Bryan Walley, 51, of Mississippi, was sentenced to 41 months in prison by Judge Richard Wetzel on Monday. Walley was sentenced to 11 months for trespass in a home on Lower Gambier Road in September 2018. He was also sentenced to 30 months and required to register as an arson offender for an attempted arson offense.… Read full story
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced that he issued an executive order creating a specialized division of Ohio Homeland Security (OHS) devoted exclusively to the safety of Ohio’s students and schools.
As the new comprehensive, statewide office in Ohio focused exclusively on enhancing the safety of our schools, the Ohio School Safety Center (OSSC), will assist local schools and law enforcement in preventing, preparing for, and responding to threats and acts of violence, including self-harm, through a holistic, solutions-based approach to improving school safety.… Read full story
On August 21st, National Senior Citizens Day recognizes the achievements of the more mature representatives of our nation. The day provides an opportunity to show our appreciation for their dedication, accomplishments, and services they give throughout their lives.
According to the 2017 census, 47 million seniors live in the United States.… Read full story
The Division of Wildlife is pleased to provide educators with quality teaching aids about Ohio’s wildlife. Our education materials include Project WILD activity supplements, posters, wildlife identification guides, and various printed materials. Loaner trunks containing skulls, hides, and more are also available to educators for hands-on wildlife education.… Read full story
As part of the Rastin Challenge event, the Tunnel to Towers Never Forget Mobile 9/11 Exhibit will be displayed at Foundation Park on Saturday, August 24, 2019. The mobile exhibit will be escorted to the site by local first responder agencies on Friday, August 23, 2019.… Read full story
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 picture ID’s for all adults in the household, 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