Author: From JT Staff Reports

Dear Editor: As the Federal Reserve continues to try and improve our economy, to no avail, a major action that could be done to help provide relief to ALL Americans: eliminate all the Executive Orders that have slowed or halted the production of oil and natural gas. The transition away from oil and natural gas will take decades, if at all. With a rapid attempt to do so creating negative effects on the economy, Americans are seeing the ripple effects in living day-to-day now. Too many Americans cannot afford food, housing, rent, vehicles, and other day-to-day costs of living under…

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According to Plain City Police Department reports: An officer responded to South Chillicothe Street at 12:33 a.m. June 13 for a report of an unruly juvenile. The officer spoke with the juvenile and warned him of possible consequences. An officer responded to The Grainery on West Main Street at 9:46 p.m. June 13 for a noise complaint of loud music. The officer canvassed the area for several minutes and did not observe any violations. An officer responded to Gay Street at 4:50 a.m. June 12 for a behavioral health issue and determined the individual was not a harm to herself…

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According to Marysville Police Reports: At 11:36 a.m., Monday, police assisted another agency at an unlisted construction site in the city. At 2:43 p.m., Monday, police received a report of lost property in the 1000 block of Coleman’s Crossing Boulevard. Police responded to a parking lot in the 300 block of Bridgewater Drive at 3:00 p.m., Monday, on a criminal damaging complaint involving a Chevy Silverado. Jordan Lloyd Phillips, 29, of 860 Otway Road, Unit 3G, was cited for improper starting and backing at 3:16 p.m., Monday. Phillips was driving a 2015 Honda Civic north on South Vine Street. Phillips…

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When Moody’s assigned its highest AAA bond rating to Tolles Career and Technical Center in Plain City last month, it put the school in elite company. Only four other schools in the state – and no others in central Ohio – currently hold an AAA quality rating. This means Tolles can get a better interest rate on any money it borrows for construction projects and, with a $30-million building addition planned to start in 2025, this rating will save taxpayers millions. Early estimates show Tolles – and property owners living in districts served by the school – will save at…

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From Marysville Division of Police Reports: Immanuel Channels, 26, of Obetz, was arrested at his home, at 11:02 p.m., Monday, charged with one count each of theft, receiving stolen property and failure to comply. Police responded to the 500 block of London Avenue at 1:26 p.m., Monday, on a well-being check. The case was marked as closed. An unnamed juvenile was arrested at 9:12 p.m., Monday after police responded to a home in the 100 block of South Oak Street on a domestic violence call involving a weapon. From Union County Sheriff’s Office Reports: A deputy was sent to a…

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Daniel “Danny” J. Landers, 61 of North Lewisburg passed away, on Monday, June 17, 2024, in his home, surrounded by his family. He was born on July 16, 1962, in Urbana, Ohio to the late Robert and Mary Joan (Neer) Landers. Danny was an avid golfer; his favorite course was the Woodland Golf Course. He was super well known there and played in lots of leagues as well. Danny was a big fan of the Cleveland Guardians as well as the Cleveland Browns. He was a big OSU Buckeyes fan as well. Along with golfing, Danny loved to fish. He…

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Joyce Erwin, age 80, of Marysville, passed away Monday June 17, 2024 at her home with her loving family by her side. She retired from the Ohio Reformatory for Women after 23 years of service having achieved the rank of Corrections Sergeant. She was an avid reader, enjoyed flowers, traveling, and her cats; but more than anything, deeply loved her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends. Joyce was born February 17, 1944 in Logan County, West Virginia to the late Algie Tyler Meade and Sophia Hall Sheward. In addition to her parents, she was…

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Officials from the local and state health departments are urging Ohioans to be aware of excessive heat this week and to take precautions to prevent potentially dangerous heat-related illnesses, including heat stroke and heat exhaustion. “High temperatures pose the threat of heat-related illnesses for all people, but some are more at risk than others,” said Ohio Department of Health Director Bruce Vanderhoff. “It’s critical we remain vigilant and follow some simple precautions to get through it without incident, injury, or illness.” High-risk groups include infants, young children, and older adults; people with mental illness and chronic medical conditions such as…

