COMMERCIAL POINT — With an escort provided by the Commercial Point and Harrisburg police departments, the Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office, the Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Scioto Township Fire Department, the Flags of Honor traveling memorial was escorted into the village on Friday morning.

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A half-century ago, in the middle of a mean year of war, famine, violence in the streets and the widening of the generation gap, men from planet Earth stepped onto another world for the first time, uniting people around the globe in a way not seen before or since.

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Kaylee Clifton, right, will reign as queen of the 96th Annual Laurelville Fireman’s Old Time Festival. The 15-year-old is the daughter of Chris and Tammy Scherer of Laurelville. Her attendant Grace Cook is the 16-year-old daughter of Joseph and Kendra Cook of Laurelville. Clifton and Cook we…

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Kendall McCoy, last year’s queen of the Laurelville Fireman’s Old Time Festival, crowns Kaylee Clifton as the 96th Annual Laurelville Fireman’s Old Time Festival. Clifton was named queen during the queen’s contest held Thursday evening. She is the 15-year-old daughter of Chris and Tammy Sche…

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CIRCLEVILLE — Now that the city has some teeth to its rules; the city will be doing more to enforce building codes, filling vacant properties and handling nuisance complaints.

CIRCLEVILLE — With heat indices expected to reach into the low 100-degrees today and Saturday, the American Red Cross is suggesting ways to stay safe and keep your cool even when the weather is not cooperating.

CIRCLEVILLE — A woman, whose familiarity with the Pickaway County criminal justice system began when she was a teenager, was sentenced to six years in prison on two drug charges stemming from a March incident.

CIRCLEVILLE — A local developer is ready to take the reins on the Everts Gym and Industrial Arts wing of the former school building and is just waiting on some final due diligence from the city.

CIRCLEVILLE— Tonight Roundtown Players will present the first of six performances of “Anne of Green Gables.”

CINCINNATI (AP) — A wholesale drug distributor linked to the flood of opioids into Appalachia and two of its former executives were charged with conspiring to illegally distribute millions of painkiller pills, federal authorities said Thursday.

Sherree Jankiewicz started slashing prices Tuesday on merchandise at Christopher’s Boutique, 121 S. Court St., as she gets ready for the annual Circleville Downtown Sidewalk Sale. Jankiewicz said all summer merchandise, including clothing, jewelry, accessories and more will be marked down 50…

CIRCLEVILLE — If Circleville City Council wanted complete buy-in from municipal safety forces for an increase in the income tax to benefit police and firefighters, they didn’t get it Tuesday night during a contentious discussion in which personnel from each department walked out.

The Harrison Township Fire Department responded to a fire Wednesday afternoon at 588 Euclid Ave. at 12:42 p.m. that displaced three residents. Firefighters arriving on the scene first found light smoke coming from the attached garage. Crews breached the garage door and confined the fire to t…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House prepared Wednesday to easily derail a maverick Democrat's drive to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color , an effort that party leaders consider a premature exercise that needlessly forces vulnerable swing-district…

CLEVELAND — Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation’s addiction crisis accelerated from 2006 to 2012.

DETROIT — The heat wave that has been roasting much of the U.S. in recent days is just getting warmed up, with temperatures expected to soar to dangerous levels through the weekend.

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CIRCLEVILLE — Ground was broken Wednesday on a new Hampton Inn Hotel in Circleville after only six months of negotiations.