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It took approximately two hours to seat a jury of eight women and four men for the Marilyn Sloan trial, which began Wednesday in Hocking County Common Pleas Court. Sloan is on trial for tampering with evidence, tampering with records and theft from the Second Harvest Food Bank, a division of the Hocking Athens Perry… Read More
Ohio lawmakers want to encourage alternative fuel usage by offering state tax credits toward the process. An Ohio high school football player who was convicted of rape has appealed his sex-offender classificatoin. More in your morning update.
On Wednesday, area leaders in education and economic development met at Eastern Local Schools to discuss the potential for Chinese high school students to study in local schools in hopes of bringing economic and cultural development to the Pike, Ross, Scioto, and Jackson county area. School administrators and board of education members as well as… Read More
A Pomeroy man was arrested on two counts of attempted murder on Thursday morning after an altercation at his residence on Route 143. According to Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood, Neal D. Bonecutter, 41, allegedly shot Allen Brickles in the lower leg and allegedly shot at Melissa Dickens as she fled the residence. The incident… Read More
Police are seeking the public's help in finding a 16-year-old Parkesburg teenager who was reported missing on Sept. 10. The Parkersburg Police Department and the Center for Search & Investigations said Megan Ellison was last seen at her home in Parkersburg. Megan is described as 5-foot-4 inches and 115 pounds, with… Read More
A federal judge has ended a lawsuit in favor of the state of Ohio over mine tunnels being developed within the watershed of Burr Oak State Park. A lawsuit by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers alleged Ohio's 2010 decision to issue a permit to Buckingham Coal Co. violated a 1948 state-federal agreement… Read More