WOSU News Archives For: February 16, 2007

Former Fairfield Sheriff Granted Early Prison Release

Former Fairfield County sheriff Gary DeMastry freed from prison after serving five years
12:00AM
February 16, 2007

A former Fairfield County sheriff convicted on 32 counts of illegal activity is a free man. A judge granted Gary DeMastry’s request for early release from prison Friday in Fairfield County Common Pleas Court. He served five years of a six-year sentence.

Ohio lawmakers speak out about House resolution

12:00AM
February
16, 2007

In Washington, the House wrapped up debate this afternoon on the ‘resolution of disapproval’ of the President’s troop surge. Two Ohio lawmakers have spoken out on the measure.

Winter insurance claims filed

12:00AM
February
16, 2007

Some Ohioans are filing insurance claims right now to cover damage caused by the winter snow storms.

Strickland criticized for his stand against war refugees in Ohio

12:00AM
February
16, 2007

Governor Ted Strickland is being criticized for his strong stand against Iraqi war refugees coming to Ohio, and the criticism is coming not just from Republicans but also from at least one of Strickland’s fellow Democrats.

Former Fairfield County sheriff released 1 year early from prison

Gary DeMastry
12:00AM
February 16, 2007

The former Fairfield County sheriff is a free man. A judge granted Gary DeMastry’s request for early release Friday in Fairfield County Common Pleas Court in central Ohio. He had served five years of a six-year sentence.