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The Central Appalachia Regional Network is recommending that Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky use severance money to create a permanent trust fund in each state. The Central Appalachian Network is based in Huntington and serves those three states, as well as Maryland, Tennessee and Virginia, and the severance tax recommendation is for all six. It… Read More
The latest news in southeast Ohio.
About 9,000 AEP Ohio customers are still without power. The company says restoration should be compete by 6 p.m. Saturday "(b)arring additional damage from any new storms that are forecast to pass through the state." Athens, Belmont, Marietta and Pomeroy should have electricity by midnight Friday. The lights are expected to be back on in… Read More
Some federal and state dollars are going to "help build and improve the water quality in Meigs County." U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) says Pomeroy will receive $750,000 to replace the main water line that leads to the water treatment plant. The Appalachian Regional Commission has approved a $250,000 grant, and the Ohio Environmental Protection… Read More
Gridiron Glory, the student-produced high school football show, will return for a 14th season on Friday, Aug. 17. The show features game highlights, reporter analysis, fan of the week, and interviews with players and coaches. The program covers the Muskingum Valley League, SEOAL, TVC-Ohio and TVC-Hocking conferences and several teams on the border of… Read More
Kathy Malesick, a veteran media-sales specialist, is joining the staff of WOUB Public Media to help develop and implement an enhanced advertising and underwriting financial strategy. This is necessary to support our regional public media efforts and to buttress against possible federal budget cuts to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and National Public Radio… Read More
Your update of state and regional news from the WOUB Newsroom.
A Chillicothe Veterans Affairs Medical Center is the first in the nation to operate a biomass boiler system, saving a projected $500,000 a year in the process. The Chillicothe VA Medical Center celebrated the opening of its new energy center Thursday aimed at helping the facility cut down on natural gas emissions. The new boiler plant… Read More
A wet roadway may be to blame for a fatal crash in Scioto County Thursday night. Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers say 61-year-old Christopher Beesler, of South Webster, lost control of his Chevy Impala while driving on State Route 140 around 8 p.m. The car slid off the right side of the roadway and… Read More
The Olympic Games are underway in London, England, and Dave Farley, of Coshocton, is again a part of the competition. Farley is not an athlete, but his skills certainly come into play. "I am a full-time farrier. A farrier is a horseshoer. I shoe horses on a regular schedule year round. I spend six… Read More