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Ohio seniors health improving as Clark County population ages
 A national report shows the health of aging adults in Ohio has improved as Clark County’s senior population continues to increase. Ohio ranked 35th in senior health, according to an annual report released recently by the United Health Foundation. Last year, the state ranked 38th out of 50 states. In 2013, seniors represented nearly...

Posted: 12 days ago

A national report shows the health of aging adults in Ohio has improved as Clark County’s senior population continues to increase. Ohio ranked 35th in senior health, according to an annual report released recently by the United Health Foundation. Last year, the state ranked 38th out of 50 states. In 2013, seniors represented nearly...
Clark-Shawnee building levy the lone issue on Aug. 8 ballot
 The Clark-Shawnee Local School District bond issue will be the only item on the Aug. 8 ballot, according to the Clark County Board of Elections. The last day to certify issues for the August election was May 10. RELATED: Clark-Shawnee OKs 3rd try for $37.2M bond for new, renovated schools The bond issue will likely be on the ballot as Issue...

Posted: 12 days ago

The Clark-Shawnee Local School District bond issue will be the only item on the Aug. 8 ballot, according to the Clark County Board of Elections. The last day to certify issues for the August election was May 10. RELATED: Clark-Shawnee OKs 3rd try for $37.2M bond for new, renovated schools The bond issue will likely be on the ballot as Issue...
Springfield’s Bike to Work Day returns after record turnout in 2016
 The city of Springfield will host its fourth annual Bike to Work day event from 7 to 9 a.m. Friday at City Hall plaza. The event is designed to promote cycling as a mode of transportation, Deputy City Manager Bryan Heck said. Last year, the event had its largest turnout as more than 100 cyclists attended. “We’re really excited...

Posted: 13 days ago

The city of Springfield will host its fourth annual Bike to Work day event from 7 to 9 a.m. Friday at City Hall plaza. The event is designed to promote cycling as a mode of transportation, Deputy City Manager Bryan Heck said. Last year, the event had its largest turnout as more than 100 cyclists attended. “We’re really excited...
$4M Clark County building project progressing
 The first phase of about $4 million in improvements at two historic Clark County buildings are progressing well, county leaders said. About $1.5 million in upgrades are currently under construction at both the Clark County Common Pleas Courthouse, 101 N. Limestone St., and the A.B. Graham building, 31 N. Limestone St. The project includes...

Posted: 16 days ago

The first phase of about $4 million in improvements at two historic Clark County buildings are progressing well, county leaders said. About $1.5 million in upgrades are currently under construction at both the Clark County Common Pleas Courthouse, 101 N. Limestone St., and the A.B. Graham building, 31 N. Limestone St. The project includes...
Ohio food bank group faces $1M cut from state, including Springfield
 An amendment to the recently-approved Ohio House of Representatives state budget bill will shift about $1 million in funding from Ohio’s food banks to smaller agencies over the next two years, which food bank leaders say could be devastating for Springfield — one of the most food insecure cities in the state. But a Springfield...

Posted: 17 days ago

An amendment to the recently-approved Ohio House of Representatives state budget bill will shift about $1 million in funding from Ohio’s food banks to smaller agencies over the next two years, which food bank leaders say could be devastating for Springfield — one of the most food insecure cities in the state. But a Springfield...
Clark-Shawnee OKs 3rd try for $37.2M bond for new, renovated schools
 The Clark-Shawnee Local School district will go back on the ballot for the third consecutive election in August. The board voted Tuesday morning — one week after the latest bond issue failed at the polls — to ask residents to approve a $37.2 million bond issue on Aug. 8. It was the final step in putting the issue on the ballot...

Posted: 17 days ago

The Clark-Shawnee Local School district will go back on the ballot for the third consecutive election in August. The board voted Tuesday morning — one week after the latest bond issue failed at the polls — to ask residents to approve a $37.2 million bond issue on Aug. 8. It was the final step in putting the issue on the ballot...
Disc golf course could be coming to Springfield’s Snyder Park
 A disc golf course could be completed at Snyder Park this summer, and one local business owner believes it can help grow the game in Springfield and Clark County. The National Trail Parks and Recreation District and a local business, Hazy Shade Disc Golf and More, are teaming up to construct a disc golf course south of Buck Creek at Snyder...

