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UCSO Reports – September 25, 2023
A deputy met with a resident from the 21000 block of State Route 47 to investigate a dispute between an estranged husband and wife. No report was taken. A deputy responded to the intersection of US Route 42 and Industrial Parkway to investigate a property damage crash involving a 2022 Kenworth dump truck that was struck by a 2008 Honda CR-V. A crash report was taken, #80-23-392.
Unruly suspect charged
Dominique Lanham, 30, at-large, was jailed on charges including persistent disorderly conduct and assault as a result of his reportedly unruly, violent behavior observed by officers of the Bellefontaine Police Department around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, in the area of south Detroit Street and west Columbus Avenue. Officers on...
PCVC Approves Rezoning, Gives Assent To Plan And Plat For Maren Reserve
PLAIN CITY – The Plain City Village Council met in regular session Monday and approved two ordinances that will give a jump start to the Maren Reserve Project. The first was to approve the development plan for the Maren Reserve and was passed with a 4-1 vote, with Council Member Frank Reed voting no on the measure (Council Member Jim Eudaily was excused from the meeting).
This massive central Ohio corn maze is dedicated to Reba McEntire
We’ve seen corn mazes with filled with Halloween ghosts and goblins, and even some with adult beverages galore. And while before today, we had never seen one dedicated to country music star Reba McEntire, there’s a first time for just about everything. New this season to Little Darby...
BPD Having Open Testing for Police Officer Eligibility List
The Bellefontaine Police Department will have open testing on October 1 for its police officer civil service eligibility list. This is the list of names that are used to hire police officers. If you are interested, visit the National Testing Network and schedule your test. The department is also always...
UCSO Reports September 22-24, 2023
A deputy arrested Kody L. Welch, age 31, of Marion, for an outstanding warrant. He was taken before the judge and released on bond. A deputy investigated a property damage crash involving a 2019 Honda Pilot and a 2012 Honda Civic at the intersection of US Route 42 and Industrial Parkway. No report was taken.
Connected vehicle study coming to Dublin
COLUMBUS – Drivers in Dublin have a chance to try out new “connected vehicle technology” that can alert them to potential hazards and share safety and mobility information that will help traffic managers know when there are slowdowns or backups on the roadways. DriveOhio’s connected vehicle technology...
MCC Debates Zoning Changes, Just Says No To Issue 2
MARYSVILLE – The Marysville City Council spent a considerable amount of its time at its regular meeting Monday discussing changes to Chapter 11 of the city’s zoning code, alterations which address lot coverages in a score of different districts throughout the city. Lot coverages are expressed in a...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Plain City, OH
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Plain City.
Weekly Safety Report: Arrests, Assault, Trespass, Unsanitary Conditions, and Traffic Accident in Bellefontaine, Ohio
This week in Bellefontaine, Ohio, several incidents occurred that required police intervention. These incidents include the arrest of a woman for possession of a controlled substance, a man being charged with assault on a peace officer, another man being charged with criminal trespass, a hotel guest causing unsanitary conditions and refusing to leave, and a driver crashing into a utility pole in a school parking lot.
Hotel guest charged with possession of drugs
Lacey Mitchell, 39, of Upper Sandusky, was charged with possession of a controlled substance around 3:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, by officers of the Bellefontaine Police Department. Police were dispatched to the Super 8 motel, 1117 N. Main St., on a report of suspected drug activity. Contact was made with...
The Alder Volleyball season is going well
The Jonathan Alder high school volleyball team is diving into the season with a 8-4 record. There have been some bumps in the road so far, but the players are willing to put in the work to achieve success. According to senior captain Sarah Schimmoeller, the girls have been working...
Lady Monarchs Host Annual MHS Invitational
MARYSVILLE – Ava Jackson carded an 86 to lead the Marysville to a seventh-place finish at the annual MHS Invitational at Darby Creek G.C. in girls varsity golf action Saturday. Monarch Head Coach Juliet Litzel said that even with the distraction of Homecoming Weekend, her charges were able to...
Bellefontaine High School Honors Ashton Carey and Jack Varner as Seniors of the Month
Bellefontaine High School recently named Ashton Carey and Jack Varner as its Seniors of the Month. Carey, Chad and Jill Carey's daughter, is known for her contributions to the school. Her activities include participation in the BHS Swim Team, leadership in clubs, and work on stage crew for musicals. She expressed a desire to give students a day off if she were principal for a day. Her most memorable school moment was winning her first 500-meter freestyle swim race. She plans to study exercise science in college.
Small note provides big reminder, and updates aplenty as we near October
Happy Tuesday! For a small peek behind the curtain … I usually write this newsletter on Monday mornings, then go back and update with anything notable that happens later in the day, such as the release of state polls and links to stories posted by the time this sends at 11 a.m. Tuesday. All...
UWUC Kicks Off Annual Campaign With Food Drive
MARYSVILLE – United Way of Union County kicked off this year’s annual campaign with its third annual Food Drive at UCO Industries in Marysville last Friday. The Rotary Club of Marysville gave a generous monetary contribution and provided many volunteers to lighten the day’s work. Groups, organizations, and workplaces were encouraged to collect non-perishable food items to help stock the shelves of five local food pantries in Richwood, Marysville, Milford Center, and Plain City.
Williams Grove 61st Champion Racing Oil National Open Is This Week
Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will celebrate the 61st running of the annual Champion Racing Oil National Open for World of Outlaws sprint cars coming up this Friday and Saturday, September 29 and 30 at 7:30 pm each night. The Champion Racing Oil National Open weekend will wrap up...
Police block release of autopsy of Plain City newborn found in garbage
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Plain City Police blocked the release of the autopsy for "Madison Baby Doe," the body of a newborn baby found in a garbage truck in June. Madison County Coroner Dr. James Kaehr said the records were designated as a Confidential Law Enforcement Record by the county prosecutor after police requested that the autopsy be withheld from public records requests.
WL-S teams sweep Ohio Caverns Invite
WEST LIBERTY – West Liberty-Salem hosted the 51st Annual Ohio Caverns Max Evans Memorial Invitational on Saturday. The Big Orange high school girls squad won the team race with 15 points followed by 2nd place North Union 63, 3rd place Northwestern 71, 4th place Fairlawn 106 and 5th place Yellow Springs 126.
LifeWise Academy Holds First Classes with Edgewood Elementary School
MARYSVILLE – LifeWise Academy in Marysville, OH commenced its first class on Tuesday. LifeWise Academy currently enrolls students in 3rd and 4th grades. Students travel from the Edgewood Elementary School to the Vineyard Church, where they meet to receive Bible-based character education. “Thanks to our supportive community, we are...