Drunken Driving Checkpoint in Portage County Saturday Night
The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the checkpoint it announced earlier this week was will be in Portage County Saturday evening.
Friday May 17
Men who robbed Kent drive-thru at knifepoint in January get prison terms
Three Portage County residents who held up a Kent drive-thru at knifepoint in January recently were sentenced to prison terms on aggravated robbery charges.
Thu May 16, 2013
Balloon A-Fair raffling bike
Eric Whittington, owner of The Portage Cyclery, has donated a bike to be raffled off by the Ravenna Balloon A-Fair. The winning ticket holder will receive the Jamis Hampton Cruiser.
CDBG grant activities sent on
$75,000 for the city of Ravenna to demolish a conveyor system at the former Osborne cement company on the city's near west side, and clean up the site.
Can MSA Super Mods Get Into 9 Second Bracket? $999 Bonus Up For Grabs
In 2012, for the first time in 31 years, a Super Modified class competed at Flat Rock Speedway's A1 4 mile paved oval.
Memorial Day parade meeting is May 22
The Ravenna Memorial Day Association will hold its last meeting prior to the annual parade at 6:30 p.m. May 22 at the Ravenna American Legion, located at the corner of Main and Elm streets.
Tallmadge man charged with recklessly causing fatal crash in Suffield in March
A Tallmadge man has been indicted by a Portage County grand jury on charges that he recklessly caused the death of a Suffield woman in a one-car traffic crash in March.
Wed May 15, 2013
Grave of Medal of Honor recipient to be marked Saturday
Medal of Honor recipient Edward Farrell, who lay for more than a century in an unmarked grave in Edinburg, will be honored at noon Saturday with all due pomp and glory.
Firearms seminar set at Maplewood
The Realize Firearms Awareness Coalition will host a free educational seminar at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, at the Maplewood Career Center, 7075 S.R. 88 in Ravenna.
Children have fun at Stuffed Animal Fair at Ravenna library
Children were invited to bring their favorite stuffed friend to a Stuffed Animal Fair Tuesday at Reed Memorial Library in Ravenna.
Tue May 14, 2013
Ravenna plans to put trash issue before voters
The question of whether Ravenna should consolidate its trash pickup will go on the ballot -- but first, city officials need to find out what firms might bid on the project.
Ravenna man to serve 5 years in prison for dog leash assault on ex-girlfriend
Brandon Bahre, center in the orange and white jail uniform, watches as Assistant Portage County Prosecutor Eric Finnegan displays graphic photos of injuries suffered by Bahre's former girlfriend during an April 2 assault at his home on West Highland Avenue in Ravenna.
No injuries reported after truck clips railroad bridge in Ravenna
The accident caused the truck to become stuck under the bridge, which interrupted traffic on Brady Lake Road between Red Brush Road and Ravenna Road for several hours.
Clyde discusses school funding in Ravenna
There is $62 billion in the Ohio's General Revenue Fund. It's at an all-time high, said State Rep.
Mon May 13, 2013
Evelyn Corynne Craik born
Evelyn Corynne Craik arrived at Robinson Memorial Hospital in Ravenna on April 20, weighing 7 pounds, 10 ounces.
Ayla Rose Arbogast born
Ayla Rose Arbogast arrived at Robinson Memorial Hospital in Ravenna on April 17, weighing 6 pounds, 9 ounces.
Michael Andrew Twiggs born
The infant boy weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces when he arrived at Robinson Memorial Hospital in Ravenna.
DAR plans final two meetings for spring
The Old Northwest-Aaron Olmstead Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at Reed Memorial Library, 167 E. Main St., Ravenna.
Saint Gobain wins U.S. EPA Energy Star award for third consecutive year
Saint-Gobain, a global manufacturer with ties to the Portage County area, including facilities in Ravenna, Aurora, Hiram, Stow and Hudson, recently was awarded the Energy Star Sustained Excellence Award by the U.S. EPA for the third consecutive year.
Sun May 12, 2013
Area nurse delivers for mother, daughter
A Portage County mother and daughter have something unique in common -- having their babies delivered by the same nurse/midwife. In 1994, Mary Adamson was at Robinson Memorial Hospital in Ravenna to work with new mom Paula Bevington, who gave birth to her daughter, McKayla.