The Herald-Dispatch Ohio News RSS 2014-08-28T05:07:20-04:00 urn:uuid:3e3c293b-cc71-4988-b15f-06c61ae78cf6 Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported), except where noted. Scioto cases yield 2 arrests DAVID E. MALLOY http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2014+0827_scioto 2014-08-27T00:00:00-04:00 <p>PORTSMOUTH, Ohio -- Two people have been arrested by Scioto County sheriff's deputies on unrelated charges of rape and burglary, according to the office of Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini. </p> Two arrested on meth charges The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2014+0827_meth 2014-08-26T23:34:31-04:00 <p>SOUTH SHORE, Ky. -- Two Portsmouth, Ohio, residents were arrested Tuesday on meth charges, according to a news release from Greenup County Sheriff Keith Cooper. </p> Boyd County Indictments DAVID E. MALLOY http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2014+0826_indicts 2014-08-26T00:00:00-04:00 <p>CATLETTSBURG, Ky. -- An Ashland man was indicted Monday on a first-degree manslaughter charge while two Ashland area residents were indicted for making Molotov cocktail-type incendiary devices and setting them off near an Ashland housing complex, according to the office of Commonwealth's Attorney David Justice. </p> Classes open at Ohio University Southern DAVID E. MALLOY http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2014+0826_OUS 2014-08-25T23:00:00-04:00 <p> IRONTON -- Nursing degrees run in Breanna Pemberton&#39;s family, and she took her first step toward a nursing degree Monday as classes opened at Ohio University Southern and the Proctorville Center.</p> Billboards highlight slights to Ohio women The Associated Press urn:uuid:5489378e-fbb7-4175-9dbf-0d4721fbfd99 2014-08-24T11:39:23-04:00 <p> COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) &#8212; Visitors to three Ohio cities will soon see billboards pointing out how one group believes that the state slights women.<br /> &#160;</p> Ohio to mail voters absentee ballot applications The Associated Press urn:uuid:3ee9f4d7-0441-4fa9-856f-7e8471287073 2014-08-23T18:27:52-04:00 <p> COLUMBUS, Ohio &#8212; Ohio voters with up-to-date addresses will soon get an absentee ballot application for the November election.</p> Man stable after Ohio stabbing incident DAVID E. MALLOY http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2014+0823_scioto 2014-08-22T23:00:00-04:00 <p> WHEELERSBURG, Ohio -- A Columbus, Ohio, man was flown Thursday to a Huntington hospital after being stabbed at a Wheelersburg residence, according to a news release from the office of Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini.</p> Lawrence County outlines financial gains DAVID E. MALLOY http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2014+0822_comish 2014-08-22T00:00:00-04:00 <p>IRONTON -- Even through the Lawrence County sheriff's office budget and the county Emergency Medical Services ambulance budget are seeking more money this year, County Commissioner Les Boggs said Thursday the county's in better financial shape this year than it has been in more than a dozen years. </p> Ohio State president meets with band leaders The Associated Press urn:uuid:16a0ddc7-7a34-4399-9397-e2d6a3700dfd 2014-08-21T21:15:44-04:00 <p> COLUMBUS, Ohio &#8212; Student and staff leaders of the Ohio State marching band have met with the university&#8217;s president to share concerns over the firing of a popular band director.</p> Lower speed limit signs to be installed DAVID E. MALLOY http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2014+0821_speedlimits 2014-08-21T11:39:31-04:00 <p>ROME TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- New speed limit signs lowering the speed on several heavily traveled county roads will be going up in the next week or so, according to Lawrence County Engineer Doug Cade. </p>