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Accident on Route 9 results in life flight

CADIZ—An accident that occurred Tuesday afternoon resulted in one juvenile male being life-flighted to UPMC Hospital in Pittsburgh, according to Cadiz Police Lt. Ron...

Tappan Marina Opens Its Doors

TAPPAN - Even though the restaurant will not officially open till next year, the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) opened the newly renovated Tappan...

HARRISON COUNTY: Weekly Construction Update

WEEK OF OCTOBER 4, 2021 State Route 151 closure: SR 151 is closed south of Hopedale at Rose Valley Road (CR 14) for 21 days...

Tappan Marina Media Day and Public Open House

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 – Media Day at Tappan Marina 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Members of the media are invited to join us for...

HARRISON COUNTY: Weekly Construction Update

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 27, 2021 New Philadelphia, Ohio (September 23, 2021) - The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways next week in Harrison...

Correction to “COVID cases skyrocket in Harrison County”

HARRISON COUNTY - A figure published in our Sept. 18 article titled: "COVID cases skyrocket in Harrison County; mask mandate issued for courthouse," was...

Accident in Cadiz leads to life-flight

CADIZ - A motorcycle accident led to one severe injury where Mario Costanzo Jr. was life-flighted to UPMC in Pittsburgh yesterday afternoon. Costanzo was riding...

HARRISON COUNTY: Weekly Construction Update

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 20, 2021 New Philadelphia, Ohio (September 16, 2021) - The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways next week in Harrison...

Commissioners deny Scio annexation bid

CADIZ - This morning the Harrison County Commissioners read through the six articles of the petition filed by the village of Scio for annexing...

Western Magnesium takes first major step into Harrison County

HARRISON COUNTY—The Western Magnesium Corporation followed through this week after recently announcing its plans to open a first-of-its-kind plant in the United States and...

HARRISON COUNTY: Weekly Construction Update

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13, 2021 New Philadelphia, Ohio (September 9, 2021) - The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways next week in Harrison...

COVID cases spike for 5th consecutive week

HARRISON COUNTY—Another week brings another rise in COVID cases. Harrison County health administrator Garen Rhome reported 34 new cases since last week — seven...

Tuesday’s court sees a light session 

CADIZ—For the first time in months, Harrison County Common Pleas saw light activity Tuesday as two cancellations and one no-show left just three adult...

Harrison Hills City School District mandating mask-wearing

CADIZ—At an emergency meeting held Thursday evening (Sept. 2), the Harrison Hills Board of Education announced that mask-wearing will now be required for all...

HARRISON COUNTY: Weekly Construction Update

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 6, 2021 New Philadelphia, Ohio (September 2, 2021) - The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways next week in Harrison...

Scio Dining Fork Ruritan Club receives thanks from Florida foundation

SCIO – The Scio Dining Fork Ruritan Club received a letter of thanks and brochure from the Baptist Health Foundation of Coral Gables, Florida...

Harrison Central Emergency COVID Meeting

The Harrison Hills City School District released the following statement on Thursday, Sept. 2: "The Harrison Hills City School District Board of Education will...

Congressman Bill Johnson talks O&G round table

SCIO - U.S. Representative Bill Johnson-R (District 6), stopped to talk about an oil and gas round table discussion conducted at the Williams plant...

Scio’s annexation bid called a ‘shakedown’ as public hearing gets dicey

CADIZ—A long and arduous public hearing over Scio's wish to annex land, which targets the Williams fractionation plant, took place Friday inside the Harrison...

27 new COVID cases reported in Harrison Co.

HARRISON COUNTY—Another week passed, and it was another week of more COVID cases than the last. Harrison County health administrator Garen Rhome reported that...

Western Magnesium bringing first-of-its-kind industry to Harrison Co. — and 200 permanent jobs along...

NEW YORK—Harrison County officials were recently informed of another new business venture that could occupy a spot on Industrial Park Road. Just one week...

HARRISON COUNTY: Weekly Construction Update

WEEK OF AUGUST 30, 2021 New Philadelphia, Ohio (August 26, 2021) - The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways next week in Harrison...

