Tyler Mathias

Prevent Blindness Warns Ohioans About the Dangers of Backyard Fireworks

 The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), estimated that injuries from fireworks sent 11,900  Americans to the emergency room in 2015 with 67% occurring around the month of the Fourth of July holiday.  Nearly 50% of injuries were to bystanders and 26% to children under 15 years of age. Sadly, the CPSC also reported 11 non-occupational fireworks-related deaths. The CPSC …

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Home prices setting records in central Ohio

The average sales price of home during the month of May in central Ohio was $227,783, which is 8.0 percent higher than one year ago (May 2016). Year to date (January through May 2017), the average sale price of a home in central Ohio is $209,217, which is 6.3 percent higher than the same period in 2016. These home prices …

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Centerburg Heart of Ohio USA Days Festival continues Thursday

The Centerburg Heart of Ohio USA Days Festival got underway on Wednesday Night with food, fun and entertainment and it will be more of the same Thursday Night. The lineup for Thursday includes the Midway and rides opening at 5pm. King Darwin, a hard rock band will perform at 6pm followed by Classic Rock Experience at 8pm. The festival is …

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Centerburg to host Golf Outing Friday

The Centerburg Athletic Booster Club will hold a golf outing on Friday June 23rd. The event will take place at Wyandot Golf Course and Grill on 3032 Columbus Road in Centerburg. Shot gun start is at noon with registration at 11am. The entry fee is $55 and includes 18 holes of a four man scramble with cart, two meals will …

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Two fined for fishing Illegally in Delaware County

In December 2016, State Wildlife Officer Maurice Irish, assigned to Delaware County, was dispatched to Hoover Reservoir in response to information submitted to the Turn In a Poacher (TIP) hotline. A witness reported that two individuals had caught a large amount of crappie, transported them to a vehicle, and then returned to catch more fish. Upon arrival, Officer Irish located …

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Mansfield Police Officers to be Promoted

A promotional ceremony will take place Wednesday June 21st at 130pm in the Mansfield City Council Chambers, third floor of the Mansfield Municipal Building for the promotions of: Sergeant Michael T. Napier to the rank of Lieutenant and for Officer Sara L. Mosier-Napier to the rank of Sergeant. Sergeant Napier began his law enforcement career with the department in 2006 …

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Town Hall Planning Committee to meet in Mount Vernon Wednesday

The Town Hall Planning Committee will meet Wednesday, June 21st at 4pm in City Hall in Mount Vernon to discuss the potential for more Drug Town Halls. Councilman John Francis said previously “there will be more drug town hall meetings” and that they were a big success. The Drug Town Halls were held at Twin Oak Elementary School in Mount …

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Kevin Remillard Indicted for Murder

The Knox County Grand Jury has indicted Kevin Remillard in the murder of 20 year old Nick Remillard. The Grand Jury states that on June 10th, 2017, in the County of Knox, State of Ohio, Kevin Remillard did commit MURDER by purposely causing the death of Nick Remillard contrary to and in violation of section 2903.02 of the Revised Code …

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PUCO offers tips to be prepared for Power Outages

With summer approaching, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) is reminding consumers of important outage preparation information. While the electric distribution system in Ohio is typically safe and reliable, weather conditions such as thunderstorms and high winds can cause service interruptions. The PUCO offers these tips for being prepared in the event electric customers experience an outage. What should …

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New Civil Engineering Technology Scholarship Available at COTC

From COTC Newark: Students entering their second year in the civil engineering technology program at Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) are eligible to apply for a new scholarship. The $2,500 scholarship is funded by CESO, Inc. and will be awarded for the first time for the 2017-18 academic year. CESO is a comprehensive engineering, architectural, survey, construction management and environmental …

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