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Passing of a classmate

January 23, 2019 by Jack Parrett (Register to contact)

Some belated news to report; Harold Parrett class of '69 passed away on June 17, 2018.

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BAND OF THE WEEK: Franklin Heights vs. Grandview Heights  NBC4 WCMH-TV

COLUMBUS, OH (WCMH) — Football season is marching right along! It is already week three of high school football. This week Franklin Heights High School ...



BAND OF THE WEEK: Franklin Heights & Grandview Heights week 3 face off  NBC4 WCMH-TV

COLUMBUS, OH (WCMH)– It's a battle of the 'Heights for week three of NBC4's Band of the Week competition. This week we will feature the bobcats marching ...



Photos: Photos: High-School Football Fans  The Columbus Dispatch

Friday, November 2 marks the final Friday of the 2018 regular season of high-school football in Ohio. Before the playoffs kick off next weekend, The Dispatch ...



Sheriff's office probing online threat to Franklin Heights HS  10TV

A threat made on Twitter caused concern Thursday morning and had some parents pulling their children out of classes.



High school football | Eastmoor Academy tops Franklin Heights 45-14  The Columbus Dispatch

Opening night for a high school football team can be similar to the first day of classes in that players are known to be in the wrong place at the wrong time, just as ...



Very new school year for South-Western students  Columbus Dispatch

On Saturday afternoon, Principal Tim Donahue cut the ribbon on the new Franklin Heights High School on the West Side in front of scores of alumni and former ...



Special Olympics: Athletes show sportsmanship matters more than wins  ThisWeek Community News

Although the event Central Crossing High School held March 6 was listed as a basketball-skills competition, every participant was a winner. The first Special ...



South-Western student athletes score big as mentors for elementary students  The Columbus Dispatch

Nine football players huddled up to prepare for the big moment. They weren't strategizing how to send a ball into the end zone or sack a quarterback. With West ...



Potential in-state quarterback connections for Ohio State football: Jeffery Beverly  cleveland.com

Jeffery Beverly has no problem competing for a spot. He'll also get three years to show how talented he may be.



Vigil held at Franklin Heights to honor teen killed at fair  Fox 28

One day after Tyler Jarrell died in an accident at the Ohio State Fair, mentors and friends paid tribute to the teen's life.The 18 year old died from his injuries after ...



Internship program teaches job skills to students with disabilities  The Columbus Dispatch

A wide smile spread across Mahmoud Ismail's face as he carefully organized more than a dozen rows of sodas, teas and sports drinks.It's tedious work, but he ...



Big Walnut Winter Sports Schedules  Sunbury News

Sat. Jan. 5, TBA: Girls Varsity Gymnastics, Worthington Kilbourne HS Invitational, Away, Worthington Kilbourne High School, 1499 Hard Rd, Columbus OH ...



Eagles' wins include 82-15 rout  Sunbury News

State Tournaments Division I Boys Basketball: Sunbury Big Walnut is the 26th seed in Columbus 2 regional, and will play the winner of Dublin Scioto (30) at.



Graduations set for Grove City-area high schools  ThisWeek Community News

More than 1500 seniors are expected to receive their diplomas from the four South-Western City School District high schools and Grove City Christian School.



Quarterback Prospects in the 2021, 2022 Classes React to Student Appreciation Day Visits | Eleven Warriors  Eleven Warriors

Several 2021 and 2022 quarterback prospects visited Ohio State for the biggest recruiting weekend of the month, and they all left impressed.



More Ohio high-schoolers getting a head start on college  Columbus Dispatch

Eleventh-grader Madelyn Castle first heard last year from a school counselor that she could get some college classes out of the way now, with the state paying ...



Bank of America Student Leaders: Whitehall senior enjoying experience in program  ThisWeek Community News

A rising senior at Whitehall-Yearling High School is one of four students selected for the Bank of America Student Leaders summer program at the Boys and ...



Police target drivers ignoring school zone speed limits  10TV

Police said they issue the most citations at schools located next to arterial or connector roads where drivers can build up speed.



