FDA Authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for Emergency Use in Children 5 through 11 Years of Age

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19 to include children 5 through 11 years of age. The authorization was based on the FDA’s thorough and transparent evaluation of the data that included input from independent advisory committee experts who overwhelmingly voted in favor of making the vaccine available to children in this age group.… Read full story

Mount Vernon Municipal Court Weekly Warrants

Warrants were issued over the past two weeks by the Mount Vernon Municipal Court for the arrest of the following individuals. If you have any pertinent information about someone on the list, please contact law enforcement. Thank you. #WeeklyWarrants
David McKerchie
Jeremy Morris
Robert Preece
James Johnson
Brittany Hanna
Tara Rutherford
Not Pictured:
James Campbell
Isaiah McPeak
Betty Graser
Shaqkeim LLoyd

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Ohio Scholars in Aging Gives College Students Valuable Insights Into Aging Services and Policy

Applications for Winter/Spring 2022 program open through Nov. 14



The Ohio Scholars in Aging program provides scholars of all academic backgrounds with the opportunity to learn about aging-related policy-making, establish professional contacts, and gain career knowledge and skills in the field of aging.… Read full story

Ohio Missing Person – Brekenzie Britton

Update: Brekenzie Britton has been removed from the LEADS data base as a missing person.


Brekenzie Britton Abduction – Non-Family

  • Missing from: Marion, Ohio
  • Missing since: 10/25/2021
  • Missing age: 18
  • Current age: 18
  • Gender: Female
  • Race/Ethnicity: White
  • Height: 5’4″
  • Weight: 118
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Eye color: Blue


Brekenzie was last seen in the City of Marion, Ohio on October 26, 2021.

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Brown Announces $500,000 for Mental Health Training in Rural & Agricultural Communities


Funds Aim to Provide Stress Assistance to Farming, Agriculture Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has awarded a $500,000 grant to the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) to work to prevent suicide and provide mental health training in rural and agricultural communities across Ohio.

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BBB Scam Alert: Going Big With Your Holiday Decorations? Don’t Fall for This Scam


If you’re planning to get festive with your Halloween, Christmas, or other holiday decorations, keep your eyes open for this scam. BBB Scam Tracker has received complaints about false advertisements and phony promises for holiday decor.

How the Scam Works 

You are searching for some holiday decorations for your home or lawn.… Read full story