The Herald-Dispatch Ohio News RSS 2014-07-29T21:17:05-04:00 urn:uuid:3e3c293b-cc71-4988-b15f-06c61ae78cf6 Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported), except where noted. Boyd County escapee back in jail The Herald-Dispatch 2014-07-29T00:00:00-04:00 <p>CATLETTSBURG, Ky. -- An inmate who walked away from a Boyd County Detention Center work detail over the weekend is back in custody, according to jail staff. </p> Remains from WWII have been identified as Boyd County man DAVID E. MALLOY 2014-07-29T00:00:00-04:00 <p>RUSH, Ky. -- The remains of a U.S. Marine Corps soldier killed in the Pacific in 1943 during World War II have been identified as a Boyd County man, and Gov. Steve Beshear has ordered all flags at Kentucky state office buildings be lowered to half staff on Tuesday. </p> Project could bring 175 jobs to Lawrence County DAVID E. MALLOY 2014-07-28T23:07:04-04:00 <p> SOUTH POINT, Ohio -- A proposed $400 million bio-diesel fuels plant in The Point, and a medical billings business in the village of South Point, could bring 175 jobs to South Point. Both projects got state tax credits Monday, according to the office of Gov. John R. Kasich.</p> 22 indicted in Scioto heroin case DAVID E. MALLOY 2014-07-28T23:43:29-04:00 <p> PORTSMOUTH, Ohio -- Twenty-two people in the Portsmouth and Columbus areas have been indicted by a Scioto County grand jury on heroin-related charges, according to a news release from the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force.</p> OUS Proctorville hosts open house The Herald-Dispatch 2014-07-25T00:00:00-04:00 <p>PROCTORVILLE, Ohio -- Ohio University-Southern's Proctorville Center will host an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday that now are being offered at the center for nursing and social work programs. </p> $1.6M in road improvements slated to begin in August DAVID E. MALLOY 2014-07-24T23:28:05-04:00 <p>IRONTON -- About $1.6 million will be spent on county roads and engineering improvement plans for Lawrence County roads starting next month, according to Lawrence County Engineer Doug Cade. </p> Prosecutors seek to extradite former Ohio official The Associated Press urn:uuid:46d4c5c3-fb71-435f-aacb-07d183dc0358 2014-07-24T19:02:42-04:00 <p> COLUMBUS, Ohio &#8212; Federal prosecutors have asked a judge to start the process of extraditing a former Ohio deputy treasurer from Pakistan.</p> Crowd sounds off about plan to rehab Cincy icons The Herald-Dispatch 2014-07-24T10:19:30-04:00 <p>CINCINNATI (AP) -- Residents are sounding off about a taxpayer-supported $331 million plan to fix up two Cincinnati icons that have been listed among the nation's most endangered historic landmarks. </p> Farmers market plans live music The Herald-Dispatch 2014-07-24T09:39:30-04:00 <p>IRONTON -- Saturday promises to be another great day at the Ironton Farmers Market, says director Sam Heighton. </p> Reconnecting with nature reveals human kindness The Herald-Dispatch 2014-07-24T09:39:30-04:00 <p>"We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm, and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open." -- Jawaharlal Nehru </p>