Posted: 18 days ago

A disc golf course could be completed at Snyder Park this summer, and one local business owner believes it can help grow the game in Springfield and Clark County. The National Trail Parks and Recreation District and a local business, Hazy Shade Disc Golf and More, are teaming up to construct a disc golf course south of Buck Creek at Snyder...
Should Clark County clerks offices be combined to save money?
 State lawmakers want to eliminate the Clark County Municipal Clerk of Courts office to save the city of Springfield money, but other local leaders believe any changes should be thoroughly analyzed before action is taken. An amendment in the state budget bill late last month would have eliminated the municipal clerk’s office, rolling...

Posted: 20 days ago

State lawmakers want to eliminate the Clark County Municipal Clerk of Courts office to save the city of Springfield money, but other local leaders believe any changes should be thoroughly analyzed before action is taken. An amendment in the state budget bill late last month would have eliminated the municipal clerk’s office, rolling...
4 Urbana men, 4 teens charged in alleged assault, threats
 Four adults and four juveniles have been charged after multiple related incidents, including an alleged assault last week at a Kroger store in Urbana. Officers were dispatched to the Kroger parking lot on U.S. 36 in Urbana at about 11 p.m. April 29 after a person reported five men, including one with a gun, had assaulted two other men in...

Posted: 21 days ago

Four adults and four juveniles have been charged after multiple related incidents, including an alleged assault last week at a Kroger store in Urbana. Officers were dispatched to the Kroger parking lot on U.S. 36 in Urbana at about 11 p.m. April 29 after a person reported five men, including one with a gun, had assaulted two other men in...
Clark County starts Facebook page
 Clark County created its first social media page recently as a way to interact with the public and provide updates about local county government. Residents can like the new page by searching Clark County, Ohio on Facebook, Commissioner Melanie Flax Wilt said. “It’s a way for us to share information but to also receive feedback...

Posted: 22 days ago

Clark County created its first social media page recently as a way to interact with the public and provide updates about local county government. Residents can like the new page by searching Clark County, Ohio on Facebook, Commissioner Melanie Flax Wilt said. “It’s a way for us to share information but to also receive feedback...
Zika virus confirmed in Clark County man
 The Clark County Combined Health District has confirmed that a Northridge man has Zika that he contracted after traveling to an area affected by the virus. The man’s illness previously was a suspected case reported by his doctor. The health district continues to work with the physician and the patient to prevent transmission of the...

Posted: 22 days ago

The Clark County Combined Health District has confirmed that a Northridge man has Zika that he contracted after traveling to an area affected by the virus. The man’s illness previously was a suspected case reported by his doctor. The health district continues to work with the physician and the patient to prevent transmission of the...
Springfield voters approve temporary income tax hike
 Springfield voters on Tuesday approved approved a temporary income tax increase, according to final unofficial results at the Clark County Board of Elections. “This is as good as it gets,” Springfield Mayor Warren Copeland said. “I really was hopeful. I thought we were going to pass, but I had no idea it would be a 2-to-1...

Posted: 24 days ago

Springfield voters on Tuesday approved approved a temporary income tax increase, according to final unofficial results at the Clark County Board of Elections. “This is as good as it gets,” Springfield Mayor Warren Copeland said. “I really was hopeful. I thought we were going to pass, but I had no idea it would be a 2-to-1...
Springfield tax increase passes at polls, Enon police levy fails
 Voters approved an income tax increase for the city of Springfield but rejected an Enon police levy on Tuesday, according to final, unofficial election results. Springfield residents voted to raise the city’s income tax for 5½ years from 2 percent to 2.4 percent, approving it with more than 66 percent of the vote. “This...

Posted: 24 days ago

Voters approved an income tax increase for the city of Springfield but rejected an Enon police levy on Tuesday, according to final, unofficial election results. Springfield residents voted to raise the city’s income tax for 5½ years from 2 percent to 2.4 percent, approving it with more than 66 percent of the vote. “This...
Election Day in Clark County: 5 things to know
 A special election will be held today in Clark County, including two municipalities and one school district seeking new money for the second time in less than six months. Here’s five things to know about Election Day: Crossroads in Springfield: The city of Springfield is seeking an income tax increase for the second straight election...

