(SALEM, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost urged those with knowledge of an unsolved case in Columbiana County to come forward with information that could help solve the murder of Melinda L. Todd.
“Investigators from my office have worked this case with grim persistence and a person of interest has been identified,” Yost said.
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — An 11-year-old Cleveland area girl who has been dancing since she could walk, who plays catcher on her softball team and who just closed out the fifth grade with straight A’s is stepping into a statewide spotlight.
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced today that Ohio has received federal assistance for individuals in 10 counties impacted by tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, and landslides last month.
President Donald Trump today issued a Presidential Disaster Declaration for federal assistance for individuals and businesses after 21 tornadoes touched down during the severe storms that passed through Ohio during the evening of May 27 and early morning of May 28.… Read full story
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted sent a letter to Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer expressing interest in the future of the Enbridge Energy Line 5 pipeline. The line travels along the straits of Mackinac and serves several refineries in Northwest Ohio. … Read full story
The Danville Public Library will host “Stories of a Unique County Lady Doctor—Tough but Tender, Crude but Caring, Learned and Generous,” a look at the life of the late Pauline Freeman, MD, will be held on Monday, June 24, 6:00 p.m., at the St.… Read full story
Local governments, eligible non-profits and state agencies must apply by July 10
COLUMBUS — Due to February flooding in southern and eastern Ohio, grants to local communities for hazard mitigation projects will soon be available, the Ohio Emergency Management Agency (Ohio EMA) said today in announcing application guidelines.… Read full story
Legislation Has Been Called “Everything Pharmaceutical Lobbyists Hate”
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joined his colleagues in re-introducing his Affordable Medications Act, comprehensive legislation to hold large pharmaceutical companies accountable for high prices and bring down the costs of prescription drugs.… Read full story
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) Registrar Charles Norman announced today the pilot of a new, virtual queuing system to better serve Ohio drivers who visit deputy registrars for BMV services such as license renewal or vehicle registration. … Read full story
Thinking of taking a trip downriver? In our area, the answer would be DON’T.
The image attached is a screenshot of river conditions for the Kokosing in Mount Vernon, Ohio. The most recent numbers are from 9:15 AM this morning and the river is flowing at 2540 cubic feet per second.… Read full story
The Safe Communities Coalition will host a 2 day Safe Driving for Mature Drivers course. The course will take place at the Station Break Senior Citizens Center, 160 Howard St., Mount Vernon. Part 1 of the course will take place on Mon., June 24.… Read full story