6-State Trooper Project Targeted Move Over Law

COLUMBUS – The Ohio State Highway Patrol joined forces with members of the 6-State Trooper Project enforcing and raising awareness about the Move Over law from July 22 through July 28. The high-visibility campaign included the Indiana State Police, Kentucky State Police, Michigan State Police, Pennsylvania State Police, West Virginia State Police and the Ohio State Highway Patrol.Read full story

Ex-Director of Jefferson Emergency Rescue District Sentenced for Theft, State Releases Audit

Columbus – A former director of the Jefferson Emergency Rescue District (Ashtabula County) will serve two years of probation and repay $1,032 for falsifying his time sheets, a judge ruled recently.

Eugene Carter received the sentence after pleading guilty on July 6 to fifth-degree felony counts of theft in office and falsification in a theft offense.… Read full story

Back-To-School Clothing Vouchers

Interchurch Social Services will again offer back-to-school clothing vouchers to eligible Knox County residents. To be eligible, households must include children under the age of 18 and household income must be at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines. In order to receive vouchers, families must provide proof of residency (a current utility bill is suggested), birth dates and social security numbers for every member of the household – NO EXCEPTIONS!Read full story

Butterfly Monitoring

Volunteers are always welcome to join us today for our for our weekly butterfly monitoring at noon -2:00 p.m. at Honey Run Highlands US 62 Lot (10816 Millersburg Road, Howard, Ohio 43028). A rain date of August 2 is scheduled if we have to cancel today.… Read full story