BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (WDTN) - Some Beavercreek students got a front row seat at the Ohio Statehouse Wednesday.
They testified about texting while driving.
The 6th graders met with lawmakers to share their research on texting bans.
Rep. Nancy Garland then invited the students to share their research with state lawmakers during hearings on House Bill 99 which would ban texting while driving in Ohio.
It's a project the kids began last year at Main Elementary.
The students have already shared their findings with Beavercreek officials.
They sent their photographs to ReportIt.com.
This year, they will help 13 families in need buy toys, clothing and other items.
The man suspected in the RTA bus hub attack that led to another man's death has been released from the Montgomery County Jail pending further investigation.
Congressman Mike Turner, Chairman of the Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, responded to Wednesday's Air Force’s announcement to begin reductions in force of both Airmen and civilian employees.
A Veterans Treatment Court opened Wednesday in Montgomery County designed to help veterans adjust and rebuild their lives after coming back from war.
After a third levy failure, students at Shawnee High School will no longer have bussing.