MONROE COUNTY, Ohio - Police may be closer to solving a murder case in Monroe County. Tracy Heskett went missing on Feb. 14. On Friday morning, Sheriff Chuck Black confirmed authorities previously executed a search warrant at the home of Heskett's boyfriend, Ralph A. Ash, on Township road 61. Authorities recovered weapons and found other items of interest, and returned to the home Thursday when they uncovered human remains.


Ruth Wiseman, 87, of East Liverpool, was taken by the Lord on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa., following a lengthy illness. She was born in Monroe County, Ohio, on Dec. 29, 1927, a daughter to the late Clyde and Eva Butler.