The streets need plowed. The fire and police departments need manpower to function. The streets department needs money to fix roads and whatever funds are left over need to be invested for the future.

He's 80, a working man; a family man; an agreeable man.

He's also a man who believes Sandusky County jail guards killed his son.

"There is no justice when the law kills."

That's how Jess Burdine closed a 5-page, handwritten letter he sent to the Register earlier this month. 

"I sincerely hope your readers can find the time to understand Craig A. Burdine's death."

The firing of Brian Panetta as the St. Mary Central Catholic High School band and choir director is one sad story, on so many levels.

In Sandusky County, law enforcement is a family business.

Sheriff Kyle Overmyer is the son of a retired sheriff's deputy and one of the men in charge today. His brother-in-law is sheriff's Captain Michael Meggitt.

“They're marching, Charles,” my mother told my father in one of the earliest exchanges between them I can recall.

“Who's marching?” he asked.

“The colored people.”

Sandusky County coroner John Wukie is stuck between a hair trigger and a rock. The gun that killed Jacob Limberios on March 2, 2012, has the hair trigger; Wukie’s ruling on the cause of death is the rock.

Naomi Twine found herself a rose between two thorns Friday when she was a guest on “Between the Lines Live” at sanduskyregister.com. She and commissioners-elect Dennis Murray and Dick Brady will be sworn in Jan. 3.

Attorney Dean Henry says he's not making a fuss. 

"I'm not complaining, Matt,” he told me in a recent email.

Really? It sure feels that way. 

Sandusky County Coroner John Wukie needs more time. That's what the county's attorney, Dean Henry, told the Register.

“He has not had an opportunity to review the reports from the attorney general,” Henry said. “(The coroner's) investigation is still very much open.”

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