Theft, Rockside Road: The construction site of the Biltmore Nursing Facility had 150 pieces of steel roll bars stolen Feb. 17. The total value of the steel bars is $2,200. Possession of Marijuana, Chestnut Road: A Springfield, Ohio man, 24, was cited for possession of marijuana Feb. 19. He was at a house to which officers were called for a disturbance.

Maryland #Terps are the 2nd B1G offer for Springfield, Ohio 2016 OT Darius Harper The Springfield prospect holds offers from Illinois, Pittsburgh and Cincinnati, among others. Listed at 6'8 and 268, Harper has a massive frame and could help fill a big need at tackle for the Terrapins.

Residents continued to question Springfield officials about the need for recycling opportunities in the township at the Springfield Board of Trustees meeting Feb. 12. The matter has been raised at a number of meetings since township officials decided to remove recycling bins located at the end of Canfield Road due to problems with people leaving garbage at the site. At the Feb. 12 meeting, Rolling Meadows Lane resident Emily Halderman raised the matter again.

Springfield Local School District officials are getting help from the Springfield Police Department to tackle problems with student truancy this year. Superintendent Chuck Sincere invited Springfield police officers Dave Hoover and Rick Poling, who have been assigned to oversee a new truancy program, to the Feb. 17 Board of Education meeting to explain how the new program works.

The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Ohio reached settlement in a lawsuit filed on behalf of a single mother who alleged she was fired from a religiously affiliated organization because she became pregnant. The defendant, Inside Out, is a Christian-based childcare facility in Springfield, Ohio, that employed Jennifer Maudlin as a cook.

Tim R. Swartz, the writer and editor of the online Conspiracy Journal , which offers a free, weekly e-mail newsletter, discussed his latest work on America's strange and supernatural history including prophecies made by US presidents. There have been many strange stories of objects that fell from the sky, and one of the oddest occurred in Kentucky in 1876, when meat, described as "flesh in fine particles and strips," landed in a yard area when the sky was relatively clear.

A homeless woman who was raped while sleeping under a bridge last March sometimes begged for bus money or walked up to 8 miles over the past year so she could face her attacker in court. Her determination to be in court helped win a conviction against the man, said a police officer who investigated the case.

Greene County NewsJohn Baird points out the native plants and water features of the Travertine Fen. Baird worked for the Division of Natural Areas and Preserves.

Two multi-vehicle crashes were reported on Interstate 70 between State Route 29 and State Route 142 in Madison County. According to the Highway Patrol, one of those crashes resulted in a fatality.

John Sheeley, 44, of 185 Rush Street, Rushsylvania, was indicted on single counts of felonious assault and criminal damaging and two counts of menacing . On January 24th, Sheeley was arrested on multiple charges following a road rage incident on the city's east side around 5:30 p.m. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Sheeley was driving a vehicle eastbound in the 800 block of East Sandusky Avenue when he pulled to the right side of the road and stopped near the entrance to Shady Lane Apartments.

A homeless woman who was raped under an East Side bridge was so intent on justice that she sometimes walked 8 miles from the Whitehall area to the Franklin County courthouse to attend her attacker's court hearings. Her persistence paid off on Tuesday, when Paul E. Hubert, 54, pleaded guilty to rape and was sentenced to three years in prison.

The Springfield Symphony Orchestra, led by Maestro Peter Stafford Wilson, is pleased to announce the winner of its fifth annual Music Educator of the Year Award. The winner is Karen Gorretta, director of choirs at Fairborn High School and Baker Middle School in Fairborn City Schools.

The stores on West Park Square in Xenia and North Bechtle Avenue in Springfield are currently open 24/7. The new operating hours will be 5 a.m. to 1 a.m. daily.

Also surviving are three sons, David Crook of Ohio, Tom Crook and wife, Irene, of Ohio, and March Schimone and fiancee, Tomaka Smith, of Morgantown; four daughters, Judy Bachman and husband, Mike, of French Creek, Vicki Salata and husband, Dan, of New Springfield, Ohio, Tracy Samples of Buckhannon and Becky Metzner of Ripley; two stepsons, John ... (more)

Singer John Legend has decided to raffle his services off in a bid to raise money for a good cause, and to spread love ahead of Valentine's Day. The singer is offering his fans a chance for a personal performance, who donate $10 and enter 100 chances to win.

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Ruthann Gayle Henry, 72, passed away peacefully in her home on Feb. 3, 2015 after an 18-month battle with cancer. She was born April 11, 1942 in New Castle, Pa., a daughter of the late Darrel and Thelma Bacon of New Springfield, Ohio.