Audible testing of the PORTS Public Warning System (PWS) will be conducted on Thursday, Dec. 20 between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Audible testing of the PWS is conducted to ensure the system functions as intended and to familiarize site personnel and the public with the audible warning tones of the sirens.
Members of Pike Up/The 66 (66 refers to Pike’s county number) will be hosting the lighting of a Christmas Tree at the intersection of SR 335 and US 23 (across from Rite Aid) in Waverly on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 6 p.m.
On Dec. 4, the Waverly Pack 100 awarded the rank of Lion Scout to eight kindergarten-aged youths, the first to participate in the Waverly Pack 100 Lion Scout program. Included among the eight individuals honored with Lion Scout rank was the first female to attain the rank in Waverly, accordi…
A Piketon woman lost her life in a vehicle crash Tuesday morning that occurred on state Route 104 near Mile Post 8.
From beginning to end, the battle between the Western Lady Indians and the Eastern Lady Eagles was a track meet on the basketball court.
For the second straight night, the Piketon Redstreaks fell behind early and tried to fight back in Scioto Valley Conference basketball action.
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.
Earlier this week I was at an event that honored Malala Yousafzai.
Some things look worse over time — bread, milk, my hairline. Other things get better — wine, cheese, Tom Brady.
Frieda was in her 50's when referred to Hospice for terminal breast cancer. She worked as a bookkeeper until she became disabled. Frieda was gentle, tender-hearted and soft spoken. I stopped by her house one day and her hospital bed was peppered with papers. She told me she was using her rem…