Instructor charged in Ohio gun class shooting
A central Ohio instructor who accidentally shot an adult student in the arm during a concealed-carry firearms class has been charged with misdemeanor negligent assault.
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Hilliard schools to provide tablets for all
Superintendent John Marschhausen announced at last night's school board meeting that the district plans to equip all students - about 15,800 - with iPad minis and other devices by the 2016-17 school year.
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On Restaurants | Agency's bake shop provides sweet workplace training
Richie Fannin, a seven-month employee at Sweet Innovations in the River Valley Mall in Lancaster, completes a sugary transaction as manager Barb Todd provides support.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Cinderella's Closet fulfills girls' prom dreams
Making dreams come true, one gown at a time, is the mission of Cinderella's Closet of Lancaster and Fairfield County.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Locals raise concerns about jail site
Opposition to the Fairfield County commission's plan to build a new maximum security jail on Wheeling Street may be late in coming, but it is there nonetheless.
Fisher Catholic Bid O'Luck dinner set for April 26
The Bid O'Luck dinner auction has been an annual springtime event in Lancaster for the past 32 years.
Lee Barnhart, 60 of East Liverpool, passed away at his residence on Thursday, March 6, 2014 following a lengthy illness.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Heating aid program extends deadline
Ohio has extended the application deadline for Home Energy Assistance Program Winter Crisis funding until April 15. The program was scheduled to close March 31. Applications can be filed through the Lancaster-Fairfield Community Action Agency, 1743 E. Main St., Lancaster.
New health plans might not include local hospital
Imagine buying medical coverage on the federal health exchange only to later learn that the insurance you chose doesn't include your doctor or local hospital, making them unaffordable options for your health care.
Ban on texting while driving hard to enforce
As we feared, the state's ban on texting while driving is proving to be difficult to enforce.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Fined $50 and sentenced to 90 days in jail, 69 suspended. Mayes, Joseph A., 26, 2892 Yankee Doodle Drive, Reynoldsburg, convicted of complicity to commit theft, a first-degree misdemeanor.
Suttles named Meals on Wheels' employee of the month
Meals on Wheels-Older Adult Alternatives of Fairfield County, Inc., recently announced that Linda Suttles was named its employee of the month for February.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Health Week at Wagnalls Memorial
The Wagnalls Memorial in Lithopolis will hold Health Week starting March 24 with the Mount Carmel Mobile Mammography unit.
City, businesses work to minimize impact of Main Street closure
There is no doubt that plans for shutting down part of Main Street in April will create disruption for downtown businesses and organizations, city leaders say.
Pizza Cucinova opens 2nd test site along Olentangy River Road
Pizza Cucinova's 1st restaurant opened last fall near Easton Town Center. Click on the following images for a look inside the new concept.
Lab results lead to rape arrest
A 21-year-old man accused of raping a juvenile in December was arrested on a warrant and arraigned on the charge Tuesday in Fairfield County Municipal Court.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Lancaster history takes center stage
The goal of a new WOUB Public Media documentary series called "Our Town," which will start with an episode featuring Lancaster, is to tell a story beyond the city's big-box retail stores and delve into what the show's producer describes as a rich history.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
These charges stem from incidents Dec. 23 and Jan. 13. Thomas L. Henry, 22, of Lancaster, was indicted with trafficking in marijuana, fifth-degree felonies.
Baltimore TWIG 6 recognized
During the State of the Village address each year, Baltimore Mayor Bob Kalish takes the opportunity to present a proclamation recognizing an individual or organization that serves the Baltimore area.
Man arrested for motel assault
Police are investigating whether a man they arrested on an assault charge is connected to a shooting that happened last week, Lancaster police said.