The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) sent an alert to the Clark County Combined Health District (CCCHD) with notification that Clark County is experiencing an increase in opioid drug overdoses within the last 24 hours.   Clark County averages approximately 5-6 drug overdoses per day, currently there are at least 13 overdoses treated in the ER, averaging approximately 1 per hour.…

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With World War I raging overseas and events such as the Great Flood of 1913 still fresh in the memories of many in the region, leaders through Northern Miami Valley set about to find a way to protect the citizens of the area. Their solution: The establishment of American Red Cross chapters throughout the region.…

Read more: Northern Miami Valley Ohio Red Cross Celebrates its Centennial

 

State Representative Kyle Koehler (R-Springfield) today was sworn in as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 132nd General Assembly. He represents the 79th Ohio House District, which includes Springfield and other portions of Clark County.…

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New Members Appointed to Developmental Disabilities Board

Developmental Disabilities of Clark County will be welcoming two new members to its seven-member Board this month, Andy Irick and Rob Strasser. They replace Lisa Dunn and Jim Howard, who each served two four-year terms.…

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At the January 4, 2017 meeting of the Clark County Commissioners, Commissioner Lowell McGlothin and Commissioner Melanie Wilt began their new jobs. Although the agenda was light, they were enthusiastic about the new opportunities.

First, the commissioners approved an increase in the contract with Adolescent Oasis for the Department of Job and Family Services for $250,000. The amendment extends the existing contract through December 31, 2017 and increases the total contract value.…

Read more: New Clark County Commissioners Take Helm

 

On Sunday, January 1, 2017 at 12:48 A.M., members of the Ohio State Highway Patrol stopped a vehicle for speed on Selma Road near Spring Street in Springfield. Troopers approached the vehicle on foot and made brief contact with the suspect at which time the suspect vehicle fled the scene.…

Read more: Suspect Leads Troopers on Slow Speed Pursuit

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