Athens County, OHWSAZ

Deputies find suspected heroin, meth in campers

ATHENS, Ohio (WSAZ) - Two men were arrested after deputies found drugs inside two campers in the Oakdale area in Athens, Ohio. The Athens County Sheriff’s Office arrested Paul E. Losey Sr., 47 for possession of drugs and criminal tools. Paul ‘PJ’ Losey Jr., 27, was arrested for trafficking drugs...
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Hocking County,

Hocking Co. deputies involved in high-speed pursuit

HOCKING COUNTY, Ohio — Hocking County Sheriff says two men led deputies on a high-speed chase after trying to illegally purchase narcotic medications from a pharmacy on Wednesday. According to the Sheriff’s office, the Sheriff’s Interdiction Unit, an intelligence-based unit that focuses on more organized crimes and violent offenders, was...
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Mcconnelsville, OHMarietta Times

Jurors convict Wells on all five counts in theft, chase

A McConnelsville man faces three to 15 years of imprisonment at sentencing next month, following a three-day trial in Washington County Common Pleas Court this week. The trial concluded Thursday afternoon with the jury returning guilty verdicts on all five counts against Robert J. Wells, 40, of 3491 East State Route 60.
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4-H Profile: Meet McKenzie Bennett

WELLSTON — A young 4-H’er brought a pair of goats named Peach and Cream to the fair this year to show for her first time. McKenzie Bennett, 9, along with her two goats appeared in the show arena on Tuesday, July 20. It is unknown how Bennett did her first year showing because no results were available by press time.
South Bloomingville, OHWLWT 5

Plan an adventurous getaway in 'The Hocking Hills Caboose'

Train lovers, add some fun to your next weekend getaway by staying in a caboose near Hocking Hills State Park. The Hocking Caboose is listed on Airbnb and it's located in South Bloomingville, Ohio, just minutes away from popular destinations at Hocking Hills. The caboose is a fully furnished tiny home. It has a full bath, kitchenette and five twin beds. There's also a deck, grill and fire pit outside.
Point Pleasant Register

A time to ‘shell-ebrate’

RACINE, Ohio — A favorite for all ages, Nancy the Turtle Lady recently made a visit to the Racine Library, bringing with her several of her “friends.”. Turtles, toads, snakes, bearded dragons, a chameleon, and much more were on hand for attendees to see, touch and learn about. The Turtle...
Meigs County, OHThe Daily Sentinel

A growing interest in community gardens

POMEROY, Ohio — The first of what is hoped will be many community gardens in Meigs County is well on its way to a successful harvest. The Meigs County Farmer’s Market brought the idea to the community this spring, with market secretary-treasurer leading the effort to secure funding for the project. Market Director Stephanie Rife said the market board wanted to give back to community and to encourage healthy eating habits.
Perry County,

Three things to know

The return of Hooked on Fishing. For the third year, the Perry County Sheriff's Office is presenting a Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs (HOFNOD) youth fishing derby on July 31 at the Perry County Gun Club. See story, page A5. Free legal clinic to reopen. After having closed down...
Athens, OHWOUB

The OUtlet – July 15th, 2021

< < Back to tamara-keith-and-amy-walter-on-rewriting-the-capitol-attack-defunding-police. This week on The OUtlet, an Athens restaurant’s struggle highlights flaws in local zoning codes and Federal Hocking’s new football coach hopes to reinvigorate the lancer spirit. These stories and more, right here on The OUtlet.
Logan, OHLogan Daily News

Restaurant hosts student art displays throughout summer

LOGAN — Maya Burrito Co. is once again showcasing the whimsical world of local children’s illustrations. In its gallery at 12 E. Main St., the Mayan-inspired restaurant proudly displays “After Care Art,” artwork made by Logan-Hocking Middle School students who attended the district’s After Care program, an afterschool program by grant-funded Project Student and Family Engagement, or SAFE.
Pomeroy, OHGallipolis Daily Tribune

Food and Fashion 4-H judging results

POMEROY — Judging of 4-H projects continued with the food and fashion projects. Sew Fun — EmmaKay Taylor, Grand Champion; Ashlyn Kernen, Reserve Champion;. Quilting the Best Better — Melinda Lawson, Reserve Champion;. Let’s Start Cooking — EmmaKay Taylor, Grand Champion; Rikki Bauerbach, Reserve Champion; Leland Parker, Keaghan Wolfe, Christian...

Weekender Briefs: Attend Ice Cream Social, participate in Wellbeing Walk and Social

“Perceive with Caution” A Kennedy Museum of Art Merging Concepts Exhibit from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. hosted by the Kennedy Museum of Art, 100 Ridges Circle. Visit the Kennedy Museum to see the student-developed, curated, designed and installed “Perceive with Caution” art exhibit. To schedule a time to see the exhibit, fill out the Kennedy Museum’s visitor approval Google Form.