ODNR Hosted Hunt for Disabled Hunters at Zaleski State Forest Oct. 5-7

COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) hosted 20 disabled American veterans from Ohio for a guided archery hunt at Zaleski State Forest and Lake Hope State Park over the Oct. 5-7 weekend. The ODNR divisions of Forestry, Wildlife and Parks and Watercraft partnered with the Buckeye Hero Hunt Committee, the Ohio Department of Veterans Services and volunteer groups to provide this opportunity for Ohio’s veterans to hunt white-tailed deer.… Read full story

AG DeWine, Prevent Blindness, Ohio Vision Professionals Board Warn Against Dangerous Cosmetic Contacts

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, The Ohio Affiliate of Prevent Blindness, and the Ohio Vision Professionals Board have joined forces to warn consumers about the dangers of wearing decorative contact lenses without a valid prescription this Halloween season.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 45 million people in the United States wear contact lenses. … Read full story

Before Handing Over the Keys, Make Sure Your Teen Knows the Rules

National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 21-27, 2018

COLUMBUS – National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 21-27, and Ohio Department of Insurance Director Jillian Froment and John Born, Director of the Ohio Department of Public Safety (ODPS), which includes the Ohio State Highway Patrol are encouraging all parents not to hand over the keys until their teens know the rules of the road.… Read full story

Fraudulent Text Messages

Have you received a text message like this one? Fraudulent text messages such as this one are being sent in the hopes that the individual will click on the link and provide debit card information.

Please be cautious – if you receive a text of this nature, we highly recommend calling your financial institution before you do anything.… Read full story