Women were encouraged to write on post-cards to send to others in the Miami Valley. Carol Young explained that her message is simple.


Clark County Health District worker Dustin Ratliff says today's event is to ensure they stay on top of the disease. "Rabies is a very deadly disease so it's very imperative that we have all of the cats and dogs vaccinated for this deadly disease not only to protect the animals, but also to protect the public," Ratliff said.


The national organization CUE Center for Missing Persons launched four billboards in the area to help find Amanda Ward-Romine. Ward-Romine went missing in July 2013 from Springfield.


The Clark County Combined Health District is urging residents to get a flu shot. It says two people were already hospitalized with influenza A. "Prevention continues to be the name of the game", said Charles Patterson, Health Commissioner.


The Clark County Park District and the Ohio Native Ancestral Association have announced that the annual Paw Paw Moon Pow Wow held at George Rogers Clark Park in September has run its course and will no longer be held. The Paw Paw Moon Pow Wow has struggled in recent years with attendance from both the public and Native vendors.


The Administrator of Bethel Township in Clark County abruptly resigned from her position last week, leaving the Township Trustees to decide what happens next. Bethel Township Administrator Shelly Huntington hand-delivered her letter of resignation to the township on Thursday, August 28, with her resignation effective Friday, August 29. In the letter, dated August 16, Huntington stated "it was a great opportunity to learn about Township government and work with wonderful people in the community."


Officials from the City of New Carlisle attended Clark County's Public Budget Commission meeting held Wednesday, August 27 prepared to voice their concerns on the county's formula for Local Government Fund distribution, only to be told that they would be receiving even less than originally estimated just a few weeks ago. New Carlisle City Manager Kim Jones, along with New Carlisle Finance Director Colleen Harris attended the Budget Commission last Wednesday held at the County Auditor's office in downtown Springfield.


Police say a mother and her two sons have died apparently from gun shots in what police suspect is a murder-suicide in southwestern Ohio.