According to Sheriff David W. Doak, the first arrest followed a number of complaints indicating that marijuana was being sold by a resident at the Flamingo Motel in Atwater Township.
John and Sue Siefer of Kent announce the arrival of their granddaughter, Riley Jane Rowland on May 9. The baby girl arrived at Wood City Hospital in McClure, weighing 8 pounds, 1 ounce.
For nearly 40 years, Richard Sweet was the "man behind the camera" for the Record-Courier, shooting thousands of photographs that would document Portage County's history.
Nestled in the grounds of Blossom Music Center is Porthouse Theatre which is the home of Kent State University 's outdoor summer theater .
WKYC Photojournalist Carl "Big Daddy" Bachtel heads to his hometown of Cuyahoga Falls to take one last look before the river changes forever.
The United Way of Portage County will hold a five-course beer pairing dinner at 5:30 p.m. June 27 at Ray's Place in Kent.
In this Tuesday, April 2, 2013 photo shows Brimfield Police Chief David Oliver talking about his facebook page in Kent, Ohio.
New guidelines regulating how loose dogs can be captured in Ohio are under review.
Ohio State University fanfare took over the plaza at Acorn Alley II in downtown Kent Friday during a visit by the OSU's president, Gordon Gee.
Delores L. Adkins, 81, passed away at her home on Lang Street in East Liverpool early Thursday morning, June 13, 2013, following a lengthy battle with cancer.
Last Exit Books, at 124 E. Main St., will host its monthly open poetry reading at 8 p.m. today.
Portage County commissioners recently awarded a $755,912 contract for the rehabilitation of the portion of West Main Street Bridge over the CSX Railroad in Kent.
The derby will take place from 9:30 a.m. to bout 5:30 p.m. on East High Street in Mantua.
Two people Brimfield police said were involved in an illegal theft spree at the Brimfield Walmart on Tallmadge Road in July 2012 that led officers to recover more than $1,000 in allegedly stolen merchandise have pleaded guilty to felony theft charges.
Come Friday, another major facet of downtown Kent's redevelopment will swing into motion when the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center opens and begins welcoming overnight guests, wedding parties, business conferences and more.
Ohio motorists are getting a sinking feeling as they pull up to the pumps. Gas prices are way up and now are hovering around $4 a gallon.
Eliot and Jessika Easterling of Ravenna announce the arrival of their son, Ethan Quinn Easterling.
More than 300 individuals, organizations and businesses from across Portage County contributed to the recent 15th annual Portage County Environmental Conservation Awards celebration.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 803 The American Legion Post and Unit 803 of Aurora is thankful for the generous donations during their poppy distribution in May. The goal was to distribute 1,000 poppies.