Family and friends were trying to make sense of the shooting death of 17-year-old Reb Barbee in western Franklin County early this morning. The sheriff's office was releasing few details about the slaying, but neighbors said the teenager was shot on Lakefield Drive in Prairie Township near the Madison County line around 5 a.m. Family friends said the victim managed to stumble back to his home on Dovalon Place, leaving behind a trail of blood on the street.

With nine acres of corn planted and their new mind-boggling design now created, the Rausch family is bringing the "MAiZE craze" back to Ohio. The popular Milford Center labyrinth, that drew thousands of visitors last fall, will once again get curious maze-goers lost when it opens to the public on Saturday, Sept.

The issue of leg-hold traps within the village limits of Plain City was discussed once again Monday night by Plain City's village council with one member motioning to ban the traps. Officials agreed to invite a representative from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to speak during a future meeting prior to voting on the legislation.

Members of the Plain City clock the committee inspected the village's iconic clock back in March of 2014. It has been determined to need $60,000 worth of repairs.

Showing include Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the London Community Center, 60 S. Walnut St.; Thursday, Sept.

On this November's ballot, Plain City and surrounding neighborhoods will be asked to fund the Pleasant Valley Joint Fire District with a 10 mill replacement levy. "This is the main source of funding for the fire district," PVJFD Chief Mark Kidd said.

The men were among the 12 interviewed last week by Monteleone, council safety committee members Alan Cohen and Ellen Beagle, and two officers of the fire department. The position originally drew 41 applications, including some from department members, and there were three local firefighters interviewed last week.

Several suspects arrested and charged in relation to the July 23 drug sweep attended their formal pretrials Thursday in Madison County Common Pleas Court. Alisha B. Gonzalez, 22, of London, asked for more time to decide whether to plea or go to trial.

Each square of the quilt features four names. Each name represents a 10 donation to the war effort.

West Jefferson High School Class of 1974 is having its reunion the weekend of Friday, Sept.

DALTON DISTRICT, Ohio -- Former students said goodbye to Kidron and Dalton elementary schools and Dalton Intermediate School during a final walkthrough before demolition begins next month.

The Plain City Food Pantry is one of several entities receiving United Way contributions.

The water tower on Bigelow Avenue is one of two owned by the Village of Plain City.

Joe Gingerich fires up the burners to raise his balloon, named "Solitary Freedom," with the help of crew members Dave and Erica Gingerich.

A former Plain City employee accused of stealing gasoline from the village pled guilty to the thefts Monday as part of a plea agreement.