Fairfield County Newswire

Fairfield County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Fairfield County, OH.

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  1. Prosecutor looks into township payroll errorsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... deal. Kuhn, a 52-year-old Republican who took office in January, is facing intensified shunning from the Fairfield County Republican Party. The party's executive committee at a special meeting on Thursday approved motions urging Kuhn to resign as ...

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  2. Ex-Fairfield County treasurer employee charged with theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbus Dispatch

    A former clerk in the Fairfield County treasurer's office has been indicted on a theft-in-office charge. The fifth-degree felony charge, punishable by up to a year in prison if convicted, alleges that Christina K. Fox stole less than $1,000 last year from the office.

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  3. Lancaster mayor pleads not guilty to tax chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Lancaster Mayor Brian S. Kuhn has pleaded not guilty to felony charges of failing to file a state income-tax return in 2014 and 2015. Kuhn entered the pleas this morning at his arraignment in Fairfield County Common Pleas Court before retired assigned Judge Linton D. Lewis.

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  4. Lancaster mayor's indictment disturbs other GOP officials in Fairfield CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The chairman of the Fairfield County Republican Party captured the mood of many in the local GOP when he said, "This sucks." Jeff Fix shared his feeling in an email to Republican elected officials and other prominent party members on June 12 as he recommended the resignation of indicted Lancaster Mayor Brian S. Kuhn , who took office in January.

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  5. Ollie brings home the goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | The Delaware Gazette

    Delaware police dog Ollie, handled by Officer Adam Graham, took a gold and two silver medals at the recent Ohio Police and Fire Games this month in Fairfield County.

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  6. Fairfield County man killed in crash near ThornvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A Fairfield County driver died on Thursday after his car went left of center on Rt. 13 in Perry County and into the path of an oncoming minivan, the State Highway Patrol said.

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  7. Man linked to French Connection heroin ring gets 9-year termRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Madison Press

    A 75-year-old man who federal authorities say was a player in the notorious French Connection heroin ring decades ago was sentenced Thursday to nine years in prison for running an illegal narcotics operation in Connecticut. He was among 16 people busted in Connecticut in 2012 by a federal Drug Enforcement Administration task force and area police officers for distributing marijuana, cocaine and oxycodone in Fairfield County.

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  8. Rockmill expansion plans include taverns, sour-beer venture, brewery additionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... live in the tasting room," Barbee said while touring Rockmill Brewery, located on his family's property in Fairfield County. "My bedroom is 10 feet from the bar." That living situation could change as his family's Rockmill Brewery business embarks ...

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  9. Elected officials, Republican Party call for Lancaster Mayor to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | WBNS

    Elected officials in Fairfield County, along with the county's Republican Party, are calling for Lancaster Mayor Brian Kuhn to step down. His indictment came four days after his wife, Bridget Kuhn, pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $326,000 from Frazier Electric and the American Legion.

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  10. In reversal, Fairfield County GOP chief asks indicted Lancaster mayor to step downRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The chairman of the Fairfield County Republican Party now is asking for indicted Lancaster Mayor Brian S. Kuhn to resign. Kuhn, a 52-year-old Republican who took office in January, said he doesn't plan to step down after being indicted Friday on two counts of failure to file a state income tax return. 1 comment

  11. Worthington considers street-legal golf cartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... was legal or not. We are looking into it." "There're actually quite a few," said Deputy Rod Hamler, of the Fairfield County Sheriff's Office. Fairfield County didn't make available the number of certificates it has issued for golf carts to be driven ...

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  12. One dead in Fairfield County motorcycle-involved crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | WBNS

    OSHP says 25-year-old Rebecca N. Reid of Newark was traveling southbound on S.R. 37 when she went left of center and struck a motorcycle driven by 62-year-old Ronald Storts of Columbus.

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  13. Fairfield County crash kills Columbus manRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol says that around 11:38 a.m., Rebecca Reid, 25 of Newark, was driving her Ford Focus southbound on state Route 37 in Pleasant Township when she crossed the center line and struck the motorcycle driven by Ronald E. Storts, 62 of Columbus.

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  14. Two Vehicle Motorcycle Involved Fatal Crash in Fairfield CountyRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 11 | Whiznews.com

    The Lancaster Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a two vehicle motorcycle involved fatal crash that occurred on State Route 37, in Pleasant Township of Fairfield County. The crash occurred on June 11, 2016 at approximately 11:38 a.m. Rebecca N. Reid, age 25, of Newark, was traveling southbound on State Route 37 in a 2008 Ford Focus when she traveled left of center and struck a 1995 Harley Davidson Tourglide driven by Ronald E. Storts, age 62, of Columbus.

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  15. Lancaster mayor indicted on tax chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... that Kuhn failed to file state income tax returns in 2014 and 2015. The indictment has been filed in Fairfield County Common Pleas Court following an investigation by special prosecutor Robert F. Smith, deputy legal counsel in Ohio Auditor Dave ...

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  16. Can seniors be protected from thieving caregivers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... to let (the employee who is stealing) resign and walk away," said Dave Kessler, an investigator with the Fairfield County prosecutor's office. In 2015, state aging officials investigated 297 complaints from nursing-home residents and their loved ...

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  17. Lancaster man likely will die in prison for wife's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A 56-year-old Lancaster man likely will spend the rest of his life in prison after admitting that he killed his wife. Fairfield County Common Pleas Judge Richard E. Berens sentenced Jeffrey Scott Hamm last month to 15 years to life for murder and 13 years more to be served consecutively for crimes related to the killing of Terri Jo Hamm.

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  18. Owners of troubled Lancaster motel agree to changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Relax Inn, known to authorities as the "Relapse Inn" for its reputation as a drug-crime haven, has promised to clean up. Fairfield County Common Pleas Judge Richard E. Berens on June 1 approved a consent agreement that city and county prosecutors reached with the owners of the motel at 1327 River Valley Boulevard.

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  19. Franklin County's BWC rebate totals more than $800,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... coverage for those who must work for a government entity in exchange for public assistance payments. Fairfield County will get $310,537 followed by $244,969 in Licking County and $91,000 in Union County. Pickaway County will collect $54,109, Madison ...

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  20. Feds offer grants for homeless veterans in Central OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... the Fairfield Metropolitan Housing Authority to fund housing assistance for approximately six veterans in Fairfield County, and about $19,000 will go to the Pickaway Metropolitan Housing Authority to help five veterans. In both counties, housing ...

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