The number of ambulance calls in Perkins Township this year has increased 7.5 percent, with fire calls up 19 percent.
11:00 AM Nov 11, 2012
A top official with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is optimistic that a nationwide project examining natural gas hydraulic fracturing and potential drinking water impacts will provide comprehensive guidelines to help scientists and the public identify the key issues to focus on. But the industry said past studies have already shown the process is safe.
8:00 AM Nov 11, 2012
Ohio officials are grappling with how to approach the federal health care law now that the presidential election is behind them.
6:00 AM Nov 11, 2012
The annual Veterans Day Program will be at 2 p.m., Sunday, at First Presbyterian Church, 265 Jackson St.
5:01 AM Nov 11, 2012

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is scheduled to be the guest Tuesday afternoon on 'Between the Lines Live.' The program is tentatively slated to start at about 2:15 p.m., and the audience room should be open for questions from viewers. 

4:38 AM Nov 11, 2012
Excerpt from Sunday's Viewpoint editorial: It's difficult to know why Perkins Township voters supported the township fire levy on Tuesday but rejected the tax that funds the police department.
4:22 AM Nov 11, 2012
A condemned killer fighting his execution because of his extreme weight does not have accessible veins in his arms or hands and could not receive a lethal injection in his legs because he is so obese, a doctor said in a court filing.
3:01 PM Nov 10, 2012
Six siblings of toddler removed from home
1:00 PM Nov 10, 2012
The utility FirstEnergy says it expects to cut up to 400 jobs by 2016 as it struggles against a lackluster economy that's led to lower demand and power prices.
11:00 AM Nov 10, 2012
Not all juice drinks are created equal. A juice drink’s label can showcase a picture of luscious fresh fruit, but the actual contents of the drink may contain a very small amount of real fruit juice. Some fruit juice drinks contain as much or even more sugar per serving than a candy bar. A juice drink loaded with sugar and empty calories is not a healthy option for kids or adults.
10:00 AM Nov 10, 2012
Huron officials remain committed to a policy they say provides substantial savings to the police department's budget, while also improving safety.
9:00 AM Nov 10, 2012
House Speaker John Boehner insisted on Friday that any deal with President Barack Obama to avert the so-called fiscal cliff must include lower tax rates, eliminating special interest loopholes and reining in government-benefit programs.
6:01 AM Nov 10, 2012
One local business counts its blessings on Thanksgiving by giving back to local military families.
5:00 AM Nov 10, 2012