A Columbus man was killed late Thursday when the van he was driving struck the rear of a semi-trailer in Clark County. Thomas Sweigard, 53, of Stewart Avenue, was approaching a construction zone in the eastbound lanes of I-70 near Rt.

Ohio's first heavy snowfall came before nearly one-fifth of the state's corn crop could be harvested, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service. The problem isn't as pronounced in Clark County, but the impact of the unseasonable weather is still being felt.

TV in Dayton reports the building in Tremont City in Clark County burned for several hours Wednesday morning. The building - the roof of which collapsed during the fire - housed vacant businesses and apartments in addition to the post office branch.

The Clark County Sheriff's Office added two deputies to its roster. It also now has a new chief deputy.

Clark County's largest city is doing well, having scored some major economic development wins recently.