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News of Record

Update on human trafficking investigation

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, Morgan County Sheriff Douglas McGrath and the Southeastern Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force have provided an update on a large-scale human trafficking investigation that began nearly 10 months ago. “This task force waded into a cesspool of ‘alleged men’ ...

ODOT projects anticipated in summer

The following construction projects are anticipated to affect local highways in the coming weeks. All work is weather permitting. WASHINGTON COUNTY ¯ Interstate 77 resurfacing - A resurfacing project is taking place on Interstate 77, from the Noble County line to Macksburg. The southbound ...

Frontier talks district security

NEW MATAMORAS — The Frontier Local Schools Board of Education met Thursday and discussed security concerns following the recent Texas shooting, as well as gym upgrades. Joani Reese, board member, asked for a moment of silence before the prayer in honor of the lives lost in the Texas ...

Police

Reports/Ohio State Highway Patrol ¯ Tyler Martin Andermanis, 25, of 52 St. Andrews Blvd., Belpre, was northbound May 12 on County Road 10 in Warren Township when his 2009 Honda Civic veered off the right side of the roadway and struck a ditch. He was cited for operating a vehicle without ...

Police

Reports/Marietta ¯ A patrolman responded May 17 to Walmart in reference to a shoplifting that just occurred. Upon arrival, the patrolman found that a man and woman were working together to steal multiple items of fishing gear valued at $368.82. They will be summoned into court for ...

Two charged in weekend homicide

Two seasonal workers from Mexico were arrested and charged after the murder of 23-year-old Abraham Olvera on Saturday night in Marietta. Marietta Police Capt. Ryan Huffman said there was a “large language barrier” and the police “received significant assistance from an uninvolved, ...