Siblings battle for goat show titles

A pair of siblings went head to head and came away with the top honors in their respective classes Thursday during the 2016 Logan County Junior Fair Goat Show.

  • Written by SUE PITTS

Ackley reigns supreme at Junior Fair dairy show

Winning is nothing new for Kris Ackley, who added four titles to his numerous previous accolades Friday during the 2016 Logan County Junior Fair Dairy Show.

  • Written by SUE PITTS

Mother Nature lends gardener a helping hand on day of show

Despite a challenging growing season with very little rain during recent months, a veteran exhibitor at the open flower show said Mother Nature provided a little assistance to her this week that lent itself to a best of show rosette. 

  • Written by MANDY LOEHR

Cake baker credits beginner’s luck

Jessie Dodson, last year’s grand champion of the adult baked cake competition, gravitated toward the chocolate chip cookie dough cake made by West Mansfield resident Cindy Corwin as last year’s winner named the 2016 grand champion.

  • Written by HALEY COOPER

Hoffman pleads guilty to homicide, sex charges

A 20-year-old Bloom Center man who already has admitted to killing a teenage boy after supplying a party of people with alcohol, entered guilty pleas on Friday that will likely net him five years in prison.

  • Written by REUBEN MEES