Area D-2 Boys Golf Shutout From State Tournament Appearance

Presented By McDonald’s, I’m Lovin’ It!

Division 2 Boys Golfers from the SVC, FAC and MSL have been shutout from advancing to the 2021 state tournament.

Gallia Academy won the team championship with a score of 324 at Crown Hill Course, Wednesday. Fairland was runner-up at 337, Wheelersburg 343, Unioto 346, Fairfield Union 350, Piketon 351, Circleville 359, Minford 359, Washington CH 363 and Alexander 364.

The lone individual golfer to advance to state is Kameron Maple of Oak Hill, shooting a 74.

To see all the individual golfers scores, go to our link to Baums Page- CLICK HERE:

COVID Expert Panel To Be Held In Chillicothe

Presented By Atomic Speedway

A collaborative event called Community Connection: Confronting COVID, will take place at Ohio University-Chillicothe on Thursday, October 14th.

The 6pm event will be held in the Auditorium at Bennett Hall, and will also be live-streamed.

The panel for this event will be Ross County Health Commissioner, Garrett Guillozet, Dr. Michael E. Jones, D.O. Orthopedic & Neurologist @ Adena, Dr. John Gabis, Medical Director of Community Partnerships @ Adena, & Ross County NAACP Health Chair, Nurse Practitioner, Robin Jones.

The panelist will share information & answer questions. 

To join on your computer or mobile app:
Click here to join the meeting

Or call in (audio only)
+1 614-706-6572,,169267938#   United States, Columbus

Phone Conference ID: 169 267 938#

Ross Sheriff Adds Info Portal For Public Use

Presented By Classic Brands

Ross County Sheriff George Lavender has announced that his office is now offering an online public portal.

Sheriff Lavender says- “This portal will allow to the public to view the Ross County Jail Roster, view the calls for service log, view the daily media release report, submit anonymous tips to my office, request extra patrols of your neighborhood or residence, and give feedback or make suggestions to my office.”

(Major Mike Preston gives tutorial on how the new online portal works)

The portal can be reached at: There will also be a link attached to my website

Military Veterans To Be Honored At Southeastern Football Homecoming Game

Presented By Rathkamp Financial

(Southeastern H.S.) — Military veterans and active duty military service personnel will be honored at the Zane Trace at Southeastern Homecoming Football Game Friday, October 8th.

Southeastern Guidance Counselor Angela Flowers told Litter Media that veterans from both Zane Trace and Southeastern will be honored in the pre-game activities between 6:35pm-6:40pm.

Military veterans and active duty military personnel entering the ticket gate will be be admitted free and will be given a small American Flag and a meal voucher, where they will be fed at a tent inside the stadium.

The following is a schedule of events for the Homecoming Night activities and veterans tribute:

6:15pm- Homecoming Announcements (band plays during this)

6:40pm- P.A. Announcer Chris Wallace- “At this time, if you  are an active member of the military or a veteran, please stand and wave your flag so that our little Panthers football players can recognize you and provide you with a small token of our appreciation.”  

Swag Bags delivered by little football players as bands Play Service Songs to recognize all branches of military (4-5 minutes)

During medley- Wallace: “United States Navy, United States Army, United States Marines, United States Air Force”

6:45pm- Coin Toss with officials on field

Wallace: “At this time, please direct your attention to the center of the field for tonight’s coin toss, which will be conducted by a member of the National Guard.”

After coin toss SE & ZT Bands go on to field – wait for signal from Mr. Donahue to announce the National Anthem (bands need a minute to get in place on field)

6:48pm – Honor Veterans before the National Anthem. 

“At this time, we would like to invite everyone to stand and join us in a moment of silence to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation. Following this moment of silence, please remain standing for the playing of our National Anthem, The Star-Spangled Banner, performed by the Southeastern High School Marching Band under the direction of Mr. Jeff Donahue and the Zane Trace High School Marching Band under the direction of Mrs. Kate Waller and conducted by Southeastern Drum Majors Jordan Smith, Austin Stubbs, and Gabriel Davis.”

