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.

Gov. DeWine doesn’t have COVID-19 after all, his office says

In a second test administered today in Columbus, Governor Mike DeWine has tested negative for COVID-19. First Lady Fran DeWine and staff members have also all tested...

Rats takeover area mobile home community from nearby landfill

A rat infestation is being investigated near a local mobile home community. It is happening along Robinson Road near Evergreen Drive in Fayette County. According to...

Despite state roadblocks, feds could still charge former scout leader Bill McKell

Despite state law impeding local prosecutors from charging a scout master with dozens of counts of sexual abuse, federal prosecutors could still bring indictments. The...

Southern Ohio Boy Scout leader molested more than 18 boys, police report says

A millionaire cable company CEO is accused of molesting at least 18 teenagers while he was leading a local Boy Scouts of America troop, a police report says. The...

Gary Lee Adams, 72

GARY LEE ADAMS, age 72, of Washington CH, passed away on Friday, June 19, 2020 at 9:20 p.m. at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center under the care of Hospice...

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....

Nation mourns loss of country’s longest serving Sheriff, Dwight Radcliff

A nation is in mourning today after losing a pillar of law enforcement. Retired Pickaway County Sheriff Dwight E. Radcliff passed away Wednesday morning after going into...

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...

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...

Relay For Life cancelled for 2020 in Fayette Co.

A very popular fundraiser in Fayette County is cancelled this year due to COVID-19. Relay for Life, which raises money for cancer research, announced the cancellation on...

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