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Trail Magic: The Grandma Gatewood Story


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Premieres on WOUB-TV Tuesday, June 14 at 9 p.m.  Emma “Grandma” Gatewood’s story speaks to the courageous, undaunted spirit of Appalachian people everywhere. Emma Caldwell was born around 1887 at Raccoon Creek in Gallia County Ohio; she was one of 15 children. When she was 19 years old she married Perry Clayton Gatewood, a teacher… Read More

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85 Face Discipline Over Cheating at Ohio State Vet School

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Eighty-five students are facing disciplinary action over an alleged cheating conspiracy at Ohio State University’s nationally prominent veterinary school. An investigation began in February after university officials received claims that students at the College of Veterinary Medicine were sharing answers on online take-home tests. University officials declined to name the courses… Read More

Former Highway Patrol Commander Pleads Not Guilty

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MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) – A former State Highway Patrol commander accused of stalking a subordinate’s wife after an affair has pleaded not guilty to abduction, criminal trespassing and other charges in southeast Ohio. Forty-seven-year-old William Elschlager also pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of theft, criminal mischief, menacing by stalking and receiving stolen property. He’s… Read More

Bag Fee Ordinance Tabled

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An ordinance on plastic bag fees was tabled at Monday night’s Athens City Council meeting, but not without more of the public getting their two cents in. The subject of public comment period at city council mainly centered on a 10-cent per bag disposable plastic or paper bag fee brought to the council by Councilwoman… Read More