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....

Cadiz renames water treatment plant

BY SHAWN DIGITYtwitter.com/DIGITYnodoubt Cadiz council met for their second monthly session last Thursday, and during that second February meetup, the council went through a typical due diligence of upcoming ordinances and their readings, like for the third reading of...
Adena gets a little greener

Adena gets a little greener

BY REBECCA BRATTEN WEISSHarrison News-Herald Reporting Journalist In 2021, Adena resident and council member Marla Brokaw spearheaded a plan to create a community garden on the village green. Though the village already uses parts of the green (near the gazebo) for...
Cadiz council swears in new members for 2022

Cadiz council swears in new members for 2022

BY REBECCA BRATTEN WEISSHarrison News-Herald Reporting Journalist CADIZ — The Cadiz village council met last Thursday and started off the session by swearing in new council members Albert Peters and Derek Sefsick. Since mayor John Migliore was not in attendance, the...

Melanie Barnhart

Melanie Rose Morrison Barnhart, 81, of Cadiz, Ohio went home to be with the Lord and the love of her life of 64 years, Edward, on Monday, Jan. 24, 2022, after complications of broken heart syndrome. She was born on Jan. 28, 1940, a daughter of the late Ray and Betty...

Charles “Tom” Moore

Charles Thomas “Tom” Moore, 74, of Cadiz, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022 at his home. He was born Aug. 14, 1947 in Wheeling, West Virginia, a son of the late Fred S. and Kathryn V. Moore. He was also preceded in death by his brother-in-law, George...

Izzy slams Harrison County

BY REBECCA BRATTEN WEISSHarrison News-Herald Reporting Journalist HARRISON COUNTY — Winter Storm Izzy arrived in Harrison County on the evening of Sunday, Jan. 16, dumping about a foot of snow on much of the county. Some areas, such as regions around Tappan Lake,...
Accident on Route 9 results in life flight

Accident on Route 9 results in life flight

CADIZ — An accident that occurred Tuesday afternoon resulted in one juvenile male being life-flighted to UPMC Hospital in Pittsburgh, according to Cadiz Police Lt. Ron Carter. A Jeep 4×4, carrying four males and two females (all juveniles), was traveling on Route...
Tappan Marina Opens Its Doors

Tappan Marina Opens Its Doors

TAPPAN – Even though the restaurant will not officially open till next year, the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) opened the newly renovated Tappan Marina to the media this morning to display the finished product. And what the public can expect is...

HARRISON COUNTY: Weekly Construction Update

WEEK OF OCTOBER 4, 2021 State Route 151 closure: SR 151 is closed south of Hopedale at Rose Valley Road (CR 14) for 21 days for a culvert replacement project. During the closure, Rose Valley Road will remain open at SR 151. The detour is SR 150 west to U.S. 250 north,...

Tappan Marina Media Day and Public Open House

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 – Media Day at Tappan Marina 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Members of the media are invited to join us for media day to receive an exclusive tour of the marina and restaurant facility. This will be an opportunity to take photos, video, interview MWCD...

HARRISON COUNTY: Weekly Construction Update

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 27, 2021 New Philadelphia, Ohio (September 23, 2021) – The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways next week in Harrison County. All outlined work is weather permitting. State Route 646 upcoming closure: Beginning...