Heather Brayshaw from First Knox National Bank stopped by for today’s MERIT Court session with a gift of 2017 calendars. (Heather is shown here between MERIT Court Probation Officer Joel Carter and Judge Thatcher.) MERIT Court participants are required to keep a daily calendar of their appointments with the Probation Dept., the Freedom Center and Behavioral Healthcare Partners, and participants must bring their calendars to Court for their weekly review hearings with the Judge.… Read full story
RapidScat completed its successful two-year mission, outlasting its original decommission date before suffering a power loss in mid-August.
HOUSTON, TX, November 30, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ — On Sept. 21, 2014, NASA scientists and engineers launched RapidScat toward the orbiting International Space Station, 250 miles above the Earth’s surface, with a few objectives in mind: improve weather forecasting on Earth, provide cross-calibration for all international satellites that monitor ocean winds, and improve estimates of how ocean winds change throughout the day, around the globe.… Read full story
Gov. Kasich announces a $15 million investment to make a 35-mile stretch of U.S. 33 between Dublin and East Liberty into a real-world proving ground for autonomous and connected vehicles
DUBLIN, OH – Continuing to build its reputation as a world leader in smart mobility, including autonomous and connected vehicle research, Ohio is investing $15 million to install advanced highway technology along the Smart Mobility Corridor, a 35‑mile stretch of U.S. … Read full story
COLUMBUS – The Ohio State Highway Patrol will join forces with other members of the 6-State Trooper Project to focus on OVI enforcement from Friday, December 2 at 12:01 a.m. through Sunday, December 4 at 11:59 p.m. This high-visibility enforcement effort will include the Indiana State Police, Kentucky State Police, Michigan State Police, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Pennsylvania State Police and the West Virginia State Police.… Read full story
COLUMBUS, OHIO (Nov. 30, 2016) – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) today accepted the results of Duke’s fourth wholesale auction that will ultimately determine its retail generation service rates through May 2018.
The results from this auction will be used to determine Duke’s price-to-compare for the delivery period of June 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018.… Read full story
(MCARTHUR, Ohio)— Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that an Ohio man was sentenced to prison for stealing more than $2 million in timber from property owned by an elderly Grove City resident.
This morning, Vinton County Common Pleas Judge Jeffrey Simmons sentenced Mark Betts, 53, of McArthur, to four years in prison.… Read full story
The Knox County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #147 will be holding our Annual Toy Drive for less fortunate Knox County families. We will be doing our solicitation on Saturday, December 3th, 2016, from 10am to 2pm. Off duty officers will be accepting new toys or cash donations at Wal-Mart, K-Mart, TSC, and Marshall’s. … Read full story
Being familiar with state firewood laws can help ensure you get what you pay for
REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (Nov. 30, 2016) – As winter quickly approaches and more people look to firewood to help heat their homes, the Ohio Department of Agriculture is offering some basic tips to help when purchasing wood.… Read full story
The Community Foundation has been made aware of the availability of a 10 foot plus high, lobby-sized Christmas tree with ornaments that is being made available to a non-profit agency by a local business that is changing its decor. If you are interested in being considered for this gift, please email email@example.com with the proposed new home for the tree.… Read full story