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Oct. 16, 2014 @ 07:37 AM

New jobs coming to Gallia County

BIDWELL, Ohio - Ground is to be broken in the spring on a meat processing plant that will bring 224 jobs to Gallia County about 18 months from now.

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 12:14 AM

Bond set for man charged in school threat

IRONTON — Bond was set at $250,000 Wednesday for a Florida man charged with inducing panic and making terroistic threats that led to the closure of Ironton Elementary School and Ironton Middle School on Sept. 12.

Oct. 15, 2014 @ 09:32 PM

Road trip protocol clarified for Ohio State band

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State University told federal education officials Wednesday that the school has begun designating specific rooms for changing in and out of marching band uniforms during road trips and has made other policy changes since discovering a “sexualized culture” within the band and firing its director.

Oct. 15, 2014 @ 07:21 PM

Texas nurse with Ebola had visited family in Ohio

AKRON, Ohio — A Texas nurse’s Ebola diagnosis after a visit to Ohio prompted public health alerts, precautions and worries Wednesday as officials tried to determine who had close contact with her and keep the illness from spreading.

Oct. 15, 2014 @ 08:15 AM

Study links hundreds of Ohio quakes to fracking

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A new study suggests fracking triggered hundreds of small, unnoticeable earthquakes in eastern Ohio late last year, months before the state first linked seismic activity to the much-debated oil-and-gas extraction technique.

Oct. 15, 2014 @ 07:54 AM

Democratic ads off the air in Kentucky Senate race

FLORENCE, Ky. — The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee has stopped running TV ads in Kentucky's U.S. Senate race, a severe blow to Alison Lundergan Grimes in her challenge to Republican leader Mitch McConnell.

Oct. 15, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Ohio University Southern launches "Doughnuts with the Dean" initiative

IRONTON -- New Ohio University Southern dean Nicole Pennington hosted the first in a series of monthly breakfast gatherings with students Tuesday at the campus.

Oct. 14, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Eight are sentenced in Boyd County

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

Oct. 13, 2014 @ 11:49 PM

Diversity events planned at OUS

IRONTON -- Several diversity-related activities are planned Wednesday at Ohio University-Southern and several other events are planned in the coming weeks.

Oct. 13, 2014 @ 11:49 PM

Two new troopers get assigned to Ironton

SOUTH POINT, Ohio -- Two new Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers were assigned Monday to the Ironton post off U.S. 52, according to a news release.