Maureen Bell

Maureen Bell, 73, of Middlesbrough, England, passed away on Friday, January 31, 2020, at the James Cook Hospital in  Middlesbrough after a long illness.


She was born May 4, 1946, in Thornaby, England, to the late William “Harry” and Ada (Robinson) Reed. … Read full story

Auditor Faber Announces Auditor of State Award Recipients

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Columbus – Auditor of State Keith Faber is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports.

Vermilion Local School District (Erie County)
Wyoming City School District (Hamilton County)
Ashtabula County Technical and Career Center (Ashtabula County)
Trotwood Prep and Fitness Academy (Montgomery County)
Tri-State STEM+M Early College High School (Lawrence County)
Coshocton City School District (Coshocton County)
Coshocton Opportunity School (Coshocton County)
North College Hills City School District (Hamilton County)
Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority (Lake County)
A+ Children’s Academy (Franklin County)
Pickaway County Public Employees Benefit Program (Pickaway County)
Carrollton Exempted Village School District (Carroll County)
Zanesville Community High School (Muskingum County)
Global Impact STEM Academy (Clark County)
Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority (Trumbull County)
Kelleys Island Local School District (Erie County)
Cliff Park High School (Clark County)
Louisville City School District (Stark County)
Ashtabula County Port Authority (Ashtabula County)
Solon City School District (Cuyahoga County)
Cuyahoga Valley Career Center (Cuyahoga County)
Zanesville City School District (Muskingum County)
Washington Court House City School District (Fayette County)
Pickaway-Ross Career & Technical Center (Ross County)
City Day Community School (Montgomery County)
Early College Academy (Franklin County)
Patriot Preparatory Academy (Franklin County)
Jackson Local School District (Stark County)
Ottawa Hills Local School District (Lucas County)
North Central Ohio Regional Council of Governments (Seneca County)
Butler County Educational Service Center (Butler County)
New Richmond Exempted Village School District (Clermont County)
KIPP Columbus (Franklin County)
Stark County Schools Council of Governments (Stark County)
Talawanda School District (Butler County)
Miami Trace Local School District (Fayette County)
Reading Community City School District (Hamilton County)
Symmes Valley Local School District (Lawrence County)
Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission (Montgomery County)
Jackson-Milton Local School District (Mahoning County)
Warren City School District (Trumbull County)
Educational Service Center of Lorain County (Lorain County)
Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (Hamilton County)
Bloom Vernon Local School District (Scioto County)
Clay Local School District (Scioto County)
James A.
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Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk

Make designating a sober driver your game plan Super Bowl Sunday

COLUMBUS – Super Bowl Sunday is one of America’s highest-profile and most entertaining sporting events. As friends and families gather to watch the game, the Ohio State Highway Patrol urges fans to refrain from driving while impaired.Read full story

Knox County Sheriff’s Report – Jan 31, 2020

Knox County Sheriff’s Report – Jan 31, 2020
(Information courtesy of The Knox County Sheriff’s Office)

A Deputy was contacted by a Parole Officer from the Adult Parole Authority to assist in checking a room at the Harcourt Motel.   Kara Keen, Homeless, Adam Saunders, of Centerburg, Brandon Butler, Homeless, and Michael Ashcraft, of Fredericktown, were located in the room and were all arrested on various charges on January 30th, 2020.… Read full story