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  • Three sex offenders wanted for failure to register

    Three sex offenders wanted for failure to register

    Three sex offenders are being sought by the Pike County Sheriff's Office for failure to register their address with the county sheriff and other offenses.Pike County Sheriff Richard Henderson asks for the public's help in locating the three offenders, Robert Wayne Carter, Raymont Earl Willis II, and Carl Franklin Toland, Jr. 

  • Pike County Sheriff's arrests/summons

    February 17 — Keianna Pfeifer, 26, of Waverly, assaultFebruary 18 — Andrea Bumgardener, 43, of Piketon, domestic violenceFebruary 20 — William H. Humphrey, Jr., 45, of Waverly, stop sign violationFebruary 21 — Isaac Leeth, 22, of Piketon, driving while suspended, failure to control a motor vehicleFebruary 22 — Jayson E. Wright, 37, of Waverly, domestic violenceFebruary 24 — Darby D. Moore, 53, of Waverly, domestic violence, aggravated menacingFebruary 24 — Johnny R. Kerns, 34, of Waverly, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia

  • Former clerk-of-courts employee changes plea to guilty

    Former clerk-of-courts employee changes plea to guilty

    As part of a plea agreement, a former chief deputy clerk for the Pike County Clerk of Courts pleaded “guilty” to an amended charge of theft in office at a plea hearing in the Pike County Court of Common Pleas on Wednesday.

  • Ohio joins challenge of Sysco and U.S. Foods merger

    COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced recently that his office has joined the Federal Trade Commission and the attorneys general of nine other states and the District of Columbia in challenging the proposed merger of Sysco and US Foods — the nation’s two largest food distributors.

  • Piketon students go 'Into the Woods'

    Piketon students go 'Into the Woods'

    The Piketon High School auditorium has been taken over by a prince and princess, a wolf, a witch, a giant and all of their friends and fairy tale acquaintances — all part of a large set of characters played by Piketon students cast in roles in the upcoming musical "Into the Woods." The musical, directed by Jessie and Chad Hablitzel and Mike Moorman, will be presented in the old Piketon High School auditorium at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 8.

  • Pike County Sheriff's arrests/summons

    February 6 — Brandon L. Harris, 29, of Chillicothe, trafficking in heroin, weapons under disabilityFebruary 6 — Roosevelt Baskin, 61, of Waverly, driving under suspensionFebruary 6 — Christopher White, 23, of Waverly, possession of a drug abuse instrument, possession of drug paraphernaliaFebruary 7 — William L. Cable, 32, of McDermott, possession of drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving under suspension, failure to display valid plates

  • Brian Scott Evans

    Brian Scott Evans, 23, of Fish & Game Road, Waverly, Ohio, died 1:00 a.m. Saturday 21 February 2015 in Chillicothe, Ohio.

  • Pike County: An exciting place to call home

    Pike County holds tremendous importance for me.I was born in Portsmouth, raised in Piketon, graduated from Piketon High School, and now live in Waverly. Except for a six-month stint in Nashville that my cousin describes as a “spirit journey”, Pike County is the only home I’ve ever known. It’s a fair bet to assume that most of the people living here are similar in that regard.

  • A Frozen Fortress: Local boys build snow castle

    A Frozen Fortress: Local boys build snow castle

    Instead of building a traditional snowman, Joey and Devin Brownfield began building a frozen fort near their residence on Dawn Lane, in Waverly, on Saturday.

  • Former Waverly resident cast in NBC comedy

    Former Waverly resident cast in NBC comedy

    On Tuesday evening, locals had the opportunity to see a familiar face on TV as former Waverly resident Matt McConkey appeared in an episode of the NBC comedy, "Marry Me," which aired at 9 p.m."Marry Me" premiered on NBC on October 14, 2014. Before making his acting debut on the show,McConkey worked in the writer's room as a writer's assistant.

