Governor DeWine signs SB 57, which decriminalizes hemp

COLUMBUS, Ohio — On Tuesday, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed Senate Bill 57, which directs the Ohio Department of Agriculture to draft rules to regulate the licensing and processing of hemp, and which, consistent with the 2018 federal Farm Bill, removes hemp from the controlled substances list.

Commissioner column: Thankful for our community

I love Ashtabula County and what I love about it the most is the people.  Every day I find a person to be thankful for in our community.  Sometimes it may be the same person on different days, but the efforts put forth by residents of our county purely and unselfishly for the benefit of others never ceases to astound me. 

Governor DeWine unveils STRONG Ohio Bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Monday unveiled a series of legislative proposals to better protect Ohio citizens and law enforcement officers from those with a propensity toward violence and to provide help to individuals who are a danger to themselves or others.

Educate and Create County Auditor GIS Education Session to be held

KINGSVILLE — The Kingsville Public Library will be hosting Ashtabula County David Thomas for its Educate and Create evening on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 5:30 p.m. The session will consist of a presentation on Ashtabula County’s GIS (Geographic Information System) and how residents can utilize this tool.