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Thursday, June 24th, 2010
More indigent defendants, less funding leaves counties footing the bill
By Shelley Grieshop
Ohio remains financially strapped and counties are being forced to pay more to fund attorneys for an increasing number of people who can't afford one.
The U.S. and Ohio Constitutions guarantee every citizen the right to an attorney to ensure the quality of justice a person receives is not determined by their financial status. Counties, by law, must oblige. To help them meet the financial obligation, the state offers financial assistance. [More]
By Nancy Allen
GRAND LAKE - The first of three sediment Collectors was installed in Big Chickasaw Creek at the intersection of state Route 219 and Behms Road on Wednesday.
A crane lifted the 8,500 pound, 30-foot-long steel unit into the air and placed it in the creek. Streamside Systems, Findlay, constructed and installed the device, which will catch sediment and nutrients before they enter the lake. [More]
Obituaries on June 24th, 2010
Virginia R. Bourelle, 84, Rockford, died at 2:49 p.m. June 23, 2010, at Van Wert County Hospital. [More]
Katherine E. Harner, 83, Mendon, died at 8:37 p.m. June 22, 2010, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Ruth A. Liette, 87, St. Marys, died at 3:25 p.m. June 22, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Former Celina resident Opal Marie Liming, 40, Sidney, died June 21, 2010, at her home. [More]
Celina native Janet Grimm Overton, 59, Dayton, died June 21, 2010, at her home. [More]
Local pictures on June 24th, 2010
Subscriber only stories on June 24th, 2010
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Ohio Supreme Court denies appeal in Schwieterman case
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Salary increase OK'd
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Thornsberry and Link grab top honors