Herman Louis Ward

Herman Louis Ward

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Herman Louis Ward, 82, of Waldren Hill Road, Piketon, Ohio, died Saturday February 28, 2015, at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, …

Mary Frances Caudill Ramey Booth

Mary Frances Caudill Ramey Booth

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Mary Frances Caudill Ramey Booth, 81, of Fourth Street, Waverly, Ohio, died Friday February 27, 2015, at her home. She was born September 27, …

Edna Marie Sharp

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Edna Marie Sharp, 88, of Newland Hill Road, Waverly, Ohio, died 10:35 p.m. Sunday 1 March 2015 in S.O.M. C. Hospital, Portsmouth, Ohio. Arrang…

Mary Douthitt Templeman

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Mary Douthitt Templeman, age 76, of Seymour, TN, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2015, after a brief battle with ALS. She was a loving mother and…

William S. "Billy" Bryant

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William S. “Billy” Bryant, age 42, of Waverly, Ohio, died Saturday February 28, 2015 at his residence. Arrangements are under the direction of…

Paul Edward Barker

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Paul Edward Barker, 80, of Jasper Road, Piketon, Ohio, died Saturday, February 28, 2015 at SOMC Hospice Center in Portsmouth, Ohio.

Joyce E. Barker

Joyce E. Barker

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Joyce E. (Williams) Barker, 80, of Jasper Road, Piketon, Ohio, went to be with the Lord, Friday, February 27, 2015 at her home.

Jean R. Moore

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Jean R. Moore, 90, of Waverly, passed away Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at Pike Community Hospital.

Pamela Sue Burton Myers

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Pamela Sue Burton Myers, age 57, of Waverly, Ohio, died 9:46 A.M. Thursday, February 26, 2015, at Adena Pike Medical Center Emergency Room. Sh…

Linda Lou Hardin

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Linda Lou Hardin, 66, of Orange Street, Jackson, Ohio, went to be with her Lord and Savior 11:00 p.m. Thursday, February 26, 2015, at King’s D…

Patricia Lou Nelson

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Patricia Lou Nelson, 77, formerly of Beaver, Ohio, passed February 21, 2015, at the home of her daughter.

Wayne Everett Davis

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Wayne Everett Davis, 71, of Flat Road, Bainbridge, Ohio, died 4:15 a.m. Thursday, 26 February 2015 in Mt. Carmel East Hospital, Columbus, Ohio.

Lucille Newland

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Lucille Newland, age 79, of Newland Hill Road, Waverly, Ohio, died 6:05 P.M. Thursday, February 26, 2015, at the Adena Pike Medical Center Eme…

Priscilla Blevins

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Priscilla Blevins, 51 years, of Sardinia, passed away February 26, 2015. Arrangements are under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home.

Patricia Lou Nelson

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Patricia Lou Nelson, 77, formerly of Beaver, Ohio, passed February 21, 2015 at the home of her daughter. Arrangements are under the direction …

Ruth Maxine Gilbert

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Ruth Maxine Gilbert, 85, of Schmitt Drive, Waverly, Ohio died 5:55 a.m. Sunday 22 February 2015 at Pike Community Hospital, Waverly, Ohio. Arr…

Brian Scott Evans

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Brian Scott Evans, 23, of Fish & Game Road, Waverly, Ohio, died 1:00 a.m. Saturday 21 February 2015 in Chillicothe, Ohio.

Paul G. Stewart

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Paul G. Stewart, age 32, of Greenfield, Ohio, passed away Thursday morning, February 19, 2015 as the result of an automobile accident.

Phoebe Joan Cunningham

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Phoebe Joan Cunningham, 82, of Coal Dock Road, Waverly, Ohio, died 10:03 p.m. Thursday 19 February 2015 in Adena Regional Medical Center, Chil…

Phyllis Jean Shreck

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Phyllis Jean Shreck, 73, of Fifth Street, Waverly, Ohio, died Thursday, February 19, 2015 at Traditions at Bristol Village in Waverly. Phyllis…

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