Chester Leroy Baughman, 28, Oil Springs Road, Petroleum, was charged with shooting and killing George Ruble, 36, on Feb. 22, according to the criminal complaint filed in Ritchie County Magistrate Court by Cpl. C.T. Speece of the West Virginia State Police in Harrisville.,Baughman then went to his residence a short distance away on Oil Springs Road in Petroleum in Ritchie County, the complaint said.,Baughman left his home with a 22-caliber rifle, returned to Ruble’s location, shot Ruble in the head, then took his corpse to a rural area near Volcano Road in Ritchie County, the complaint said.,Baughman has waived a preliminary hearing in magistrate court and was bound over to the Ritchie County Circuit Court.,Participating in the search were the Ritchie County Sheriff’s Office, the Wood County Sheriff’s Office, State Police, West Virginia Natural Resources Police, the Parkersburg Police Department and Drug Task Force.

A 2006 Freightliner and 2012 Toyota Highlander were traveling southbound on state Route 7 near Metz Road.,A 2010 Kia Forte was traveling northbound on state Route 7.,The driver of the Kia, 46-year-old Tracy Swinehart of Columbiana County, was transported to Mercy Health of Youngstown by Columbiana EMS.,The Toyota driver, Joseph Remish and his passenger, Kathy Remish, each 47 years old, were transported to Mercy Health of Youngstown with non-life threatening injuries.,The Ohio State Highway Patrol always encourages drivers and occupants to wear the safety belts, reduce speed on rural routes and, if impaired to contact a designated driver.

At 4:03 p.m. Tiffin Police Department responded to a vehicle having trouble in the snow on East Market Street, a report states.,Fostoria Police Department responded to the 400 of block West Fourth Street for a vehicle stuck in the snow at 4:16 p.m. Saturday, a report states.,At 7:05 p.m., a Fostoria Police Department officer responded to a vehicle stuck in the snow at South Poplar and East Center streets and at 8:45 p.m,, an officer responded to a vehicle stuck in the snow on Perry Street, a report states.,At 11:14 p.m., Tiffin’s Public Works Department reported a vehicle was parked too far out at West Perry and Scott streets, and the crew was unable to get a plow through, a report states.,At 11:59 p.m., Fostoria Police Department responded to a vehicle stuck in a snow drift on East Tiffin Street, a report states.

Recent missions carried out by the state Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers from Dec. 24 to 30 include:

Search: On Dec. 24 at 11 a.m., a 60-year-old male went for an off-trail hike on Round Top Mountain.,Rangers Dawson and Chris DiCintio hiked in, located the subject, and walked him out to his vehicle by 5 p.m. read more

— An officer responded to a two-vehicle crash on North Lincoln Avenue at East State Street at 1:51 p.m. Thursday in which a southbound vehicle struck the rear of another vehicle stopped at the traffic light.,— Police responded to a 2800 block East State Street business at 5:57 p.m. Thursday in reference to an irate customer and found a woman who admitted yelling at an employee regarding service to her mother.,— Officers responded to a 100 block North Ellsworth Avenue business at 6:04 p.m. Thursday in reference to a possible domestic dispute between a man and woman and found both individuals outside the business.,— Ruth A. Evans, 76, Salem, was cited for failure to control following a two-vehicle crash on South Broadway Avenue near East Wilson Street at 8:44 p.m. Thursday in which she was northbound and struck a legally parked vehicle.,— At approximately 8:22 a.m. Dec. 29, officers responded to the 200 block of Glenwood Avenue in East Palestine to assist the East Palestine Police Department with a domestic dispute complaint.

A Blanchester man allegedly found with 495 grams of methamphetamine, 459 grams of marijuana, and a loaded handgun inside of his vehicle was indicted by a Fayette County grand jury on eight felony charges.,According to Fayette County Sheriff Vernon Stanforth, Ector’s vehicle sustained heavy damage during the crash, entrapping Ector inside the truck.,According to reports from the Washington C.H. Police Department, earlier in the day — about 11:30 a.m. — the department received a notice from the Madison County Sheriff’s Office of an attempt to locate a stolen vehicle out of Mt. Sterling.,A 41-year-old Xenia man was indicted by a Fayette County grand jury on felony drug trafficking and possession charges.,Nathan W. Taulbee was arraigned in Fayette County Common Pleas Court where he was charged with one count of aggravated trafficking in drugs, a second-degree felony, and two counts of aggravated possession of drugs — one a second-degree felony for possession of meth and one a fifth-degree felony.

Westport Volunteer Emergency Medical Service has received an $80,000 grant from the Daniel Edward Offutt, III Private Foundation Trust to purchase a new state-of-the-art cardiac monitor/defibrillator and to help fund the purchase of a new paramedic fly car, according to a news release.,Nevertheless, large grants like the one from the Daniel Offutt Trust have become essential because of new technology and super inflation in our costs,” said Yves Cantin, president of Westport Volunteer EMS.,This year, the Westport Historical Society revives the Winter Solstice tale-telling tradition invites the community to join in Yule traditions and honor the Winter Solstice.,Steve Sherman, a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley’s Westport office at 500 Post Road, has been named a 2018 Five Star Professional Wealth Manager.,Longtime Westport resident Andrea Pouliot has been named to the new role of manager of events and membership at the Westport Arts Center, according to a news release.

Westport Volunteer Emergency Medical Service has received an $80,000 grant from the Daniel Edward Offutt, III Private Foundation Trust to purchase a new state-of-the-art cardiac monitor/defibrillator and to help fund the purchase of a new paramedic fly car, according to a news release.,Nevertheless, large grants like the one from the Daniel Offutt Trust have become essential because of new technology and super inflation in our costs,” said Yves Cantin, president of Westport Volunteer EMS.,This year, the Westport Historical Society revives the Winter Solstice tale-telling tradition invites the community to join in Yule traditions and honor the Winter Solstice.,Steve Sherman, a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley’s Westport office at 500 Post Road, has been named a 2018 Five Star Professional Wealth Manager.,Longtime Westport resident Andrea Pouliot has been named to the new role of manager of events and membership at the Westport Arts Center, according to a news release.