September 1, 2014
MOUNT GILEAD, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio city court says it will only
accept new case filings from people who bring their own paper.
Judge Lee McClelland of Morrow County Municipal Court in
north-central Ohio says the court has just enough paper to handle
hearing notices and other documents for pending cases.
McClelland says the court will stop accepting case filings
Monday because it cannot afford to reorder more paper. He told The
Columbus Dispatch that the county still hasn't paid the bill for
basic supplies the court ordered in November.
McClelland says several county agencies have volunteered to
provide paper to handle their own filings.
The Morrow County prosecutor declined to comment on the new