Fort Recovery crowd expresses fear, loathing for state requirements
By William Kincaid
FORT RECOVERY - A contingent of community members opposed to the Common Core Standards - a set of federal educational standards for grades K-12 in language arts and mathematics adopted by most states, including Ohio - addressed their fears and concerns to board of education members Monday night. [More]
Cop shot man in the hand after he waved pellet gun
By Shelley Grieshop
ST. MARYS - The police officer who shot a drunk and armed St. Marys man last month has been exonerated by a local review board.
St. Marys Police Officer Luke Turpin was cleared for firing a single shot that struck suspect Brad Scheer in the wrist/hand area on March 13. The 62-year-old man, who had waved a pellet rifle at officers in front of his Derrick Street home, was treated at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. He later was jailed for aggravated menacing. [More]