ODH Reminds Families Vaccinations Best Protection Against COVID as Cases Increase

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Department of Health is reporting a large increase in COVID-19 cases over the last month across the state, including among...

Only 1 Ohio Valley county saw population growth in 2020 census

HARRISON COUNTY—The 2020 Census results released last week, and as feared and possibly expected, the population dropped in many counties in the Ohio Valley,...

How a solar energy company is planning on making its mark among Harrison’s oil,...

CADIZ—In a land that coal once dominated and is heavy in the oil and gas fracking industry, solar power is attempting to make inroads...

HARRISON COUNTY: Weekly Construction Update

WEEK OF AUGUST 23, 2021 New Philadelphia, Ohio (August 19, 2021) - The following construction project is anticipated to affect highways next week in Harrison...

Harrison COVID cases rise again; delta variant looming

CADIZ—COVID-19 numbers began rising two weeks ago. They jumped by nine in one week, then reached 16 cases the following week. Now the county...

New Athens considering sewage rate hike-up to combat wastewater plant’s sludge issues

New Athens met Monday night for their regular monthly meeting. And as the council expounded on some of the issues with the plant's day-to-day,...

Half of vaccinated Ohioans will stay away from unvaccinated friends and colleagues, reveals poll

There are endless stigmas about vaccines and immunization, leading to many controversial debates and misconceptions on the topic. Recently, it was announced that more...

Division of Wildlife proposes a reduced limit for Spring 2022 wild turkey hunting season

COLUMBUS—In response to declining wild turkey populations during the past few years, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife proposed reducing the...

OHSP plans OVI checkpoints this week

ST. CLAIRSVILLE - The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced today that troopers will operate an OVI checkpoint to deter and intercept impaired drivers this...

Cadiz council caught off guard with private Sally Park stage request

At last Thursday's meeting, Cadiz council member Eric Miller drew attention to a camper who requested to rent the stage at Sally Buffalo Park....

Cadiz Business Association in talks to relocate gazebo project

CADIZ—Members of the Cadiz Business Association met Wednesday for a regular session and brought up the Main Square gazebo project as a main talking...

Cease and desist letter issued over Sally Buffalo dumping

CADIZ—Mayor John Migliore introduced news at last Thursday's meeting that the village had received a cease and desist letter from the Environmental Protection Agency...

A walk through time: Henry Law Farm completes catalog of 10,000 antiques (Pt. 2)

Read Part 1: After exiting the parlor, the tour doubled back toward the staircase, which was nestled just inside the front door, and it wrapped...

HARRISON COUNTY: Weekly Construction Update

  WEEK OF AUGUST 16, 2021   State Route 151 slide repair project: Work is set to begin Monday, August 9, on a slide repair project located...

Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District sees jump in camping, park revenue

NEW PHILADELPHIA—Newly appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District James Crandall provided a relatively positive outlook at last month's meeting held...

COVID variant strikes Harrison County

CADIZ - It's only one case but the Delta Variant has found Harrison County, according to Health Administrator Garen Rhome speaking at the commissioner's...

McCook House quilt exhibit kicks off

The McCook House in Carrolton is opening its door for a special, seasonal quilt exhibit for the rest of August and September. Curator Kathy...

Cadiz meeting notices

CADIZ - Cadiz Village Council Meeting has been rescheduled from August 19th to August 18th at 7:00 PM. Also, Cadiz Village will be having a...

Obituaries

Terry Melville

Terry Lee Melville, 75, of New Philadelphia, was called home to heaven on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, from the Cleveland Clinic. Born Dec. 14,...

Charles Cyrus Sr.

Charles Ray Cyrus Sr., 79, of Tippecanoe, Ohio passed away Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, at his home after a battle with cancer. He was...

Donna Grubb

Donna Arlene Grubb, 78, of Port Clinton (formerly of Cadiz), died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, at Edgewood Manor in Port Clinton, Ohio. She was...

Emma Jeane Theodore

Emma Jeane Theodore Busby, 91, of Hopedale, Ohio (formerly of Scio), passed away after a brief illness on Sept. 2, 2021, at the Carriage...