17 hrs ago
Drug drop off day is April 26
The city of Canal Winchester and Diley Ridge Medical Center, in cooperation with the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, have scheduled a prescription drug disposal event as part of the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
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21 hrs ago
Das KaffeeHaus converts ambulance into coffee truck
Joe and Amy Contino will be ready for any caffeine emergencies that arise this summer.
23 hrs ago
6 indicted, 15 others sought in theft ring
Twenty-one people are facing charges related to a retail theft ring that was active for approximately one year and spanned multiple Ohio counties, prosecutors said.
Wrong site for a new jail
Let's put it where it makes more sense ... at the Liberty Center site. At Liberty Center, it will cost several million dollars less.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Firefighters responding to garage fire near Bremen
Firefighters are responding to a garage fire in the 1500 block of Webb Summit Road, just south of Bremen.
The Columbus Dispatch
The future of historic Fairfield County Home uncertain
When the architect hired to assess the old Fairfield County Home for the infirm and poor walked inside for his first look, he braced for the worst.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Ducks raise bucks for charity
The duck-decorating contest is the second annual fundraiser put on by Phi Theta Kappa on the campus to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Fairfield County.
Deputy uses stun gun on man resisting arrest
Fairfield County sheriff's deputies responded to a domestic dispute Saturday in the 9000 block of Broad Street that ended with officers shooting a man, who was fighting with his girlfriend, with a stun gun when he ran from them, according to reports.
Man gets prison for assaulting brother
When Fairfield County Common Pleas Judge Chris Martin handed down a 30-month sentence Monday to a man who admitted to hitting and threatening his 26-year-old developmentally-disabled brother, the judge said, "The court can't let that just go by."
April concert to cap LCCA's 77-year run
It was a tough time for people. President Franklin D. Roosevelt was in the early days of his second term in office and was dealing with the Great Depression.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Career Closet helps job seekers dress for success with interviews
Although job skills and training are important, so is looking -- and feeling -- ready for the interview or early days on the job.
Safety on road should be priority this spring
With warmer temperatures come more outdoor activities and more cars on the roads.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Jail site should be reconsidered
The current facility, a converted grocery, was designed to house as many as 43 prisoners; it routinely houses as many as 120.
Forwarded email rankles resident
Recently, I sent an email to members of Lancaster City Council and Fairfield County commissioners regarding the jail site controversy.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Earth Day about protecting planet
The first Earth Day celebration was April 22, 1970, with 20 million people participating nationwide.
History on display at weekend fair, talk
A pair of events, starting this weekend, will focus on history in Lancaster. This weekend will be the second Standing Stone Living History Trade Faire, 1700-1890, at the Fairfield County fairgrounds, 157 E. Fair Ave. "More than 700 people came out for it last year," said Michael Tharp, one of the event's organizers and a member of the Frontier ... (more)
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month
It is only fitting that spring, a season of new beginnings and growth, should be designated as a time to make children a priority in our community.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Columbus Dispatch
Government Insider: Mayor Coleman looks to work with Detroit?
Coleman wrote a letter that appeared in the Detroit Free Press on Tuesday expressing his affection for the Motor City.
The Columbus Dispatch
Fired teacher who sexted student gets 5 days in jail
A former choir teacher at Fisher Catholic High School in Lancaster has been sentenced to five days in jail after she admitted sending nude photos of herself to a 17-year-old male student.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Bremen assistant fire chief suspended indefinitely
The Rushville Township trustees have indefinitely suspended their assistant fire chief and called for a criminal investigation, and while the investigation turned up no wrongdoing, the suspension has not been lifted.