WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Four Mansfield police officers run from Mansfield to Bellville in support of this weekend's Ohio Special Olympics in Columbus.

   
 
 
Mansfield Police Officers Join Special Olympics Torch Run

Story By: Greg Heindel

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
 

Four Mansfield police officers run from Mansfield to Bellville in support of this weekend's Ohio Special Olympics in Columbus.

The officers started at the Kroger store on Lexington Avenue in Mansfield this morning, and made their way down Lexington Avenue to State Route 97.

The statewide Law Enforcement Torch Run raises money to help the athletes. Detective Shannon Davis of the Barberton Police Department says there's no more exciting feeling than running the torch into Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium to start the Special Olympics.

"Flame of Hope" torches are carried through 150 Ohio communities to Columbus, where 2500 athletes with developmental disabilities compete in eleven events.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 The Secret Service issues a search warrant at a downtown Mansfield business. Full Story
Image1 The ninth annual Children's Grief Camp is underway at Home Care Matters Home Health and Hospice in Galion. Full Story
 
Image1 The Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task For Richland County, on Tuesday, arrested Antonio Taylor, 22, in a residence in Mansfield. Full Story
Image1 A local event brings entrepreneurs and investors together right here in Mansfield. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Sundown Rundown A Success In Mansfield

SUV Driver In Fatal Motorcycle Crash Arraigned On Felonies

Ashland man sentenced to prison for labor trafficking

Richland Bank holding 5K Walk/Run

Mount Vernon Man Killed When Motorcycle Strikes Jeep Laredo

Pool Pass Ordinance Still Needs Work In Galion

Open Bible Church Requests Charges

Library Children's Room To Be Refurbished

Ford Hill Pool In Mansfield Sold

NAACP annual membership drive underway

MCS kindergarten camp Aug. 11-15

Ontario beautification winners announced

Matt Sauder Memorial Ride To Be Held August 2

More News