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.

Car and motorcycle collide in Chillicothe, one sent to hospital

A man was not seriously injured when his motorcycle collided with a car. The accident happened Saturday in Chillicothe at around 12:15 p.m. in the alley behind Horizon...

Man flees scene of crash in Chillicothe

A man crashed a car into a fence in Chillicothe Friday night and fled the scene. It happened at around 9:30 p.m. on Main Street at Watt Street. The driver of the car...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive for COVID-19

Today, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine took a test for COVID-19 as part of the standard protocol to greet President Donald Trump on the tarmac at Burke Lakefront Airport in...

Chillicothe Police investigating shooting victim from Wednesday night

Chillicothe Police are looking into man who was shot. Captain Rob Meyers with the police department told them Guardian that officers received a call from Adena Medical...

WCH school levy only passing by 3 votes, dozens more to count

A local school levy held during a special election on Tuesday is too close to call. The public school levy for Washington Court City Schools is only winning by three...

COVID-19 cases soar in Fayette Co. after outbreak in Bloomingburg

The number of positive cases of the novel Coronavirus have soared in Fayette County in recent days. The Guardian predicted the rise after speaking with local health...

One person shot in Circleville Monday night

A man was shot after an encounter Monday night in Circleville. Just before 9 p.m., officers were called the 300 block of East Mound Street after someone said they had...

Serious accident along Bridge Street in Chillicothe injures four

An accident Monday night in Chillicothe along Bridge Street has injured at least four people. The accident occurred at around 10 p.m. Monday in front of White Castle....

Chillicothe man rushed police with ball bat covered in blood, destroyed his house

Details have emerged about the heavy police presence Sunday evening at a standoff in Chillicothe. Reports state that a man named Luke Segnitz was arguing with his...

Brief standoff in Chillicothe sends a dozen racing to help

A dangerous situation was underway Sunday night on Betty Lane in Chillicothe after a brief standoff. More than a dozen police officers, deputies, and troopers were on...

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