Voters to decide continuing income tax levy in May
By Margie Wuebker
NEW BREMEN - Voters in the New Bremen Local School District will see a continuing income tax levy on the May ballot but likely won't see another attempt at a combined bond issue/ maintenance levy for a school construction project anytime soon.
Superintendent Howard Overman told board of education members Wednesday night that officials earlier had warned that an income tax renewal levy would soon expire on the heels of the bond/levy campaign that ended in defeat Tuesday. [More]
COLUMBUS - The Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday was asked to rule whether jurors in 2011 had the right to convict former St. Marys optometrist Douglas Wine of a lesser crime than his indictment charge of rape.
The high court justices aren't expected to hand down a judgment in the case for several weeks. The issue could set precedent for other cases statewide. [More]