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SHELBY -- In a sign that fall is here, the city of Shelby’s government is announcing a start date for its 2021 leaf collection program.

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Shelby students and staff took a break from classes for lunch at Shelby High School as shown in a recent photo. The hot meal featured items that included Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, a roll and spice cake. Pizza also was an option. The district's food service staff prepares th…

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While some areas are now seeing near peak conditions of fall color, patchy conditions continue throughout the Buckeye State due to cloudy, rainy weather and warmer temperatures, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

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Saturday marked a memorable day for the Shelby Whippet Band. It performed in Ohio Stadium — home of the Ohio State Buckeyes — in the Buckeye Invitational, a high school band competition sponsored by the Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA), according to an event announcement. “It is hoste…

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Shelby High School students showed their spirit in getting ready for the team's Friday, Oct. 15 football game on the road against the River Valley Vikings. The banners, created by Shelby's cheerleaders, were in the front lobby of Shelby High School. Shelby defeated River Valley 47-20. Check …

Name: Kimberly NadolskyPosition Running for: Shelby Board of EducationIncumbent: This is my first time running for this public office.Age: 62Occupation: I am a retired educator of 34 years. All but one of these years were spent teaching in the Shelby School District. During these enjoyable y…

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Here is a look a Willard High School celebrates Homecoming 2021. Homecoming 2021 was celebrated on the new home side of the football field at Willard High School. See the Oct. 14 edition of the Willard Times-Junction for full coverage.

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Crews members on Oct. 12 were busy carrying out a gas line project in a Shelby residential area south of the old Central School. The team was with Mid-Ohio Pipeline, which is a subcontractor for Columbia Gas of Ohio. Crews staged their equipment in the area of Mack Avenue and Park Avenue and…

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Shelby Middle School students took advantage of the warm weather conditions to participate in outdoor activities during a break from classes. Here is a look at them in front of the school along Smiley Avenue as seen earlier this month from the sidewalk.

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SHELBY — Sidelined for more than a year-and-half by the coronavirus pandemic, live musical entertainment returned to Shelby High School’s Performing Arts Center on Sunday with the Butter Braid Concert.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The right of individuals to claim one of three exemptions to decline a mandatory workplace dose of the coronavirus vaccine would expire by late 2025, under the latest version of a House GOP bill limiting businesses' ability to require the vaccine as a condition of employment.

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SHELBY — The leaders of Shelby’s first-responders provided updates to City Council’s Safety Committee on Oct. 6, detailing efforts on a variety of fronts from hiring to technology.

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RICHLAND COUNTY- The Ohio Bird Sanctuary is welcoming families from across the area to come enjoy Fall Family Festival this weekend.On Saturday, October 16 beginning at 10 a.m until 4 p.m. the Ohio Bird Sanctuary will open its doors for a day full of fun, fall activities for family members o…

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First-responders on Wednesday Oct. 13 were at the scene of a reported rollover wreck north of Shelby along State Route 61.

SHELBY — The schedule is being announced for the upcoming Shelby Fall Fest set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 16 at Black Fork Commons in downtown.

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Concrete repairs were being conducted on Tuesday, Oct. 5 at Skiles Field in Shelby. Shown patching concrete are Ty Hoffman (left) and Dan Miller (right) with the Shelby City Schools. To the south of their work, issues involving some railing recently were reported at Skiles, putting nearby st…

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Marijuana would be legalized in Ohio for adults 21 and older under Republican legislation coming in the Ohio House, a lawmaker planned to announce Tuesday.The bill would encompass the growth, processing, distribution and sale of marijuana and marijuana products, accordi…

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Here is a look at a temporary closure Oct. 12 along High School Avenue in Shelby.It’s related to the recent street paving project, reports John Ensman, Shelby’s municipal utilities director and deputy public service director. “Kokosing is making adjustments to the paving source around the ma…

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A crane is shown at work on Monday, Oct. 11 at the site of the new pre-kindergarten-through-eighth grade school that is under construction in Shelby.

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Shelby City Council on Oct. 4 authorized the mayor to join the Bee City USA group with Shelby being designated as a Bee City USA affiliate.

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WASHINGTON -- The government’s top infectious diseases expert says families can feel safe trick-or-treating outdoors this year for Halloween as COVID-19 cases in the U.S. decline, especially for those who are vaccinated.

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Representatives Marilyn John (R-Richland County) and Riordan McClain (R-Upper Sandusky) this past week announced in a press conference the introduction of HB 290.

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At the Oct. 4 Shelby City  Council meeting, reports were presented by officials including Gies, the city project coordinator.

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SHELBY — The department leading the city of Shelby’s response to the coronavirus pandemic is getting a financial boost.Beth Conrad, the city’s director of environmental health, announced Wednesday that the Shelby City Health Department had secured $180,000 in grant funding.“We have a $180,00…

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Ready to roll at the Great Pumpkin Roll at the New London Reservoir Park as shown Oct. 9.