6:49pm – Bands Play National Anthem

6:51pm – Zane Trace Band exits field

6:52pm – SE Band & Cheerleaders form tunnel for football team

6:55pm – Football team runs through tunnel with flags and band plays Fight Song

7:00pm – Game starts

Chillicothe H.S. Class Of 1971 Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Presented By Hometown-Motors, Inc.

(Chillicothe) — The Chillicothe High School Class of 1971 is celebrating their 50th anniversary since graduating.

The celebration gets underway Thursday, October 14th with former classmate, broadcaster and author, Dave Burchett signing some of the books he wrote. The signing will be at Wheatberry Books on West Second Street, beginning at 6pm. 

Their banquet will be hosted by the Chillicothe Country Club from 6pm-11pm on Saturday, October 16th.

Three tours will be conducted on Friday, October 15th and Saturday, October 16th. A tour of the Carlisle Building gets underway at 2pm on Saturday and includes a walking tour of downtown Chillicothe at 12:30pm, starting at the Phoenix Fire Museum. The third tour will be at the fire museum from 11am-1pm.

A 2:30pm open house will be held at Chillicothe High School that Saturday.

The reunion concludes with a church service at 10am Sunday, October 17th at Lion’s Shelter Park in Yoctangee Park. The Reverend Tom Smith will be the speaker. 

For more information, contact the Chillicothe Hampton Inn at (740) 773-1616 and mention “CHS Class of 1971 50th Reunion.” Twenty-five rooms have been booked at a special rate.

Earth Science Week Observed

Presented By Classic Brands

(Columbus) – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Geological Survey is inviting Ohioans to celebrate Earth Science Week with a series of activities and webinars. The annual celebration will be held Oct. 10–Oct. 16.
“Earth Science Week is the perfect opportunity for people to discover the earth sciences and learn how they can do their part to protect our planet,” ODNR Director Mary Mertz said. “This year, we hope to help people learn to understand, conserve, and protect Earth’s most valuable resource, water.”
The theme for Earth Science Week 2021 is, “Water Today and for the Future” highlighting the many ways natural resources impact humans and the ways human activities impact these materials.
“Water is one of our most precious natural resources and crucial to daily living,” said Ohio Governor Mike DeWine. “Through public improvement efforts such as the H2Ohio program and educational campaigns like Earth Science Week, we continue to tackle the challenges of water management and to educate Ohioans about protecting and conserving this vital resource.”
This year’s lessons and activities are designed to engage young people and others in exploring the importance of natural resources in their lives. Participants will be encouraged to build an understanding of water’s role in timely topics, including energy, the environment, natural hazards, technology, industry, agriculture, recreation, and the economy.
ODNR geologists will offer a combination of in-person and virtual events throughout the week. This year’s Ohio events include:

  • Sunday, Oct. 10, 1 p.m., Geology Hike at Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve, Clifton
  • Tuesday, Oct. 12, 11 a.m., Ohio Rock Talks: The Ice Age in Ohio (webinar)
  • Wednesday, Oct. 13, 12 p.m., Fossil Tour, Ohio Statehouse, Columbus
  • Thursday, Oct. 14, 1 p.m., Geology of Lake Erie, Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, Marblehead
  • Friday, Oct. 15, 11 a.m., Geology Hike, Highbanks Metro Park, Lewis Center
  • Saturday, Oct. 16, 11 a.m., Karst of Central Ohio, Wellington Park, Dublin
  • Saturday, Oct. 16, 2 p.m., Geology Hike, Highbanks Metro Park, Lewis Center
  • Sunday, Oct. 17, 1 p.m., Guided Fossil Hunt, Caesar Creek State Park, Waynesville
    You can find a complete list of events at

    Also, available to Ohio teachers and educators are a limited number of Earth Science Week teacher toolkits. The toolkits include experiment instructions, calendar, posters, activity sheets and more materials for teachers to use in the classroom. Toolkits are free (plus $5 shipping) for any Ohio teacher, including home-school teachers, while supplies last. Teacher toolkits, maps, and other publications can be ordered by contacting the Geologic Records Center at (614) 265-6576 or