The Press Newspaper
The Ottawa County Grand Jury has indicted Randall J. Ross for the March 27 shooting death of his estranged wife, Amy.
According to Mark Mulligan, county prosecutor, Ross was indicted on seven counts, including murder, aggravated murder, aggravated burglary, and kidnapping. Firearm specifications are included in the indictment.
Three Oregon men who died in non-combat while serving their country will be honored on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27 at 11:00 a.m. at Clay High School’s Memorial Stadium.
Oregon City Council on May 13 approved changes to the municipal sign code in response to business concerns that it was too strict.
“We’ve been working on this for months,” Administrator Mike Beazley said after the meeting. “We basically wanted to respond to the business community that had challenged us.”
The Wood County commissioners will hold a town hall meeting May 21 at the Lake Township administration building, 27975 Cummings Rd.
The meeting will start at 4:45 p.m. The commissioners have been scheduling public forum style meetings throughout the county, offering residents a chance to submit comments or questions to the commissioners.
I recently learned that I teach at a persistently poor performing school.
It happened after Ohio bureaucrats unveiled new, “more rigorous” criteria for determining success and failure in the state’s public schools. My district, previously deemed worthy of “continuous improvement” status, suddenly got downgraded.
It wasn’t alone. Some schools previously rated “excellent” suddenly ranked poorly according to Ohio’s bean-counters — based not on new information, but on a reevaluation of old information.