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Local School District Considers Armed Officer On Campus

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Students in the Nelsonville-York City School district could see an armed addition to their schools in the future. At school board meeting last week, Nelsonville Police Chief Jason Wallace presented a proposal to train an armed resource officer to patrol the schools. Mick McClelland, superintendent of Nelsonville-York City Schools, said he supports the police department's… Read More

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Lawrence Co. Commissioner Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge

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A Lawrence County commissioner faces a misdemeanor charge of domestic violence following an incident Monday afternoon. Sheriff Jeff Lawless says deputies responded to a 911 call at a residence on County Road 181. Les Boggs' wife told deputies her husband had assaulted her. According to an incident report, Boggs' allegedly pulled his wife's hair, grabbed… Read More

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Oh The Places You’ll Go With Ohgo.com

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Travelers of Ohio's roadways can now see real-time travel information using their mobile phones, tablets and desktop computers. The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) said that the new Ohgo.com, which officially replaces BuckeyeTraffic.org, will help motorist get where they need to be safer, faster and much easier than before. "The price we pay for sitting… Read More

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Early Morning Fire Damages Historic Lancaster Bridge


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Lancaster police and fire officials are searching for the person who set fire to a historic covered bridge on the Ohio University Lancaster campus. According to OU-Lancaster Communications Manager Cheri Russo, a passerby on the city's bike trail smelled smoke near the John Bright Number 2 Covered Bridge Tuesday morning and called fire fighters. "Because… Read More

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Second Time Not The Charm For Lady Spartans


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The Alexander Lady Spartans were unable to keep up with the Vinton County Lady Vikings’ high-speed passing and tough defense, falling to 50-31. Vinton County’s in-your-face defense paired with multiple three pointers by Emily Zinn and Jamee Park kept the Spartans at bay as the first half came to an end with Vinton County leading… Read More

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Waterford Rolls Over Lady Lancers


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The Federal Hocking Lady Lancers were looking to avenge their 50-point loss to the Waterford Lady Wildcats Monday evening in Stewart. Waterford’s suffocating defense, however, led by Junior Hannah Dailey disabled the Lady Lancer’s offense, leading to a dominating 80-33 victory. Every Lady Wildcat in uniform contributed to their second highest point total on the… Read More

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Reading Program Looking To Hire 500 Summer Workers

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A statewide program aimed at helping children maintain and improve their reading skills is seeking 500 workers for next summer. The eight-week program offered in rural and low-income communities is administered by the West Virginia University Extension Service and AmeriCorps. In return for 300 hours of service, AmeriCorps mentors and community coordinators receive a $1,850… Read More