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Saturday, July 29th, 2017
Bill would affect small counties
By William Kincaid
CELNA - State Sen. Matt Huffman, R-Lima, says he plans to introduce legislation this fall that would change the way the state funds a majority of local county governments.
Under Huffman's proposal, the state would cover the election and indigent defense costs of 68 of Ohio's 88 counties in lieu of issuing local government funds to county governments. Municipalities and townships, though, would continue to receive their share of local funds. [More]
Obituaries on July 29th, 2017
Mary C. Ahlers age 87 of New Bremen, died on Friday, July 28, 2017 at 3:20 A.M. at the Kobacker House, in Columbus, Ohio. [More]
Richard S. Beougher, 75, Celina, died at 8:04 p.m. July 9, 2017, at Van Wert-In Patient Hospice, Van Wert. [More]
Robert K. Frazier, 79, Sanford, NC and formerly of Fort Recovery, OH, died July 28, 2017, at Central Carolina Hospital, Sanford, NC. [More]
Agnes S. Pepple, 92, Waynesfield, died on July 27, 2017, at Otterbein Senior Li [More]
Esther C. Rosenbeck, 98, Coldwater, died on July 28, 2017, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
James V. May, age 69, of Van Wert, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, July 27, 2017, at 5:55 P.M. at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, Ohio. [More]
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