The Herald-Dispatch Ohio News RSS 2014-04-24T11:28:51-04:00 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. Offender sought for violation The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news_ohionews/2014+0424_wanted 2014-04-24T00:00:00-04:00 <p>SCIOTOVILLE, Ohio -- The Scioto County sheriff's office is looking for a 20-year-old sex offender on a charge of failure to provide authorities with a change address, according to Capt. David Hall of the sheriff's office. </p> Ohio father, son indicted on drug charges DAVID E. MALLOY http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news_ohionews/2014+0424_indicts 2014-04-24T00:00:00-04:00 <p>IRONTON -- A father and son from South Point, Ohio, face a number of drug charges after they were among 25 people indicted Wednesday by a Lawrence County grand jury. </p> Program aims to help with cost, preparation for GED DAVID E. MALLOY http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news_ohionews/2014+0424_ged 2014-04-24T00:00:00-04:00 <p>IRONTON -- Getting a GED is harder and more expensive now, but the Adult Basic Literacy Education program in Lawrence County stands ready and willing to help. </p> Grayson woman sentenced on drug charges DAVID E. MALLOY http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news_ohionews/2014+0424_courts 2014-04-24T00:00:00-04:00 <p>IRONTON -- A Grayson, Ky., woman was sentenced Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court to three years in prison in a drug case. </p> Ohio man accused of fraud with credit card DAVID E. MALLOY http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news_ohionews/2014+0424_scioto 2014-04-24T00:00:00-04:00 <p>PORTSMOUTH, Ohio -- A Portsmouth man was arrested Tuesday night on charges of forgery and theft in connection with the alleged theft of a credit card, according to the office of Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini. </p> Ky. man faces attempted murder charge The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news_ohionews/2014+0423_carter 2014-04-23T00:00:00-04:00 <p>OLIVE HILL, Ky. -- An Olive Hill man was arrested Monday and charged with shooting his wife in the neck over the weekend, according to Kentucky State Police. </p> Culvert installation to temporarily close road The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news_ohionews/2014+0423_culvert 2014-04-23T00:00:00-04:00 <p>CHESAPEAKE, Ohio -- A bridge on Fayette Township Road 130A (Branch Little Buffalo Road) will be replaced with a culvert on Thursday according to Lawrence County Engineer Doug Cade. </p> Portsmouth man arrested on drug charge, forgery DAVID E. MALLOY http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news_ohionews/2014+0423_scioto 2014-04-23T00:00:00-04:00 <p>PORTSMOUTH, Ohio -- A Portsmouth man is being held without bond pending a court appearance on charges of deception to obtain dangerous drugs and forgery, according to a news release from the office of Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini. </p> 2 indicted for roles in cemetery thefts DAVID E. MALLOY http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news_ohionews/2014+0422_boyd 2014-04-22T00:00:00-04:00 <p>ASHLAND -- Two people arrested for the theft of brass grave vases from Rose Hill Cemetery in Ashland were indicted Monday by a Boyd County grand jury, according to the office of Commonwealth's Attorney David Justice. </p> Fire destroys house in Chesapeake The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news_ohionews/2014+0422_ChesFire 2014-04-22T00:00:00-04:00 <p>CHESAPEAKE, Ohio -- Five people are without a home today after fire destroyed a house in Chesapeake, Ohio, on Monday. </p>