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First, official COVID case hits Scioto County

First, official COVID case hits Scioto County By Bill Shope Scoto Voice Writer       The COVID-19 virus has officially arrived in Scioto County.   In an interview with Dr. MIchael Martin, The Scioto Voice learned that “The first patient tested with the return of a positive result came back, today, April 4th. The patient has…

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Important Election Day Announcement.

Important Election Day Announcement. It has been the past practice for candidates and spectators to congregate within the rotunda of the Scioto County Courthouse to watch as the election results are reported. In order to comply with the Director’s Order issued by Amy Acton, Director of the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), in conjunction with…

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Governor DeWine Provides COVID-19 Update

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D., MPH, today provided an update on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. There are currently 13 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ohio. SCHOOL LUNCHES: In response to a request from the DeWine administration, the U.S. Department of Agriculture…

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Order to Prohibit Mass Gatherings

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced that Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D., MPH has signed an order to prohibit mass gatherings in the state of Ohio. Mass gatherings are defined as any event or convening that brings together 100 or more persons in a single room or single space at the…

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DIXON MILL BURGLARY AND KIDNAPPING

DIXON MILL BURGLARY AND KIDNAPPING   Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini announces that his 911 communication center received a call on Monday February 24, 2020 at 11:05 pm from a Highland Bend Road residence stating that an elderly man showed up at her house stating that he had been robbed and beaten.   Captain…

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Commissioners respond to Donini claims

Commissioners respond to Donini claims “Be aware of everything that is going on in your organization under your control”   By Bill Shope Scioto Writer   The race for a spot on the ballot as the Republican nominee for Sciot County Commissioner is beginning to heat up as the March 17, 2020 primary election date…

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Indictments

    SHANE A. TIEMAN PROSECUTING ATTORNEY SCIOTO COUNTY, OHIO   January 24, 2020   PRESS RELEASE     Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the January term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on January 24 and returned   _20  __Public Indictments and __2__Secret Indictments.  There was 1 No Bill.  The…

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Deadline approaching for purchase of 2020 Dog and Kennel Licenses

Deadline approaching for purchase of 2020 Dog and Kennel Licenses   Scioto County Auditor David L. Green wishes to remind the public that the deadline to purchase 2020 Dog and Kennel Licenses is Friday, January 31.   The fee is $12.00 per dog for an Annual License, $36.00 per dog for a Three-Year License, and…

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Indictment

SHANE A. TIEMAN PROSECUTING ATTORNEY SCIOTO COUNTY, OHIO   January 10, 2020   PRESS RELEASE     Shane A. Tieman, Scioto County Prosecutor announced today that the January term of the Scioto County Grand Jury met on January 10 and returned   _1  __Public Indictment.  The Defendant Indicted is charged as follows:   TERRY L. GREGORY,…

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PORTSMOUTH MAN ARRESTED ON DRUG AND WEAPON CHARGES

  Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini and Interim Portsmouth Police Chief Debby Brewer announce that a Portsmouth man has been arrested on drug and weapon charges. On January 15, 2020 at approximately 10:16a.m., officers with the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force, which consists of narcotics detectives from the Scioto Co. Sheriff’s Office and the…

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