BOWLING GREEN – Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers filed felony drug charges against a California man after a traffic stop in Wood County. During the traffic stop, troopers seized 101 pounds of marijuana valued at approximately $235,835.
On November 29, at 12:51 a.m., troopers stopped a 2012 GMC U-Haul box truck with Arizona registration for a marked lanes violation on the Ohio Turnpike.… Read full story
As of Thursday, November 29, 2018 leaf pick-up in the City of Mount Vernon was completed.
Any residents with a significant amount of leaves that still need to be picked may call the Street Department office at (740) 393-9501 between the hours of 9:00 am and 1:00 pm before December 4th to make arrangements for pick up the week of December 3-7; WEATHER PERMITTING.… Read full story
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today offered tips for consumers following Marriott’s recent announcement of a data breach affecting as many as 500 million guests who made a reservation at a Starwood brand hotel, which includes Sheraton Hotels & Resorts and Westin Hotels & Resorts, among others.… Read full story
Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Maureen M. Goodenow, Ph.D., Director, Office of AIDS Research
Each year on World AIDS Day, we reflect on the remarkable progress that has been made against HIV. Indeed, we have come a long way since the disease now known as AIDS was first reported in 1981.… Read full story
(Columbus) – The Ohio Liquor Control Commission has revoked the liquor permit of a Montgomery County adult entertainment establishment starting at the close of business December 20. This is the third revocation of a liquor permit at an adult entertainment club as a result of Ohio Investigative Unit investigations into improper conduct, food stamp and drug trafficking this year in the Dayton area.… Read full story
Knox County Sheriff’s Report – Nov 30, 2018
(Information courtesy of The Knox County Sheriff’s Office)
A complainant, of the 20000 block of Roberts Road in Bellville, advised that unknown person(s) entered his barn between 5:00 PM Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 and 10:30 AM Thursday, November 29th, 2018 and stole multiple items.… Read full story
Senators Say Meaningful Progress Has Been Made Toward a Bipartisan Proposal and Work will Continue Until Job is Done
WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) released the following statements as they continue working together to find a solution to the pension crisis threatening 1.3 million Americans, 60,000 Ohioans, and thousands of small businesses around the country.… Read full story
COLUMBUS, OH – The Malabar Farm Foundation recently presented Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director James Zehringer with the Louis Bromfield Society Award. This international award is given to individuals who exemplify the spirit and characteristics of Louis Bromfield, the former Pulitzer Prize-winning author and groundbreaking conservationist who previously owned Malabar Farm.… Read full story
In winter, river otters stay active and take advantage of what winter offers. When temperatures begin to plummet, they grow in an extra thick coat to help guard against the cold. Having a thick undercoat along with a water-repellent outer coat lets them handle the coldest days of winter with ease.… Read full story
COLUMBUS, OHIO (Nov. 28, 2018) – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) today issued a request for proposals seeking technical facilitators for its PowerForward Collaborative working groups. Proposals are due to the PUCO by Dec. 28, 2018.
“The PUCO’s work on grid modernization must continue through our PowerForward Collaborative and working groups.