Program On Special Needs Children Oct. 17

The Wooster Friends of the Library will be sponsoring a program on October 17.   Speaker will be Tim Frye, educational director at Ida Sue School in Wooster.  The school serves special needs students throughout Wayne county.  He will be speaking about the school and about disabilities and our awareness of them.   Since the Continue

Pomerene Earns Workplace Award

Pomerene Hospital has been recognized by ERC as one of Northeast Ohio’s 99 best places to work.   This is the 11th time that Pomerene has received the award.   “We are proud to have such a strong group of employees at Pomerene. Our employees know they can make a positive impact in what they do; they know their work is valued Continue

Perry Reese Movie Project Website

Actor James Richard Black is still hoping to tell the story of Perry Reese Jr. in a feature film and getting it financed will be the key.   Black has launched a new website   The website lists information on the late Hiland coach and how donations to seeing his story told in film may be Continue

Foster Parent Training Classes Available

Encompass Foster Care (a service of the Christian Children's Home of Ohio) will be conducting foster parent training classes at the New Grounds Cafe located at 2804 State Route 39, Walnut Creek.   Classes run Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-9 PM and Saturdays from 9AM-4PM (lunch is provided).  Classes start Tuesday, July 5th and the final Continue

Two Promoted At CSB

Eddie Steiner, President and CEO of The Commercial & Savings Bank (CSB), recently announced promotions in the senior management of the bank including Bud Stebbins to Senior Vice President, Senior Loan Officer (SLO) and Brett Gallion to Senior Vice President, Senior Operations & Senior Information Officer (SOO/SIO).   Stebbins Continue

HCEF Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

The Holmes County Education Foundation (HCEF) is now accepting scholarship applications for academic year 2016-2017.   The scholarship application can only be found on the HCEF website at, under the section marked Scholarship and Grant Seekers. The scholarships are primarily financial-need based.   Graduating Continue

Carol Hawkins Maurer Nursing Scholarship Created

The Carol Hawkins Maurer Nursing Scholarship was established in 2013 by family and friends of the late Carol Maurer and is being administered by the Holmes County Education Foundation (HCEF). This scholarship was created to honor Carol, who devoted nearly 40 years of her life to nursing.  It will be awarded to Holmes County residents with Continue

Pomerene Diabetes Management Program

Now in its second year, Pomerene Hospital’s Comprehensive Diabetes Management Program continues to grow.   Pomerene Hospital’s Comprehensive Diabetes Management program, which is accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators, allows residents in and around Holmes County increased access to critical diabetes education Continue

Register For Family Notification In Case Of Emergency

If your community experiences a disaster, register on the American Red Cross Safe and Well Web site available through to let your family and friends know about your welfare. If you do not have Internet access, call 1-866-GET-INFO to register yourself and your family. Continue

Red Cross Seeking Addresses Of Military Personnel

The Holmes County Chapter of the American Red Cross is seeking addresses and e-mail addresses for military personnel.   If you have an address to contribute, sent it to PO Box 70, Millersburg, OH 44654 or email it to Continue