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4 Places To Get Great Hot Dogs in Ohio

If you're in the Buckeye State and craving a hot dog, you should check out these local businesses. This local favorite in Parma, Ohio serves delicious all-beef jumbo hot dogs and was voted Greater Cleveland's best hot dog by readers. You can get your hot dog topped with chili, sauerkraut, or coleslaw. You can also order the hillbilly jumbo dog, which is a hot dog topped with chili and coleslaw.
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Search underway for missing hiker

HOCKING COUNTY. Ohio— Search and rescue teams, from multiple jurisdictions, joined in the hunt for a missing hiker. The Hocking County Sheriff’s Office has asked surrounding agencies for additional assistance in locating the individual. Shortly before 1:30 a.m, search teams from Ross County, including canine and drones, where...
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Chillicothe Man Arrested for Stealing Electricity From Neighbor by Extension Cord

Chillicothe – A man was arrested yesterday after running an extension cord to the neighbor’s house to steal electricity. According to the Chillicothe police department, they were called to the scene of 200 block of South Paint street when a homeowner found an extension cord attached to the side of his building. The homeowner told police of a man that they had problems with in the past that lived in the barn on the property behind the house and had him trespassed from the property at the beginning of the month.

Misunderstanding leads to deployment of search and rescue teams in Hocking Co.

HOCKING COUNTY, Ohio — What came in as a call regarding a missing hiker led to a misunderstanding, officials said, and a countywide page for search and rescue teams. Dispatchers in Ross County called for search and rescue along with canines and drones to respond to the area of the Murray City Fire Department in Hocking County around 1:00 a.m.

Rollover accident on Chillicothe’s east side

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Fire and rescue personnel responded to the 500 block of E. Second Street late Monday evening. According to dispatchers, a rollover accident was reported shortly after 11 p.m. The Guardian could not independently confirm the names of those involved or the extent of any injuries. The...

Tourist railroad to run special ice cream train on Aug. 19

NELSONVILLE — The Hocking Valley Scenic Railway will offer a steam-powered ice cream train Aug. 19 in conjunction with a local concession business. The train will depart the Nelsonville Depot at 6 p.m. and will last about two hours. Rare steam locomotive No. 3 will pull the train. Reservations are highly encouraged. Tickets are $21...

View From Bong Hill

The climb to reach the top of Bong Hill is horrendous. The path is very steep and slippery. It’s overgrown with weeds and poison ivy. But once the top has been reached, seeing the fantastic view of the City of Athens is worth the effort.

Ohio’s Own: Buff Lo Dip

Let’s consider convenience dips. There’s salsa, guacamole, queso, hummus and french onion. And ranch. That about covers the basics, right?. But some days, you want something that’s beyond basic, but still convenient. And for those days, an operation based in Wellston, Ohio brings us Buff Lo Dip. Per the label, it’s for “chips, veggies, chicken, pizza, rice” – and also spooning straight.

Ultimate Zipline Adventures

Admission to Ultimate Zipline Adventures starts at $55/person. Location: (Map It) 15103 State Route 664 South in Logan, Ohio. Ultimate Zipline Adventures is an Ariel adventure park located directly in Hocking Hills, Ohio just down the road from all the hiking trails. Choose from a selection of three Zipline and high ropes courses. The park has over 50 elements and is great for friends, families, or just yourself. Check out Ultimate Zipline Adventures when you’re in Hocking Hills.

New Business – Mod Pizza in Lancaster

Lancaster – Residents have a new option for lunch and Dinner as MOD Pizza will open soon in Lancaster, a different way to enjoy pizza. MOD is short for Made-On-Demand, the fast fire pizza shop allows customers to completely customize their pizza experience. Choose from 9 individually sized classic pizzas, as-is or customized with over 40 toppings and 8 finishing sauces. Get any combination you want, always for one price. The pizza place also offers salads the same way. Choose from 4 individually sized classic salads, as-is or customized from the greens up with over 40 toppings and dressings. Get any combination you want, always for one price.

Chillicothe – R Kitchen on Paint Reports Reopening

Chillicothe – A restaurant that closed abruptly after 6 years is reporting that they will be reopening. “Same Owners. Same consistency. Same Quality New Concept. New Appreciation. New look Grand Opening September 1st. More Details to come,” said R Kitchen on Facebook. The restaurant even had posted the...


Reptiles R Us Event Set Today GLOUSTER — Visitors to Burr Oak State Park, located at 10220 Burr Oak Lodge Road, will get an opportunity today to learn more about reptiles native to Southeast Ohio. Starting at 2:30p.m. in the Burr Oak Nature Center, guests will have the chance to take part in a program entitled, “Reptiles R Us.” Adults and children will learn more about what makes reptiles unique,...

Cat spay/neuter clinics scheduled

LOGAN – The Pet Orphanage is sponsoring two cat spay/neuter clinics for August. Please pre-register and pre-pay (cash only) on Monday, Aug. 8, from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Hocking County Fairgrounds – Soil & Water conference room (first set of glass double doors). Please arrive early as spaces are limited and are first come, first served (line forms around 5:30 p.m.) Cost is $60 per female and $30 per male. The cat clinics will be held on Sunday, Aug. 14 and Sunday, Aug. 21 .

All aboard the ice cream train

NELSONVILLE – The Hocking Valley Scenic Railway will be offering a steam-powered ice cream train on Aug. 19 in conjunction with a local concession business. The train will depart the Nelsonville Depot at 6 p.m. and will last about two hours. Rare steam locomotive No. 3 will pull the train. Tickets for the event may be purchased at Tickets are $21 for children, $27 for seniors/military and $30 for...

Community helps local 4-H student care for backyard bee hives

CHILLICOTHE— Haley Laughlin proves that it takes a colony to care for bees, recruiting family and neighbors to help her learn the art of beekeeping. Jacob Shuman, a Ross County native, set up a beekeeping scholarship for Ross County students that would help young beekeepers get started. Haley applied for the scholarship, hoping to overcome her fear.