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Worthington Kilbourne handles Big Walnut

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After spending the last two weeks on the road, the Big Walnut Golden Eagles return home to play Ohio Capital Conference Capital Division rival Mount Vernon on Homecoming Friday night at Golden Eagle Stadium.The Eagles (3-3-0, 1-2-0 OCC) suffered their first road loss of the season last Friday, 23-13, at the hands of the Worthington Kilbourne Wolves in OCc Capital Division action last Friday night.Josh Stoner scored a pair of touchdowns for the Wolves (4-2-0, 2-1-0 OCC), including a fourth quarter score on a 13-yard run that extended a 13-6 deficit for the Eagles to 20-6.

 

Sunbury Council approves paving expenditure … twice

There was a bit of an oops at Sunbury Village Council last Wednesday. Council members approved a motion to spend up to $10,000 on repairs to Sunset Drive in Sunbury Memorial Park. Then someone checked the previous meeting’s minutes that had been approved earlier in the evening and discovered that the expenditure had been approved on October 1.Council members rescinded the second and unnecessary approval.The project will include crack sealing and some partial depth ...

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Glass Rooster Open House November 1

Most folks are familiar with the saying that nine out of ten new businesses fail in the first two years. Make it past two years, then you’re in business, like the Glass Rooster Cannery & Art Barns. The Glass Rooster is not only thriving after opening in May of 2010, the Harlem Township business is thriving.The Glass Roster Cannery & Art Barn got its start when a friend of Jeannie Seabrook’s gave her an article about community canneries, common in the WWII era but rare t...

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Joey Mazzi tapped BW Player of Week

Big Walnut senior wide receiver Joey Mazzi was named Edward Jones Player of the Week for his performance in Big Walnut’s 30-14 win at New Albany on Friday night. Mazzi, left, was presented the award by Bob Hetterscheidt, financial advisor at Edward Jones located on the square at 4 South Vernon Street in Sunbury“(New Albany) has kind of been a fierce rival ever since we were in middle school,” Mazzi said. “The line blocked great, Christian (Johnson) ran well ...

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Big Walnut (5-3, 3-2 OCC Capital) scored in every quarter en route to a 30-14 Ohio Capital Conference Capital Division victory over the host New Albany (4-4, 3-2 OCC Capital) Friday night in New Albany.Junior running back Christian Johnson gave the Golden Eagles an early 7-0 first-quarter lead, breaking free on a 65-yard scoring run, the first of his two touchdown runs of the evening. Johnson finished with 138 yards in 20 carries. Brayden, Johnson’s backfield runningmate, tot...

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Logan Carroll, a sixth-grade student at Big Walnut Intermediate School, was honored as Big Walnut Board Student of the Month at last Tuesday’s (October 9) Board Meeting, Board member Mindy Myers made the presentation to Logan. Logan is the son of Michael and Moni Carroll.Logan has three siblings, Reagan who is a fourth-grader at Hylen Souders Elementary School along with Isiah and Joshua at home.Ryan Firchau, who taught Logan as a third-grader last year praised his...

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Donate Halloween candy to troops

Beggar’s Night is one week away, and most parents would agree that their children will receive way more sweet treats than they need, but their children don’t want that hard-earned candy going into the trash bin. There is an alternative to personally consuming all that sweet stuff, and it’s an alternative that Big Walnut area children might want to participate in. Send that candy on to troops to satisfy their sweet tooth.Following Halloween there will be collection...

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BWSN will stream live BWHS basketball broadcasts during 2014/2015 season

Move over ESPN, Big Walnut High School varsity boys and girls basketball is coming to fans everywhere through streaming video this winter sports season. The Big Walnut Sports Network (BWSN) will provide live play-by-play coverage of six varsity basketball games during the Golden Eagles 2014-15 season.BWSN Director of Marketing and play-by-play announcer Rick Cooper said the inaugural year’s broadcast coverage would include live video as well as live audio.“Ea...

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Showa executive charges in price-fixing scheme

A former top executive of a Japanese-based company with American headquarters in the Village of Sunbury faces charges for his role in an alleged price-fixing scheme.Akira Wada, a former director and operating officer at Showa Corp., was indicted last week by a federal grand jury in the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Ohio on a charge of market allocation and price fixing.The charges carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $1 million fine....

