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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.

CHILLICO GAZETTE - 2018-05-24 18:51:00

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

WCPO - 2018-05-24 00:01:41

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

LOGAN DAILY NEWS - 2018-05-24 09:00:00

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.

CHILLICO GAZETTE - 2018-05-23 18:58:00

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.

CHILLICO GAZETTE - 2018-05-24 19:38:00

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

CHILLICO GAZETTE - 2018-05-23 14:29:00

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."

CHILLICO GAZETTE - 2018-05-23 14:46:00

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.

WKRC - 2018-05-22 22:20:53

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.

TIMES GAZETTE - 2018-05-22 21:24:43

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.