May 16, 2024
Officials are urging area drivers to be mindful of farm equipment, such as the tractor above, while traveling on Ohio roads during the spring planting season. (Photo submitted)

Staying alert crucial on rural Ohio roads during springtime


Editor’s note: The following information is supplied by Wayne Dellinger is Union County Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources. He can be reached by email: dellinger. or by calling 644-8117 or (800) 5898584. The OSU Extension web site is http://union.osu. edu/


Spring planting season is well under way across the State of Ohio. Farmers are taking advantage of every window of opportunity the weather allows to get seeds in the ground.

Combine the spring planting equipment on the road and increased rural motor vehicle traffic in Union County and all areas of the state and we have an increased risk of incidents on local roadways.

In the p…

Read this entire article as it appeared in print in our eEdition

Richwood Community Meals
Thursday, June 13 Spaghetti w/ Meat Sauce Steamed Green Beans Tossed Salad Cinnamon Applesauce Garlic Bread Fathers Day Friday, June 14 Cheeseburger o...
June 13, 2024
Group looks to open community discussions
From Gazette staff reports A few organizations are coming together to find out what kind of community Union County residents prefer. Honda and the Uni...
June 13, 2024
Sheriff’s Report
Police responded to the scene of an accident involving Lilly Snyder, 22, of Marion and Michael Robinson, 21, of Otway Road that occurred on Columbus A...
June 13, 2024