(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a plan to create a new program to help Ohio’s local law enforcement agencies purchase body armor vests. The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has agreed to support funding the effort through a recent expansion of its safety grant program.… Read full story
Knox County JFS Public Assistance Division computer systems will be unavailable due to upgrades on August 23rd, 24th & 27th. We will still be open to the public to take applications. We will be unable to determine eligibility, process changes to cases, authorize pending cases or check the status of cases.… Read full story
Brown Joins Group of Senators Pushing Sec. Mattis to Oppose Policy that would Limit Service Members’ Ability to Transfer GI Benefits to Eligible Family Members
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today joined a group of Senators urging Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to oppose a new Trump Administration policy that would limit certain service members’ ability to transfer Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to eligible family members—changes that would hurt America’s military families.… Read full story
(NORWALK, Ohio)— Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that an Ohio woman has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $100,000 in inheritance money from two children whose father died more than ten years ago.
Stacie Bement, 45, of Wakeman pleaded guilty today to two felony charges of grand theft and five felony charges of forgery. … Read full story
The Fredericktown Firefighters Association is once again hosting a painting party fundraiser for our Annual Firefighter Toy Drive. Partnering with Fine Wine & Creative Design, this has been a successful event over the last several years.
The cost is $45 per person with all supplies included.
By Ashley Davis MA, RDN, LD Population Health and Nutrition Manager
Aug. 5-11 is National Farmers’ Market Week. Ohio’s farmers’ markets link older adults to fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables, that not only help older adults and the people who care for them maintain a delicious, nutritious diet, but provide so much more.
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that his office is developing a statewide system that will increase transparency surrounding the collection, submission, and analysis of sexual assault kit evidence in Ohio.
The “Ohio Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Kit Tracking System” will give those who have undergone a sexual assault forensic examination the option to track the status of their rape kit evidence online. … Read full story
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today joined State Senator Peggy Lehner (R-Kettering) to announce a new bill that would update laws intended to help victims of crime and their families. The measure, SB322, would increase the accessibility of crime victims’ funds and increase the amount certain victims can receive.… Read full story
COLUMBUS, OHIO (Aug. 9, 2018) – With 8-1-1 day (Aug. 11) right around the corner, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) reminds Ohioans to practice safe digging procedures. Follow these five steps before beginning any digging project.… Read full story