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.

Semi rollover along route 35 in Ross Co.

A semi has crashed and rolled over along route 35 in Ross County  It’s happening at the Eastern Avenue exit westbound. The call came in at 10:15 p.m....

Two people overdose alongside highway in Ross Co.

Two people have troopers to thank for saving their lives Wednesday night. The Guardian has learned that a trooper on routine patrol saw a car pulled over alongside route...

Harry the K-9 reunited with his handler

Harry the K-9 was reunited with his handler Wednesday. Deputy Rob Morningstar and his family were at the Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office when Harry was brought...

Two burglars shot by homeowner in Fayette Co.

Two suspected burglars were shot by a homeowner overnight in Fayette County. It happened at around 2:30 a.m. early-Wednesday morning at 6921 Lewis Road near...

Harry the K-9 is coming home

Harry the K-9 is coming home. He’s the dog that has captivated a small town with the Sheriff coming in to save the day. Tonight, the Circleville City Council voted...

Wal-Mart Distribution in WCH without water as hand washing fears loom

Numerous businesses in Fayette County are without water this afternoon after a water main break. Washington Court House Service Director Ron Sockman told the Guardian...

Adena explains how to get tested for COVID-19

To date, Adena Health System has performed 54 COVID-19 screenings. Currently, 16 of those test specimens are with the Ohio Department of Health and a private laboratory...

Crash restricting route 35 above Bridge Street

 A crash is restricting traffic on route 35 news Bridge Street. The call came in at 9:05 p.m. Monday night for the two vehicles that collided. No word on any...

Bridge Street closed for accident

Bridge Street is restricted near WalMart and the bridge for an accident in Chillicothe. No serious injuries are reported but the street is partially blocked. The call...

Serious brush fire in Pike County

Multiple fire departments are on the scene of a serious brush fire in Pike County It’s happening in the 500 block of Alma Omega Road. The call came in just before...

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