Patriots meeting planned


BELLEFONTAINE — Steven Stechschulte of Westerville, Ohio’s director of Convention of the States, will explain the advantages of a Convention of the States when the Top of Ohio Patriots meet Thursday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. at the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center, 2280 State Route 540, Bellefontaine.

The Putnam County native has been active in Republican politics for many years, successfully managing two congressional campaigns in Georgia where he resided from 1989 to 2008. Since returning to Ohio, he has been a leader in the grassroots movement to bring together freedom-based groups to affect public policy in favor of liberty.