Columbus — Throughout the prom and graduation season, the Ohio Investigative Unit (OIU) encourages parents and students to refrain from participating in illegal and dangerous behavior, such as providing alcohol to minors and consuming underage.
- Thousands of bicycle helmets going to children across Ohio
- Seniors and Law Enforcement Together hold April meeting
- ODNR, partners provide hunts for disabled hunters
- Shawnee State receives funding to help at-risk high school students
- Open call for nominations to honor individuals committed to serving others
On Wednesday, United States Attorney General William P. Barr, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex M. Azar II, and multiple law enforcement partners announced that charges have been filed against 60 defendants, including 31 doctors, for alleged participation in the il…
On April 8, President Donald Trump approved a disaster declaration for 20 Ohio counties, including Pike, due to severe storms, flooding, and landslides from Feb. 5 to Feb. 13.
Caito Foods is voluntarily recalling fresh cut watermelon, fresh cut honeydew melon, fresh cut cantaloupe and fresh cut mixed fruit containing one of these melons, produced at the Caito Foods facility in Indianapolis because these products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonell…
CONCORD, NC — The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series kicks into high gear in May, and the drivers certainly are ready to pick up the pace.
The Piketon Redstreaks fell in a close competitive contest by a score of 4-1 to the visiting Paint Valley Bearcats Monday evening.
COLUMBUS – The Ohio High School Athletic Association has announced changes to the 2020 individual wrestling and girls basketball state tournaments. The wrestling state tournament will move to a Friday-Saturday-Sunday format (March 13-15) at the Schottenstein Center, while the girls basketbal…
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.
Summer is a season for running in the yard, swimming, and playing in a tree house.
Over the last two years, Congress has put in place pro-growth policies that are growing our economy, creating jobs and raising wages for families across Ohio. Ohio’s unemployment numbers are low and wages are up overall.
This is part two of a series about Larry, who was 40 years old when he enrolled in hospice with end-stage cirrhosis of the liver. In part one, “The House of the Rising Sun”, Larry shared, “I started drinking when I was 14. I was a shy person, but when I drank I came out of it. It was ‘liquid…