95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.
A jury in southwest Ohio has decided that a 19-year-old man should be executed for killing an 18-year-old U.S. Navy recruit.
Friday was the first day in office for Delaware County’s new sheriff. Walter “Magnum” Davis is said to be the first African American to hold the position of sheriff in Ohio.
The man who served as Delaware Co. sheriff for 15 years was sentenced Friday for two first degree misdemeanors. Al Myers had pleaded guilty to the charges days after resigning from office two months ago.