Hillsboro, OHTimes Gazette

Coss hands down sentences

Two men and two women received three-year community control sentences in Highland County Common Pleas Court recently, with one gaining entry into the New Way to Recovery Drug Court Docket. Anthony R. Gillingham, 50, Hillsboro, entered a guilty plea on May 6 and was convicted of two counts of breaking...
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Ripley, OHripleybee.com

Ripley man killed in Butler County work zone

RIPLEY, Ohio — A Ripley man is dead after being struck by a car while he was working as a flagger in Butler County on Monday afternoon. Alexander King was directing traffic on Ohio 73 near Jacksonburg Road in a Wayne Township work zone when he was struck by the car, according to Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones.
Lewis County, KYWTVQ

Fire at sawmill in Lewis County causes heavy damage

VANCEBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – A neighbor of a lumber company in Lewis County heard what they thought was an explosion overnight Wednesday, looked outside and saw the business was on fire, according to The Lewis County Herald. It happened just before 4:00 a.m. at Madden Lumber on the AA Highway,...
Hillsboro, OHTimes Gazette

Two calls to Taylor Dr.

A group home for special needs residents was evacuated twice Wednesday due to reports of possible fires, and a separate fire destroyed a car and damaged a residence. Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District Lt. Branden Jackman said the district received the first call from 116 Taylor Drive, which he said serves as a group home for MRDD residents, in Hillsboro at 3:28 p.m.
Vanceburg, KYlewiscountyherald.com

Madden Lumber heavily damaged by fire

Firefighters have been on the scene of an overnight sawmill fire at Madden Lumber about eight miles west of Vanceburg. The fire was reported to dispatchers at 3:57 a.m. Wednesday and three volunteer departments were dispatched: Tollesboro, Lewis County, and Black Oak. Further access is available to digital and full...
Lewis County, KYWave 3

Crews battle blaze at sawmill in Lewis County

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Firefighters are working to put out a large fire at a sawmill in Lewis County. A spokesperson for the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office said crews are at Madden Lumber, just west of Vanceburg. The mill and a number of buildings were heavily damaged by the fire.
Greenfield, OHTimes Gazette


The Greenfield Police Department has released the following information:. Guy Campbell, 30, of Washington C.H., was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear. Jeremy Queen, 29, of South Salem, was arrested for a violation of court orders. Zachary Ball, 24, of Greenfield, was arrested on a warrant from the...
Hamilton, OHFox 19

Construction worker identified after fatal work zone crash

WAYNE TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WXIX) - The construction worker killed Monday after he was hit along Ohio 73 has been identified. Alexander King, 21, of Higginsport, Ohio, was directing traffic around 1 p.m. when a GMC Yukon hit him, the Butler County Sheriff’s Office said. King suffered life-threatening injuries and was...
Miami County, OHFox 19

16 illegal gambling machines seized from Miami Township gas station

MIAMI TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WXIX) - The Ohio Investigative Unit raided a Marathon station as part of an illegal gambling investigation. According to Chief Adam Johnson, they got complaints about the machines six months ago from Miami Township police and citizens. From there, the Ohio Investigative Unit conducted a four-month investigation...
Brown County, OHNews Democrat

Mail Theft Ring busted

GEORGETOWN, Ohio — Two people are in the Brown County Jail facing 40 counts each of forgery, identity theft and receiving stolen property. At least 22 victims have been identified by investigators so far, with more victims possible as the investigation continues. Darren Dennis and Johnna Wilson were pulled over...