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Sep. 15, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Ohio reaches key goal in long-term-care spending

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- State officials say Ohio has met a key benchmark in providing long-term-care services for older and disabled residents.


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 10:29 PM

EPA to host meeting on Portsmouth Bypass

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio -- The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has scheduled a public hearing on water quality issues related to the Portsmouth Bypass project planned by the Ohio Department of Transportation.


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 11:11 AM

Ohio farm pays tribute to extinct bird

HEBRON, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio farm that was once a nesting area for passenger pigeons is honoring that history with a 3-acre corn maze in the shape of the bird, which became extinct 100 years ago.
 


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 06:30 PM

Fired director joins OSU band alumni for game

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The fired director of Ohio State’s celebrated marching band conducted the alumni band during its annual game-day appearance at Ohio Stadium.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Three sentenced in Boyd court

CATLETTSBURG, Ky. -- Three people were sent to prison Friday in Boyd County Circuit Court, according to the office of Commonwealth's Attorney David Justice.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 07:41 PM

Feds end Ohio State inquiry, applaud band inquiry

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Just weeks after Ohio State University fired the director of its celebrated marching band for failing to address a “sexualized culture” within the group, the U.S. Department of Education on Thursday announced it was closing a four-year investigation into the university’s handling of sexual abuse allegations.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 09:44 AM

Seniors helping seniors

IRONTON -- Bonnie Patrick and some of her friends have been sewing for years, and now they're selling their quilts and other crafts to the public next to the Transit Center at South 3rd and Vernon streets.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 09:44 AM

If cooked perfectly, a good burger is worth the splurge

Like most people with at least a passing interest in foods made from recognizable ingredients, like beef, I have heard a lot about hamburgers in the last decade.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 09:44 AM

County's townships have varied beginnings

The Lawrence County Bicentennial Committee will be publishing articles relating to the early pioneer settlements, interesting characters in history, and the industrial revolution pertaining to the area once famously known as the "Hanging Rock Iron Region," as they lead up to the 200th birthday of the founding of the county.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 09:44 AM

Native Plant Community Workday set

IRONTON -- Green thumbs are summoned to a Native Plant Garden Community Workday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20, at St. Mary's Medical Campus-Ironton at the intersection of Ohio 52 and 141.