The Guardian

The Scioto Valley Guardian is the #1 local news source for the Scioto Valley. The Guardian was previously two publications, Fayette Advocate (2012) and Chillicothe Guardian (2018), respectively. Their parent company merged the two publications in 2019 -- forming The Guardian -- and expanded the coverage area to include the entire Scioto Valley.

Ross Co. courthouse to be orange for gun violence awareness

The Ross County Courthouse will be lit up orange Saturday night to bring awareness to gun violence. The county commission voted on a resolution to have the top of the...

Group to hold protest in WCH, demanding resignation of local officer

A group of citizens said they are holding a protest in downtown Washington Court House on Tuesday and they demand the resignation of a local police officer. The protest...

Protestors block streets in Chillicothe during BLM movement

Dozens of people are blocking traffic in Chillicothe. It is all in response to Black Lives Matter protests around the country. Nearly 25 people blocked Water Street in...

Editor’s note

Editor’s Note: On April 29, 2020, SVG published a story connecting County Commissioner Tony Montgomery to an alleged murder-for-hire plot. The story reported on...

Body found at Rocky Fork Lake is suicide-related

A body has been found at a state park in Highland County. The Sheriff there says it is suicide-related. The call came in around 2 p.m. on Tuesday, according to Highland...

Adena Urgent Care – Circleville to Open June 1

Adena Health System will officially open its newest location to the Circleville community with the addition of an Urgent Care facility on June 1. The 5,000...

Man charged with manslaughter in Circleville overdose

A man has been charged with manslaughter after police say he gave a fatal dose of drugs to another. On Monday, the Circleville Police Department Communications Center...

Search resumes for missing Chillicothe boy in Adams Co. lake

The search for a missing Ross County boy resumed Tuesday morning at a large campground in Adams County. Cameron Walters, 5, was last seen at around 5 p.m. on Monday at...

5-year-old’s body found in lake

Authorities in Adams County have concluded their search for a missing boy. The 5-year-old went missing at around 6 p.m. Monday evening at the Mineral Springs Lake Resort...

Madison Bell has been found

Madison Bell has been found. The development came Saturday morning just hours before an estimated 2,000 people were expected to converge on Greenfield in an organized...

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