The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced details on a sobriety checkpoint taking place in our area Friday night...
The patrol said the checkpoint will be held Friday from 9pm until 12am, on State Route 821in Noble County.
The checkpoint, funded by federal grants, is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers. The checkpoint will also be held in conjunction with nearby saturation patrols, to aggressively combat alcohol-related injury and fatal crashes.
An early morning shooting in Noble County leaves one woman dead and her husband facing charges.
It happened in Caldwell at a home on Miller Street just after 4 a.m.
In a press release issued early Monday morning, Noble County Sheriff Stephen Hannum stated he and a Sheriffs Deputy were called to the scene and found 22-year-old Tiffany Morrison lying on the floor and her husband, 24-year-old Jerad Morrison, lying next to her.
Tiffany Morrison was pronounced dead at the scene...
The closest race in the county was for County Recorder (R). Juanita Matheney defeated Scott Wiley 59 to 41 percent. Marilyn Bond won against Karrie Walters for County Treasurer (D). No Republican in November filed.
Bob Nau defeated Walt McKee for County Commissioner (D). He will face Republican Steven Bond in November.
The Soil and Water Service Levy did not pass in a close vote, while the Summerfield Village Current Expenses...
A gas plant explosion that shut down Ohio Route 821 between Caldwell and Belle Valley in Noble County has re-opened as of approximately 1:30 Saturday afternoon according to the Noble County Sheriff's Office.
The Sheriff's Office said the explosion at the disposal plant owned by Carper Well Service, Inc. of Reno, happened around 9:30 Saturday morning. No word yet on the cause.