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10/15/2018 06:43 AM
This Week's Personality: Chief Taylor followed dad's footsteps in becoming a policeman

Loudonville Police Chief Kevin Taylor's dad, Harry Taylor, served as the Ashland County wildlife officer until 1981, and then became an auxiliary patrolman for the Loudonville Police at the time his son was in grade school. "As a little kid, I grew up admiring dad as a police officer," Chief Taylor said.


10/15/2018 02:21 AM
Loudonville couple beginning fourth year as area tai chi instructors

They are offering classes this fall at the Loudonville Public Library on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., and at the United Methodist Church of Loudonville on Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.. Tai chi - Chinese for nature's way - is an exercise, and an art, that improves muscular strength, flexibility, cardiovascular fitness, posture and balance.


10/04/2018 08:08 PM
110 participate in annual Mohican 5K

A total of 110 runners or walkers participated in the annual Mohican 5K on Saturday, Sept. 29 on Wally Road in Loudonville.


10/04/2018 03:55 PM
Loudonville Fair enjoys summerlike weather for band concerts

Though the forecast was ominous, weather turned out to be perfect for Day 2 of the Loudonville Free Street Fair, with sunny skies and warm weather enhancing fair activities. The first entertainment acts of the fair were the traditional concerts performed by school bands and choirs, with the junior high bands from the Loudonville Junior and Senior High performing at 3 p.m. on the West Main Stage, followed by concerts by the junior and senior choirs in the Ohio Theatre.


10/02/2018 01:15 AM
Loudonville Fair opens Tuesday; volunteers busy preparing

Actually, food concessions will open at noon, with all exhibits, rides and games opening at 3 p.m. Judging of fair exhibits will be done Tuesday morning. On Monday, the area in and around downtown Loudonville was a beehive of activity, with fair workers, volunteers, concessionaires and exhibitors busy setting up.


10/01/2018 12:13 PM
This Week's Personality: Brian McCauley brings 25 years of law...

Unlike the last five members of the Loudonville police interviewed for this series, who are all new to law enforcement, Brian McCauley brings a full 25 years of experience to the Loudonville Police Department. He grew up in Loudonville, the son of Edmund and Evelyn McCauley, and graduated in the Loudonville High School class of 1981.


10/01/2018 07:44 AM
L-P alumni to hold gathering during fair

The Loudonville-Perrysville Alumni Association will host an informal gathering of all graduates of both Loudonville and Perrysville High School on Friday evening of fair week. The gathering will be held at Loudonville Post 257 of the American Legion, on South Water Street in downtown Loudonville, on Friday, Oct. 5 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. According to Sue Banks, president of the Association, "we have no special mission other than to get people together.


10/01/2018 03:17 AM
Sweet music

Hannah Endslow, 10, of Loudonville competes Saturday, Sept. 22 in the fiddler's contest at the Ashland County Fair, which was Sept.


09/27/2018 10:11 PM
Farm field trip - Students visit local creamery to open 2018 Farm Tour

Cats and chickens roamed the grounds of Buckeye Country Creamery as third-grade students got the chance to check out what their local farming community was all about. The tour at the creamery kicks off a two-day preview for Ashland County third-graders before the weekend drive-it-yourself tour begins Saturday, where community members are able to visit local farms at their own pace.


09/27/2018 05:55 PM
UH Samaritan's Community Education comes to Loudonville

University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center's Dr. Megan Oberhauser will present "Flu, Pneumonia and Shingles" on Monday, Oct. 8 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The free presentation will be held at UH Kettering Health Center at 546 N. Union St. in Loudonville. The CDC reports that each year, thousands of adults get sick from diseases that could have been prevented by vaccinations.


09/27/2018 01:42 PM
Out and About

Walk a Mile for ACCESS at Freer Field - Help raise funds for ACCESS with a fun, easy walk. Get people to sponsor you to Walk a Mile for ACCESS.


09/24/2018 06:31 AM
Confederate Railroad returning to fair for third time

One of the biggest and best known country groups to grace the stage at the Loudonville Fair, Confederate Railroad, will return for an unprecedented third time as the major entertainment act on Thursday, Oct. 4, at 8 p.m. on the West Main Street Stage. Confederate Railroad's appearance highlights a solid lineup of what fair promoters call "free acts" for the 130th Annual Loudonville Free Street Fair, which runs Oct. 2-6.


09/24/2018 02:01 AM
Exhibits, for some, are the reason for the fair

Folks who grew up in Loudonville in the 1950s will remember huge tables covered with bountiful arrays of fruits and vegetables, huge bright orange pumpkins, ruby red and highly polished apples, and all sorts of vegetables, beans, carrots, potatoes, onions and many others. As time goes on, exhibits change.