Community members join together to offer activities for high risk teens

by Lauren Locke

JAMESTOWN – Several programs have come about over the years for local students to be a part of since community members first established the campaign, Jamestown Dedicated and Proactive Partners (JDAPP) in 2008 hopes of improving Jamestown School District’s high drug and alcohol prevalence.(From Jan. 18 edition).

Pierpont Township welcomes Graydon Hoover to the board

by Lauren Locke

 PIERPONT – Graydon Hoover has agreed to fill the spot of Gaylord Millard for a one year term as trustee in Pierpont Township for 2019.
According to Hoover his position as trustee came about after trustee Bob Jackson approached him about the vacancy.(From Jan. 11 edition).

Owner of God’s Country ATV tours makes plans to erect a 60 foot cross .

by Lauren Locke


NEW LYME – As professional baseball executive Frank Lane once said, “If you want to see the sunshine, you have to weather the storm.”
For owner of God’s Country ATV tours, at its location of 1919 Route 6 in New Lyme, Mike Kromer this quote seemed to ring true several years ago as he watched the clouds clear over a hill on his property after a heavy storm envisioning how fitting the hill could be for some purpose.(From Jan. 11 edition).

American Legion Post 226 honors PV students for their Americanism test

by Lauren Locke

ANDOVER – After what appeared to be an even more challenging test than usual against students from other Ashtabula County Schools, eight students were awarded as this year’s Americanism test winners on Monday, Jan. 7 at PV High School through Andover American Legion Post 226 Commander Bob Hitchcock.(From Jan. 11 edition).


by Doris Cook

 Whether you are looking for a top notch vehicle, or you are in need of service or new tires on your current vehicle, you will find your answers at Reel’s Auto Sales in Orwell, Ohio. (From Jan. 4 edition).

PV preps for their ninth annual Paul McCarty night at the high school

by Lauren Locke

 ANDOVER – If you get a kick out of jazz music, are an Alumni or student of Pymatuning Valley High School, or simply wish to support this year’s scholarship event/uniform fundraiser mark your calendar for Paul A. McCarty night as set for Friday, Jan. 18 within Andover.(From Jan. 4 edition).

Pierpont Fire Department Auxiliary hosts a community-wide blood drive

by Lauren Locke

PIERPONT – Vehicles filled the parking lot of Williams-Ducro Funeral Home for a positive reason on Saturday, Dec. 29 as area residents spent the morning or afternoon offering a chunk of both their time and blood to American Red Cross in hopes of making a difference through Pierpont Fire Department Auxiliary’s annual community-wide event held in Pierpont. (From Jan. 4 edition).