The Herald-Dispatch Ohio News RSS 2014-07-26T11:54:39-04:00 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. 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> Galettes a simple, rustic dessert The Herald-Dispatch 2014-07-24T09:39:30-04:00 <p>I miss the time in my life where there were cherry fields for days from which to pick the sweetest fruit. </p> Fairs play crucial role in food production, ag education The Herald-Dispatch 2014-07-24T09:39:30-04:00 <p>The beginning of another Ohio State Fair means fun-filled days and the making of many great memories for families all across Ohio. In addition to a place to enjoy lemon shake-ups, brave the midway rides, and find the most recent deep-fried treat to be tried, fairs also play a vital role in the future of our state. Fairs help educate the public about the importance of agriculture, and they support another cycle of youth involvement in responsible food and agriculture production. </p> Big Boy targets August opening DAVID E. MALLOY 2014-07-24T09:34:32-04:00 <p>IRONTON -- Anyone just dying for a Big Boy at the new Frisch's Big Boy under construction in Ironton should be able to get that sandwich in about three weeks. </p> Kiwanis Club welcomes new members The Herald-Dispatch 2014-07-24T09:34:32-04:00 <p>IRONTON -- The Ironton Area Kiwanis Club welcomed three new members during their regular meeting on July 17. </p>