Pickaway News Journal

Tue, Jul 25, 2017

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Ohio House Passes Tougher Texting Laws, Are You Ready?
Ohio House Passes Tougher Texting Laws, Are You Ready?
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Route 752 closing impacts local business
Route 752 closing impacts local business
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BREAKING: 752 Closed Due to Rain, Stormy Weather to Continue Through Sunday
BREAKING: 752 Closed Due to Rain, Stormy Weather to Continue Through Sunday

PICKAWAY COUNTY - After being battered with heavy raining conditions a week ago, storms have sprung up on Saturday, and are expected continue in a sporadic fashion through Sunday afternoon. State Route 752 is marked as closed, with local law enforcement currently closing off the road to traffic.

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Scioto Post acquires Pickaway News Journal as part of its #OurCommunity initiative
Scioto Post acquires Pickaway News Journal as part of its #OurCommunity initiative

CIRCLEVILLE - As of Friday, July 14th, 2017 the free, local, on-line news source 'Pickaway News Journal' has been purchased by Scioto Post LLC for an undisclosed amount. As part of the purchase, the Scioto Post has acquired all rights to content, intellectual property, and media systems relating to Pickaway County's foremost subscription-free news service.

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Sign Campaign Leaves Sheriff, Lawyers, Unphased.
Sign Campaign Leaves Sheriff, Lawyers, Unphased.

PICKAWAY COUNTY - When Circleville and the County woke up on Saturday, July 15th, many in the community saw a plethora of signs distributed on utility poles and other areas for a hashtag campaign called "#OurCircleville" and "#OurPickaway". Many flocked to online forums and Facebook to determine what was happening.

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Barbara M. Carter
Barbara M. Carter

Barbara M. Carter, 84, of Chillicothe, died 9:24 p.m. July 16, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness.

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Town Comes Together to Help Local Defeat Cancer
Town Comes Together to Help Local Defeat Cancer

Circleville is coming together today and throughout the evening to help local cancer patient Matt Hogue defeat cancer. A huge event is taking place to help raise money through food, games, raffles and prizes to help Matt and his family.

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Murder suspect enters 'not guilty' plea
Murder suspect enters 'not guilty' plea

A pretrial hearing has been set for the man accused of murdering a teenager in Ashville last month.

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Rea sentenced to prison for New Holland bank robbery
Rea sentenced to prison for New Holland bank robbery

The man who robbed a New Holland bank June 29 was sentenced to 24 months in state prison Wednesday in Pickaway County Common Pleas Court.

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Route 23 paving adds to traffic challenges this week
Route 23 paving adds to traffic challenges this week

U.S. Route 23 northbound between North Court Street in Pickaway County and Route 665 in Franklin County will be reduced to one lane this week for pavement work.

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Funnel clouds cause concern but no damage
Funnel clouds cause concern but no damage

A slew of funnel cloud sightings in the Ashville and Circleville area caused some concern Thursday evening, but no damage was reported during the event.

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Sheriff's office mourns sudden loss of canine officer
Sheriff's office mourns sudden loss of canine officer

The Pickaway County Sheriff's Office is mourning the loss of its canine officer, Aron, during an emergency surgical procedure Wednesday morning.

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Orient woman killed in Darby Township crash
Orient woman killed in Darby Township crash

An Orient woman was killed Saturday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash on London Road.

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Circleville fireworks set for 10 p.m. Saturday
Circleville fireworks set for 10 p.m. Saturday

A fireworks display will light the skies of Circleville for the first time in many years tonight beginning at 10 p.m.

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Bank robbery suspect quickly apprehended in New Holland
Bank robbery suspect quickly apprehended in New Holland

A suspected bank robber was arrested within minutes of the crime Thursday following an incident at the Milton Banking Company in New Holland.

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Search on for new United Way director
Search on for new United Way director

The search is on for a new executive director for the United Way of Pickaway County following the resignation of long-time director Michele Lanman.

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Roundtown Players celebrates 50 years in Circleville
Roundtown Players celebrates 50 years in Circleville

Roundtown Players will be rolling out the red carpet Friday in celebration of its 50th anniversary in Circleville.

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Woman charged with filing false report about abduction
Woman charged with filing false report about abduction

The 19-year-old who claimed abduction and car theft by a man impersonating a police officer has now been charged with filing a false police report in the incident.

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19-year-old reports abduction, car theft by police impersonator
19-year-old reports abduction, car theft by police impersonator

The Pickaway County Sheriff's Office is investigating a new report of a dangerous encounter with a police impersonator on Monday.

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Police warn of man impersonating a Circleville officer
Police warn of man impersonating a Circleville officer

City police are warning residents to be on guard after at least three reports of a man impersonating a Circleville Police officer.

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Local man charged with murder of Ashville teen
Local man charged with murder of Ashville teen

A local man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of 16-year-old Sam Nicholson on Sunday on Jefferson Avenue.

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Lambert case headed to Ohio Supreme Court
Lambert case headed to Ohio Supreme Court

The Ohio Supreme Court will be the next stop for the case of a local woman whose conviction in a murder-for-hire plot last year was recently overturned on appeal.

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Victim identified in deadly Ashville shooting

Ashville Police have identified 16-year-old Sam Nicholson as the victim of a fatal shooting on Jefferson Avenue early Sunday morning.

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Death in Ashville declared a shooting
Death in Ashville declared a shooting

A suspicious death on Jefferson Avenue early Sunday morning has now been confirmed as a shooting, according to Chief Doug Clark, Ashville Police Department.

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Police investigating suspicious death in Ashville
Police investigating suspicious death in Ashville

The Ashville Police Department is investigating a suspicious death on Jefferson Avenue in the village.

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