Ohio Sex Offender Sentenced to Prison on Child Pornography Charges

(WAPAKONETA, Ohio)— Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that a previously convicted sex offender is returning to prison after he pleaded guilty to possessing thousands of child pornography images and videos.

Aron D. Lichtenberger, 40, of Elida, pleaded guilty to one count of pandering obscenity involving a minor, three counts of pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor, one count of illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material, and one count of possession of criminal tools. Read full story

Deputies Speak at Ohio CSEA Director’s Association Training

Deputies Doug Turpen and Chad Kennedy were featured speakers at the Ohio Child Support Enforcement Agency Director’s Association fall training. They spoke to attendees about the successful partnership between sheriff’s offices and CSEA offices. Our deputies serve court notices, track down delinquent persons, recover unpaid support, and operate the seek work program to help individuals gain employment.… Read full story

Brown Encourages Ohioans to Apply to Serve on Task Force to Assist Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

With Addiction Crisis in Mind, Brown’s Bipartisan Bill Required Creation of Advisory Council that Will Assist Grandparents, Other Relatives Raising Children President Trump Signed Brown’s Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act into Law in June

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown announced that Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Administration for Community Living (ACL) is now accepting nominations for the advisory council created as part of Brown’s Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act, which President Trump signed into law in June.… Read full story

Attorney General DeWine Warns Consumers to Beware of Lottery and Sweepstakes Scams

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—With the high Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning consumers to beware of phony claims that they’ve won millions. Sweepstakes and lottery scams have been reported throughout Ohio in recent weeks.

The scams often begin with a call or letter claiming a person has won millions of dollars in a lottery or sweepstakes.… Read full story

Full­-Time Firefighter/Paramedic Wanted

October 16, 2018
Job Classification: Full­-Time Firefighter/Paramedic
The Central Ohio Joint Fire District is currently hiring for the position of Full-­Time Firefighter.  Candidates must complete department’s application at www.cojfd.org and return to the office of the Fire Chief no later than November 5, 2018. Read full story