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.

Children involved in accident in Ross County

Three children have been involved in an accident in Ross County. It’s happening along County Road 550 at Westfall Road. The call came in Friday at around 3:15 p.m....

Ross County Wildlife Officer saves Bald Eagle

A Ross County Wildlife Officer recently saved an American Bald Eagle. Here’s the release the state agency sent out: Earlier this week, Ross County Wildlife Officer...

Amazon now accepting food stamps, also giving Prime discount to EBT/Medicaid recipients

Amazon is offering a huge savings to those who are receiving extra help to get by every month. If you are currently receiving EBT or Medicaid benefits, you can get...

Crash in front of Huntington High School, one person flees

There is a crash in front of Huntington High School in Ross County at this hour. It’s happening along Huntsman Road, just south of Chillicothe. The call came in...

Hagerty Road closed in Pickaway Co. due to flooding

Hagerty Road closed in Pickaway County due to flooding under the railroad bridge. The closure happened after significant snow fall, followed by rain Wednesday night.

Pregnant woman hit by car in Chillicothe

A pregnant woman was hit by a vehicle in Chillicothe Wednesday night. It happened near Main and Paint Streets. The call came in at around 7 p.m. The woman, who is...

Athens Wal-Mart evacuated for bomb scare

The Athens Wal-Mart shutdown late-Tuesday night after a bomb scare. Here’s the news release police sent out: At approximately 7:27 PM, Athens Police received a...

Circleville City Council votes to keep police dispatching center, for now

Circleville’s City Council voted Tuesday night to keep their police dispatching center. The vote comes after numerous meetings and concerns that the city could not...

Stolen car used in Chillicothe high speed pursuit, spans two counties

A car that was stolen early Sunday morning has been involved in a high speed pursuit. It happened at around 10:30 a.m. The black car was stolen in Chillicothe earlier on...

Ross and Vinton under snow emergencies

Ross and Vinton counties are under snow emergencies on this snowy Saturday. The Sheriff’s placed them early on February 8 due to slippery roads, ice, and freezing...

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