Young Hunters Create Special Memories During Youth Gun Season

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s young hunters checked 6,234 white-tailed deer during the two-day youth gun season, Nov. 23-24, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.

“Ohio’s youth deer gun season provides an excellent chance for all hunters to make new memories while spending time outdoors,” said Division of Wildlife Chief Kendra Wecker.

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Near-Record Thanksgiving Travel Means Busy Roads

AAA predicting 2.3 million Ohioans will travel

COLUMBUS (Tuesday, November 26, 2019) – Nearly 2.3 million Ohioans plan to travel more than 50 miles from home for the Thanksgiving holiday, according to AAA. This is the highest number since 2005.

AAA predicts 89 percent of Ohio travelers will drive to their destinations, which means you can expect crowded roadways.… Read full story

AG Yost Sends More Than $345,000 in Body Armor Grants to Local Police Departments in Last 90 Days

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has awarded more than $345,000 in grants to more than 60 local police departments around the state over the last three months to purchase body armor vests for their officers. Yost released updated maps and statistics today reflecting these latest awards in the Ohio Law Enforcement Body Armor Program.Read full story

Lieutenant Position Available

Lieutenant Position
The Central Ohio Joint Fire District will be accepting applications for the rank of a Lieutenant. We will be conducting a written exam, physical agility and officer level assessment.


Minimum qualifications are:

1. Must have minimum 1-3 years experience as a full-time firefighter that rides out of class or has fireground supervisory experience.… Read full story