National News

Paulding Putnam Electric Urges Conservation

Pauld­ing Put­nam Elec­tric Coop­er­a­tive is oper­at­ing under a peak alert today. It’s all due to the hot tem­per­a­tures, and the load fore­cast. PPEC reports that it will be under a peak alert from 2–8 p.m. That’s when all cus­tomers are asked to con­serve energy, along with any peak hours, to help the com­pany keep power …

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Williams County Man Facing Murder Charge

A Williams County man has been charged with mur­der… again! 24 year old Tyson Reli­ford of Edger­ton, is charged with first degree mur­der in con­nec­tion with the death of 3-year-old Colum­bus girl ear­lier this year. Reli­ford was also charged with assault and child endan­ger­ment in con­nec­tion to an inci­dent that hap­pened back in Feb­ru­ary, result­ing …

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Defiance Man Charged For Sexual Abuse Of A Minor

A Defi­ance man is sched­uled to be arraigned Mon­day in Williams County Court on charges that he sex­u­ally abused a minor. 42 year old Bobby Strat­ton was indicted ear­lier this month by a Williams County grand jury on one count of sex­ual bat­tery and two counts of unlaw­ful sex­ual con­duct with a minor. All the …

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Quadco Has A Plan

Quadco Reha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­ter is work­ing on a plan that will com­ply with new Med­ic­aid con­flict of inter­est rules affect­ing county boards of devel­op­men­tal dis­abil­i­ties across the state and the coun­try. At their reg­u­lar Admin­is­tra­tive and Non-Profit Board meet­ing on Tues­day, board mem­bers learned that the cen­ter is plan­ning to pri­va­tize their ser­vices, just as many …

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Hicksville Man Jailed After Chase

A Hicksville man is locked behind bars in CCNO today, fol­low­ing a Sun­day after­noon chase. 29 year old Matthew Jus­tice so far has been charged with a tem­po­rary pro­tec­tion order vio­la­tion, but Hicksville Police say more charges are pend­ing against him. The chase began Sun­day after­noon, around 3:40, near Maple and High streets when a …

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Paulding Inmate Van Crashes

A Pauld­ing County Sheriff’s Office pris­oner trans­port van crashed on Mon­day, injur­ing a Pauld­ing County offi­cer and five inmates. It hap­pened at the inter­sec­tion of Ohio 613 and Ohio 637 around 8AM Mon­day, when another vehi­cle dri­ven by 49 year old Mark Rol­ston of Michi­gan, failed to yield to the trans­port van, dri­ven by 45 …

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