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News in Brown County, Ohio

91-year-old missing from Georgetown home
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:19:23 -0700

Authorities are searching for a 91-year-old man they say went missing from his Georgetown home earlier this month.

Man, 91, suffering from dementia missing in Brown County
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:32:33 -0700

Investigators in Brown County need help finding a missing man.

Mysterious Big Cat Spotted In Paulding County, Ohio
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:41:43 -0700

PAULDING, Ohio (21Alive) - The Paulding County, Ohio, Sheriff's Department is investigating reports of a large cat on the loose in Brown Township.

Judge candidate denied spot on the fall ballot will take issue to court
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:09:44 -0700

A Geneva attorney’s bid to become judge of Western County Court judge has been denied because he was a candidate in the May primary election.

Georgetown to host Woodcarving Day
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:58:00 -0700

GEORGETOWN, Ohio | The Fifth Annual Woodworkers/Woodcarvers Day will be held on Saturday, July 26 from 10:10 a.m. - 5 p.m., in front of the historic Brown County Courthouse, 102 South Main Street in Georgetown, Ohio.

Coroner identifies 4-year-old pulled from Lake Waynoka
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 10:52:15 -0700

The Brown County Coroner's Office identified a 4-year-old boy who died Thursday after being pulled from a Sardinia, Ohio lake.

Athens County to join Rt. 33 drug task force
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:34:07 -0700

Athens County law-enforcement officials said today they are joining the Fairfield-Hocking Major Crimes Unit to collaborate on investigating drug trafficking and related crimes along the Rt. 33 corridor. Athens County Sheriff Rodney Smith and county Prosecutor Keller Blackburn said their offices and the Athens, Nelsonville and Ohio University police departments will join the unit.

Phone call reporting phantom OU shooting remains under investigation
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:02:29 -0700

The call reporting a shooting at Ohio University was picked up by the Mt. Orab police chief in Brown County, two hours away.

Ohio AG's office refers Zach Goldson death case to Special Prosecutions Section
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:55:23 -0700

A spokesperson for the Ohio Attorney General's office said on Friday that the Bureau of Criminal Investigations has turned its findings over to the Special Prosecutors Section.

Sheriff: Missing Columbus Man Could Be Heading South
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 06:56:00 -0700

The Ross County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance with locating a missing Columbus man.