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Recent articles by Lou:

Land bank awards Westinghouse demolition contract to Crestline company

Land bank to vote on demolishing Daisy Barker house at Sept. 6 if no one steps forward to pay to stabilize it. → Read More

Shelby firefighters battle huge pole barn fire

Shelby firefighters Tuesday fought a fire for over 2 1/2 hours at Monn's Trash Removal Service. → Read More

Two killed in head-on crash Monday on Ohio 13 North

Charmeka Sherman of Sandusky and Brian Hall of Wakeman were pronounced dead at the scene. → Read More

NAACP wants to preserve site of Daisy Barker house after it is demolished

Land bank to discuss historic Daisy Barker house at 1 p.m. Aug. 11 → Read More

Buckeye Imagination Museum grand opening is Aug. 10

The Buckeye Imagination Museum will be open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to start. → Read More

Adams Street shooting victim taken to hospital

No further information is immediately available. → Read More

Help others, take a vacation: Local Mega Millions hopefuls share dreams

People have until 10:45 p.m. Friday night to get a ticket. The next drawing is held at 11 p.m. Friday. → Read More

Newly promoted Mansfield police captain deploying with Army guard

He formerly served as commander of Mansfield police SWAT. → Read More

Mansfield police motorcycles now on patrol

The Mansfield police Harley-Davidson motorcycles will issue citations just like officers in patrol cruisers. → Read More

Lexington resident named executive director of Richland Academy of the Arts

Benson, a pianist, served his first day on the job Monday at Richland Academy of the Arts, 75 Walnut St. → Read More

Mansfield man allegedly set fire to his home with stepdaughter inside

Chad A. Cook, 51, of 1065 Timbercliff Drive, charged with aggravated arson → Read More

Man who just renewed license drives vehicle through Mansfield BMV window

BMV temporarily closed after pickup crashes into windows of Mansfield business Thursday. → Read More

Richland County Sheriff's Office says gas costs more than double over last year

Capt. Jimmy Sweat said that patrol is using an average of 3,800 gallons of fuel a month. → Read More

Two pianists capture Thursday, Friday Miss Ohio preliminary talent awards

Saturday night, Miss Ohio 2022 will be crowned at the Renaissance Theatre. → Read More

No preliminary talent winner named at Miss Ohio Thursday night due to technical issues

No preliminary talent winner named Thursday night due to technical issues → Read More

Contestants in the spotlight at Miss Ohio Parade

A new Miss Ohio will be crowned Saturday night at the Renaissance Theatre downtown Mansfield. → Read More

Coroner's office seeks next of kin for Madison Twp. woman

Gladys Eckard, 70, died June 2. Richland County Coroner's Office needs public's help finding next of kin. → Read More

Five new Mansfield firefighters sworn in

With the five new Mansfield firefighters, the total number of firefighters at the fire department totals 93. → Read More

Mansfield police to conduct traffic enforcement Memorial Day to June 5

Buckle up or be ticketed; Mansfield police overtime traffic enforcement Memorial Day through June 5. → Read More

Mansfield man opens church for addicts

Jody Cole said he is a recovering addict who has gone from a troubled life to helping others with their struggles. → Read More