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Challenge Day held last week at SUMC

Last Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Big Walnut High School held Challenge Day sessions at Sunbury United Methodist Church. For the past seven years all Big Walnut High School incoming freshmen students have experienced Challenge Day. Typically, to accommodate the high school’s freshmen class, two days of Challenge Day were needed; but with student body growth and a larger freshman class, this year Challenge Day was held over three days.Challenge Day is a nationally recognized ...

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CD-10/14/14-160.a.jpg: San Francisco based Challenge Day Team Leader Michelle Arias told Big Walnut High School freshmen that they each have infinite potential and eternal worth. “Don’t miss opportunities,” Arias said. “Make every minute of your life count, find out what you love to do.”CD-10/14/14-260.a.jpg: Big Walnut High School freshman students gathered for a group photo following a Challenge Day session at Sunbury United Methodist Church. Challen...

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Former BW head football coach Bill Havens passes

Bill Havens, alias Mr. Clean, 79, of Central Ohio, passed away Sunday, October 12. Bill was a former teacher and coach, winning two Mid-Ohio Conference football championships at Big Walnut High School in 1968 and 1975. After that, he decided to venture into the motivational field, eventually becoming Mr. Clean of Procter and Gamble and later producing a book called Developing Your Winner Within.

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Haunted Library presents Animal Attack; Draws crowd in spite of chilly weather

Saturday evening, ghosts, ghouls and other assorted unnatural creatures roamed the stacks at Community Library during the annual Haunted Library. There was a non-scary section for children ages 2 to 5, and a very scary section for children ages 6 to 10 – and up.Community Library Youth Services Director Fonda Kendrick said even with chilly and damp weather the turnout was good.“We came within a few tickets of hitting capacity,” Kendrick said. “I es...

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Big Walnut, the reigning Ohio Capital Conference Capital Division champion (13-1), is gearing up for the upcoming Division I Central District Volleyball Semifinals which opens Thursday (October 23) for Ron Lehman’s Golden Eagles.Big Walnut, seeded fourth with its 20-3 overall record, opens postseason play against 11th-seeded Dublin Scioto (16-8) at 6 p.m. at Bloom Carroll High School. The Golden Eagles are 3-1 on playing neutral sites this season, compared to Scioto which is ...

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Sunbury Cleaner’s Vickie Nutt retires

Sunbury Cleaners employee and chief seamstress Vickie Nutt had a birthday last week, and decided to retire. The Sunbury resident, a Big Walnut and Big Walnut graduate started working at Sunbury Cleaners 21 years ago when there was a Westerville store. Following the closing of the Westerville location Vickie moved to the Highland Lakes Sunbury Cleaners.During a surprise retirement party at the Sunbury Cleaners Sunbury store last Wednesday, owner Dennis Bell said Vickie would be hard...

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Bobby Bogantz netted a hat trick in the first half to boost the Big Walnut Golden Eagles to a convincing 7-0 Division II Sectional final victory over the visiting Columbus Briggs Bruins Thursday night in Sunbury.The Golden Eagle goals came early and often with Big Walnut scoring its first three goals less than 14 minutes into the game.Bogantz netted his first goal at the 1:40 mark to give Big Walnut an early 21-0 advantage.The Golden Eagles did not waste any t...

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Sunbury Cleaners collecting coats for a cause

Over the last eight Christmas holiday seasons, Sunbury Cleaners employees have teamed up with David Widder of Caldwell Banker to provide winter coats for Central Ohio needy families.Last year the drive netted over 1,000 coats, with many of them going to Big Walnut area families in need via Big Walnut Friends Who Share, Eastern Delaware County’s grass-roots social service agency. The rest went to Better Way Ministry in the Short North district in Columbus.

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Committee Discusses DACC, BWHS Agricultural Programming

The Big Walnut/DACC Agricultural Science Education Advisory Committee met Thursday, October 9, at Big Walnut High School to evaluate the current resources and structure of the high school’s agricultural science program and make recommendations for future improvements.Members of the committee discussed several items that are currently affecting the program, including: the Ohio Department of Education Career and Technical Education Quality Program Standards, challenges and stre...

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