Jodie Schumacher

Jodie Schumacher, joined by her children, takes the oath of office on Thursday afternoon to officially become the new Richland County Prosecuting Attorney.

MANSFIELD -- Marilyn John admitted Thursday she was a bit intimidated when she met Jodie Schumacher, then the First Assistant in the Richland County Prosecutor's Office.

As a Richland County commissioner, John recalled working with former Prosecutor Gary Bishop, Schumacher and others in the office.

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