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Fair Board Establishes New Poultry Guidelines


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This year’s Athens County fair will be missing one familiar sight and sound. Due to new regulations prompted by avian flu concerns, poultry will be prohibited from fairs across Ohio. That changed things for 2014 Athens County Fair Queen Sierra Powell, who has shown chickens at the fair for the last decade. This is Powell’s… Read More

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OU to Host Statewide Art Competition


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High school art teachers around Ohio now have some extra motivation to work on projects of their own this summer. The School of Art + Design at Ohio University has started accepting submissions for its 3rd annual “State of the Arts” exhibition. The juried event, which accepts works of any media, is open to all… Read More

Meigs County Man Shot, Marijuana Found During Suspect’s Arrest

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A Wellston man was reportedly shot in the hand, and the alleged shooter was arrested while allegedly loading a trailer with marijuana, according to authorities. The Meigs County Sheriff’s office received a call from a man who said he was driving to OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital after having “his hand shot off” by a man the alleged victim identified… Read More