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Unofficial Election Results for Ross County

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Here are the unofficial results in Ross County for Ohio’s extended primary, according to the county Board of Elections. Only contested races are listed.    For Democratic presidential nominee: Joseph Biden received 3,013 votes, Bernie Sanders received 544 votes, Michael Bloomberg received 151 votes, Elizabeth Warren received 82 votes, Michael Bennet received 12 votes, Pete… Read More

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Ross County Reports Four Total Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

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CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (WOUB) — Ross County now has four total positive cases of COVID-19. The Ross County Health District confirmed additional cases on Thursday, April 2, in a press release. The health district’s infectious disease staff said it continues to follow established guidelines and will contact those who have been in close contact with the people… Read More

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Medical Supply Donation Program Established in Ross and Pike Counties

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CHILLICOTHE, OH (WOUB) — Businesses and community members in Ross and Pike counties now have several ways to help local health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. People can donate money, medical supplies or make homemade masks to support medical staff at Adena Health System. The Adena Health Foundation established a COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund… Read More

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High Number of Flu Cases Closes Entire Ross County School District

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CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio school system planed to reopen Tuesday after a high number of flu cases canceled classes for the district. The Zane Trace Local district is in Ross County in southern Ohio. Superintendent Jerry Mowery says close to one in four students was sick, and staff were also feeling ill. Mowery… Read More

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Scherenschnitte Workshop


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Back by popular demand, we’re hosting a workshop on scherenschnitte with local artist Bonnie Grove. Learn the Pennsylvania-German art of hand-cut paper designs and spend a relaxing afternoon turning an ordinary sheet of paper into a work of art you can frame or use as a charming Christmas tree ornament. The workshop will take place… Read More

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Man Indicted in Slayings of 3 People in Ross County

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CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — A man who authorities say killed three people in early February has been indicted in southern Ohio on charges that could result in a death sentence if convicted. The Chillicothe Gazette reports 39-year-old James Rinehart Jr. was indicted Friday in Ross County on charges that include aggravated murder, aggravated robbery, kidnapping and rape…. Read More