Saturday, November 17, 2018

Mental Health First Aid course coming to Holmes

By Jason Keller The Budget The statistics are staggering. One in five adults has a mental health condition. That number equates to more than the population...

Ribbon cut on new wastewater treatment facility in Mt. Hope

By Josh Yoder The Budget On a bright, sunny, cold morning in Mt. Hope last Thursday, October 18, the Holmes County Commissioners unveiled the completion of...

Area man reported missing

The Tuscarawas County Sheriff's Department needs help from the public in locating Lloyd Bleininger. He was last seen at his residence located at 3654...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Disease Surveillance Zone includes parts of Holmes, Tuscarawas counties

As of August 1, portions of Holmes and Tuscarawas counties have been declared a Disease Surveillance Area (DSA) as part of the state’s ongoing...

Sugarcreek man’s death under investigation

By Beverly Keller The Budget A call in reference to a possible suicide at a West Main Street, Sugarcreek home Saturday morning is under investigation. According to...

Skyline Homes, employees give back to community

By Beverly Keller The Budget For a pair of Skyline Homes of Sugarcreek employees, seeing a need resulted in action at the Shelmar Mobile Home Park...

Two area children stricken with encephalitis

By Jacob Mahaffey The Budget In recent days there have been two documented cases of encephalitis reported in area youth that have led to hospitalization at...

Prairie Township Trustees and Fire Department talk

By Jacob Mahaffey The Budget Years of turmoil between the Prairie Township Trustees and the Prairie Township Fire Department (Holmesville) came to an impasse last week....

Sisters in service at Swiss Valley

By Jacob Mahaffey The Budget When the tones drop for a medical emergency, dedicated men and women answer the call. For some Emergency Medical Technicians, it’s...

Garaway grad launches site aimed at young girls

By Beverly Keller The Budget Seeing a need and filling it. That is the story behind the work of Tori Deam and the creation of Sanctuary...

West Nile Virus count up to four

By Beverly Keller The Budget The West Nile Virus has been confirmed in four separate cases in the past 17 days. The first and third were...

NAMI Family-to-Family to start

NAMI Wayne and Holmes Counties, the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will offer its Signature Family-to-Family Education Program for the...

Dog Show set for Breitenbach this Saturday

Breitenbach Wine Cellars is having their 10th annual Fun Dog Show on September 8 with all of the proceeds are going to the Police...

Amish key ingredient in growth of Holmes

By Jacob Mahaffey The Budget Holmes County is growing like a well-fertilized field. In fact, it is growing at such a rate that the time has come...

Dewitt joins staff at Holmes County

By Jacob Mahaffey The Budget There is a new Deputy Dog Warden in Holmes County. Michael Dewitt began his career with the department last month. Dewitt, who...

Changes at Garaway

By Beverly Keller The Budget It is a new school year and with it there are several changes at Garaway. One of the most noticeable entails the...

Rabid raccoon found in Tuscarawas County

By Beverly Keller The Budget On July 11, the Tuscarawas County Health Department received a call from a concerned citizen in reference to a deceased raccoon....

Nurse sees need, plans health fair at Case Farms

By Beverly Keller The Budget Health is a subject that impacts the workplace. However, it is much more than the health of an employee, it radiates...