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Conflicting Groups Discuss Fracking With Athens County Commissioners

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Various groups of Athens County residents met with commissioners this morning to discuss ways to regulate fracking.  Commissioners are trying to form an advisory committee meant to find common ground between interest groups.    Some Athens residents are concerned about potential opposition from commissioners to a draft resolution aiming to protect the community against environmental… Read More

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McDavis Honored For Diversity Work

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Ohio University President Roderick McDavis is receiving the Silas Hunt Legacy Award from the University of Arkansas for his work in diversity. The award recognizes African Americans for their significant achievements or contributions to the community, state, and nation. Special Assistant to the President Becky Watts says this award is important because it means there… Read More

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Adkins Announces Retirement From Ashland


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The president of Ashland Community and Technical College is stepping down after leading the college for the past 11 years. According to a press release, Dr. Gregory Adkins announced his retirement effective June 30.    Adkins started at the college in 2001, serving as both the president of Ashland Community College and the Chief Executive… Read More

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Good Times For Sheep Farmers


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The popularity of Lamb is up and prices are at an all-time high but American sheep farmers are worried. They're afraid too much demand will hurt them in the long run.  The industry is now pushing a program to get more farmers to raise sheep and existing sheep farmers to increase the size of their… Read More