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Hocking College Bans Faculty Member

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A 53-year-old faculty member has been banned from the Hocking College campus after allegations surfaced that he might pose a threat to three other faculty members. On Thursday afternoon, spokeswoman Laura Alloway sent an e-mail to students, faculty and staff alleging that a college employee, currently not teaching, had made "targeted threats against three other… Read More

"Chroma" by John Sabraw (johnsabraw.com)

Painting with Acid Mine Drainage

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Coal has been king throughout portions of Appalachia for as long as anyone can remember. Its legacy is mixed, however, as abandoned mines that dot the region leach brightly colored runoff saturated with heavy metals into the watershed. Now, a collaboration between two OU engineering and art professors shows promise in a potential commercial venture to reclaim the metals to make paint pigment.

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Haydenville Man Found Dead In Motel After Release From Prison

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A Haydenville man who was released from jail on bond Wednesday was found dead inside an Athens motel room early Thursday morning. Officers from the Athens Police Department found Jerry Miller, 43, unresponsive inside the Sunset Motel located at 135 Columbus Road. Miller was arrested in Haydenville last month as part of a drug roundup… Read More

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Regional transportation planning effort getting under way

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Work is beginning on development of a regional transportation plan that is part of a two-year pilot project funded primarily by the Ohio Department of Transportation. The $324,000 project is being undertaken by Buckeye Hills-Hocking Valley Regional Development District. Some area residents have been receiving mailed surveys as part of the project.   ODOT spokesman… Read More

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Haydenville man found dead in motel after release from jail

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A Haydenville man who was released from jail on bond Wednesday was found dead inside an Athens motel room early Thursday morning. Officers from the Athens Police Department found Jerry Miller, 43, unresponsive inside the Sunset Motel located at 135 Columbus Road. Miller was arrested in Haydenville last month as part of a drug roundup… Read More