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Mansfield police seek help identifying Family Dollar robbery suspect

MANSFIELD - The Mansfield Police Department is seeking help in identifying a suspect who attempted to rob the Family Dollar at 660 S. Diamond St. on Wednesday. A woman reported to police a man tried to rob the store at knifepoint Wednesday morning. She told police the man demanded money while brandi

MANSFIELD NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 19:14:36

Mansfield police chief Lawrence Harper to be inducted into Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame

MANSFIELD - Lawrence "Bunker" Harper, Mansfield Police Department's first black police officer, longest-serving police officer, first black police chief and longest-serving police chief, will be posthumously inducted into the Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame next month. "I saw that there were no black

MANSFIELD NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 15:53:36

Our Town kicks off OSU-Mansfield theatre season Oct. 5-8

MANSFIELD -- The legendary play Our Town kicks off the 2017-18 theater season at Ohio State-Mansfield. The play by Thornton Wilder won the 1938 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Performances will take place Oct. 5 through 8. Described by Edward Albee as "...the greatest American play ever written," the stor

RICHLANDSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-22 13:36:00

House Fire Shuts Down State Route 42

ASHLAND, OH- Traffic was brought to a stop on US-42 in Ashland on Friday due to a structure fire in a home at 1326 US-42. Assisting at the scene were Hayesville Fire Department, Mifflin Fire Department, Ashland Fire Department, and Ashland County Sherrif's Office. No further information is availabl

WMFD - 2017-09-22 22:05:58

Friendly House Students Receive Donated School Supplies

Obhof says, "It's important to make sure all of our children have the materials and support they need to succeed in school." The Friendly House Executive Director, Terry Conrad said that many of these students cannot afford proper school supplies and this donation will be a big help to them. Obhof s

WMFD - 2017-09-22 20:05:08

Star watch: Sylvester Stallone in Mansfield

MANSFIELD - If you're lucky, you might spot Sylvester Stallone about town in Mansfield this week. Stallone was spotted in the parking lot outside the Mansfield Police Department Wednesday afternoon. The star is in Mansfield to film "Escape Plan 3," being shot in and around the city and at the histor

WKYC - 2017-09-22 03:27:19

Sylvester Stallone, Dave Bautista start filming 'Escape Plan 3' at old Mansfield prison

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Yo, Adrian, Sylvester Stallone is shooting a movie in Mansfield. Stallone shared a pair videos from the set of "Escape Plan 3," which is being filmed at the historic Ohio Reformatory prison. In the first, he and co-star Dave Bautista ("Guardians of the Galaxy") are seen laughing i

CLEVELAND.COM - 2017-09-21 11:57:48

Mansfield Fire Dept. receives $308,628 in federal grant money

MANSFIELD -- The Mansfield Fire Department is set to receive $308,628 towards operations and safety through a federal grant. The United States Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded $308,628 to the City of Mansfield for operations and safety through the Assi

RICHLANDSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-21 17:30:00

Folk in the Field hopes to bond Mansfielders in 2-day event

Buy Now Folk in the Field, a two-day event beginning Sept. 23 will combine seven musical acts together. Tickets at the doors will cost $5 or $8 for both days. MANSFIELD -- There is no lack of musical talent in Mansfield, and the Folk in the Field looks to prove it. The two-day weekend festival will

RICHLANDSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-21 12:00:00

Law director wants Mansfield to have animal control officer

MANSFIELD - Mansfield's law director wants city council to create a new animal control officer position for the city now and determine how it would be funded later. Law director John Spon's proposal came after a nearly hour-long discussion of the city's finances during Mansfield City Council Tuesday

MANSFIELD NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 21:01:27

Musicians, poets, & comedians unite in Mansfield for Hurricane Benefit Concert

MANSFIELD - Several local musicians, poets, and comedians in collaboration with CIX Direct, are organizing the "We Are United" Hurricane Benefit Concert on Friday, Sept. 22. The event will be held at La LUNA, 32 N. Walnut St. Following the devastating aftermath by both Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane

RICHLANDSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-20 18:00:00

Discovery School students raise money for Hurricane Irma victims

MANSFIELD -- Fourth graders at the Discovery School are determined to help the victims of Hurricane Irma. The students announced on Friday that they are organizing a bake sale to raise money for their "sister school" Gifft Hill School in St. John, which was damaged during the Category 5 hurricane t

RICHLANDSOURCE.COM - 2017-09-22 23:00:00

Senior services levy on November ballot

ONTARIO - Duana Patton says the Richland County Senior Services levy will be on the November ballot because "we need a little bit more money to serve a whole lot more people." The 1.5-mill - a 1-mill renewal and a 0.5 mill additional - levy would cover the county's growing aging population. It would

MANSFIELD NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 21:12:55

Guest Column: Building relationships is key to MCS gains

Recently I came across a quote from someone whose name I did not recognize. It was by Lauryn Hill, who I later learned is a singer, songwriter and actress. "Be honest, brutally honest. That is what's going to maintain relationships," Hill said. Blunt. To the point. It could not have been said any be

MANSFIELD NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 19:30:03

Police Calls | Marshals arrest two; find marijuana and a young puppy

300 block of Remy Avenue, Mansfield - Officers with the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force and the Adult Parole Authority arrested a 19-year-old man and 20-year-old man Thursday morning. The officers served an indictment through the Richland County Sheriff's Office on the 19-yea

MANSFIELD NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 18:09:37

John's Hobby Shop owner retiring after 40 years

MANSFIELD - Steve Keith had to stop by John's Hobby Shop when he heard the news that owner John Sutter is retiring after 40 years. "I was actually very shocked," Keith said. The store's last day will be Oct. 28. Keith and his father have been longtime customers at the downtown mainstay. "Dad builds

MANSFIELD NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 17:41:18

Escaping politics with a little Shakespeare and a cruise

We have just returned from a week's stay in Ontario. Our base was a year-round resort about 60 miles north of Toronto located between Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe. A ski resort was next to our location. We were there between summer and winter season, so there were not a lot of people at the resort

COSHOCTON TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 18:00:07

Family voices harsh words for son's killer

MOUNT VERNON - Before he was sentenced to prison for aggravated vehicular homicide, Jamie Clawson heard from the family of the young man he left to die on a country road. Clawson, 41, Bellville, was sentenced Friday by Knox County Common Pleas Judge Richard Wetzel to seven years in prison for causin

MOUNT VERNON NEWS - 2017-09-23 09:00:01

It Happened In Crawford County | Judge Steven D. Eckstein

Steven D. Eckstein grew up in Jefferson Township, the middle child of Millard and Kathryn; his brother Michael is deceased and his sister Deborah lives in Crestline. Steven started school at Leesville where the baby boomers were literally pushing the walls out. After several consolidations of North

BUCYRUS TELEGRAPH FORUM - 2017-09-23 11:15:02

China imposes limit on oil supply to North Korea

BEIJING (AP) - China announced Saturday that it will limit energy supplies to North Korea and stop buying its textiles under U.N. sanctions imposed over its nuclear and missile development, further reducing support from Pyongyang's last ally. Exports of refined petroleum to the North will be limite

TIMES-GAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-23 12:25:00