Man arrested following Circle K hostage situation in Lancaster

LANCASTER – Authorities tased and arrested a man at the North Memorial Drive Circle K Sunday following a hostage situation. According to an arrest report from Lancaster Police, officers received a call around 12:31 p.m. The suspect, identified as 40-year-old John Orsborn, of Lancaster, allegedly threatened to take individuals hostage and announced he had a gun.  …

Sheriff’s office investigating “hoax” threats made by 14-year-old at Fairfield Union

RUSHVILLE – Fairfield County authorities have identified a juvenile who allegedly made threats against the Fairfield Union School District.  According to a Tuesday news release, the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office had received word that a 14-year-old had posted threats on social media. The teen’s name is not being publicly released. Fairfield Union Superintendent Chad Belville …

Arrest made after robbery reported at Peoples Bank

LANCASTER – Lancaster Police arrested a man Tuesday evening in connection with a robbery at Peoples Bank on Main Street.  In a Wednesday news release, Lancaster Police announced James Bertoch III, 35, of Lancaster, was arrested at an area business.  According to the incident report, witnesses saw a white man with a black hooded coat and gray jacket …

St. Louis Mashers

Identity created for an MLB-based fantasy baseball team dubbed the St. Louis Mashers. Identity created to honor St. Louis’s multiple breweries and the workers who help create some of America’s most famous beers. Primary logo for the St. Louis Mashers Alternate Cap Logos St. Louis Mashers Script logo applications Unused logos for the St. Louis …

Officials Weigh Options Over Jackson County Library

State lawmakers recently met with the Jackson County Library Board to discuss the Charles Ralph Holland Memorial Library’s future. House Representative John Mark Windle said the library could pursue grant funding to either rehab the building or construct a new one. “There’s a chance we could apply for a community development block grant (CDBG) to …

Rennova Denies $1 Million Bid For Jamestown Hospital

Rennova Health Systems has denied a $1 million bid to purchase Jamestown Regional Medical Center. Crossville clinician and physician assistant Johnny Presley made the offer to Rennova and hospital CEO Michael Alexander earlier this summer. Fentress County Executive Jimmy Johnson said Rennova’s decision comes at no surprise. “Rennova and Mr. Seamus Lagan, they’re kind of …