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The Jerome Township Fire Department and deputies from the Union County Sheriff’s Office responded to a train accident at 9640 Crottinger Road on Monday about 10:10 a.m. involving a train and a 2014 New Holland tractor pulling two gravity wagons carrying soybeans. The tractor with the gravity wagons was reportedly coming across a private driveway on Crottinger Road. The train, traveling northwest to southeast at an estimated 40 mph, struck the second wagon. Tom Morgan, chief deputy of the Union County Sheriff’s Office, said the train had 28 cars. No injuries were reported. (Journal-Tribune Photo by Ally Lanasa)

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A 42-0 shellacking of Delaware Dempsey last Thursday kept the eighth-grade Marysville football team unbeaten at 7-0. The Bunsold Middle School squad totaled 446 yards of offense. Zach Bisang led the charge as he rushed for 113 yards on just three carries. He also scored a touchdown. Corbin Wallace ran the ball seven times and tallied 109 yards. JJ Henry, Waylon McDaniel and Hunter Sheldon each ran for touchdowns. Quarterback Paul Green completed five-of-seven passes and threw a touchdown. He also tossed two-point conversions to Corbin Wallace and Henry. The defense blanked the Pacers, as Henry, Green, Cooper Cromwell and…

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Marysville’s eighth-grade volleyball team won the silver bracket of the Ohio Capital Conference tournament on Saturday. The Lady Monarchs beat Dublin Grizzell 25-20, 30-28 during the semifinals. Annabelle Clair dominated at the serving line with six aces. Aaliyah West added nine kills and one block. The Lady Monarchs claimed the title with a 25-22, 25-15 verdict over Olentangy Hyatts. Paige Barnett finished with four kills and a block. Kiersten Harvey recorded five assists.

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The Marysville Journal-Tribune recently honored its best newspaper carriers as part of National Newspaper Carrier week, celebrated during the first full week of October. Those honored were, from left to right, in the front row, Steven Patrick Jr., Berkley Behrens and Tony Roberts, and in the back row, Journal-Tribune Publisher Kevin Behrens, Cecillia Archer, Kage Moss and Christopher Smith. Absent at the time of photo, but also honored, were Sara Perkins, Brennan Hoffer, Eric Shaw and Tyler Heap. (Journal-Photo by Brenda Maxwell)

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Before first light this morning, city worker Duane Lords was on the job and working with fire. Lords was adding striping to the pavement on Frontage Road, near the intersection with Delaware Avenue. Lords would use the torch to heat the ground, then lay the prefabricated vinyl-like stripe, before heating the stripe to seal it to the roadway. (Journal-Tribune photo by Mac Cordell)

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Delmar Wayne “Del” Farmwald, 71, of Marysville died unexpectedly Monday, April 27, 2020 at his residence. He was born Nov. 26, 1948 in Plain City. He was a hard worker. He worked for Troyer Farms, Hostetler Farms and Kile Elevator. He was most recently employed by Nestle Corporation in Marysville. He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew D. and Katy (Troyer) Farmwald; siblings, Fern Arnett, Mary Elizabeth Farmwald and Loyle Farmwald. He is survived by his sister, Nancy Louise (Daniel C.) Gingerich; brother, Kenneth (Lynne) Farmwald; and nieces and nephews. A private graveside service will be held at…

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Ryan Walters tallied three goals on Tuesday as Marysville High School’s boys soccer team (6-3) crushed Central Crossing, 9-0. Nick McIntosh scored twice, while single goals came from JJ Rigsby, Zach McIntosh, Jack Fairman and Dakota Evans. Jeriah Hanf had two saves in the net for the Monarchs.

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The Lady Monarch varsity tennis squad slipped to 9-8 on the season with Tuesday’s 3-2 setback at Hilliard Bradley. MHS’ Caroline Geraghty won the third singles match by topping Kennedy, 6-3, 6-1. The Monarch second doubles team of Krista O’Shelski and Caitlee Hill claimed a 6-0, 6-1 verdict over Salin and Tumash. Other match results were as follows: Singles -Emma Pzedpelski (M) lost 1-6, 0-6 to Thai. -Hanna Hogan (M) fell 0-6, 0-6 to Kisin. Doubles -Ellie Williams and Maddie Blaisdell (M) lost 6-4, 4-6, 4-6 to Santa’s and Askar.

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According to Plain City Police Department reports: An officer was dispatched to North Avenue to meet with a caller in reference to a question about custody at 4:37 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9. Upon the officer’s arrival, the caller was not home. The officer then met with the caller near Shepper Avenue. The caller advised that she just received temporary custody of her kids that day and wondered about them walking to and from school. The officer advised the caller that they are permitted to walk home if they can do it safely and gain entry into the apartment. The caller…

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Pictured above is Russ Huffman, along with a letter signed by Kentucky Governor Matthew G. Bevin, commissioning him as a Kentucky Colonel. (Photo submitted) Russ Huffman of Marysville was recently named to the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels. He was nominated by his former teacher, Russ Walkup, for his leadership in organizing the 50th class reunion for his Marysville High School class. Walkup said it was the best reunion he ever attended. For his efforts, Kentucky Governor Matthew G. Bevin awarded Huffman the honor. The official “Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels” was founded in 1932 and now operates as a…

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According to Marysville Police Department reports: Police responded to a suicide threat in the 200 block of W. Third Street at 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday. According to Union County Sheriff’s Office reports: Deputies and units from the Northern Union County Fire & EMS District, along with the Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to a report of a possible injury crash at 5:59 a.m. Tuesday. This occurred in the 23000 block of Route 4 involving a 2013 Chevrolet Suburban that was struck from behind by a 2017 Nissan Versa. The driver of the Nissan, Dillon M. Pryor, 23, of Delaware was…

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