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08/10/2018 02:45 PM
Ashland County commissioners approve funding for sidewalks, roof work

The Ashland County commissioners acted on two Community Development Block Grants on Thursday, one funding sidewalks in Polk and Savannah, the other for a partial roof replacement at the Ashland Senior Center. The federally funded CDBG grants were awarded in June 2017.

07/29/2018 10:49 PM
Ohio woman arrested after climbing 285-foot tower

A 29-year-old woman pleaded guilty to several misdemeanor charges after she climbed a 285-foot cellphone tower and refused to come down for nearly three hours, reports say. According to the Alliance Review, Jessica Lee McCarty of Polk, Ohio, pleaded guilty on Friday to charges of inducing panic, disorderly conduct and criminal trespass.

07/27/2018 06:47 PM
Tower-climber pleads guilty to misdemeanor charges

A Polk woman pleaded guilty Friday to misdemeanor charges of inducing panic, disorderly conduct and criminal trespass after she climbed to the top of a 285-foot cell tower near the intersection of Oak Hill and Milltown roads Thursday evening. Jessica Lee McCarty, 29, of the 900 block of County Road 175, Polk, entered her plea in Wayne County Municipal Court Friday morning.