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Six answer fire outside New Athens

Six answer fire outside New Athens

By JD LONG NEW ATHENS – Fire and rescue departments from Harrisville, New Athens, Flushing, Cumberland Trail, Lafferty and Cadiz rushed to extinguish a brush fire...

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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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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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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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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...

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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 match over Wes...

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Dowdel jury undecided

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

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

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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