Scam Calls In Ohio Appear To Come From 911 Phone Number

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities are warning Ohioans of scam calls appearing to come from the 911 phone number and instructing them to call the state attorney general’s office to avoid arrest or other legal action. The attorney general’s office has received about 20...

Firefighter Receives Heroism Award From Ohio Fire Marshal

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio (AP) — A volunteer firefighter who saved a woman from a house fire in southern Ohio has been honored for heroism. State Fire Marshal Larry Flowers presented the award last week in Washington Court House to volunteer firefighter Kevin Robinette for his...

Notre Dame’s Upset Bid Falls Short In 68-66 Loss To Kentucky

CLEVELAND (AP) — Pat Connaughton stood motionless in the lane, trying to delay the inevitable. Half a court away Kentucky players rushed onto the floor, their undefeated season and a trip to the Final Four preserved by the narrowest of margins by a team that spent five months...
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Saudi Arabia says strikes push Yemen rebels out of air bases

Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, wearing an army uniform, ride on an armed truck to patrol the international airport in Sanaa, Yemen, Saturday, March 28, 2015. Yemen’s President Abed Raboo Mansour Hadi, speaking at an Arab summit in Egypt on Saturday, called Shiite rebels...

Blue Jackets-Blues Sums

First Period_1, Columbus, Karlsson 3 (Hartnell, Dano), 7:06. Penalties_Columbus bench, served by Tropp (too many men), 10:05; Bobrovsky, Clm, served by Morin (delay of game), 12:48. Second Period_2, St. Louis, Berglund 9 (Schwartz, Lehtera), :52. 3, Columbus, Johnson 6 (Tyutin,...
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Singapore bids farewell to Lee Kuan Yew in elaborate funeral

An army officer arranges funeral service programs on seats ahead of a state funeral for the late Lee Kuan Yew, at the University Cultural Center, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Singapore. During a week of national mourning that began Monday after Lee’s death at age 91, some...
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Pakistan sending plane to evacuate those stranded in Yemen

Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, wearing an army uniform, ride on an armed truck to patrol the international airport in Sanaa, Yemen, Saturday, March 28, 2015. Yemen’s President Abed Raboo Mansour Hadi, speaking at an Arab summit in Egypt on Saturday, called Shiite rebels...

State Basketball: Cleveland VASJ too much for LCC

By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS — Dererk Pardon had enough motivation just knowing that this was his last time. The senior for Cleveland Villa Angela-St. Joseph was playing his final high school game on a big stage for a state championship. Pardon flirted with a...

State Basketball: Linkous leads Tri-Village to Division IV crown

By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS — The play, as coach Josh Sagester drew it up, was as simple as it could possibly be. “Basically, get him the ball and get out of the way,” he said with a laugh. Colton Linkous scored 22 points — and hit the...

Prep spring sports info sought

Area prep baseball, softball, track and tennis coaches are asked to return the preseason analysis forms that were mailed to each school as soon as possible. Team information can be returned via fax at (419) 427-8480, email at Send an E-mail to sports or by mail to The Courier...