Sunbury News- RSS Feed Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:53:21 EST 1800 Golden Eagle girls ready to take court Big Walnut will have to overcome youth and inexperience to repeat last season's success when the Golden Eagles' girls basketball team posted a 15-9 record under Steve Palmer in his first season as head coach. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:02:04 EST Eagles intent on successful season Eric Myers' Golden Eagles are determined to have a successful 2014-15 basketball season. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:01:03 EST Genoa Firefighters hosting holiday event on Dec. 7 Members of the Genoa Township Professional Firefighters have teamed up with Santa Claus for a good cause. The firefighters asked Santa to pay an early visit to the area to help spread Christmas cheer to local families this season. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:21:04 EST December COT moved to Dec. 12 Community Open Table, an outreach of Sunbury United Methodist Church, is typically held on the first Friday of every month when members of the church and other volunteers host a dinner for anyone who is struggling with poverty that needs a hot,... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:20:04 EST Genoa Firefighters for Families Christmas Event Members of the Genoa Township Professional Firefighters have teamed up with Santa Claus for a good cause. The firefighters asked Santa to pay an early visit to the area to help spread Christmas cheer to local families this season. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:19:05 EST Sunbury adds 247 acres Last Wednesday's (November 19) Sunbury Village Council meeting had a slim agenda. Not much going on, except for first readings Ordinance 2014-25 and Ordinance 2014-26. Those two pieces of business trumped everything else on the... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:00:08 EST Adaptive Homes groundbreaking in Sunbury It's been a long time in the works, but on Thursday, December 4, village and Delaware County officials will gather at 293 Prairie Run Road in Sunbury to break ground on a new home being built for a wounded veteran. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:00:06 EST Christmas in Ashley set for Dec. 6 The fifth annual Christmas in Ashley celebration will be held Saturday, December 6 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Featured on the tour is the historic Ashley United Methodist Church which has undergone extensive renovations this year. The beautiful sanctuary... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:53:10 EST Youth Library Events Yoga for PreschoolersThursdays, December 4 & 11, from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:53:08 EST Big Walnut will go on May 5 ballot Voters in the Big Walnut Local School District will consider a substitute tax levy next May that school officials hope will capitalize on growth in the district. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:53:05 EST College Briefs Kirsten Lindhurst, a senior from Galena, joined last weekend, Saturday, November 22, with other voice students at Heidelberg University to present “American Songbook,” a concert of songs by iconic composers George... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:52:04 EST Preservation Parks’ awards Preservation Parks of Delaware County has won two 2014 Ohio Parks and Recreation Association (OPRA) Awards of Excellence. Winners were announced November 14 by OPRA. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:52:03 EST Scores, Schedules BIG WALNUT WEEKLYWINTER SPORTSSCHEDULES SCORESTuesdayNovember 25 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:51:08 EST VA Dave Martin retiring Dec. 1 Sunbury Village Administrator Dave Martin is retiring. Martin started working for the Village in 2007; December 1 is his effective retirement date. But Martin's connection to Sunbury and the greater Big Walnut area reaches back farther than... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:49:09 EST Genoa’s Skeel receives Rotary Award Genoa Township Fire Marshall Craig Skeel had a surprise visit last Tuesday (November 18) morning. Two members of the Westerville Sunrise Rotary Club, Paul Kulik and Bob Gibson, stopped at the Genoa Township Safety Services Complex to bestow a special... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:49:06 EST Cold Weather Tips Winter is already rearing its head. For winter sports fans, that a plus, but for many, especially the elderly, severe winter weather can be frightening, if not deadly. Whether or not this winter's weather becomes severe, it pays to be... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:46:04 EST Lions Tree Sale Starts Saturday Tomorrow is Black Friday, Sunbury's Christmas on the Square is a heartbeat away and Christmas is peeking around the corner. That means it's time to start thinking about buying this year's Christmas tree at the Sunbury Lions Club Tree... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:45:09 EST Rosecrans Elementary battles hunger Each year students at General Rosecrans Elementary School collect canned and dry goods during one week in November. This year's school-wide goal was to collect 1,000 food items, with all collected items benefiting the Big Walnut Friends Who... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:45:04 EST Military Briefs Air Force Airman 1st Class Isaac C. Watson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:44:06 EST Santa at the Glass Rooster on Dec. 14 Santa Claus is busy during the weeks leading up to Christmas, but he always seems to have time to break away from his busy schedule to visit friends and families in the Big Walnut area. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:43:02 EST