(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today filed a lawsuit against five leading prescription opioid manufacturers and their related companies in Ross County Court of Common Pleas. The lawsuit alleges that the drug companies engaged in fraudulent marketing regarding the risks and benefits of prescription opioids which fueled Ohio’s opioid epidemic.… Read full story
Beginning Monday, June 5, SR 308 in Knox County will be closed at multiple locations while ODOT crews work on replacing culverts in the area. Work hours will be from 7:00am to 3:30pm daily, however, the road will be closed to through traffic at each location for the duration of the project.… Read full story
COLUMBUS – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is reporting 14 deaths on Ohio roadways over the 2017 Memorial Day weekend. In 2016, 15 fatalities occurred, and 16 occurred in 2015. One of this year’s fatalities was a motorcyclist, and seven were pedestrians.… Read full story
Great movies throughout the Summer at a cheap cost. If you would like a Sensory Friendly viewing, please call Premier Theatre at (740) 392-2224 to reserve!
May 31 is National Dam Safety Awareness Day and was established to encourage and promote individual and community responsibility and best practices for dam safety, and to highlight the steps people can take to prevent future catastrophic dam failures or lessen the impact of a potential failure.… Read full story
Applications will soon be accepted for controlled deer and waterfowl hunts on selected areas during the 2017-2018 season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The application period opens Thursday, June 1, and runs through Monday, July 31.
These special hunts are held on selected areas to provide additional opportunities for Ohio’s hunting enthusiasts.
Knox County Sheriff’s Report – May 30 2017
(Information courtesy of The Knox County Sheriff’s Office)
A complainant, of the 15000 block of Crooked Street in Fredericktown, stated that a bullet hole had been found in the side of their home. … Read full story
Mishey Road, 0.1 miles west of Swendal Road, will be closed May 30th through May 31st from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. No traffic can get through.
Are your flower beds and gardens starting to bloom? Give them a drink to keep them thriving. The bees will thank you!
Today is also an opportunity to care for the gardens of those who may need help or visit an older loved one or friend who needs some cheering up – bring them some freshly watered flowers.