Ohio Couple Celebrates 72 Happy Years Of Marriage

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio couple in their 90s who recently celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary say they’re still happy together and can’t recall having any arguments over the years. Charles and Opal Townsend of the village of Buchtel (BOOK’-tuhl) in...

Ohio College Honors ‘Freedom Summer’ Volunteers

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jim Kates and hundreds of other civil rights activists who gathered at an Ohio college campus in June 1964 to prepare for registering blacks for voting in Mississippi were warned to expect beatings and even death in the Southern hotbed of anti-integration...

Ohio’s Jordan: No Plans To Seek House Leadership

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — An influential Ohio conservative says he has no plans to seek a leadership position in Congress after House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s surprise primary loss to a tea party-backed upstart. U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, an Urbana Republican, tells The...

McKinley Desk Donated For Display At Ohio Museum

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A small desk that was passed down to President William McKinley by his mother and kept at the White House while he lived there has been donated to the National First Ladies’ Library in northeast Ohio. The archives director tells The Repository newspaper...

Kasich Signs Bill Freezing Ohio Solar, Wind Goals

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) has signed a contentious bill delaying the phase-in of Ohio’s renewable energy and efficiency targets and repealing advanced energy mandates the state put in place in 2008. The Republican governor’s signing...

Lake Erie Residents Say Mayflies Slower To Emerge

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Northern Ohio residents in some areas along Lake Erie say mayflies have been slower to show up this year. The superintendent of the Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial on South Bass Island says the pesky but harmless winged insects...

Motorist hits power poles in Mount Cory

MOUNT CORY — A Lima motorist was injured today when her car hit two power poles in Mount Cory. Lillie Burge, 27, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco Ambulance, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Mount Cory firefighters responded t...

Early morning accident causes vehicle fire on Ohio 235

A Pennsylvania man was cited for driving under the influence after his car crashed and burned on Ohio 235 in Orange Township at 4:43 a.m. Saturday. According to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, 23-year-old James Watson of Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, was northbound on Ohio...

Former Ohio Lawmaker Seeks Early Prison Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio lawmaker who authorities say took trips and cash in exchange for taking steps to introduce legislation has asked for early release from a three-year prison term. W. Carlton Weddington, a Columbus Democrat, pleaded guilty two years ago to...

4 Errors Catch Up To Brewers In 6-5 Loss To Reds

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The throws that Milwaukee Brewers starter Matt Garza would like to take back most from his outing Friday night have nothing to do with his performance on the mound. The right-handed veteran had two of Milwaukee’s four errors in a 6-5 loss to the Cincinnati...