Stories tagged with: Shawnee

August 20, 2016 - 3:44pm
4 days 1 hour ago

SHAWNEE, Ohio - The glory years as a mining community are behind Shawnee, a village of 600 in southern Perry County. However, each year former residents come back to remember their quaint hometown.

Shawnee has held their Community Day and Homecoming since the 1990s to invite former residents back to celebrate with the community. Village Mayor Renee Brunton said this year they received a $3,500 grant from the Ohio Arts Council that helped make this year’s...

July 16, 2013 - 5:34pm
3 years 5 weeks ago

Authorities in Perry County are investigating an apparent murder-suicide.

According to Perry County Sheriff's Office Sergeant Keith Peck , at 8:15 this morning, they received a 911 call reporting a discovery of two deceased people at 284 New England Hill Road in Shawnee.

"When our deputies arrived at the scene, we located two deceased bodies that have been identified as 43 year old Christopher Thompson and 41 year old Juanita Thompson,” said Peck. “Like I said,...

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