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Afternoon Audio Update for August 7


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A young girl was hit by a car on East State Street late this morning. Some eastern Kentuckians are opposed to having an addiction recovery center near their homes. West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin hopes to double last year's commitment in this year's "Day to Serve."

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Kentucky Officials Oppose Addiction Recovery Center

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Officials in Boyd County are vowing to do everything they can to stop a planned addiction recover center. The Independent reports the action came Tuesday following an hour-long meeting in which residents near the proposed location vocally opposed the Recovery Kentucky center citing concerns about safety and property values. Officials proposing the Recovery Kentucky center… Read More

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ABC Players Announce 2013-2014 Season


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Mystery, family fun, and classic British comedy are on the playbill for the Athenian Berean Community Players' 2013/2014 season. Death by Chocolate, directed by Cecilia Rinaldi and sponsored by the Hocking Valley Bank, will run from Oct. 31 to Nov. 3, 2013. In this dark (chocolate) whodunit, Coco Purvis offers a tantalizing case to Nick… Read More

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Hocking Valley Bank Celebrates 50th Anniversary With A Dress Down Day To Honor WOUB


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In 1963, two venerable Athens institutions – a local community bank and a public television station – got their starts. Now, 50 years later, Hocking Valley Bank and WOUB-TV are both still going strong, continuing to make valuable contributions to the Athens County area and beyond. To recognize this milestone for both organizations, Hocking Valley… Read More

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New Information Surfaces In McArthur Wrongful Foreclosure Case

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More details surrounding the widely-circulated McArthur wrongful foreclosure case continue to emerge, as a police report detailing the Wellston bank's mistake may call into question some of the homeowner's initial claims. In addition, Vinton County Prosecutor Trecia Kimes-Brown has declined to pursue any criminal charges against the bank for their actions.  Katie Barnett, of McArthur,… Read More

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County Commissioners Say N-Y Has To Pay Full Cost For Resource Officer

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Hiring a school resource officer for Nelsonville-York School District ran into a hitch Tuesday when the county commissioners raised questions about the proposed contract. The plan is for the sheriff’s office to hire Duane Covert of Nelsonville for the position, with the school district paying Covert’s salary — $24,303, including wages, Medicare, PERS and workman’s… Read More