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Robert Pickenpaugh Withdraws from Noble County Sheriff’s Race

Former Noble County Sheriff and candidate for the office of sheriff, Robert Pickenpaugh, slated to run for re-election in the March primary against Noble County Sheriff Jason Mackie, has announced his withdrawal from the race. He did so in a public letter on his candidate Facebook page Friday. Below is the letter he posted: To…

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Zeps Score at Muskingum University’s February HS Invite

By Tara Estadt The SHS boys and girls indoor track teams were back at New Concord, for a 2nd time, on February 4th. There were over 1,000 meet entries of athletes representing nearly 70 different schools. “I enjoy getting a head start on the outdoor season. And my favorite part about indoor track is competing…

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Local Girls Basketball Teams Set for Sectional Play

By Julie LaFollette The East District Division IV girls basketball tournament draw was held last week. The Caldwell Lady Redskins were the sixth seed. They will host the ninth seed Conotton Valley on Wednesday, February 21. The winner of this game will face the winner of the third seed Monroe Central and the 16 seed…

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Court House Elevator Still Down; Commissioners Looking Into New Public Transportation Service

The commissioners met on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 and Monday January 29. Present were President Allen Fraley, Vice President Ty Moore, and Commissioner Gary Saling. Looking into Transportation Service The commissioners are reportedly looking into a transportation program for the county. They visited Morgan County who has its own system, transporting passengers within a 50…

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Thriller in the Hangar!

By Gene Davis This game was advertised to be ‘the game’ of the year and to expect a large crowd at the Hangar. Caldwell and Shenandoah fans lined up in the hall two hours before the JV tip off time. By tip off, nearly 1,000 crammed into the Hangar in anticipation of some extreme basketball.…

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Noble Local to Hold Special Meeting Regarding “Court Action”

Noble Local School Board of Education will be holding a special meeting on Thursday, February 1, 2024 at 7:00 pm. in the administration building in Sarahsville. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct conferences with attorneys concerning disputes with the District that are the subject of pending or imminent court action. Also, the Board…

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NEW OHIO WILDLIFE OFFICER ASSIGNED TO NOBLE COUNTY

ATHENS, Ohio – Ohio Wildlife Officer Anthony Lemle, of Bowling Green, has been assigned to Noble County, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. A 2014 graduate of the Wildlife Officer Academy, Officer Lemle previously served in Lucas, Guernsey, and Williams counties. Originally from Wood County, Officer Lemle is a graduate of…

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