Derek Myers, Editor

Derek Myers is the editor-in-chief of the Guardian. In addition to overseeing the editorial content for the publication, he is a television news reporter and show host. Prior to joining the Guardian full-time, Derek was a Public Information Officer for a county Sheriff and spent the last decade reporting news around the country for local network news affiliates.

Martial law declared in Ohio? One attorney says yes

Has martial law been ordered in Ohio? One attorney says “legally, yes,” while a government official says no. The announcement came Saturday by Governor Mike DeWine....

Chillicothe Police Chief submits retirement letter

The Chief of Police in Chillicothe has announced his retirement, effective next month. Keith Washburn, Esq., submitted a letter of retirement to Mayor Luke Feeney this...

Adena facing tough financial decisions

Adena Health System President and CEO Jeff Graham today praised Adena’s more than 3,000 caregivers for their work in response to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. Graham...

Scioto Co. Sheriff candidate says charge dealers with murder

A candidate running for Sheriff in Scioto County is sending a message to drug dealers. Shawnee State University Chief of Police David Thoroughman is running for Sheriff...

Adena says they will furlough staff this month

In a bombshell that has been circulating in rumor mills among the community the last several days, Adena Health confirmed on Friday that they will be furloughing staff...

Fayette and Madison Co. will start criminally charging people who aren’t following orders

Madison County and Fayette County’s Department of Healths announced Thursday that people will be criminally charged if they violate the stay-at-home orders....

Two Columbus VICE officers arrested by federal agents

Two Columbus VICE officers were arrested Tuesday by federal agents. It comes after a long investigation into corruption of the now defunct-VICE Squad of the Columbus...

Coronavirus Stimulus Bill passes; here’s how to get your relief check

The President signed a stimulus relief bill into law Friday worth more than $2 trillion dollars. If you’re wanting to receive a stimulus check from the Coronavirus...

Pickway Co. Sheriff and health department shutdown gaming

The Pickway County Health Department has forced a local business to close amid COVID-19 orders from the Governor. “We have been getting a lot of complaints,”...

Sheriff ready to enforce Governor’s orders with Health Department

Fayette County’s Sheriff said he is willing to step in and help the local health department to enforce a statewide “stay-at-home” order. Sheriff Vernon...

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