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Source: Daily Ohio Statesman (Columbus, OH) Vol.: II  Issue: 119  Page: 2
Dated: Thursday, Oct. 18, 1855
Vinton County Right Side Up.
     The Democratic  party of Vinton achieved one of the most glorious victories, on last Tuesday, we have ever before obtained in the county - Without exception, better Democrates don't live in Ohio.  It may be set down as a fixed fact, that the citizens of Vinton will ever be foremost in vindicating right and rebuking error.  Medill's majority, 139 - McArthur Democrat
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Source: Cincinnati Daily Enquirer (Cincinnati, OH)  Vol.: XXXIII  Issue: 60  Page: 1
Dated: Monday, Mar. 1, 1875
Railroad Projects in Vinton County.
Special Dispatch to the Enquirer.
     MCARTHUR, O., February 28. - A meeting will be held at this place to morrow night for the purpose of providing means for completing that portion of the Gallipolis, McArthur and Columbus Railroad between Vinton Station and the M. and C. Railroad and Stern's Grove, five miles north of this town, where the proposed road will intersect a proposed road from Urbana and Circleville.  Should this portion of the road be completed by our citizens it is believed that the Gallipolis people will complete that portion of the road between Vinton Station and the Ohio River.  This road runs through the richest mineral region in the State.
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Source: Cincinnati Daily Gazette (Cincinnati, OH) Page: 1
Dated: Oct. 18, 1875
Horse-Thieves in Vinton County.
Special Dispatch to he Cincinnati Gazette.
     Frank Boyce, a member of a gang of horse-thieves, who have been carrying on their thieving in this part of Ohio and the Kanawha Valley since the war, was arrested in Meigs County, Friday morning, charted with sealing a horse belonging to E. Fisher, of Zaleski.  He was brought to that place last night, and arraigned before Esquire Robertson, waived an examination, and was sent to the Vinton County Jail this afternoon, to await the action of the Grand Jury.  Two more horses are missing from this vicinity, one belonging to Dr. G. L. Monahon, of Welston.  A man was seen on that day, near Wilksville, with them going to the Ohio River.
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Source:  Cincinnati Daily Gazette (Cincinnati, OH) Page: 1
Dated: July 2, 1877
A Vinton County Prisoner Recaptured,
Special Dispatch to the Cincinnati Gazette
McArthur, O., July 1.
     James Barnhouse, who escaped from the Vinton County Jail, on the morning of June 1, after a sentence of five years in the penitentiary had been passed upon him for incest, was captured by Sheriff C. H. Huston and Constable Eli Reynolds, of this county, on Thursday night last, in Calhoun County, West Virginia, seventy-five miles back from the Ohio River.  The officers reached the jail with Barnhouse at midnight last night.
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