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Sheriff’s Office announces traffic enforcement

Sheriff’s Office announces traffic enforcement

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office is announcing their annual Prom Blitz traffic enforcement activity. Sgt. Robert Toker reports the Sheriff’s Office will...

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HCHS Prom Court

HCHS Prom Court

Harrison Central announced the junior and senior prom court for Harrison Central High School. Prom is on April 11. Promenade is from 4:30-6:00 at the high school...

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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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