South-Western City School District facilities plan: Campaign for Issue 7 underway  ThisWeek Community News

The South-Western City School District is seeking passage of Issue 7, a 1.86-mill bond issue on the Nov. 6 ballot ...



Wil Haygood to chronicle East Highs title teams of 1969  The Columbus Dispatch

In his previous books, Wil Haygood has told the stories of influential African-Americans, including entertainer Sammy Davis Jr., Supreme Court Justice Thurgood ...



Police identify teen who was fatally shot during alleged burglary  Columbus Dispatch

Columbus police today released the name of a 17-year-old boy who was shot and killed while they say he was breaking into a North Side apartment earlier this ...



Varney to lead football program  ThisWeekNews

Tennyson Varney helped turn around the Franklin Heights High School football team. Now he can't wait to achieve similar results as the coach at fellow ...



South-Western Subject Matter: April forums to engage public in renovation process  ThisWeek Community News

In 2012, South-Western City School District voters passed a bond issue to rebuild or renovate its elementary schools and build a new Franklin Heights High ...



South-Western City Schools: Facility plan accounting for growth  ThisWeek Community News

While the next segment of South-Western City Schools Ohio Facilities Construction Commission project will focus on middle schools, district officials are ...



Indians pitcher Carrasco being treated for leukemia  NBC4i.com

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco is being treated for leukemia. Carrasco made the revelation to a TV station while on a visit to the ...



Law outlines how truancy is handled - News  ThisWeek Community News

New state regulations taking effect this school year are designed to help encourage a more preventive approach to excessive absences and truancy. "It's an ...



Family-School-Community Connect goes districtwide in South-Western City Schools  ThisWeek Community News

A new program presented by the South-Western City School District will offer families an opportunity to enjoy food, entertainment and door prizes with a purpose.



Witness to killing of Donna Castleberry says she has been threatened since the shooting  NBC4i.com

One of two witnesses to appear before a grand jury in the murder case against former Columbus Police Vice Officer Andrew Mitchell says she fears for her life ...



Full story: SWCS board unanimous in vote to pursue bond issue  ThisWeek Community News

It's official. The South-Western City School District Board of Education voted unanimously July 9 to place a 1.86-mill bond issue on the Nov. 6 ballot. The action ...



Ironton discus, shot put thrower headed to Junior Olympics  Huntington Herald Dispatch

IRONTON — If throwing the shot put and discus featured similar rules to a marathon, Emma Hall might be unbeatable. Highly conditioned and relentless, the ...



Mother of teen killed on fair ride raises money for school memorial  ABC6OnYourSide.com

The mother of Tyler Jarrell spoke about the crash at the Ohio State Fair for the first time since his son's death to help raise money for a memorial at his high ...



PHOTOS: Tyler Jarrell, Ohio State Fair Victim, Remembered  Heavy.com

Tyler Jarrell was a new U.S. Marine Corps recruit. The young Ohio man, only 18 and *fresh* out of high school, enlisted on July 21. Tragically, Jarrell died five ...



Mother of teen killed in Ohio State Fair accident breaks silence  10TV

Tyler Jarrell had just enlisted in the US Marines days before he died at the Ohio State Fair.



$1.27 million settlement proposed for man killed in State Fair ride failure  The Columbus Dispatch

The parents of an 18-year-old man who was killed when a thrill ride broke apart at the 2017 Ohio State Fair would receive more than $870000 as part of a ...



South-Western schools extend superintendents contract  Columbus Dispatch

South-Western schools Superintendent Bill Wise will remain in the district through the 2020-21 school year, under a five-year contract extension that the board ...



School board, district honor retiring staff members  ThisWeekNews

With the school year ending, it is not only graduating students who leaving the South-Western City School District.



School psychologist in South-Western district under investigation  Columbus Dispatch

Police are investigating a school psychologist in the South-Western district after a former student said she had a sexual relationship with the school employee.



School psychologist resigns amid investigation over alleged relationship with student  Columbus Dispatch

South-Western school board members accepted the resignation of David Petree, a school psychologist at Central Crossing High School who is under ...



