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Child Overdoses in Southern Ohio while a Mom Searches for Her Missing Son

Portsmouth Ohio Police responded to an overdose call involving a child and helped a mom search for her missing addict son. Just before 6 am, officers responded to Robinson Avenue, in Portsmouth, for an overdosed child who became combative when first responders tried to help. The child refused to give the proper information to determine their identity but police were able to figure out who the boy was with the assistance of Scioto County Children Services and Juvenile Court officials.
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Somerset, OHspectrumnews1.com

72nd House District residents react to Larry Householder's expulsion

SOMERSET, Ohio — One day after Larry Householder was expelled from the Ohio House of Representatives his constituents spoke out on the issue. As Householder walked out of House Chambers on Thursday after being kicked out of office by his peers, he had one overarching message about his expulsion. "They've...
Muskingum County, OHWHIZ

Ayers Enters “Not Guilty” Plea

A Zanesville woman charged in connection to three overdose deaths appears in Common Pleas Court in Muskingum County. Presley Ayers plead not guilty in front of Judge Kelly Cottrill to corrupting another with drugs, involuntary manslaughter and trafficking in drugs. Ayers along with five others are facing charges in connection...
Zanesville, OHYour Radio Place

Former Principal Pleads Guilty

ZANESVILLE, A former Maysville High School principal pleaded guilty on Wednesday, to charges in connection with an investigation involving a woman. According to court records, 49-year-old Hank Jackoby entered the plead guilty to one count of Tampering with Evidence, one count of Unlawful Restraint. Zanesville authorities say while investigating the...
Muskingum County, OHWHIZ

West Muskingum High School Debuts New Mural In Gymnasium

The West Muskingum High School has a brand new mural on its gymnasium wall. The artist, who goes by the name of the Barn Artist, was referred for the job by another member in the community. He not only painted the mural, but came up with the design as well. The school’s Athletic Director Pete Woods talked to us about how the decision to get the mural was made and how it was financed.
Athens, OHWTAP

Boil advisory issued in Athens

ATHENS, Ohio (WTAP) - The City of Athens has issued a boil water advisory that will be in effect until June 17 at 1 P.M. The following streets are affected: North Utah Place between Dalton Ave and Hillcrest Dr., Hillcrest Dr. from Graham Dr. west to the dead end, and 33 Strathmore Blvd north to Hillcrest Dr.
Athens, OHohio.edu

Ohio University to observe Juneteenth holiday on June 18

The following message was shared with the University community on June 17, 2021. This afternoon, President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, establishing June 19 as a federal holiday. This momentous occasion reflects the great significance of Juneteenth in our nation’s history. Juneteenth commemorates the date when...