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Man Sentenced in Portsmouth Mortgage Scams


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A Dublin mortgage broker will spend two years in jail for his role in a series of fraudulent home sales in Portsmouth. According to US Attorney Carter Stewart, Andrew Hill, 34, pleaded guilty to bank fraud and money laundering in October.   Hill was sentenced in US District Court Monday.   Hill was accused of… Read More

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Southeast Ohio Counties Receive State Appalachian Development Grants

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The Governor's Office of Appalachia announced today that the state will fund projects in 12 Appalachian counties and one project to study tourism with more than $227,000 from State Appalachian Development grants. The grants are designated for projects that will increase job opportunities for residents in the Appalachian region as well as improve the community… Read More

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Ohio Teachers, Social Workers Offered Anti-Bullying Education

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Ohio is stepping up anti-bulling prevention in schools with workshops across the state to train teachers, social workers and other professionals to prevent bullying. Athens City Schools Superintendent Carl Martin says the anti-bullying movement is a national effort.   The workshops, offered around the state through the Ohio Attorney General's office, will educate teachers on… Read More

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OU-C Theater Program Presents “‘Night Mother”

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The Ohio University-Chillicothe theater program has established a legacy of offering interesting, thought-provoking performances that serve as the basis for conversations long after the curtain has dropped, and its upcoming production is no exception. The campus’ theater group will present the Pulitzer Prize-winning play ‘Night Mother at 8 p.m. on April 13 and April 14… Read More

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Trimble Second Graders Cook With Kasich


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Trimble Elementary School children had a special visitor join them to help prepare a healthy meal as part of the Food Is Elementary program. First Lady Karen Kasich visited a second grade class at the Glouster school Tuesday.   The nutrition and cooking education program is part of the Live Healthy Appalachia initiative.   "It's… Read More

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Safety A Concern In Oxbow Extension

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At the end of Oxbow Trail you’ll find a blocked off street extending to Richland Avenue. The blocked extension has been that way since the creation of the Baker Center in 2006. For years, Ohio University Student Senate and Athens City Council have argued over whether to open the extension on Oxbow Trail. However, the… Read More

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Athens Police Planning Annual Tow Round Up


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The Athens Police Department will be collecting outstanding tickets the hard way. Anyone with an outstanding ticket is subject to having their vehicle compounded in the annual Tow Round Up. APD Captain Ralph Harvey says vehicles on the tow list will be collected the week of April 16 and April 23. If a vehicle is… Read More

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Outstanding Tickets Inforced


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     The Athens Police Department will be collecting outstanding tickets the hard way.      Anyone with an outstanding ticket is subject to having their vehicle compounded in the annual Tow Round Up.      Captain Ralph Harvey says vehicles on the tow list will be collected the week of April 16th and April 23rd.      If… Read More

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WV Principal Charged With Assault

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A Mason County principal has been charged with assaulting an 11-year-old boy who was allegedly shoved and pinned to the ground. Cameron Moffett was arrested Friday in an incident that happened last month and released on $20,000 bond. He's the principal of Point Pleasant Intermediate School.   Police Chief Ernie Watterson said the boy sustained… Read More