Troopers Seize $235,835 Worth of Marijuana in Wood County

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

Mount Vernon Leaf Pick-Up Complete

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

Third Montgomery County Adult Entertainment Club Has Liquor Permit Revoked

(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

Brown, Portman Reaffirm Commitment to Solving Pension Crisis

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

Malabar Farm Foundation Recognizes ODNR Director

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.
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PUCO Seeks Proposals Related to Grid Modernization Collaborative Data and Planning Working Groups

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. 

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