Photographers Turned Author with “MOM”


Chillicothe based photographers Barb and Jerry Jividen have added “author” among their titles.

Barb says “MOM, in the dictionary between Laughter and Noise” was scripted nearly 20 years ago as observations she made while watching her family.

The manuscript was tucked away in a drawer and she’d forgotten about the project. But during the pandemic, she came across the manuscript and decided to give it new life.

She says the 62-page book is somewhat of a devotional for mothers. The book is slated for a wide release in early June.

Photos by Jerry Jividen

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Remembering Pickaway County Sheriff Dwight E. Radcliff

One of America’s longest serving sheriff’s passed away Wednesday morning. Longtime Pickaway County Sheriff Dwight E. Radcliff was 87.

Radcliff served 12 consecutive terms as Pickaway County’s Sheriff, spanning 48 years. His career began as a deputy under his father Charles Radcliff who served in the position from 1931-1960. In 2013, current Pickaway County Sheriff, Robert B. Radcliff, succeeded his father Dwight.

“He was an icon among Sheriffs” Ross County Sheriff, George Lavender told Litter Media. “Longest serving, and the positions he held from the Buckeye Sheriffs’ Association to the National Association… and his family. I have nothing but the upmost respect for the Radcliff’s. If I remember correctly, he was the last Sheriff to live at the County Jail. He was just an icon.”

As per the Pickaway County Sheriff’s statement on Facebook, funeral arrangements are pending.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Pickaway County Sheriff Robert B. Radcliff regrets to announce that his father, former Pickaway…

Posted by Pickaway County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, May 6, 2020