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The Docket: 3/21

Regional police blotters, reported and interpreted By Ehron Ostendorf Editor’s Choice Hot case A fire lieutenant responded to a car fire. While putting out the flames with his colleagues, he observed two men standing in the area and watching the fire, a little suspiciously. The two men vacated the premises, and within the same hour, […]

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When there’s a will…

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Legal ways to cope with death By Steven Strain   I think I had an average progression when it comes to experiencing death.  First there were the family pets: a goldfish, a hamster, the family dog. Then came the elderly family member, my grandfather, to be exact. I was 3 or 4, and it didn’t […]

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The Docket: 8/30

Regional police blotters, reported and interpretedby By Ehron Ostendorf Feeding for two The owner of a store said a woman had entered and walked over to the liquor section. The owner could partly see her, but didn’t see her take anything. When he went about his business, she walked over to the Jack Daniels area […]

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The Docket: 8/23

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Regional police blotters, reported and interpretedby Researched and reported by Ehron Ostendorf So stupid, a caveman could do it An officer and her partner answered a simple assault call. The victim said her and her boyfriend pulled up in her driveway, and she asked him to exit the car. Easily angered, he took her keys […]

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The Docket: 8/16

Regional police blotters, reported and interpreted by Ehron Ostendorf A dog for a drug? A woman called a breaking and entering in her house. She stated her screen window was popped open and someone snuck in. Several items were taken from the house. She claimed it was her son because she had caught him stealing […]

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THE DOCKET: 8/9/16

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Dayton’s police blotter, reported verbatim By Researched and reported by Ehron Ostendorf Through the window, through the wall… A man reported that a suspect broke into his drive-through business. The man making the report claimed that $100 was stolen from his cash register along with numerous cigarettes. He also said that the perpetrator used his […]

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Summer in the city

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A true and scary story with Marilynn Preston You know me. I’m a tiger when it comes to persuading, cajoling, begging you to go have some fun outside. Jump on your bike, walk in nature, paddle a canoe, do any thing you like that gets your heart pumping and your juices flowing, and keep your […]

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The Docket: 7/19

Dayton’s police blotter, reported verbatim Compiled by Ehron Ostendorf Pregnancy ploy A woman called in saying she was fighting over child support with her ex. She said she had one child with this man and was expecting their second. They appeared to have an on again off again relationship. The caller accused her ex of […]

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Energy Express: 7/12/16

The skinny on low-fat, no-fat foods By Marilynn Preston Even smart people still think that eating low- or no-fat foods is a healthy way to lose weight. It’s not true. Yes, we were led to believe it was true for many years, and during those low-fat, no-fat years the obesity rate in America skyrocketed. Why? First, because […]

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Vitality Check: 7/5/16

This is for the men out there… sorry ladies By Rocco Castellano Normally I try to get something in that both genders can relate to, but this time, ladies, you’re shit out of luck… you’ll probably be able to take some nuggets from this piece, but that’s all. Call me a misogynist, if you must. […]

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Law & Disorder: The Docket 9/19

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Major key Last weekend a local couple was watching TV in their living room, having a relaxing evening, when suddenly […]

Law & Disorder: The Docket 9/12

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Jesus take the wheel A local couple recently decided to visit their church on a particularly warm and muggy Sunday […]

Law & Disorder: The Docket 9/5

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Flightless In a local park, police were dispatched to the crime scene. A woman called the police when she realized […]

The Docket: 8/29

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Stolen in a nanosecond Just last week a woman visited her local sheriff’s office to place a tip on a […]

Law & Disorder: The Docket 8/22

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Totally secure knot …not In a local home a garage door was broken into. This garage door was perfectly secured […]