Influx of opioid fuels overdoses

City safety forces have dealt with four overdoses in a 24-hour period starting Tuesday afternoon as a strong mixture of opioid is making the rounds.

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  • Written by JOEL E. MAST

Initiatives included in state budget; Naloxone grant, BCMH program to continue

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Logan County Board of Health members were informed at their Wednesday afternoon meeting that two programs offered locally by the Logan County Health District — one that aids area paramedics and first responders in fighting the drug epidemic, and another that assists families with their children’s chronic health conditions — will continue to operate in their current capacity as a result of the programs’ inclusion in the state’s biennial budget.

  • Written by MANDY LOEHR

Phone scam uses actual officer names

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A telephone scam claiming to represent Publisher’s Clearing House tells potential victims that Bellefontaine Police Lt. Rick Herring will be contacting them about a $601,000 prize.