Tom and Susie Wells announce the engagement of their daughter, Natalie Wells, to Jason Garber.

Toward the end of the 19th century a philanthropist from California, Leland Stanford, teamed up with a wilderness photographer named Eadweard Muybridges to help him visually prove all four of a horse's hooves are suspended above the ground when it runs.

Richland County Sheriff's Capt. Eric Bosko, who is set to retire July 31, will have taken 20 days of sick leave through Monday, according to payroll information the News Journal received in a public records request.

Tim Barger will be the guest speaker at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, March 30, at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Bellville, 25 Church St. He will speak about "Yearning for Hallowed Ground: Religious Humanism," discussing how the yearning for hallowed ground is part of the religious quality of humanism, and how stories shared can make for a ... (more)

An investigation is underway by the State Fire Marshals Office into the cause of an early morning fire at a home in Bellville.

Karen Bruno will speak at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, March 23, at the All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Bellville, 25 Church St. She will present the topic "Prayer, even a humanist can do it," and how prayer has power and purpose even if the person doesn't believe in God.

Two area Consulate Health Care Centers are among nine skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities who are named among the top in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.