A Monroe County dog breeder charged with felony abandonment of animals in neighboring Lenawee County has been the subject of prior complaints with animal control. Deborah L. Hosler, 47, of Anders Road in Summerfield Township, pleaded not guilty in Lenawee County District Court on Friday to a four-year felony charge of abandoning 15 Siberian huskies earlier this month.

The Beverly Eagles will hold a steak fry beginning at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 14. The cost is $12 for grilled steak dinners or $10 for grilled chicken dinners. For carryout call 740-984-4733.

Eclipse Resources has completed the sale of approximately 9,900 net acres in eastern Noble County and western Monroe County, Ohio, for approximately $63.8 million. The buyer was not disclosed.

Gulfport Energy Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement with a third-party to acquire approximately 12,600 net undeveloped acres in northern Monroe County, Ohio. The acreage lies in the core of the dry gas window of the Utica shale and has an aggregate purchase price of approximately $87 million.

The Herald-Times reports there were 280 cases in Monroe County involving 430 children in need of services. Monroe County Court Appointed Special Advocates executive director Kristin Bishay says there's no data to illustrate the cause of the increase, but she believes there's a connection to drug abuse.