On Friday, the Pike County General Health District (PCGHD) released a community update concerning the third-party assessment that will be conducted in order to address concerns over radiological contamination in the area.
- Pike health district provides community update on third-party assessment, cancer study
- Asbestos contamination concerns prompt recall of Johnson's baby powder
- Cold War Patriots to host official National Day of Remembrance Ceremony in Piketon
- Pike County Shriners hosting soup bean dinner
- Lady Eagles come from behind to take sectional title over Western
A new play area at the Pike County Dog Pound will allow dogs to run, play and roll in the grass, thanks to Pike Pet Pals. The project began on Aug. 30 and was completed on Sept. 2.
Pike Career Technology Center (CTC) students interested in improving their command of the English language and sharpening their communications skills had the opportunity to do so by enrolling in a journalism class offered this semester by Kala Saltsman, language arts instructor at the Pike CTC.
Early/absentee voting has begun for the Nov. 5 general election in Pike County.
Thursday's Division IV sectional final volleyball battle between Pike County rivals Eastern and Western proved that momentum can change quickly.
With a renewed focus for the post-season and a potential Division II sectional final volleyball rematch with 16th-ranked Gallia Academy ahead, the Waverly Lady Tigers took care of business Wednesday evening.
Scioto Valley Conference All-League Volleyball Team 2019-2020
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.
My sister Kris kicked the tar out of Frankie Leper.
For far too long, prescription pain medication, heroin, and fentanyl have broken families apart and devastated communities in Ohio. In 2017, our opioid overdose death rate was almost three times the national average, with nearly a dozen Ohioans dying from these dangerous drugs every day surp…
Shawn’s mother brought him to therapy because she noticed he began to squeeze his head in the mornings before school. He was trying to “squeeze out the thoughts.” Shawn (a 5-year old) was experiencing ruminating thoughts that “would not go away.” He was having unwanted intrusive thoughts.