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COLUMBUS, Ohio – A local state park is set to upgrade its water system thanks to an investment from the state. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) received approval from the State Controlling Board for $118,800 for the water and wastewater systems at Lake Hope State Park in Vinton County. Located at the base of… Read More
The Vinton County boys team finished the week at 1-1, meaning their record now stands at 7-2 (3-1 in TVC-Ohio) for the year. The Vikings have just started their TVC-Ohio play as well, as they played two teams from their conference this week and their Tuesday match up put them up against the Nelsonville York… Read More
MCARTHUR, Ohio — The Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded a grant to study broadband internet expansion in two southeast Ohio counties. Vinton County Commissioners received $49,000 from the ARC for the Broadband Infrastructure Improvement Project. Vinton and Meigs County will conduct a broadband feasibility study looking into creating the necessary infrastructure needed for a high-speed internet… Read More
Fungi, Lichens and more… Explore the forest in search of fungi, lichens and other organisms that are present in the fall. Learn about the ecology and function of these often overlooked organisms.
Vinton County’s boys’ and girls’ basketball teams each went 2-0 this week, making it the boys’ second consecutive perfect week, while the girls have not dropped a game all season long. The Lady Vikings opened up the week with a win over Nelsonville-York at Ben Wagner Gymnasium in Nelsonville, 69-65. Vinton County had to overcome… Read More
This is the October 24, 2017 broadcast of The OUtlet. On this week’s show, one reporter will tell you what goes into making the Honey for the Heart parade such a success. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and one group of friends is supporting a fellow mother in her battle with the disease. The… Read More
Bath salts and methamphetamine led to unrelated arrests in Vinton County. Andrew L. Barstow, 24, of Albany; and Robert Sheppard, 34, of Athens, were arrested on March 13 at a residence on Zimmerman Road where deputies from the Vinton County Sheriff’s Office allegedly found evidence of a meth lab outside. After searching the residence and… Read More