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.

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...

Local Wendy’s serves Canadian trucker who was working to deliver goods during virus

A Canadian trucker working to deliver goods during a virus shutdown took to social media on Monday night to say “thank you” to a local Wendy’s. The...

Third person enters race for Sheriff in Pike Co.

A third person has entered the race for Sheriff of Pike County. Tracy Evans, the current investigator for the county Prosecutor, has filed his paperwork to run as an...

Election Day is back on in Fayette Co., despite Board President’s orders

Despite the local Board of Elecitons’ President in Fayette County ordering poll workers to stay home tomorrow, the election is back on. It is a convoluted mess...

Election Day cancelled in Fayette Co. despite judicial ruling

Despite a Judge in Franklin County rejecting Governor Mike DeWine’s request to extend Election Day into June, polls in Fayette County are closed. The ruling...

Sheriff did not respond to New Holland to “shut down” bar despite posting

Reports online that the Sheriff’s office shut down a New Holland bar are false. A Sheriff’s report obtained by the Guardian shows that at around 11 p.m. on...

Fayette Co. homicide victim was shot three times, ex-boyfriend gave confession

Search warrants obtained by the Guardian show that a woman killed earlier this week in Fayette County was shot three times, and that her ex-boyfriend gave a confession...

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