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Local drug arrest made in federal investigation
The Ross County Sheriff's Office reports Robert Gillum, 53, last known address Paint Street, was arrested on federal charges.
Highland County man killed in crash on closed road
FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP (HIGHLAND COUNTY), Ohio -- A Highland County man was killed in a crash while driving on a road closed for maintenance, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.Clint Walker, 60, of Leesburg, was driving a Ford pickup truck northeast on Fairfield Road at about 1:40 p.m. Wednesday
Logan man accused of sexual assault of a minor
LOGAN — A 47-year-old man remains incarcerated in Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail after nearly a four-hour standoff with local law enforcement early Wednesday morning.According to Hocking County Sheriff’s Office, a report was made in the late evening hours of Tuesday of an alleged sexual assault of
Teen's body found following two-day Paint Creek search
Capt. Mike Preston, of the Ross County Sheriff's Office, said the search continued Monday with multiple agencies assisting in the water, on land, and from the air from Franklin and Ross counties.
Guess where the next hot spots for development in Ross County are
CHILLICOTHE - Two locations targeted as prime for future development are generating interest, and now it's just a question of finding the right fit, say local and regional development officials.
Annual Feast of the Flowering Moon festival kicks off Thursday night
Festival publicity manager Gene Betts said this year's festival will have different types of Native American dancing the festival hasn't had before. The festival, he added, will have daily Native American dancing, along with continuous entertainment, such as bands, on the main stage.
Six-vehicle crash injures five in Pike County
According to the Chillicothe post of the Ohio Highway Patrol, a 2011 Ford-450 driven by Thomas Downard, 50, of Wellston, was driving east on Ohio 32 when he failed to maintain assured cleared distance and hit a 2008 Ford Escape driven by 25-year-old Jessica Vogler, of Peebles. The crash caused a cha
From failing to finding a career: Pickaway-Ross helps Montgomery turn academics around
"I was bored; I didn't care," Montgomery said. "I just kind of sat there, took a nap, played on my phone, did whatever I felt like. Nothing caught my attention just staring at a book all day, so I just sat there and took a nap."
After investigation, Chillicothe board member Jeff Hartmus cleared of residency questions
Hartmus, who has been on the school board since 2004, has owned property on Snyder Road since 2003 and also owns property on Shepperd Road in Frankfort. A home was built on the Snyder Road property in 2016, but Hartmus said a relative lives there while he continues to live at his Marlboro Drive home
Ohio teen’s body found in creek at nature preserve
CHILLICOTHE >> Authorities say the body of an 18-year-old high school student has been found in a creek at a southern Ohio nature preserve.The Ross County Sheriff’s Office says Randon Cochran’s body was found Monday evening in Paint Creek about 1.5 miles from where he went into the water early Sunda
"It's heartbreaking. It's tragic." Man accused of killing his friend in Adams County
PEEBLES, Ohio (WKRC)- An Adams County man is behind bars, accused of shooting and killing his friend early Tuesday morning.
Chillicothe board acts to encourage some to stay, others to go
On Monday, the board approved putting another 2 percent into the administrators' retirement accounts and also approved pursuing a plan to offer any staff with more than ten years with the district up to $40,000 to retire at the end of next year.
Women charged with failing to return vehicle - Times Gazette
The Hillsboro Police Department said it received a call at 1:36 p.m. on May 20 from a victim reporting that she had allowed Tabitha Throckmorton, 23, of Hillsboro, to borrow her vehicle around 11:30 p.m. the previous evening and that it had not been returned.
Sheriff: Ray man resists arrest
Vinton County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Lewis Dundon attempted to serve a warrant on Logan Wade Coleman, 29, of Ray, on May 16, according to a press release.
Ross County officials search for teen in Paint Creek
Sheriff George Lavender's office received reports that an 18-year-old male had gone into the water around 3:15am. https://nbc4i.co/2IuRQyR
Man dies after being struck crossing North Bridge Street
According to the Ohio Highway Patrol, Terry Roof, 59, of Chillicothe, was crossing North Bridge Street near Stewart Road at 1:29 a.m. when he was struck by a southbound 1998 Dodge Ram driven by Matthew Novak, 31, of Bainbridge.
Pedestrian Killed in Bridge Street Accident | 94 Country WKKJ
The pedestrian, 59-year-old Terry Roof of Chillicothe, was transported to Adena Regional Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead. Mr. Novak was uninjured.
Hillsboro man killed in one-vehicle wreck - Times Gazette
Timothy Paul Boris Jr., 37, Hillsboro, was pronounced dead after his vehicle struck a tree on Martinsburg Road near Limes Road in Madison Township, according to Dispatcher Kayla Hilderbrand of the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Wilmington Post.
Several agencies searching Paint Creek for 18-year-old
CHILLICOTHE - Divers have been searching Paint Creek today for an 18-year-old male.The Ross County Sheriff's Office responded to the area of Buzzard's Roost Nature Preserve off Red Bird Lane after receiving a report a man had gone into the creek and not resurfaced about 3:15 a.m.Additional details o
Steps of Change shines light on recovery's 'beauty'
CHILLICOTHE - The love was almost palpable in the Mt. Logan Elementary gym on Saturday. There was laughter, hugs, and eyes shone sometimes with tears and others with hope.