Commissioners hear concerns about road repair

The weekly commissioner’s meeting took place on August 2nd in the courthouse. Commissioners Don Bethel, Paul Coffland, and Dale Norris were in attendance. The commissioners passed several purchase orders/vouchers. One was for the Harrison County Board of...
Hopedale Baseball Association adds batting cage, lessons

Hopedale Baseball Association adds batting cage, lessons

By Ed Banks Harrison News-Herald Sports Writer Backed by local support, the Hopedale Baseball Association has recently made a significant addition to their baseball complex. With the community’s support, the association purchased and installed a new batting cage...

Harrison hosts 7-on-7 football scrimmage

By Ed Banks News-Herald Sportswriter CADIZ – Last Thursday, Harrison Central hosted a 7-on-7 four-team football scrimmage. The 7-on-7 scrimmage is a non-contact scrimmage that features only the team receivers and backs.  The scrimmage was one of three of the same type...
Adena Panthers are League Champions

Adena Panthers are League Champions

By Ed Banks  News-Herald Sportswriter RICHMOND – Saturday in Richmond, the park was full of baseball and softball players, coaches, and spectators, as the annual League Championship Day was in full swing. The outcomes of each of the day’s contests held a special...
Adena Panthers secure a trip to the Championship round

Adena Panthers secure a trip to the Championship round

By Ed Banks News-Herald Sportswriter ADENA – I would not call it home field advantage, I wouldn’t even call it luck, but the Adena Panthers once again used their bats and skills to secure back-to-back wins during their quest for a league championship. No matter how...

Bowerston revamping late water bill fees

BY JACQUIE HUMPHREYCorrespondent BOWERSTON — At Bowerston’s June village council meeting, utility billing administrator Janeen Scott reported that $605 had been collected in late fees for May.  Scott further reported that 77 accounts were delinquent after the...

2022’s football report date set 

BY ED BANKSHarrison News-Herald Sports Writer CADIZ – Though school was just recently dismissed, the days are short for when the football players will have to report. All of the usual preparations for preseason conditioning, practice schedules, and other training...

Adena veteran speaks at Legion’s Memorial Day

BY ESTHER MCCOYHarrison News-Herald Staff Writer ADENA — An armed forces member who knows about combat and rescuing those injured was the guest speaker at the Adena American Legion Gilbert Koontz Unit 525. It was a wisp of a lady in camo fatigues who once had her...

10 students getting Cadiz Alumni scholarships

The Cadiz High School Alumni Association is pleased to announce 17 scholarships, totaling $25,650, given to 10ten students in the Class of 2022. Eight are graduating from Harrison Central High School, one from the Jefferson County Christian School, and one from the...
Harrison boys take on Gloria Dawes Invite

Harrison boys take on Gloria Dawes Invite

BY ED BANKSHarrison News-Herald Sports Writer MORRISTOWN — Last Friday, the Harrison Central boys’ varsity track team was in Morristown to take part in the 2022 Gloria Dawes Invitational Track Meet. The meet featured 12 schools in the field of competition....

Fair board talks avian flu  

BY ROBERT AMABILEHarrison News-Herald Staff Writer The Harrison County Fair will be held June 20–25, and the fair board met on Monday evening to get more of the details sorted out. The meeting began with the board discussing finances; expenses were all in order. The...

Correspondence 5/7/22

BOWERSTONBy Mary Anna Cotter Congratulations to Nolan Caldwell, who was chosen to the first-team All-Conference bowling team and first-team Stark County league for bowling. He is the son of the Ryan Caldwells and grandson of the Dan Chews.  Congratulations to Jim...
Bobcats down Huskies for 4A title

Bobcats down Huskies for 4A title

BY D.J. WATSONHarrison News-Herald Sports Writer RICHMOND — The Cambridge Bobcats and Harrison Central Huskies took the field at Edison High School’s new athletic complex last Friday night in Jefferson County, with the OVAC 4A Championship trophy up for grabs....
Belmont-Harrison VSD earns Auditor’s Award

Belmont-Harrison VSD earns Auditor’s Award

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — A recent financial audit of the Belmont-Harrison Vocational School District by the Auditor of State Keith Faber’s office earned an Auditor’s Award for good record keeping. “This award honors the hard work school district officials...

CV names new girls’ basketball coach

BOWERSTON — Joe Stephens was recently approved as the next Conotton Valley head girls basketball coach. Stephens graduated from Malvern High School and has a bachelor’s degree from Malone University. He has been married to his lovely wife, Michelle, for over 30...
Castro arraigned

Castro arraigned

BY ROBERT AMABILEHarrison News-Herald Reporter CADIZ — After several weeks of waiting, Benjamin Castro was served his indictment. The 33-year-old Steubenville resident met Judge T. Shawn Hervey via video conference for his arraignment on Tuesday. Castro has been...

4/30 Correspondence

BOWERSTONBy Mary Anna Cotter Conotton Valley baseball team beat Newcomerstown 11–7 and Hiland 13–2. They lost to Cameron in the OVAC tournament. The softball team beat Newcomerstown 8-1 and Hiland 19-6. Congratulations on a fine season. Zac Putnam, Evan Siedel, Ethan...

Cadiz administrator’s report

BY SHAWN DIGITYtwitter.com/DIGITYnodoubt At Cadiz’s second April meeting, village administrator Brandon Ludwig presented his most up-to-date administrator’s report. The first item on the agenda focused on the Sally Buffalo campground and the community...

Adena baker making ‘killer’ cakes

BY JULIE MARSHALLHarrison News-Herald Staff Writer Melissa Simeral, the self-taught cake artist and owner of 3-D Cakery, designs custom cakes and sweets at her bakery in the Adena–Harrisville area. She started 12 years ago decorating goodies for her friends, family,...
Cadiz council meeting gets animated

Cadiz council meeting gets animated

BY ROBERT AMABILEHarrison News-Herald Reporter CADIZ — The Cadiz village council meeting on March 17 became a bit more fiery than normal: A couple of dozen citizens showed up to voice their opposition to the newly proposed Meagan’s Point housing project....