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Female body discovered in Perry County cornfield; investigation underway
NEW LEXINGTON − An investigation is underway after the Perry County Sheriff's Office responded to a call and found a female's body in a cornfield. An individual discovered her body on Reading Township Road 32 and contacted the authorities at 1:20 p.m. Thursday, according to the sheriff's office. The...
Perry County court provides free legal help for 15 years
Judge Luann Cooperrider estimates the free legal clinic has served more than 1,500 people who can't afford an attorney. Sitting as a judge means serving a community. That’s why Perry County Probate and Juvenile Judge Luann Cooperrider has a program to assist people with legal issues who can’t afford a lawyer.
Moritz attorney: Search of former officer’s home strayed far outside warrant
LOGAN — The defense attorney for a former Hocking County Sheriff’s officer who is charged with theft in office and witness intimidation has supplemented his motion seeking to suppress evidence found in a search of his client’s home. In the motion filed Dec. 6, defense attorney Paul L. Scarsella argues that when investigators searched the home of former Chief Deputy Caleb Moritz in July, they did so on the strength of a warrant that cited electronic items as the only type of evidence they were...
Two people arrested for multiple crimes in Athens County
ATHENS COUNTY, Ohio (WTAP) - Two people were arrested after being the focus of a long-term investigation related to theft offenses in Athens County. Chandra Smyers, 36, of Athens, and Bryon Ely, 35, of New Marshfield, were both located at a residence in New Marshfield, taken into custody, and taken to the Southeast Ohio Regional Jail.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Puppies Up for Adoption in millfield, OH
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near millfield.
Perry County real estate transfers
Oct. 6-Nov. 16. Listed prices do not necessarily reflect actual property values. • Gary L. and Ruby Annette Thompson, 6.147 acres, section 27, Madison Township, to Rhonda R. Evans, exempt,) to or from a person when no money or other valuable and tangible consideration readily convertible into money is paid or to be paid for the real estate and the transaction is not a gift. • James F. Hogue and...
Suspected Shawnee Township drug dealer waives speedy trial rights
LIMA — A man initially linked to a suspected homicide earlier this year in Shawnee Township has waived his constitutional right to a speedy trial on a variety of drug-related charges. Michael Miller appeared in Allen County Common Pleas Court on Monday and agreed to an April 16 trial...
Nelsonville council’s four-time removed member becomes its president
NELSONVILLE, Ohio — Nelsonville City Council will look different in 2024 with four new — yet familiar — faces. At a special meeting Wednesday night, the council 4-3 appointed Greg Smith — whom the body had voted to remove four times, leading to multiple lawsuits — as council president. The council also appointed Newly elected member Rita Nguyen, the former city administrative assistant, was chosen as vice president.
Rescheduled 2023 Santa Parade in Nelsonville: New Date and Safety Guidelines for Local Residents
The Nelsonville Fire Department (FD) has rescheduled the 2023 Santa Parade. Initially set for Friday, December 15th, it will now take place on Sunday, December 17, 2023, due to a scheduling conflict. The event, beginning at 6:00 PM, will include Santa Claus and a fire department mascot, escorted by firefighters around the town.
Shawnee excels in academic quiz bowl
LIMA — Shawnee High School claimed first place in the Allen County Educational Service Center’s academic quiz bowl Monday. Teams from Allen East, Bath, Bluffton, Delphos-Jefferson, Delphos-St. Johns, Elida, Lima Central Catholic, Lima Senior, Perry, Shawnee, Spencerville and Wapakoneta competed in the Dec. 4 contest at Lima Central Catholic High School.
Junction City improves bookkeeping practices
JUNCTION CITY — The Village of Junction City is reportedly making changes to address some bookkeeping issues that were raised in a recently released state audit report — including a loss of utility records in 2021 due to a computer malfunction. The state audit, which covers the years 2021 and 2022, was performed by Charles E. Harris & Associates, Inc., and released on Nov. 28. It shows that in 2021,...
Southeast Ohio Residents to Benefit from PurpleAir Air Quality Project: Accurate Health Information and Data Collection on the Horizon
The Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service is collaborating with the Athens City-County Health Department on the PurpleAir Air Quality Project in southeast Ohio. This project, which includes other health departments in Appalachian Ohio, involves setting up PurpleAir Particulate Matter (PM) monitoring equipment in the region. The aim is to give residents accurate and current air quality information, especially following the Canadian wildfires.
Tourism association director wants to close sales tax loophole
LOGAN — Karen Raymore, executive director of the Hocking Hills Tourism Association, appeared before the county commissioners last week with her bureau’s quarterly report. For the second time in as many visits, she raised concern over a loophole that allows some lodging owners to avoid paying sales tax on their transactions. As the short-term rental home market has exploded and become a major competitor in transient lodging, previously dominated by hotels and motels, an arguably antiquated exemption has become glaring: for those operating a lodging...
Millcreek Elementary Students of the Month
Back row from left: Cole Chapman (sixth), Aubrey Evans (fifth) and Addy Hawk (fourth) Front row from left: Harlan Mitchell (second), Luke Luning (kindergarten) , and Briar Wilson (first) Not pictured: Charlie Hafer (third)
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Parade Rescheduled NELSONVILLE — The 2023 Santa Parade originally scheduled for Dec. 15 has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Dec. 17. Nelsonville Division of Fire will escort Santa Claus and the Fire Pup throughout town. The route will take approximately 1 hour to complete. As the Santa Parade leaves the fire station, it will head...
Your Voice Matters: Attend Nelsonville City Council Meeting on 12/11/23
The Nelsonville City Council will hold a regular Council meeting on Monday, December 11, 2023, at 7:00PM in Council Chambers at City Hall. Citizens comments and business and organizational comments may be made in person or Emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by 1PM, Monday, December 11, 2023. The meeting may be streamed on the City of Nelsonville YouTube channel at https://tinyurl.com/bhv6bp4u. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.Visit here for more details.
Spend the night inside a cave at this Hocking Hills rental
LOGAN, Ohio — A one-of-a-kind lodge is just hours away from the Cincinnati area. Spend the night inside a cave at this unique rental in Hocking Hills. The rental is hosted by Dunlap Hollow Cabins, offering scenic views of the national park. The cave property spans 1,500 square feet...
Holzer Receives National Recognition for Maternity Services
Holzer Health System was recently named a Level I maternal care verified facility by The Joint Commission’s Maternal Levels of Care (MLC) Verification program, offered in collaboration with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). To earn this recognition, Holzer demonstrated the ability to detect, stabilize, and initiate management of unanticipated maternal-fetal or neonatal problems that occur during the antepartum, intrapartum, or postpartum period. A comprehensive on-site review to verify the level of care provided was conducted and Holzer’s capabilities related to maternity care...
Rita Spicer retires as Perry County EMA director
NEW LEXINGTON—Rita Spicer began working in the Perry County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) in January of 1998 as a volunteer for then-EMA director, Joe Agriesti. Later that year, she first became a part-time employee before accepting a full-time position at the Perry County EMA. Four years later Spicer was named the Perry County EMA director, a position she held until her recent retirement in November 2023. However, Spicer did not have an inkling that her volunteer position in 1998 would ever lead her to being...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.89 and $2.99 in McConnelsville as of 2023-12-08. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.185, a week ago the price is $3.248 , according to AAA.