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…
- Lemaster leads Rio golf to 8th place at RSC Preview
- Rio baseball picked 4th in RSC preseason poll
- Carson Roney Named All-MSC, Six Players Earn MSC All-Academic
- Rio's Shockley named preseason NAIA Baseball All-America
- Featuring Western graduate Harold Paige for Veterans Day, courtesy of Blaine Beekman
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…
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced recently that he is extending the deadline for eligible Ohio schools to claim their share of millions of dollars in school safety training grants.
FLORENCE, Ind. - Jarod Lemaster carded a 6-over par 77 on Tuesday, Oct. 30 to help the University of Rio Grande nail down eighth place in the River States Conference Men’s Golf Fall Preview, which ended its two-day run at the Belterra Resort.
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande was picked fourth in the 2019 River States Conference Baseball Coaches' Preseason Poll released late Monday by league officials.
Bowling Green, Ky. – Carson Roney was named second team All-Mid-South Conference at the Mid-South Conference Awards Banquet held on Wednesday night.
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”.