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A 34-year-old Belle Valley man was charged today with murder. Larry Schoeppner is accused of killing Tracy Kay, of Caldwell. He is being held under $1 million bond. Schoeppner was arrested inside Kay's apartment Saturday night. He is said to be her former boyfriend. Kay apparently died of gunshot wounds.
In an effort to reform Ohio's workforce development system, Governor John Kasich announced members of the Governor's Executive Workforce Board Monday. The board will put in recommendations on the best way to organize the existing 77 workforce programs across 13 state agencies. The majority of the board directly represents private-industry business, but also local… Read More
Ohio's chief elections official got an informal "performance review" Monday from a group that has butted heads with the Republican over the redistricting proposal on the ballot. It was no surprise Secretary of State Jon Husted got straight F's in the report card unveiled by Voters First. That's the group behind Issue 2,… Read More
The Gallia County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a Gallia County Jail inmate. According to Ohio Attorney General spokeswoman, Jill Del Greco, around 4:35 a.m.on Saturday, 38 year old William Mullins, Jr.,of Gallopolis was found hanging in his cell. He had been arrested around 2:30 a.m on domestic violence charges. … Read More
Athens County will be receiving more than $41,000 in grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The money will be used to fund the Family Self-Sufficiency Program coordinator for the county. Executive Director of the Athens Metropolitan Housing Authority Keith Andrews says the program aims to help… Read More
Roger McGuinn is featured in solo performance at the Fur Peace Station concert hall from March of 2008.
Ohio volleyball started MAC play with an even record after falling to Bowling Green in three sets, but sweeping Miami on Saturday. The victory over Miami was Ohio's sixth straight win and sweep of the RedHawks. Head coach Ryan Theis addressed the media on the team's play over the weekend and what to expect from… Read More
The Ohio Bobcats’ receiving corps is banged up heading into this Saturday’s game against the University of Massachusetts Minutemen, it will be the first MAC game of the season for Ohio. Ohio head coach Frank Solich expressed his concern for the receiving corps in his weekly press conference on Monday. “Tyler Futrell, I think,… Read More
Prosecutors have declined to file charges against Ohio's former superintendent of schools, who resigned amid ethical questions about his work for an educational testing contractor. Stan Heffner left office last month after the state watchdog released a report that found Heffner was on the payroll of a Texas-based testing firm when he lobbied state lawmakers… Read More
Ohio University has been named the top college in the state in return on investment for research. Robert Silva, director of Technology Transfer for OU, says the university had a 30 percent return on the $31 million in research spent in 2011. Silva says OU earns most of its revenue through a licensing deal… Read More