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Brown and Portman bring bill to provide local flexibility

With local communities seeking cost-effective approaches to upgrading wastewater systems, U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) introduced new legislation that would establish a national pilot program to ensure that the most innovative and cost-efficient solutions are available to local communities when complying with Clean Water Act standards. The Clean Water Compliance and [ Read More ]

RULH surpasses fundraising goal

With three fundraising events still to come, Ripley-Union-Lewis-Huntington (RULH) High School DECA group announces that it has surpassed its fundraising goal for critically injured RULH student Kilee Brookbank. Students have raised $10,205 thus far, with Mercy Health – Georgetown Family Medicine matching the funds to bring the total amount raised to benefit Kilee to $20,410. [ Read More ]

OIU reminds hosts to keep safety in mind

As the holiday parties get into full swing, agents with the Ohio Investigative Unit would like to remind bars, restaurants and party hosts to keep their guests’ safety in mind. Ensure your party guests have a ride home, such as a taxi, or a designated driver. Do not purchase or provide alcohol to anyone who [ Read More ]

Airman Ryan Sparks graduates

Air Force Airman 1st Class Ryan D. Sparks graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four [ Read More ]

Need help managing Pre-Diabetes?

If you need help managing pre-diabetes, Mercy Health – Cincinnati can help. Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces its next series of pre-diabetes education classes offered at convenient Mercy Health locations throughout the community. Pre-diabetes is a condition that forms before diabetes. It [ Read More ]

Uecker hosts Sportsman Community at Statehouse

State Senator Joe Uecker (R–Miami Township), Senate Co-Chairman of the Bicameral Sportsman’s Caucus welcomed members of the Sportsman’s Community to a reception hosted by The Congressional Sportsman’s Foundation at the Ohio Statehouse. The event provided caucus members with the opportunity to meet with members of numerous conservation organizations, Department of Natural Resources staff ,and allied-industry [ Read More ]

Ohio Secretary of State Husted certifies official election results

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today announced the certification of results for the 2014 General Election. “Once again Ohio has shown itself to be a leader in elections administration,” Secretary Husted said. “I applaud the work of the more than 40,000 poll workers, local officials and my staff for helping to ensure the voters [ Read More ]

Food Science Team wins state contest

By Emily Woodall Chapter reporter After winning food science at districts, members of the Felicity FFA food science team headed to the state competition on December 6. At this contest the Felicity FFA received first place among the other 19 competing chapters from Ohio overall, and had two members place individually. Gabrielle cook placed second, [ Read More ]

New Member for Taliaferro Chapter

Taliaferro Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, held their December 13th meeting with a special luncheon in the Historic Presbyterian Church, Georgetown, to honor and welcome their newest and youngest member, Kimberly Coe Dahlheimer, Bethel, into the chapter. An Induction Ceremony was conducted by Regent, Diana Schwartz and Chaplain, Eileen Beasley. Kimberly’s ancestor, Thomas S. [ Read More ]

SOACDF accepting applications in January

The Southern Ohio Agricultural & Community Development Foundation will be accepting applications January 1 – 31, 2015 for the Educational Excellence Competitive Grant Program for the 2015 – 2016 school year. Individuals who have a current Farm Service Number on record with the Farm Service Agency as of July 1, 2011 and reside in the [ Read More ]


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