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Judge Hyde discusses smoking marijuana, driving
Apr 15, 2017 5:00 AM

Judge Hyde discusses smoking marijuana, driving

MILLERSBURG -- Focusing less on the crime and punishment and more on the long-term consequences, Holmes County Municipal Judge Andrew Hyde said he feels an obligation to share with defendants the less obvious risks of using marijuana.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2017 5:00 AM

Offender, victim both face jail in domestic violence incident

MILLERSBURG -- After the victim of a December assault recanted significant details of the event, her boyfriend on Thursday, March 16, pleaded guilty to reduced and limited charges.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2017 5:00 AM

Vendors Licenses

Alvin J. Hershberger, A & E Dovetails, 3435 County Road 114, Sugarcreek. Ashley Schlabach, 4913 W. Main St., Berlin.

Holmes-Wayne Electric Cooperative distributes $15,000 in scholarships
Apr 15, 2017 5:00 AM

Holmes-Wayne Electric Cooperative distributes $15,000 in scholarships

Holmes-Wayne Electric Cooperative, Inc. announced the winners of its annual college scholarship competition, held Feb. 28 and March 1 at the Cooperative's Millersburg office.

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LifeCare Hospice director shares a message of hope
Apr 15, 2017 5:00 AM

LifeCare Hospice director shares a message of hope

CHARM -- The message LifeCare Hospice director Christy Michaels shared with members of the Holmes County Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday was one of hope.

By Kevin Lynch Staff Writer
Inmate's conscience leads to recovery of drugs
Apr 14, 2017 2:13 PM

Inmate's conscience leads to recovery of drugs

CAMBRIDGE -- A man incarcerated in the Guernsey County Jail showed his concern for others Thursday when he led Cambridge police officers to suspected heroin he had stashed inside a pair of pants at a Walmart on Southgate Parkway where he had been arrested earlier this month.

By Rick Stillion Gatehouse Ohio Media
Senate President Larry Obhof says Ohio trying different ways to battle drug epidemic
Apr 11, 2017 11:30 AM

Senate President Larry Obhof says Ohio trying different ways to battle drug epidemic

Lawmakers are trying to employ a multifaceted approach to address the drug problem in Ohio, Senate President Larry Obhof told a group of Ashland University students during a forum Thursday at Hawkins-Conard Student Center.

By Mike Buettner T-G Staff Writer
Hyde discusses long-term consequences of smoking marijuana and driving
Apr 11, 2017 11:25 AM

Hyde discusses long-term consequences of smoking marijuana and driving

MILLERSBURG -- Focusing less on the crime and punishment and more on the long-term consequences, Holmes County Municipal Judge Andrew Hyde said he feels an obligation to share with defendants the less obvious risks of using marijuana.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
Apr 8, 2017 5:00 AM

Millersburg tax guidelines updated

MILLERSBURG -- New income tax guidelines are in effect starting with the 2016 tax year to comply with House Bill 5. The entire tax code may be viewed on the village website at www.millersburgohio.com.

Apr 8, 2017 5:00 AM

Holmes man gets federal time for tax fraud

MILLERSBURG -- A Millersburg man was sentenced to more than two years in federal prison for fraudulently claiming to the Internal Revenue Service more than $1.1 million in tax refunds to which he was not entitled. In November, Dennis Dean Miller, 62, pleaded guilty in U.S.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
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Apr 8, 2017 5:00 AM

Two get jail time for string of break-ins

MILLERSBURG -- Two of five young men who admittedly broke into and stole cash and merchandise from several local businesses over a 2°-week stretch were given jail time for their roles in the crime spree. Joseph J.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
2 West Holmes students to attend Buckeye Girls State
Apr 8, 2017 5:00 AM

2 West Holmes students to attend Buckeye Girls State

Two West Holmes seniors-to-be will be among the nearly 900 young ladies participating in the 71st annual session of Buckeye Girls State at the University of Mount Union. The session begins Sunday June 11 and concludes on Saturday June 17.

Apr 8, 2017 5:00 AM

Driver of buggy admits causing fatal crash

MILLERSBURG -- A Sugarcreek man who drove his buggy into oncoming traffic, causing the death of another driver, accepted his criminal responsibility when he appeared Wednesday, March 22, in court. Robert S.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
Luneborg, Haven to split Mount Hope, Winesburg
Apr 8, 2017 5:00 AM

Luneborg, Haven to split Mount Hope, Winesburg

E. HOLMES DISTRICT -- Embracing an ongoing effort to remain fiscally responsible and employing a practice that has worked well for the district, the district will not be replacing Principal Dan McKey when he retires at the end of the current school year.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
Apr 8, 2017 5:00 AM

Millersburg man admits sale of fake Xanax

MILLERSBURG -- A Millersburg man admitted in late March to selling drugs, passed off as Xanax, to a confidential informant. Darrin Brodie Neville, 22, of 4775 County Road 400, pleaded guilty in Holmes County Common Pleas Court to two counts of trafficking in drugs.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
Mechanical engineering in the futures of Kirkbride, Zody
Apr 8, 2017 5:00 AM

Mechanical engineering in the futures of Kirkbride, Zody

LOUDONVILLE -- A fondness for math and science, participation in the STEM program and membership in the school's robotics team have culminated in the pursuit of engineering careers for Loudonville High School Teens of the Month Cole Kirkbride and Austin Zody.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
Apr 8, 2017 5:00 AM

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Apr 8, 2017 5:00 AM

Woman apologizes for assaulting deputy

MILLERSBURG -- Looking into the face of the man she assaulted, a Killbuck woman who was high on LSD when she became violent with a Holmes County Sheriff's deputy responding to a disconnected 911 call in October, said she was sorry. Kaetlyn M. Weber, 20, of 424 S. Main St.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
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Apr 8, 2017 5:00 AM

Bad check cases investigated

HOLMESVILLE -- The Holmes County Sheriff's Office is again looking for the public's assistance in an ongoing criminal investigation this time involving bad checks.

Barn conference with county tour is April 27-29
Apr 8, 2017 5:00 AM

Barn conference with county tour is April 27-29

MILLERSBURG, Ohio -- The Friends of Ohio Barns will be hosting a three-day Ohio Barn Conference in Holmes County, beginning Thursday, April 27, and running through Saturday, April 29.

By Kevin Lynch Staff Writer