OVI checkpoint coming Friday

OVI checkpoint set for Friday

WILMINGTON — The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced Thursday that an OVI checkpoint will be held in Highland County Friday evening.

The OVI checkpoint, funded by federal grant funds, is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers.

“Based on provisional data, there were 12,205 OVI-related crashes in which 340 people were killed and 5,060 people were injured in Ohio in 2016,” Lieutenant Stan Jordan, Commander of the Wilmington Post said. “State Troopers made 25,226 OVI arrests in 2016 in an attempt to combat these dangerous drivers. OVI checkpoints are designed to not only deter impaired driving, but to proactively remove these dangerous drivers from our roadways.”

The location of the checkpoint will be announced Friday.

Evans joins Impressions Created

WILMINGTON — Impressions Created has added Christy Evans as a hair stylist.

Evans specializes in color, perms, any chemical services, and extensions. A lifetime resident, Evans has more than 10 years experience in the field.

Impressions Created is located at 1334A Rombach Ave. in Wilmington.

To make an appointment with Evans, call 937-382-0770.

Allstate agency earns honor

Allstate exclusive agency owner James Cramton has been designated as an Allstate Premier Agency for 2017.

The agency is located at 70 Fairway Drive, Suite 3 in Wilmington and can be reached at 937-382-7733.

The Allstate Premier Agency designation is bestowed upon 26 percent of Allstate’s nearly 10,000 agency owners across the country. The Premier Agency designation is awarded to Allstate agency owners who have demonstrated excellence in delivering an accessible, knowledgeable and personal customer experience while achieving outstanding business results.