COLUMBUS, OHIO (Aug. 9, 2018) — With 8-1-1 day (Aug. 11) right around the corner, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) reminds Ohioans to practice safe digging procedures. Follow these five steps before beginning any digging project. It’s the law!
Over the past several months, area youngsters have had multiple opportunities to enjoy the cool pool water of the Pike County Swim Club. Organizations and churches have sponsored multiple free swim events. On Sunday, Aug. 12, Heritage Nazarene Church of Waverly sponsored a “Grill and Chill B…
Nature lovers interested in harvesting products from the woods for use as food, medicine, natural dyes, and other products will enjoy Wild Edible Weekend offered on September 7 through September 9 at Shawnee Lodge and Marina, located at Shawnee State Park.
Hope Brewster, of Waverly, opened Brewster’s Hometown Pharmacy in Piketon on July 23. The pharmacy’s Grand Opening will take place on August 23.
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.
“Missing out on the best things”
When good people fight for freedom and peace, the rest of us should fight for them.
Gladys is 89 years old and has resided in a nursing home for over a year. We admitted her to Hospice for congestive heart failure and failure to thrive. She is a retired Licensed Practical Nurse who “loved” her profession. We both worked at Mercy Hospital in the 70s, when nurses had time to …