Author: From JT Staff Reports

Municipal Court Speeding – Huy A. Ho, Troy, $33 fine, $135 costs. Speeding – Andrew D. Ballenger, Columbus, dismissed, traffic diversion program completed, $143 costs. Seat belt – Brittany L. Osberry, Columbus, $30 fine, $91 costs. Speeding – Jaime A. Valdes Maynard, Gahanna, $58 fine, $110 costs. Speeding – Lyric D. Andrews, Columbus, $58 fine, $85 costs. Speeding – Kimberlee D. Latondress, Galloway, $58 fine, $85 costs. Seat belt – David W. Wolfe, 275 Fairview Avenue, $30 fine, $66 costs. Speeding – Drew Biederman, Richwood, $58 fine, $85 costs. Speeding – Angela K. Dolby, Urbana, $58 fine, $85 costs. Speeding…

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Marysville Fire Department Chief Jay Riley said a barn in the 14000 block of U.S. 36, pictured above, caught flames after fire spread from a nearby brush burn. The mechanical barn was used to service agricultural equipment, including oil and fuel that temporarily fueled the flames. Riley said there were no injuries as a result of the incident. (Journal-Tribune photo by Sam Dillon) First responders were at the scene of a barn fire within minutes of the flames starting Thursday morning. Marysville Fire Department Chief Jay Riley said the station received a call regarding a burning barn in the 14000…

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According to Marysville Police Department reports: There are no reports for today. According to Union County Sheriff’s Office reports: A deputy met with a Grandview Heights Police Department officer to take custody of Jacob R. Cook, 27, of Columbus for an outstanding arrest warrant at 12:59 a.m. Thursday. He was taken to the Tri-County Regional Jail. A deputy was dispatched to a residence in the 12000 block of Watkins Road to investigate possible damage to a vehicle caused by ashes from a nuisance burn in the area at 6:39 a.m. Thursday. A deputy met with a Columbus Police Department officer…

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A roller flattens the turf that was recently installed on a ball field at the Union County Joint Recreation Sports Complex on County Home Road. It is the third field to be artificially turfed at the complex over a period of two years as the demand for softball and baseball continues to grow in the county. (Journal-Tribune photo by Kevin Behrens)

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The announcement a week ago that Major League Baseball is moving its All-Star Game set for July 13 from Atlanta to Denver has created a storm of protest. The reason was not because of a COVID-19 danger or the poor quality of baseball facilities or the fear of unrest and ensuing riots. It was oddly because of the issue of voting in Georgia. The Georgia Legislature recently passed a law overhauling the system of voting in the state to give citizens more access to the polls while at the same time ensuring that the process is as fair as possible.…

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Municipal Court Speeding – Tyler Crokie, Grove City, $58 fine, $85 costs. Speeding – Shane G. Weslti, Westerville, $58 fine, $85 costs. Speeding – Warren M. Schuster, Columbus, $58 fine, $85 costs. Seat belt – Alina Sparks, Cable, $30 fine, $66 costs. OL forfeit – Alicia K. Hornsby, Dublin, $150 fine, $343 costs. Fail/reinstate – Joshua H. Cartwright, Hilliard, $150 fine, $165 costs. OL forfeit – Joshua H. Cartwright, Hilliard, $150 fine, $85 costs. Speeding – Ivan Gutierrez, Worthington, $58 fine, $38 costs. Seat belt – Ivan Gutierrez, Worthington, $30 fine, $28 costs. Fail to yield – Patrick E. Henry,…

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According to Marysville Police Department reports: Joseph M. Dauer, 57, of Columbus was cited for driving under financial responsibility law suspension on Delaware Avenue at U.S. 33 at 12:23 p.m. Wednesday. Police responded to a report of criminal damaging/endangering in the 800 block of Lone Rise Drive at 5:22 p.m. Wednesday. Reports indicate a white Dodge Dakota was damaged. Police responded to a report of criminal damaging/endangering on Fifth Street at 11:04 a.m. Wednesday. The reporting person indicated a flower pot was damaged. Police responded to a report of suspicious conditions in the 1800 block of Fawn Meadow Drive at…

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Marysville won both doubles tennis matches on Wednesday against Westerville South. The Wildcats, though, claimed victory during all three singles contests and earned a 3-2 team triumph. The doubles team of Aidan Johantges and Jacob Markert turned back Murry and Okyere by a 6-4, 3-6, 6-0 verdict. Dalton Kane and Kyrell Stauffer defeated Chambers and Franklin 6-3, 6-0. Singles -Gurgiolo (W) downed Sean Richardson (M) 6-2, 6-1; -Kitaev (W) beat Carson Kane (M) 6-2, 6-2; -Self (W) topped Cory Cordell (M) 2-6, 6-1, 6-3.

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Municipal Court Underage consump – Macee R. Neubauer, Ostrander, $600 fine, $300 costs, 30 days jail susp. Contributing – Alarik P. Madigan, Bellefontaine, dismissed, $113 costs. Criminal trespass – Alarik P. Madigan, Bellefontaine, $250 fine, $63 costs, 60 days jail 46 susp. Speeding – Cory T. Firstenberger, Johnstown, $58 fine, $165 costs. Seat belt – Heather F. Weiland, Portland, IN, $30 fine, $91 costs. Hunt w/o perm – Clark R. Cline, West Liberty, $75 fine, $85 costs. Speeding – Sherard L. Pollard Jr., 15407 Gandy Eddy Road, $58 fine, $110 costs. Speeding – Andrea L. Shields, 511 East Fourth St.,…

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Mother nature and the adult children of Avanelle Oberlin both put on a colorful display this week. Oberlin said her children decided to create chalk art on the sidewalk in front of her home, 203 S. Maple St., Marysville, in celebration of Easter and the spring-time weather. The weather also helped create the natural beauty of the flowers, trees and bushes in the neighborhood. (Journal-Tribune photos by Mac Cordell)

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