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Retired Chief to Serve as Interim Pike County Sheriff

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WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) – A retired police chief will serve as interim sheriff in a southern Ohio county. The Columbus Dispatch reports that 71-year-old Jim Nelson was selected Thursday night by the Pike County Democratic central committee. The retired Piketon chief will lead the department after Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader accepted suspension earlier this… Read More

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Athens County Democrats Appoint Smith As Sheriff Once Again

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Athens County Democrats have appointed a new sheriff for the fourth time. After being appointed for the first time one-year ago this month, Rodney Smith was appointed to Acting Athens County Sheriff by the Democratic Central Committee on Wednesday. The county commissioners and the democratic committee chose Smith as Interim Athens County sheriff to take… Read More

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Former Sheriff’s Secretary Re-trial Set For Monday

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The former Meigs County Sheriff’s secretary accused of taking funds while serving in that position is scheduled for a second jury trial beginning on Monday. Mary Kimes, 46, of Middleport was indicted in May 2013 on eight counts of theft in office for allegedly stealing at least $60,000 in office funds according to the indictment…. Read More

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Second Jury Trial for Meigs Co. Sheriff’s Secretary To Begin Monday

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The former Meigs County Sheriff’s secretary accused of taking funds while serving in that position is scheduled for a second jury trial beginning on Monday. Mary Kimes, 46, of Middleport was indicted in May 2013 on eight counts of theft in office for allegedly stealing at least $60,000 in office funds according to the indictment…. Read More