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Tourism in Coal Country: Digging into Culture, Ecotourism

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PERRY COUNTY, Ohio (AP) — Two-thirds of Appalachia’s coal industry jobs have disappeared since the 1990s. Now the region is hoping tourism will help rebuild its economy by tapping into history and its rugged natural beauty. A Shawnee, Ohio, event re-enacted a Prohibition rally outside the real-life former speakeasy. In Corbin, Kentucky, they’re constructing an… Read More

Alexander Boys and Girls Have Strong Holiday Week

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The Alexander Lady Spartans had another dominating week in which they went 3-0. When you have won consecutive TVC-Ohio and District titles this dominance is expected. The Spartans now sit at 6-1 and 3-1 in the conference. The week started off with a 65-41 win against a talented Meigs squad. The Lady Spartans would also… Read More

Wildcats, Lady Wildcats Primed for Another Strong Season

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At this time of the year, holiday spirits are at an all-time high. In a similar fashion, the enthusiasm and excitement that surrounds the Eastern High School basketball programs are in full swing. Both teams (men’s and women’s) have passed the beginning phases of their seasons and now look forward to re-adjusting and improving their… Read More