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  1. Bringing art, music to seniors at Wayne arts centerThu, 24 May 2018 08:31:54 GMT
    "I like the feeling it gives," said Brown, as she worked with colored pencils in the Salvation Army lounge in downtown Wooster to brighten up an old piece of sheet music. "It gives you peace and joy." More...
  2. Not your typical regattaThu, 24 May 2018 03:51:24 GMT
    What do you do with all the leftover empty Girl Scout cookie cardboard boxes? Local Girl Scouts from Wooster and Orrville got together at the Orrville YMCA recently and made life-size cardboard boats out of them. After completing them with the help of many, many rolls of duct tape, the entire group waits by the pool, preparing to see if they can keep their cardboard boats afloat to a marked distance for a unique regatta. More...
  3. Leadership Wooster completes course with service projectWed, 23 May 2018 23:09:36 GMT
    The class of 29 voted for the clinic as its project site after participants contacted a number of local organizations to ask about their needs. Becky Vaeth, the adult services manager for the Wayne County Public Library, said she reached out to the clinic after hearing its director speak at one of the program's 10 sessions. More...
  4. Wooster bike paths may connect to Holmes TrailWed, 23 May 2018 23:09:35 GMT
    As the City of Wooster continues to expand its bike path system, the Wooster Bike Trail Committee is looking to move south of city limits and bring local cyclists one step closer to the Ohio to Erie Trail. Co-chairmen Kurt Holmes and Christopher Buehler are spearheading the efforts to connect Wooster's bike paths to the Holmes County Trail in Fredericksburg. More...
  5. College of Wooster dining staff gets tips from Cerified Angus BeefWed, 23 May 2018 23:09:34 GMT
    But there's a lull - albeit brief - on campus right now, after commencement but before alumni weekend, summer camps and the Ohio Light Opera. About 15 college employees took a short trip up the road Tuesday to the Certified Angus Beef Education and Culinary Center, where they got some beef tips - pardon the pun - by the chefs who make it their business. More...
  6. Ashland mayor: City weighing options for 911 dispatchingWed, 23 May 2018 01:34:44 GMT
    A tour for Ashland city and county officials of the Wooster-Ashland Regional Council of Governments 911 dispatch center late last month appears to have set in motion several conversations about the Ashland's future in the agency. "Immediately after that meeting or that tour ... the county commissioners have shared that they are anticipating going forward with upgrading the 911 system that's located at the Ashland County Sheriff's Department," Ashland Mayor Matt Miller said in an interview after Tuesday's WARCOG board meeting. More...
  7. Motorcycle crash in Wooster Township kills oneTue, 22 May 2018 01:34:29 GMT
    One man is dead following a single-vehicle motorcycle crash Monday evening at the intersection of Sylvan Road and S. Hillcrest Drive. According to Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers on scene, the man was westbound on Sylvan Road riding a maroon three-wheeled motorcycle when he lost control of the vehicle and went off the road into a ditch around 5:30 p.m. Troopers said they believe the motorcycle's speed going around the curve of the road contributed to the accident. More...
  8. Utopia Pipeline nears completion in WoosterMon, 21 May 2018 20:51:40 GMT
    The pipes are buried, the trucks are gone and the Utopia Pipeline is fully operational. The only work left is land restoration projects in the 13 counties where the pipeline traverses, including Ashland and southern Wayne County. More...
  9. Wooster HS class of 1988 to hold 30 year reunionMon, 21 May 2018 20:51:39 GMT
    Wooster High School Class of 1988 will hold its 30-year class reunion on Friday, June 22 at 7 p.m. at the Dirty Olive Grill and Saturday, June 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn. More...
  10. Williams overcomes untimely deaths of mother, friendMon, 21 May 2018 06:15:35 GMT
    When Brooklyn Williams accepts her diploma from Loudonville High School on Friday, May 25, in commencement exercises at 7 p.m., the chapter will close on a part of her life filled with more tragedy than any young person should suffer. The youngest of three children, Williams grew up in a terrible family situation, in a tempestuous relationship with a sister four years her senior who dominated her mother's attention; in a one-parent household as her father was away constantly as a long-distance tracker who later separated and then divorced her mother; and with her mother whom, as time went on, fell deeper and deeper into alcoholism. More...
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  1. Spain horse whisperer's animals mirror stress sufferers' state of mindThu, 24 May 2018 08:18:14 -0400
    MADRID (Reuters) - In the Guadalix mountains outside Madrid, Argentine horse whisperer Fernando Noailles uses his animals to help people suffering from stress and anxiety. More...
  2. Ready, aim, fire: Australian diners given water pistols to ward off seagullsThu, 17 May 2018 01:21:11 -0400
    PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - Annoyed at seagulls that pester its patrons, a restaurant in the Australian city of Perth has armed customers with water pistols to stop the birds from ruining the waterfront dining experience. More...
  3. 'Hello kitties' turns to 'beware bobcats' in TexasThu, 10 May 2018 16:55:01 -0400
    SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - With big blues eyes and stubby tails, two kittens taken in by a San Antonio family looked adorable until the fiery seven-week-old felines ripped apart formula bottles and repeatedly bit the hands that were trying to feed them. More...
  4. China's multi-story hog hotels elevate industrial farms to new levelsFri, 11 May 2018 13:05:30 -0400
    YAJI MOUNTAIN, China (Reuters) - On Yaji Mountain in southern China, they are checking in the sows a thousand head per floor in high-rise "hog hotels". More...
  5. Welshman Williams reflects on world title win - nakedTue, 08 May 2018 08:05:39 -0400
    (Editor's note: Language in the third paragraph might offend some readers) More...
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