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A Marietta park is being give new life for the benefit of some four-legged friends. The former Jackson Hill Park in Marietta will soon become a dog park. Harley Noland, a Marietta city councilman, said people in the community approached him and expressed interest in the new park. Noland said the park will not cost… Read More
A youth-led drug prevention program is celebrating its 30th year of providing services to students in Southeastern Ohio. Health Recovery Services' Teen Institute, which began in Ohio in the late 1960s, provides alcohol and other drug prevention services to students in grades six through 12. "We have a couple of programs, we have weekly or… Read More
An Oak Hill man plead guilty to voluntary manslaughter, cancelling his jury trial that set to begin this week. About $787,000 has been donated to a recovery fund created after a northeast Ohio high school shooting that killed three students and seriously injured two more in February. Details in your afternoon audio update.
An Oak Hill man plead guilty to voluntary manslaughter, cancelling his jury trial that was set to begin this week. About $787,000 has been donated to a recovery fund created after a northeast Ohio high school shooting. Details in your afternoon audio update.
An Oak Hill man pleaded guilty to a charge of voluntary manslaughter, cancelling his jury trial set for this week. 20-year-old Dakota Dunaway plead guilty Monday. Dunaway is accused of shooting and killing his older brother, Matthew Dunaway, in June of 2011 at their home. Dunway's guilty plea came from the prosecution agreeing to recommend… Read More
A proposed state bill would require criminals charged with arson-related crimes to have their name put in a database that provides law enforcement officials with their information. Ohio Senate Bill 70 would require anyone convicted of arson or arson-related crimes to register with their county sheriff within 10 days of being released from custody. The… Read More
The Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous have listed their Crimes of the Month for May. Athens City Police are asking for information about the house fire on Palmer Street. Unknown person or persons forced their way into the basement and set the fire on April 28 around 7 p.m. Most of the damage was contained… Read More
The Athens County Convention and Visitors Bureau is launching a new program to help Ohio University students explore their new home. Bobcats in Athens offers suggestions to students on places to visit, eat and shop in Athens. "It's just a good way to encourage students to learn more about the arts and the culture and… Read More
Ohio University officials are proposing a tuition increase for the 2012-2013 school year. Groups of private business jet operators and the Internal Revenue Service have agreed to sit down for talks over a lawsuit. Details in your afternoon audio update.
Ohio University students who live on campus could pay $600 more next school year. Groups of private business jet operators and the Internal Revenue Service have agreed to sit down for talks over a $643 million lawsuit. Details in your afternoon audio update.
An Athens man faces two counts of producing child pornography after videos were found at the residence of a known sex offender in Boston, Massachusetts. The indictment announced Wednesday alleges 41-year-old Jason L. Hutchinson produced two videos of himself engaged in various sex acts with a minor male. According to US District Attorney Carter… Read More
The Nelsonville Division of Fire and the York Township Volunteer Fire Department will start installing reflective address signs on "hard to find" houses on Monday. Gov. John Kasich has ordered flags at the Capitol and other state facilities in central Ohio to be flown at half-staff on Monday. Details in your afternoon audio update.
Four Southeast Ohio counties will receive grant money intended to keep waterways safe this boating season. Twenty-four communities total in Ohio will receive more than $555,000. Sheriff's departments in Pickaway, Ross, and Scioto counties are slated to get the money from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources' Division of Watercraft for marine patrol units. The… Read More
Holzer Clinic and Holzer Health System announced Friday they will be integrating into one entity, known as Holzer Health System. The new Holzer is a regional health system with an integration of two hospitals, 15 clinical locations, a dental care facility, and multiple long-term care entities. The system will provide a range of services including… Read More
An Athens family physician and faculty member at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine has received the 2012 distinguished service award from the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians. Dr. Jay Shubrook Jr. was awarded the Young Physician of the Year award for his commitment to leadership and the education of future physicians…. Read More
A local business man says he plans to have a new composting business open in May. Ray Leard, owner of Purely American, says he thinks the business will provide a necessary service to Athens. "It's just an interesting idea and it needs to be done. There's a lot of restaurants and this is a big… Read More
Parkersburg Mayor Bob Newell says he plans to veto a budget passed by city council Tuesday night for the 2012-2013 budget year. Newly released court records underscore the troubled family life of a 17 year-old Ohio boy charged in a school shooting rampage that killed three students. Details in your afternoon audio update.
Parkersburg Mayor Bob Newell says he plans to veto a budget passed by city council Tuesday night for the 2012-2013 budget year. The budget is the same spending plan that was approved by the council earlier this month. It keeps the floodwall fee the mayor had suggested eliminating last month. Newell says reducing the storm… Read More
The Gallia Meigs Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol will have increased patrol for St. Patrick's Day celebrations. According to a news release, arrests for operating a vehicle while intoxicated (OVI) involving drug usage or trafficking are up for this year compared with last year's statistics. All available troopers will be on patrol looking for… Read More
The Athens County Prosecuter says a man who attacked a sheriff's deputy while being transported to jail on a domestic violence charge is also being investigated in connection with a death in Vinton County. Ohio Univerisity's culinary services is working to expand special dietary options to students. Details in your afternoon audio update.
The Perry County District Library has partnered with the non-profit tech group Connect Ohio to offer free basic computer and Internet training. The program is geared toward first time computer and broadband users. Library director Melissa Marlot says the program teaches adults about basic computer, Internet, and email use. "We go over the different components of a web page and… Read More
UPDATE 10:12 p.m. Unofficial results are in for Athens County commissioners' races, as well as the race for county engineer. The race between Democrats Charlie Adkins and Gary Edwards was a close call, with unofficial winner Adkins taking 51 percent of the vote and Edwards receiving 49 percent. Democrat Chris Chmiel took the other county… Read More
More than 50 Ironton workers with the American Federation of State, County and Municipak Employees Local 771 received notice they may lose their jobs. Firefighters say most of the fuel spilled during a train derailment in Lancaster is contained in a holding pond. Details in your afternoon audio update.
More than 50 Ironton employees of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 771 received notice they may lose their job. Mayor Rich Blankenship handed out 30-day layoff notices yesterday. According to Blankenship, the notices were handed out due to a budget battle between his office and city council. The two sides… Read More
After 5 years of planning and setbacks, developers say they're back on track to bring a multi-billion dollar steel plant to Southern Ohio. A judge has ruled that the mother-in-;aw of a southest Ohio woman found strangled in a septic tank was sane at the time of the alledged crime. Details in your afternoon audio… Read More