Four were arrested on Tuesday afternoon in connection with the murders of eight members of t… Read more
- Lady Tigers lead post-season awards for Pike soccer teams
- Leist secures All-Ohio honors at state cross country meet; Judd finishes 90th
- Eastern holding chili dinner to 'Meet the Teams'
- Ohio AG: 'Today is the Day' — Arrests made in connection with Rhoden murders
- Pike students participate in America Recycles Day Poster Contest
Four were arrested on Tuesday afternoon in connection with the murders of eight members of the Rhoden and Gilley families in Pike County which occurred on April 22, 2016.
For the week ending Nov. 17, 2018: The following traffic advisory includes road construction and major maintenance projects requiring long-term lane restrictions and/or closures along the state and federal highway system in Pike County. For statewide information regarding road conditions aff…
Veterans Day originated in 1919 as Armistice Day on the one-year anniversary of the armistice that brought about the end of World War I, an event that occurred on the eleventh month, the eleventh day and the eleventh hour of 1918.
PORTSMOUTH — On Monday, Nov. 5 at about 3:30 p.m., a trooper from the Porstmouth Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol was directing traffic in a construction zone on U.S. 23 in Lucasville. A subject in a 2006 White Chevy Cobalt drove through the construction zone at a high rate of speed, ne…
For high school soccer athletes at Waverly and Piketon, this past fall season was filled with multiple milestones.
With his final high school cross country race in front of him, Eastern senior Evan Leist ran his way to 19th place for an All-Ohio finish in the Division III state cross country meet on Saturday, Nov. 10 at National Trail Raceway near Hebron.
Eastern High School will be holding chili dinner to ‘Meet the Teams’ on Tuesday, Oct. 20.
By Jim Henry
Pike's Past is a column that runs in the News Watchman every Wednesday. He has been writing for the publication since September of 1976 and is renowned for his knowledge of Pike County history. Henry frequently speaks at gatherings throughout the region to speak about history and present slide shows from his extensive collection of historical photographs.
November 11, 2018
Guilty or not guilty. In the United States, a person is considered innocent until proven guilty. In the USA court of law the verdict is “guilty” or “not guilty” instead of “guilty” or “innocent.” Not guilty does not mean innocent. But, are the acquitted innocent?
This week I’m revisiting my buddy, Ronnie, and his big sister Doris, who cares for him at home. We collaborated to publish two columns about a year ago titled, “Living and Dying the Choices I’ve Made” and “Something just told me”.