The Miss Southern Ohio Outstanding Teen Program will be April 12, at South Gallia High School. The program will start at 7 p.m. with tickets $7 at the door. South Gallia High School was chosen to allow more young women in southern Ohio to compete, and it is the home school of current Miss Ohio Outstanding Teen Ashley Miller.
This program is open to young women in Ohio ages 13 through 17. The winner of the Miss Southern Ohio Outstanding Teen title will go on to compete in June for the title of Miss Ohio Outstanding Teen 2008.
The entry fee for Miss Southern Ohio Outstanding Teen will be $150 and the Junior Programs will be $50. The junior programs are for ages birth to 12, and forms can be obtained by going to www.missportsmouth.org or by contacting Greg Davis, executive director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (740) 981-2948. Deadline for applications and checks will be April 5.
Voinovich's staff plans session
The staff of U.S. Sen. George V. Voinovich (R-OH) will have Connecting with Communities office hours from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. March 12, at Scioto County Welcome Center, 342 Second St. This session will provide Scioto County residents with an opportunity to talk in person with a district representative who will bring their concerns and ideas back to the senator.
No appointments will be required. For information, call Voinovich's district representative for southwest Ohio, Nan Cahall, at (513) 684-3265.
Indiana man arrested in theft
An Indiana man has been arrested and a vehicle stolen in his home state recovered, thanks to quick work by the Lewis County, Kentucky Sheriff's Office.
Lewis County Sheriff Bill Lewis said on Tuesday he received a call at his office from someone reporting what they called a "suspicious person," in an area one mile west of Vanceburg on Old Kentucky 10.
Lewis said Deputy Mike Edington responded to the scene, and found Jeffery L. Adams, 46, of Kokomo, Ind.
Edington said Adams was in possession of a stolen 1999 Ford Explorer, Edington said was reported stolen in Indiana on Monday.
In addition to being charged with the theft of the vehicle, Adams was charged with driving under the influence, and operating on a suspended license.
Adams was lodged in the Lewis County Detention Center, and Edington said the investigation is continuing.
From PDT staff reports