Area Breaking News

Still Running: Shenandoah’s Mackie Going to Muskingum

Photo by Jeff Harrison Shenandoah High senior Kendall Mackie, flanked by her parents Jennifer and Jason Mackie, announced she will attend Muskingum University where she will be a member of the Fighting Muskies’ cross country and track teams. Also on hand were three of Mackie’s high school coaches – Craig Sebring, Dave Milliken and Colleen…

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Thompson Charged with Murder in Weekend Homicide

Tyler Thompson, 28, of Caldwell, has been charged with murder in the shooting death of his fiancé, Leah Brooke Hines, 27, also of Caldwell, according to the Noble County Sheriff’s Office. The alleged crime reportedly took place on March 21 at the victim’s residence on Outpost Road in Caldwell. Thompson appeared on Monday morning, March…

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Caldwell’s Parks to Play Football at Ohio Northern

By Julie LaFollette Caldwell High senior Whyatt Parks will play at the next level, having signed to play football for the Ohio Northern University Polar Bears in the fall. He is expecting to play wide receiver, mainly in the slot. Choosing Ohio Northern was an easy decision for Parks. “It was my only visit,” he…

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Four Local Grapplers Compete in D-III State Tournament

By Jeff Harrison The results weren’t what they hoped, but wrestlers represented Noble County well at the OHSAA Division III State Wrestling Tournament at Marion Harding High School over the weekend. Caldwell High’s TJ Wehr and the Shenandoah trio of Tristen Rossiter, Alex Overly and Drake Kanyuch reached the state tournament, but each was eliminated…

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Shenandoah High School receives Ohio Purple Star Award from ODE

By Jeff Harrison Communications Director Noble Local School District A desire to honor those who have served or are serving in the military resulted in Shenandoah High School being one of 31 schools statewide to receive the Ohio Purple Star Award from the Ohio Department of Education for the 2020-21 school year. The Purple Star…

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Rucker to Pilot Caldwell Football Program

By Julie LaFollette “I’m a Caldwell guy.” These were the first words from Chance Rucker after he was hired as the new head football coach for Caldwell High School at Monday night’s school board meeting. Rucker is excited for the opportunity to return to his alma mater and give back to the program that gave…

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Hitchens advances to OHSWCA State Wrestling Tournament

Three other Zeps earn place finishes, team takes fifth in DistrictBy Jeff HarrisonSophomore Laney Hitchens became the first female wrestler from Shenandoah High to qualify for the Ohio High School Wrestling Coaches Association (OHSWCA) State Tournament and the Zeps had their three other girls also place to finish fifth out of 30 teams in the…

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Jones named head football coach at Shenandoah

Cambridge graduate brings energy, enthusiasm as Zeps look to continue success By Jeff Harrison Energy, enthusiasm and the potential to build on recent success. Those are the reasons John Jones, a product of Cambridge High School and Gannon University, will lead the Shenandoah High football program into the future. Pending approval of the Noble Local…

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