Posted: 25 days ago

A special election will be held today in Clark County, including two municipalities and one school district seeking new money for the second time in less than six months. Here’s five things to know about Election Day: Crossroads in Springfield: The city of Springfield is seeking an income tax increase for the second straight election...
Springfield man accused of breaking window, hitting kids with glass
 A Springfield man faces multiple charges after police alleged he threw a rock through the window of a moving car, spraying glass all over three children. Matthew Markley, 27, was arrested Saturday after getting into an argument with a woman he knows, breaking the glass out of the front door to their home, according to a police report. READ...

Posted: 25 days ago

A Springfield man faces multiple charges after police alleged he threw a rock through the window of a moving car, spraying glass all over three children. Matthew Markley, 27, was arrested Saturday after getting into an argument with a woman he knows, breaking the glass out of the front door to their home, according to a police report. READ...
Nationwide search on for escaped Tri-County Jail inmate
 A nationwide search has begun for an inmate who remains on the loose after escaping from the Tri-County Regional Jail in Mechanicsburg on Thursday evening. The inmate who escaped is Staling Santos-Reyes, who was in jail on a $300,000 bond from a Madison County case. MORE: Springfield woman charged in fight over ATVs, alleged beating threat...

Posted: 28 days ago

A nationwide search has begun for an inmate who remains on the loose after escaping from the Tri-County Regional Jail in Mechanicsburg on Thursday evening. The inmate who escaped is Staling Santos-Reyes, who was in jail on a $300,000 bond from a Madison County case. MORE: Springfield woman charged in fight over ATVs, alleged beating threat...
Tremont City barrel fill: What’s really going on?
 Local leaders have fought for decades to get a proper clean-up at the Tremont City Barrel Fill site in northern Clark County — which they worry could seep into Springfield’s drinking water supply — including hand-delivering a letter to President Barack Obama’s staff during his visit to the city in 2012. A local activist...

Posted: 28 days ago

Local leaders have fought for decades to get a proper clean-up at the Tremont City Barrel Fill site in northern Clark County — which they worry could seep into Springfield’s drinking water supply — including hand-delivering a letter to President Barack Obama’s staff during his visit to the city in 2012. A local activist...
National rabbit show being held this weekend in Springfield
 A national rabbit show is being held this weekend in Springfield, bringing hundreds of out-of-state visitors to the area. The American Dutch Rabbit Club 2017 National Dutch Show is being held Friday through Saturday at the Clark County Fairgrounds. Between 35 and 40 states will be represented, organizer Kevin Hooper said. RELATED: Lake events...

Posted: 29 days ago

A national rabbit show is being held this weekend in Springfield, bringing hundreds of out-of-state visitors to the area. The American Dutch Rabbit Club 2017 National Dutch Show is being held Friday through Saturday at the Clark County Fairgrounds. Between 35 and 40 states will be represented, organizer Kevin Hooper said. RELATED: Lake events...
Lake events at Clark County Fairgrounds could bring in millions
 The Clark County Fairgrounds will begin hosting water and cross country events at its lake this summer, which tourism officials say could pump millions into the Springfield economy in the future. Later this year, the fairgrounds will host the 24th annual Solar Splash on June 7 to 11, a five-day solar boat regatta previously held in Dayton...

9:52 PM Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2017

The Clark County Fairgrounds will begin hosting water and cross country events at its lake this summer, which tourism officials say could pump millions into the Springfield economy in the future. Later this year, the fairgrounds will host the 24th annual Solar Splash on June 7 to 11, a five-day solar boat regatta previously held in Dayton...
Ohio House budget proposal would eliminate Municipal Clerk’s office
 An item in the Ohio House of Representatives biennial budget proposal could consolidate the clerk of courts offices in Clark County, if approved. The proposal would eliminate the office of the Municipal Clerk of Courts in Clark County and roll its duties into the Clark County Clerk of Courts Office, according to House Bill 49, which was released...

5:27 PM Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2017

An item in the Ohio House of Representatives biennial budget proposal could consolidate the clerk of courts offices in Clark County, if approved. The proposal would eliminate the office of the Municipal Clerk of Courts in Clark County and roll its duties into the Clark County Clerk of Courts Office, according to House Bill 49, which was released...
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