Six who died in crash came to Columbus for better life  Columbus Dispatch

Eid Badi Shahad, driving with his wife and four daughters, ran a red light early yesterday morning at Riverside Drive and Fishinger Road. Perhaps realizing his ...



List of Ohio schools that broke OHSAA rules and penalties announced during October 2015 meeting  cleveland.com

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The OHSAA imposed the following penalties against schools that violated Ohio High School Athletic Association bylaws or sports ...



Who are the Dispatch-Motorists Insurance Group Scholar Athletes?  The Columbus Dispatch

Introduced in May 1982, the Dispatch and Motorists Insurance Group Scholar-Athlete Awards annually honor the best and brightest high school students in ...



$1.27 million settlement approved for family of teen killed at Ohio State Fair  10TV

A financial settlement of $1.27 million has been approved to settle claims by the family of 18-year-old Tyler Jarrell.



Friends, classmates gather to remember Tyler Jerrell  NBC4i.com

Friends and classmates remembered Tyler Jarrell at a vigil at Franklin Heights High School, Thursday night.



Gahanna high school teacher dies - News  ThisWeek Community News

Members of the Gahanna community are taking to social media to pay tribute to Lincoln High School business teacher Andrew Hoying. The Gahanna-Jefferson ...



Land swap between county, South-Western schools eases way for new elementary  Columbus Dispatch

Community gardens will soon give way to a new elementary school under a deal expected to be completed Tuesday between the Franklin County ...



Glory Days: Lincoln Heights High went out on top  Cincinnati.com

The same year the school closed, Lincoln Heights became first school in OHSAA history to win state basketball and baseball titles in the same season.



Learning menu lets students personalize class requirements  Columbus Dispatch

The students in Bridget Ebenhack's science classes have an opportunity that administrators hope will become available to more students at Hilliard Darby High ...



SWCS officials build game plan for Bolton Crossing addition, other projects  ThisWeek Community News

Construction of an addition to the Bolton Crossing Elementary School building is beginning, but another construction project may be on the horizon for the site at ...



One person dead after shooting in Columbus  NBC4i.com

One person is in critical condition after a shooting Saturday evening, Dec. 22.



A look at the top 10 local stories of 2017  The Columbus Dispatch

As 2017 wraps up, The Dispatch librarians put together a list of the top 10 stories of the year. The opioid crisis continues to kill Ohioans Fatal drug overdoses ...



Comets, Dawgs hire coaches  ThisWeekNews

Tennyson Varney and Trevor White will attempt to turn around the Grove City and Central Crossing high school football teams.



Victim shot during robbery at east Columbus gas station  NBC4i.com

Police are looking for two suspects involved in a robbery and a shooting at a gas station on the east side of Columbus.



Excessive corrosion led to fatal accident at Ohio State Fair, ride manufacturer says  WXYZ

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Excessive corrosion led to last month's fatal ride accident at the Ohio State Fair, according to the Dutch company that made the ride.



Missing 11-year-old from Columbus recovered  NBC4i.com

Columbus police say a missing 11-year-old girl, last seen Thursday morning has been recoverd.



More Stark schools are EdChoice schools  Suburbanite

Some students in the Alliance, Fairless, North Canton, Northwest, Plain and Perry school districts are now eligible to receive state-funded vouchers that will help ...



Manufacturer: Years of corrosion, reduced metal thickness caused Fire Ball accident  10TV

The Netherlands-based manufacturer of the Fire Ball ride that malfunctioned on the opening day of the Ohio State Fair has determined that excessive corrosion ...



Columbus woman accused of raping 3 boys under 12  NBC4i.com

A Columbus woman is being held on $750000 bond after allegations that she raped three children.



Opinion: An open letter of praise to Ohio State fans from a Sooner student  The Oklahoma Daily

I remember reading a very well-articulated post about a year ago from an Ohio State gentleman regarding the behavior of Sooner nation during his time down in ...



Visitation planned Monday for teen killed at Ohio State Fair  ABC6OnYourSide.com

Family and friends were preparing to gather Monday to remember the young man killed after riding the Fire Ball at the Ohio State Fair.Visitation for Tyler Jarrell, ...



