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The case against Fredericka Wagner, 77, of Lucasville, who was facing charges of perjury and obstructing justice, was dismissed without prejudice on Wednesday during what was supposed to be her final pre-trial prior to jury trial at the end of July.

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911 lines to the Pike County Sheriff’s Office are back up and running again after a severe thunderstorm caused lines to temporarily be down on Wednesday evening/early Thursday morning. The Waverly Police Department answered 911 calls for the Pike County Sheriff’s Office during at least part …

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The Ohio High School Athletic Association annually provides scholarships for outstanding student athletes from its member schools. Each member high school may submit one senior male and one senior female candidate for scholarship consideration. Each member high school may also submit one sen…

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Playing two mid-week games, the Waverly Post 142 Junior Shockers improved their record to 6-4 with a split in those contests.

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Pike's Past

Pike's Past

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.

Rural Rendezvous

Rural Rendezvous

By Sherry M. Stanley

Sherry M. Stanley has resided in the country all her life. She enjoys all aspects of country living, especially gardening and spending time with her animal companions — dogs, goats, horses, and a cat — in Ross County.

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Everybody’s looking at China. The roller coaster trade negotiations conducted over recent weeks — coupled with mounting concerns over emerging technologies — have underscored the looming presence the Asian superpower plays on the global stage of international relations and in the development…

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It is great when local businesses and organizations partner together to make things happen in southeastern Ohio. An example of this is a recent partnership between Way Farms, Adena Health System, and the Pike County Local Foods Group.