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The Ottawa County Democratic Central Committee has selected Steve Levorchick to the post of county sheriff.


Levorchick, a former captain in the sheriff’s department, will fill the remaining term of Bob Bratton, who resigned to become the police chief in the Village of Genoa.

The committee, by a unanimous voice vote Thursday night, chose Levorchick, said Dan Laity, who chairs the county Democratic party.


Another candidate, Randy Riedmaier, a former chief deputy in the sheriff’s department, withdrew his application.

A Fremont company is recalling ready-to-eat beef and pork products, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, which said the meat was produced without federal inspection.

E-Z Shop Kitchens, Inc. is recalling:
•16-ounce and 4-pound tub containers of “E-Z Shop Kitchen Seasoned Beef” with the number “EST. 19665” in the USDA inspection mark.

A portion of the prison sentence of a Toledo man for his role in the armed robbery and beating of an elderly couple in 2009 has been vacated by the Ohio Sixth District Court of Appeals.

The court ruled charges of aggravated burglary and grand theft against Ronald Ruby, Jr. should have been merged during his sentencing hearing in the Sandusky County Court of Common Pleas.

Being married as college students is not out of the ordinary, but then again, Paul and Mary-Lynn (Hadley) Kebker are no ordinary couple.

As Slippery Rock University’s “first couple in command,” the cadets occupy two the top three leadership positions in Slippery Rock’s respected Army ROTC program – something that has never happened before at SRU – and will graduate together in August.

Oregon City Council last Monday approved a project development agreement with BP Husky Refining LLC for the city’s flood relief and erosion control project.

The agreement spells out the cost share of the project between BP Husky and the city.

Summer Olympics

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