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Women reminded they are loved, chosen, forgiven

By Beverly Keller The Budget Women, in general, are their own worst critic. With that in mind, Circle of Friends Ministries has put together a Women’s...

Chocolate “walk” set for Holmes County this weekend

By Josh Yoder The Budget It could be safe to say that there will be some Oompa Loompas running wild putting finishing touches on Holmes County’s...

New graduation requirements leave school with questions

By Beverly Keller The Budget To earn a high school diploma in Ohio, you must complete the courses of study required and then choose...

Fire prevention starts with youth education for Sugarcreek Fire Dept.

By Jacob Mahaffey The Budget When asked what the most important job of the fire department is, many would answer putting out fires. While this may...

Pomerene named a NorthCoast 99

Pomerene Hospital is proud to be recognized by ERC as one of Northeast Ohio’s 99 best places to work! This is the 13th time...

Miller retires; Vaughn promoted

Eddie Steiner, President of The Commercial and Savings Bank, recently announced the promotion of Ashley Vaughn to Cash Management Officer following the retirement of...

Berlin cancer patient opts for treatment in Mexico

By Jacob Mahaffey & Beverly Keller The Budget A cancer diagnosis is a life-changing journey. Some people allow it to end their lives while others use it...

Sugarcreek Police Officer David Strubel terminated

By Beverly Keller The Budget Sugarcreek Police Officer David Strubel was terminated by Mayor Clayton Weller. Weller indicated the paperwork was completed last week. Strubel was a...

Graduation requirements hot topic at Garaway Board

By Beverly Keller The Budget The Garaway Board of Education heard from High School Principal Ryan Taggert concerning graduation requirements for the Class of 2019. “Right now,...

Repair cafe coming to rescue in Millersburg

Kick-off event set for November 3 at Library By Jacob Mahaffey The Budget Put in the bread. Press down the lever. A few minutes pass and...

Eckert Brothers: 49.5 years of service comes to a close

By Beverly Keller The Budget A small business is built of blood, sweat, and tears. A family business takes it up to the next level and...

Garaway Middle School students spearhead sock drive

By Beverly Keller The Budget The idea to serve the needs of others was important for Garaway Middle School Student Council Advisor Nicole Snyder and, as...

Grants available for downtown Millersburg

By Jacob Mahaffey The Budget Improvements of the building variety are slated for downtown Millersburg. Holmes County Commissioners recently announced that they were awarded a grant...

Public Service Announcement: Hydrant Flushing

The Village of Sugarcreek's Water Department will be flushing hydrants on Sunday, October 7, from 10 p.m. - 6 a.m. and on Monday, October...

Shanesville Lutheran packs school kits

School is in session. Kids are writing on paper with pens, pencils. There are notebooks and there is glue. There are scissors and pencil...

Age of Steam names Director

By Beverly Keller The Budget All members of The Jerry and Laura Jacobson Foundation were on board with a decision to appoint Noel B. Poirier as...

Local schools receive report cards from State of Ohio

By Beverly Keller The Budget Area superintendents have had a little time to digest the report cards they were issued by the State Department...

Sugarcreek firefighter retires after 34 years of service

By Jacob Mahaffey The Budget The year was 1984. Songs from Night Ranger, Huey Lewis and the News, and Lionel Ritchie were dominating the radio. In...

Ohio Swiss Festival 2018 going on now in Sugarcreek

By Beverly Keller The Budget Excitement is building and the weather forecast could give the Ohio Swiss Festival, the best weather from start to finish that...

K-9 program to continue in Sugarcreek

By Beverly Keller The Budget While it will be with a new officer and dog, the Sugarcreek Police Department plans to continue its successful K-9 program...

Indian Salli reunion coming October 12

By Beverly Keller The Budget The third Indian Salli reunion is set for Friday, October 12. This is the sixth such event held to date. The...

Local venues ask patrons to buy local

By Beverly Keller The Budget Locally, finding something fun and engaging to do at venues like Ohio Star Theater in Sugarcreek, the Performing Arts Center at...

Sugarcreek Rotary seeks partners for hitching rail project

By Beverly Keller The Budget After being alerted of a need, the Sugarcreek Rotary has put together a plan to meet it, but needs the community’s...