The village of Mt. Sterling may have suffered more than its share of hard times, but the cafe on the corner keeps spirits high,
Smoking Ban ballot issue suffers setback
Supporters of a proposed statewide ban on smoking in public places have suffered a big setback in their drive to put the measure onto the November ballot for the voters to decide. A Franklin county judge has ruled that tens of thousands of petition signatures, urging the measure be put to a vote, are technically invalid.