27 new COVID cases reported in Harrison Co.

HARRISON COUNTY—Another week passed, and it was another week of more COVID cases than the last. Harrison County health administrator Garen Rhome reported that 27 new cases have been detected in the county since last week, topping the 26 reported last week. It’s...

Tornado rips through News Athens

NEW ATHENS—The fallout and cleanup continued well into this week from last Thursday’s storm, where at least two tornadoes reportedly touched down with video evidence of at least one. The following day’s cleanup resembled an occupation with nearly two dozen...

Harrison Central Time capsules revealed

CADIZ – School officials and representatives from the Masons opened two time capsules that was found recently at the old Harrison Central High School on Thursday, Nov. 21. The event occurred last night prior to their monthly school board meeting inside the new...

Hiding in plain sight, Bingham’s statue only a glimpse

By JD LONG jim@harrisonnewsherald.com CADIZ – A good trivia question for local residents would be, “who really was John Bingham?” The answer would more than likely surprise a lot of people as the sun sets and rises on the statue of his likeness in front of the...

Scio enjoys another fun Fall Festival

NH Photos by Esther McCoy Although rains poured down for Friday’s parade, it wasn’t enough to put a damper on the Scio Fall Festival. The street was filled with people enjoying the parade, great food, and great fun.  More from the festival coming in our Aug. 18...

Market Hog Champions from Harrison County Fair

  The champions for market hogs were announced: The Grand Champion Market Hog, was awarded to Grayden Sproull; the Reserve Champion Market Hog was awarded to Madison Young. Third Overall – Kealy Ghezzi, fourth Overall Jenna Young, and fifty Overall Leah...

Hopedale readies for Community Days

HOPEDALE – June will be ushered in by a Hopedale Community Days event on June 1 and 2. Eric Wilson tells that the event will begin on June 1 with opening ceremonies at 4 p.m. at the Hopedale American Legion post home. Joe’s Famous Fish dinners will be...

Ohioans Fish for Free the First Weekend in May

May 5-6 is Ohio’s free fishing weekend COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio is known for its world-class fishing, and on May 5-6, anglers are invited to take part in the annual free fishing weekend, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Ohio’s Free...

Scio readies for 83rd Annual Fall Festival

83rd Annual Scio Fall Festival , August 9-12,   “GOING ONCE, GOING TWICE, SOLD!  REMEMBERING THE SCIO SALE BARN”   SCIO – The 83rd Annual Scio Fall Festival sponsored by the Scio Volunteer Fire Department and Scio American Legion Post...

Freeport VFD to hold Fireman’s Fair

July 28 and 29, Freeport Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual Fireman’s Fair: Friday schedule will include: Parade at 7 p.m. (line up at 6), Baby Contest crowning at 7:30 and “Lacey and Her Attitude Band” from 8-11. The day on Saturday starts with a tractor...

American Pickers to film in Ohio

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Ohio! They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout the region in June 2017. AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique...

American Pickers to film in Ohio

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Ohio! They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout Ohio with filming scheduled for this summer. American Pickers is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of...