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According to Union County Sheriff’s Office reports: A deputy went to the Franklin County Correction Center II to take custody of Thomas W. Delaney, 43, of Grove City for an outstanding arrest warrant at 2:01 a.m. Friday. He was transported to the Tri-County Regional Jail. Deputies were sent to a residence in the 19000 block of Raymond Road to investigate a burglary where cabinets were being stolen at 9:25 a.m. Friday. Reymi J. G. Liverte, 22, of Columbus was arrested and transported to the Tri-County Regional Jail. A deputy responded to a gas station in the 23000 block of Route…

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Katherine M. “Kathy” Altizer, 68, of Marysville, formerly of Unionville Center, passed away peacefully, late Thursday evening, June 13, 2024, at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center with her loving family by her side. One of four children, Kathy was born September 21, 1955, to the late James W. and Marie (Roseberry) Smith. A 1974 graduate of Fairbanks High School, she met a charming young man by the name of Dennis M. Altizer, who was a stock boy at Scotty’s where Kathy was a clerk. After one date, they were glued at the hip, and Kathy’s family embraced Dennis…

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Municipal Court Speeding – Kaleb D. Robinson, Flint, MI, $75 fine, $110 costs. Speeding – Silvain B. Mbog, Columbus, $75 fine, $85 costs. Speeding – Anuradha A. More, Dublin, $55 fine, $88 costs. Improper turn – Samantha M. Elson, 692 West Third St., $58 fine, $85 costs. Speeding – Tommy L. Wood, Marion, $58 fine, $85 costs. Fail to control – Joseph R. Myers, Lakeview, $55 fine, $88 costs. Fail to control – Kelvin Gonzalez Guzman, Columbus, $58 fine, $85 costs. Speeding – Becky L. Bobay, Delaware, dismissed, traffic diversion program completed, $143 costs. Fail annual reg – Mark A.…

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According to Marysville Police Reports: John Andrew Little, 32, of Powell, was arrested at 5:43 p.m., Friday, charged with one count each of improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle and illegal advertising of drug paraphernalia. At 3:17 p.m., officers were called to Sheetz regarding a man slumped over the wheel of a red SUV. Medics and officers arrived and spoke to the man, identified as Little. Officers observed illegal narcotic paraphernalia inside his vehicle in plain view. After medics cleared him, John was interviewed by police. During a search of the vehicle, officers uncovered a firearm with the serial…

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Editor’s note: The following information is supplied by the OSU Extension Office. ––– As we reach the middle of June, OSU Extension State Climatologist, Aaron Wilson has expressed concern for both human and livestock welfare as we approach our first heat wave of the season. With forecast highs in the mid to upper 90s and little cooling in the evenings in the coming week, steps need to be taken to ensure everyone stays cool and safe. Looking at the numbers: •On April 24, 2024 the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), under the Department of Labor, presented a draft of…

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According to Marysville Police Department reports: Sheri J. Jones, 47, of Dover County Line Road was cited for theft in the 500 block of Coleman’s Crossing Boulevard at 9:48 p.m. Thursday. Police responded to a report of suspicious conditions in the 800 block of Delaware Avenue at 10:24 a.m. Thursday. Police responded to a report of recovered property on U.S. 33 at 3:32 p.m. Thursday. Police responded to a suicide threat in the 700 block of Kenny Lane at 1:34 p.m. Thursday. Police responded to a suicide attempt at an unlisted address at 1:16 p.m. Thursday. Police responded to a…

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Johanna “Joni” Rita Dolphin Hodakievic, age 78, of Marysville, died Thursday, June 13, 2024 at The Ohio State University Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital. Joni: a teacher by career who primarily was focused on her family — those of which were her first love. Every Friday night you would find her somewhere in Ohio being Jim’s number one fan as a Raiders, Knight, Bulldog, or Bearcat. Her love did not stop at her blood relatives. Joni always looked forward to sharing her home with the many other coaches, coaches’ wives, and athletes that walked through her door. While being an…

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