Governor DeWine Expands Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today signed Executive Order
2021-02D to enhance Ohio’s work to respond to and prevent human trafficking.

The order expands the Ohio Governor’s Human Trafficking Task Force to include five additional state agencies that will assist the task force in pursuing new, strategic, and comprehensive strategies to combat human trafficking.… Read full story

Comfort Receives Kiwanis Good Citizenship Award

MVHS senior, Real Comfort received the Kiwanis Good Citizenship Award.  Dr. Jim Edick presented the award and gift card after highlighting Real’s community service over the years.  The goal of this award is to broaden the student recognition of Kiwanis throughout Mount Vernon, aimed at recognizing students who work hard and give back to their community.
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BBB Tip: Don’t Share Your COVID-19 Vaccine Card on Social Media

Got your COVID-19 vaccine? Great job! But don’t share a photo of your vaccination card on social media. The self-identifying information on it makes you vulnerable to identity theft and can help scammers create phony versions.

What to watch out for:

You got your COVID-19 inoculation, and you are excited to share the good news and encourage others to do the same.… Read full story

Still Time to Pursue Deer in Ohio

An estimated 310,000 hunters participated during Ohio’s deer-gun seasons. Ohio hunters have purchased 398,190 deer permits through Jan. 5.
There is still time to pursue deer in Ohio, as archery season remains open through Sunday, Feb. 7.
Hotspots for deer hunting are found mostly in the eastern regions, including Ashtabula, Coshocton, Tuscarawas, Muskingum, Guernsey, and Knox counties.
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