Woman suffers minor injuries after car crashes into church  NBC4i.com

A woman was transported to an area hospital after the car she was driving crashed into a church on Hague Avenue Sunday morning.



Legends and Leaders: Columbus City League Fantasy Draft, First Round  Land-Grant Holy Land

What would a fantasy draft do to shake up the Columbus City League? With a mix of some of the greatest hoopers in City League history, recent legends and five ...



The brief, poignant life of MarShawn McCarrel  Columbus Monthly

On the steps of the Ohio Statehouse, a young black activist named MarShawn McCarrel found a “life-giving” sense of purpose. It was the fall of 2013, shortly after ...



Ohio State researchers looking at mosquitoes to develop painless needles  NBC4i.com

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Researchers at the Ohio State University are studying to mosquitoes in an effort to develop painless needles for medical purposes.



2018 Varsity D Hall of Fame class is announced  Big Red Athletics

GRANVILLE, Ohio — Denison University's Varsity D Association has announced its 2018 Hall of Fame inductees who will be honored as part of the college's ...



Crews respond to fire at McDonald’s in southeast Columbus  NBC4i.com

Firefighters responded to a fire reported at McDonald's on South Hamilton Road Sunday evening, according to the Columbus Division of Fire.



Elves wear uniforms  Columbus Dispatch

Maria Loor had two shopping carts full of toys and other items for her four young children. She held a detailed list, including items and prices, as she went down ...



Arbitrator’s report details why Officer Rosen was reinstated  NBC4i.com

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — It took three all-day hearings to wade through witnesses, briefs and exhibits. It took arbitrator Mitchell Goldberg seven days to analyze it ...



Police identify victim and suspect in fatal east Columbus hit-skip crash  NBC4i.com

One person has died after a fatal hit-and-run crash on the city's east side Wednesday night.



‘Dukes of Hazzard’ water rescue caught on camera in Ross County  NBC4i.com

Two people were saved from flood waters in southern Ohio in what's now being called the 'Dukes of Hazzard' rescue.



Former UFC champ says he was victim of Ohio State doc; says he was unaware of Jim Jordan knowing  NBC4i.com

Former UFC champion Mark Coleman says he's among the victims of a now-dead Ohio State team doctor who's been accused of sexual misconduct by more ...



Flying Horse Farm volunteer a finalist for NASCAR humanitarian award  NBC4i.com

Sarah Kersey is a third grade teacher, Flying Horse Farms volunteer, a bright light in the lives of everyone she meets and a cancer survivor.



Belmont Park ride, 5 others, shut down in California after fatal accident in Ohio  The San Diego Union-Tribune

California officials have shut down six amusement park rides in the state including the “Beach Blaster” at Belmont Park after an attraction malfunctioned at the ...



Jennifer Lane, John Spaith - Weddings  New York Times

Jennifer Marie Lane and John Chadwell Spaith were married Saturday at the Homer United Methodist Church in Homer, Ill. The Rev. John Wuestneck, a ...



Woman's recovery battle continues months after her boyfriend was killed on state fair ride  ABC6OnYourSide.com

A former University of Cincinnati student is sharing her story of recovery of being severely injured when a ride at the Ohio State Fair fell apart last summer.Keziah ...



WR Dawkins continues father's U of L legacy  The Courier-Journal

When Anthony Dawkins, a former University of Louisville football player, watched his son Seth take the field for U of L in Thursday's season-opening victory over ...



Inmate accused of setting window on fire at Ross Co. Jail  NBC4i.com

A jail inmate is accused of starting a fire at the Ross County Jail in an attempt to smuggle drugs inside.



Marine Tyler Jarrell killed on Ohio State Fair Fireball  Daily Mail

Tyler Jarrell, 18, of Reynoldsburg, Ohio has been identified by the State Highway Patrol as the young man who was killed while riding The Fireball, five days ...



Six British theme parks close pendulum rides after teen is killed in US horror accident  The Sun

The UK rides have been taken out of use until they have been re-inspected.



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