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Sinkhole forces closure of New Athens Post Office

Sinkhole forces closure of New Athens Post Office

By JD LONG NEW ATHENS – For the past week now residents of New Athens have been picking up their mail at the Cadiz post office because of a sinkhole that developed in front of the New Athens post office building. The hole, which reportedly...

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Lt. Governor Mary Taylor visits Freeport Press

Lt. Governor Mary Taylor visits Freeport Press

Calling the company’s achievements “impressive,” Ohio Lt. Governor Mary Taylor toured Freeport Press in Freeport, Ohio yesterday and acknowledged their significant growth over the past several years during the economic downturn. “I’m...

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BREAKING: Two arrested for steel theft

BREAKING: Two arrested for steel theft

On March 17  the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office had received a call that some steel valued at $94,000 was stolen from behind the Minova Building in Bowerston, Ohio. On March 18 at approximately 2 a.m. while on patrol a unit noticed a vehicle...

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Dowdel sentenced: 30 to life

Dowdel sentenced: 30 to life

By JD LONG CADIZ – This afternoon saw the end of a senseless crime come to an end as Matthew Dowdel, convicted earlier this morning of murdering Joseph Strother last year, received six sentences to run consecutively, which amounted to...

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Dowdel found guilty of murder

Dowdel found guilty of murder

  By JD LONG CADIZ – After nearly nine hours of deliberations, the jury in the Matthew Dowdel murder trial returned a verdict of guilty on six of seven counts Friday morning. Dowdel was accused of the murder of Joseph Strother in Sally...

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Obituaries

Richard “Dick” Dean Harrison

Richard “Dick” Dean Harrison

Richard “Dick” Dean Harrison, 86, of Scio, Ohio went to be with the Lord on March 25, 2015 while remaining at home in the care of his family,...

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Husky wrestling update

Husky wrestling update

Cadiz senior Hunter Pizzino is the only Husky wrestler alive in the OHSAA State Wrestling Championships in Columbus. Pizzino (138) won his opening...

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Harrison East breast cancer awareness walk

Harrison East breast cancer awareness walk

Harrison East emptied its school Thursday afternoon for its second annual breast cancer awareness fundraiser. This year they held a mini-relay...

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Sinkhole forces closure of New Athens Post Office

Sinkhole forces closure of New Athens Post Office

By JD LONG NEW ATHENS – For the past week now residents of New Athens have been picking up their mail at the Cadiz post office because of a sinkhole that developed...

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Lt. Governor Mary Taylor visits Freeport Press

Lt. Governor Mary Taylor visits Freeport Press

Calling the company’s achievements “impressive,” Ohio Lt. Governor Mary Taylor toured Freeport Press in Freeport, Ohio yesterday and acknowledged their significant...

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Richard “Dick” Dean Harrison

Richard “Dick” Dean Harrison

Richard “Dick” Dean Harrison, 86, of Scio, Ohio went to be with the Lord on March 25, 2015 while remaining at home in the care of his family, aided by Tuscarawas...

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Faye Tonkovich

Faye Tonkovich

Faye Tonkovich of Adena, Ohio, died Tuesday March 24, At Harrison Community Hospital, in Cadiz, Ohio. Faye was born on September 13, 1959 in Martins Ferry, Ohio...

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Thomas H. Cunningham

Thomas H. Cunningham

Surrounded by his loving family on the morning of March 17 , Thomas H. Cunningham, 85, took his last breath of earthly air and went on to breathe heavenly air in...

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Charles McDevitt

Charles McDevitt

Charles Thomas “Tom” McDevitt was born in Wheeling, W.Va., on Nov. 12, 1941, to Charles “Chuck” and Edna McDevitt. He died of metastatic cancer on March...

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BREAKING: Two arrested for steel theft

BREAKING: Two arrested for steel theft

On March 17  the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office had received a call that some steel valued at $94,000 was stolen from behind the Minova Building in Bowerston,...

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Richard H. Mikesell

Richard H. Mikesell

Richard H. Mikesell, 93 of Cadiz, died Monday, March 16, at his home. He was born March 14, 1922 in Jewett, Ohio a son of the late Lawrence S. and Martha Wells Mikesell,...

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Edward Bell

Edward Bell

Edward L. “Ed” Bell, 88, of Wintersville died Friday, March 13, at Trinity West, Steubenville. He was born in Piney Fork, Ohio on July 28, 1926 the son of the...

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Dowdel sentenced: 30 to life

Dowdel sentenced: 30 to life

By JD LONG CADIZ – This afternoon saw the end of a senseless crime come to an end as Matthew Dowdel, convicted earlier this morning of murdering Joseph Strother...

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