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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
Aren’t recipes exciting! Skip the novels, grab a treasured recipe book and with favorite beverage in hand…slip away in to recipe heaven. Chocolate craving? A box brownie mix coupled with a family recipe may just give you the flavor you’re craving! Whip up your favorite brownies; I make mine in to cupcakes. For the frosting:… Read More
A single car crash claims the life of a 27-year-old woman in Jackson County. American Electric Power is bringing in additional help to restore power to customers following severe storms Thursday night. And more hazardous weather could be headed our way. Details in your audio update.
A dedication is scheduled for a memorial to 29 miners who died in a 2010 explosion at a southern West Virginia coal mine. The Upper Big Branch Miners Memorial is scheduled to be dedicated Friday at a ceremony in Whitesville. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is among those scheduled to speak. The April 5,… Read More
Troopers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a single car crash that claimed the life of a 27-year-old woman in Jackson County. According to the Jackson Post of the patrol, the accident happened Thursday night around 8 p.m. Malena Easter, of South Webster, was driving her 1997 Ford Explorer on State Route… Read More
UPDATE 9:26 A.M. American Electric Power is now reporting 90 percent of customers without electricity can expect to have the lights back on by midnight Friday. Complete restoration is expected by midnight Saturday. AEP reports during Thursday night's storm, more than 2,000 lightning strikes took place in or around Franklin County. More than 53,000 customers… Read More