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  1. In midst of murder investigation, Pike County sheriff faces electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Three days after the Rhoden family murders in April, 79-year-old Jim Brodess sat on a front porch and mentioned that the Pike County sheriff's office had never before had to deal with an investigation even close to this one. And then he noted that Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader - even before eight people from his county were executed by killers who still haven't been caught - already was locked in a dogfight to keep his job.

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  2. Learn from tragedy and support PiketonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Dispatch welcomes letters to the editor from readers. Typed letters of 200 words or fewer are preferred; all might be edited.

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  3. Investigators relocate Piketon crime scenesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The homes where eight members of the Rhoden family were murdered last month are being moved to preserve the crime scenes, Attorney General Mike DeWine and Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader said today. The work to move the four mobile homes, which was authorized by the court, began this afternoon and is expected to take several days, they said in a release.

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  4. First responders deserve good medical coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Dispatch welcomes letters to the editor from readers. Typed letters of 200 words or fewer are preferred; all might be edited.

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  5. Pike County murders put focus on Appalachia's challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Since the slaughter of eight people in Pike County, public attention has been focused on southern Ohio communities like Peebles, near where one of the victims worked. Balloons are released during a vigil at the Pike County fairgrounds in Piketon on Friday evening.

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  6. Family planning funeral services for Pike County victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    From left, top row: Christopher Rhoden Jr., Christopher Rhoden Sr., Dana Rhoden, Clarence " Frankie" Rhoden; bottom row: Hanna Rhoden, Hannah Gilley, Kenneth Rhoden PIKETON, Ohio - The first of the funeral home visitations for the eight victims of the Pike County killings get underway today, and plans for the others are expected soon. Calling hours for Gary Rhoden, 38, will be held from 6 to 9 tonight at the Crockett L. Reed Funeral Home in South Shore, Ky.

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  7. A man can't bear it,' relative of Pike County victims saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    From left, top row: Christopher Rhoden Jr., Christopher Rhoden Sr., Dana Rhoden, Clarence " Frankie" Rhoden; bottom row: Hanna Rhoden, Hannah Gilley, Kenneth Rhoden Several Rhoden family members have worked at Big Bear Resort, south of Piketon. The youngest victim, 16-year-old Chris Jr., told people he did, too, but he more often ended up fishing at the lake, a family member said.

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  8. Piketon residents keeping guns loaded in wake of 8 slayingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Jim Brodess, 79, visiting his brother, Dave Brodess , says they are not too concerned about safety because most people in the county own a firearm.

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  9. Piketon homes where family died had pot-growing operations, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A community in Pike County comes to grips with the murder of eight members of a single family all shot execution-style, most while they slept.

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  10. Piketon parishioners shoulder to shoulder in Sunday morning servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Parishioners at the Union Hill church gathered close this morning, in the sanctuary just up the hill from where authorities had blocked off the evil. Over the past few days, members of the Rhoden family had gathered at the church and its fellowship center to grieve.

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  11. Pike County homicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A community in Pike County comes to grips with the murder of eight members of a single family all shot execution-style, most while they slept. Authorities have identified the eight family members shot to death in Pike County on Friday.

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  12. Authorities release names of 8 killed in Piketon; killer still on looseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    PIKETON, Ohio - Every door at the Union Hill Church was wide open, and the people who spilled out in the parking lot Saturday afternoon shared the kind of tearful hugs that only unrelenting grief can prompt. Outsiders were unwelcome here.

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  13. Town of Piketon comes together in tragedy that took eight of its ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    PIKETON, Ohio There was no big announcement, no fanfare. Neither police officer spoke and it seemed as if they had strategically chosen a time when few others were around to complete this solemn task.

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  14. When big tragedy hits small towns, first responders can pay heavy tollRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    PIKETON, Ohio -Most people can shut off the television or put down the newspaper when the tragic news of the Pike County killings finally gets to be too much. But the deputies and paramedics who went into those homes? They can't refuse to be a part of it.

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  15. 7 dead in Pike County homicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Pike County sheriff's office contacted the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation at 8:21 a.m. this morning to ask for assistance with multiple homicides. Authorities said seven people are dead on Union Hill Road near Piketon.

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  16. End of the road near for Piketon plant, workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The proposed uranium enrichment plant in southern Ohio will begin laying off workers Feb. 29, the company that operates it announced Friday. It was once hoped the American Centrifuge Project near Piketon would revive southern Ohio's hard-hit economy.

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  17. Ohio senators push for Piketon uranium projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The $1.1 trillion spending bill that Congress will vote on this week includes a stocking full of goodies for Ohio, but whether one of those goodies will turn into a lump of coal is to be seen. Ohio lawmakers included $100 million for uranium enrichment and say they are confident that money will go toward the continued operations of the proposed American Centrifuge Plant near Piketon, in southern Ohio.

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  18. Pike County sheriff IDs Columbus man who died in bar fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Shain Johnson, 42, whose last known address was Stelzer Road on the Northeast Side, died on Saturday morning at Adena Pike Hospital in Piketon.

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  19. Columbus man dies after Piketon bar fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A 42-year-old Columbus man was killed in a bar fight in Piketon early today, but authorities haven't yet released his name because they have been unable to reach his family, the Pike County sheriff's office said. Authorities were called to the emergency room of Adena Pike Medical Center in Waverly just before 2:30 a.m. on a report that a man had just arrived with injuries from a fight at Beril's Bar, 160 E. Main St. By the time officers arrived, the man had died.

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  20. Brown: No layoffs at Portsmouth site until at least mid-DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Sen. Sherrod Brown said that the Secretary of Energy has reassured him that there will be no layoffs at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant through Dec. 11. Staff at the former nuclear site has been working to clean up and decommission the site, but money to pay for that cleanup has been in jeopardy. Congress last week passed a short term funding resolution that included language to ensure that there would be no job cuts at the site through Dec. 11, when the funding resolution expires.

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