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.

CPD hosting new K-9 meet-and-greet

Chillicothe Police is hosting a meet-and-greet for their newest addition to the force. K-9 “Rin” is a belgian malinois assigned to his handler, Officer Shane...

Dash cam video released in Ross County Treasurer’s OVI arrest

The Guardian has obtained dash cam video of the alleged drunken driving arrest of the Ross County Treasurer. The video was released by the state patrol on Friday after...

Bainbridge flooding causes evacuation concerns

Heavy rainfall drenched the area Friday morning, causing evacuation scares at an apartment complex in Ross County. Residents at Bainbridge Manor Apartments on Shawnee...

Confirmed tornado barrels through Pickaway County

A confirmed tornado of an unknown strength tore through Pickaway County near Circleville and the Ross County line early Tuesday morning. As the storm barreled through...

Search in Chillicothe for missing kayaker ends

UPDATE 7:20 PM: The woman, 35-year-old Martha Downing has been located and identified. She is being checked out by medics. UPDATE 7:09 PM: ODNR has been requested to the...

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