new state-of-the-art dairy buildings at the London Correctional Institution farm on Wednesday. Hundreds of farmers and spectators came to the prison as the equipment was sold off, following the state's announcement earlier this year that it is closing Ohio's prison farms.