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Jul 18, 2017 4:00 AM

Taste of Downtown Wooster is on Thursday, July 27

The foods of 10 local independent restaurants will be showcased at the ninth annual Taste of Downtown Wooster on Thursday, July 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. in downtown Wooster.

Raby retires from Air National Guard
Jul 18, 2017 4:00 AM

Raby retires from Air National Guard

Dana Raby of Loudonville, who enlisted in the Air Force National Guard while a senior at Loudonville High School, retired this spring after 41 years of military service. Raby, 59, was honored at a retirement banquet at the Air National Guard Headquarters in Mansfield in May.

By Jim Brewer
Jul 18, 2017 4:00 AM

College News

Vivian Campbell of Loudonville with a Bachelor of Science in mathematics and Stormey Trayter of Perrysville with a Bachelor of Science in food and environmental nutrition from The University of Akron.

Quite an adventure
Jul 18, 2017 4:00 AM

Quite an adventure

Rotary Program Vice President John Lance thanks speaker, Loudonville Artist Bob Walker, after Walker gave a very entertaining talk Thursday, July 13, on his adventure hiking for seven days on the southern end of the Appalachian Trail in Georgia.

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Jul 18, 2017 4:00 AM

Library July Events

■ Free Kids Summer Lunch -- Tuesday through Friday, now through Aug. 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This free program allows kids newborn to 18 years old to have a free nutritious lunch four days a week. The group will eat picnic style in Central Park from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Arnolt celebrates her 96th birthday
Jul 18, 2017 4:00 AM

Arnolt celebrates her 96th birthday

Grace Arnholt of Loudonville will celebrate her 96th birthday on July 24, 2017. She celebrated with family at her daughter Tanya Liston's home on July 2. Grace was born in 1921 to Lewis and Margaret (nee Mapes) Parrott and has been a Loudonville and Perrysville resident all her life.

Jul 18, 2017 4:00 AM

Community Calendar

The Loudonville-Perrysville Unit of the Salvation Army wishes to thank Stake's IGA for allowing the kettle to be placed at its great location. We especially thank the volunteers who gave of their time to help make Christmas in July a success.

Jul 18, 2017 4:00 AM

Former Loudonville man gets jail for illegal gun sale

A former Loudonville man on Tuesday avoided prison time for admittedly selling a gun to a minor. Robert Yoho, 25, of 315 N. Spring St., previously pleaded guilty in Holmes County Common Pleas Court to a single count of improperly furnishing firearms to a minor.

By Christine L. Pratt
Jul 18, 2017 4:00 AM

Man killed in motorcycle crash

LOUDONVILLE -- A Butler man was killed in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash Sunday night, according to a news release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Jonathan D.

By Dylan Sams
Raby retiring
Jul 18, 2017 4:00 AM

Raby retiring

Master Sgt. Dana Raby poses with fellow crew members at the entrance door to a C-130 cargo plane. Raby is retiring after 41 years in the Air Guard, mostly in service as a load master for the C-130. See more on his career in the Personality story on page 2.

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Indoors can still be fun
Jul 18, 2017 4:00 AM

Indoors can still be fun

LOUDONVILLE -- The Mohican Area Community Fund conducted its fourth annual health and agency fair on Friday in the Loudonville Public Library, with a record 35 agencies, plus several other health providers, participating.

By Jim Brewer
Jul 18, 2017 4:00 AM

July Loudonville-Perrysville School Board meeting last for retiring superintendent John Miller

LOUDONVILLE -- For the past 18 years, once a month superintendent John Miller has facilitated meetings of the Loudonville-Perrysville Board of Education. The board meeting Monday, July 10, was his last regular meeting in that role.

By Jim Brewer
Murray leads effort to help drug addicts
Jul 11, 2017 4:00 AM

Murray leads effort to help drug addicts

Driving force behind the Unity in the Community event that will be held this Saturday (July 15) in Central Park is Beth Murray, a Loudonville resident for the past 12 years whose life was marred by a family member's addiction. Murray and husband Don moved to Loudonville a dozen years ago.

By Jim Brewer
Jul 11, 2017 4:00 AM

Community calendar

The Christian Community Nurses' annual rummage sale will be held Aug. 4 and 5 at the Christian Community Center, 807 Valley View Drive, Loudonville.

Jul 11, 2017 4:00 AM

Loudonville Library July events

■ Summer reading program is underway. Signup soon as time is running out. There will be a variety of great programs, reading and prizes wrapped around the theme Build A Better World. Everyone from birth to senior can get involved in this program that runs until July 15.

Jul 11, 2017 4:00 AM

Unity in the Community event to help addicts

Unity in the Community, a faith-based effort to raise awareness of the plight of people suffering with drug addiction, and support those who care for them, will be in Loudonville's Central Park from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 15. Beth Murray organized the event.

By Jim Brewer
Newest patrolman
Jul 11, 2017 4:00 AM

Newest patrolman

Mayor Steve Stricklen administers the oath of office to Adam Harper, newest patrolman on the Loudonville Police Department at the council meeting July 3.

After years as entertainers, pow wow participants become vendors
Jul 11, 2017 4:00 AM

After years as entertainers, pow wow participants become vendors

The Great Mohican Indian Pow Wow opened Friday morning for its 33rd year at the Mohican Reservations Campground, located on the Wally Road about 6 miles south of Loudonville. The event will run today from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

By Jim Brewer
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Jul 11, 2017 4:00 AM

MACF's Health & Agency Fair is July 14

Mohican Area Community Fund will kick off its 2018 "Have a Mohican Heart!" campaign on Friday, July 14 with a two-hour community celebration designed to promote a greater appreciation of the 35 area nonprofit agencies and other charitable programs that serve the Mohican community.

Jul 11, 2017 4:00 AM

Perrysville approved for $75K trail grant

Mayor Rich Miles announced at the Monday (July 3) meeting of Perrysville Village Council that the village had been approved for a $75,000 grant to fund a recreational trail connecting Weltmer Park, on the north side of the village, with the Bridge Street bridge over the Black Fork, on the west side.

By Jim Brewer