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05/17/2016 04:39 PM
OSP in Springfield adds patrols for OVI enforcement

The video then shows the driver hitting at least two other vehicles before coming to a stop. Lieutenant Aller says that driver was high on prescription pills.


05/17/2016 12:15 PM
Trucking Schools Struggle to Find Teachers as Driver Demand Soars

The commercial trucking industry has struggled with a shortage of drivers for at least a decade, but now Clark County, Ohio, educators and driving schools throughout the state face a hard time finding instructors as well. The driver shortage creates a ripple effect on the economy, according to a 2015 report from American Trucking Associations.


05/15/2016 10:06 AM
Bill could boost farms, tourism in OhioThe state now has just shy of...

Lawmakers recently pushed through a bill designed to make it easier for farmers to offer tourism attractions and bring in more revenue as Ohioans flock to attractions like Young's Jersey Dairy in Clark County and Freshwater Farms in Urbana. Senate Bill 75 will provide more clarity to farmers and businesses regarding zoning, liability and how land for agritourism should be taxed, said Brandon Kern, state policy director for the Ohio Farm Bureau.


05/12/2016 09:43 AM
Man to be pallbearer charged with burglary during funeral

A man expected to be a pallbearer at a woman's funeral has been charged with burglarizing her granddaughter's home during the service in western Ohio. Clark County court records show 19-year-old Blake Elliott was charged this week after the granddaughter told deputies he broke into her home May 3 while she was attending the funeral.


05/12/2016 09:43 AM
Ohio man to be pallbearer charged with burglary during funeral

A man expected to be a pallbearer at a woman's funeral has been charged with burglarizing her granddaughter's home during the service in western Ohio. Clark County court records show 19-year-old Blake Elliott was charged this week after the granddaughter told deputies he broke into her home May 3 while she was attending the funeral.


05/10/2016 11:39 AM
Junior Achievement hosting Hall of Fame banquet

Junior Achievement of the Mad River Region will honor a longtime Clark County businessman at its annual Hall of Fame banquet on Thursday, May 19. The organization serves Clark, Champaign, Madison and Logan counties, and offers programs in area schools focused on providing financial literacy and workforce readiness skills to area students. Junior Achievement works with volunteers from area businesses and offers programs in area elementary schools all the way through high school.


05/09/2016 04:33 PM
Clark Co. Deputy charged with OVI

A Clark County Sheriff's Deputy has been charged with operating a vehicle under the influence after he was pulled over early Friday morning. For now, Steven Elliott, 44, has been reassigned to a desk job with the jail division while the case is under investigation.


05/05/2016 11:22 AM
Rocking Horse CEO stepping down

The CEO of Rocking Horse Community Health Center will be leaving his post at the end of May, the organization announced Wednesday. Chris Cook has been in the position with the Springfield-based nonprofit since April of 2014, when he was picked to fill the position vacated by Dana Engle, now the CEO of Madison Health.


04/29/2016 09:43 PM
Springfield man sentenced to prison in January fatal shooting

An 18-year-old man was sentenced to prison Friday after accepting a voluntary manslaughter plea deal in connection with a fatal January shooting. Deondre Marquise Wilgus, of Springfield, was sentenced to 11 years in prison in Clark County Common Pleas Court, WHIO reports .