Author Archive: Harrison News Herald

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...

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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 match over Wes...

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Dowdel jury undecided

By JD LONG CADIZ – After seven hours of deliberations, the Matthew Dowdel trial has been sent home as of 10 p.m. Thursday night. Several shuffling around...

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Woman escapes Car fire

By JD LONG CADIZ – Late Wednesday evening, Brenda Laibach was driving home from work when she noticed her dashboard smoking. Then she saw flames and attempted...

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Eve Kelley testifies at murder trial

By JD LONG CADIZ – The once co-defendant of Matthew Dowdel, Eve Kelley, testified at his murder trial Wednesday afternoon. Kelley was the first witness to be called...

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Martha Rinkes

“Together Again” Martha Lucille Rinkes, 91, of Harrisville, Ohio, passed Wednesday March 11, at Adena Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Jockey...

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Day one complete in Dowdel trial

CADIZ – Opening statements were made in the Matthew Dowdel murder trial, Tuesday afternoon by Harrison County Prosecutor, Owen Beetham and Defense Attorney,...

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Jury selected in Dowdel trial

CADIZ – Over 60 prospective jurors were called early Tuesday morning for the murder trial of Matthew Dowdel. By 11:30 a.m., all 12 jurors and two alternates...

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Dowdel wins pre-trial motion

CADIZ – Attorney Aaron Miller, representing Matthew Dowdel for his upcoming murder trial, won a motion to have handcuffs removed from his client during the trial....

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Stephen Jones

Stephen “Steve” M.  Jones “Jones E”, 80 of Zanesville died at 3:20 p.m., Friday, March 6, at the Genesis Good Samaritan Medical Center. He was...

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