Saturday, November 18, 2017

OSHP reports Labor Day enforcement efforts

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State Highway Patrol made more impaired driving, drug and seat belt arrests this Labor Day compared to the 2016 holiday weekend according to provisional data. Troopers arrested 845 drivers for...

State Agencies Collaborate to Help Sustain Ohio Families and Increase Child Support Collections

Columbus - In the past six years, Ohio has decreased by more than half the number of people coming to prison for not paying child support, saving taxpayers money. Agency partnerships, locally operated programs...

Teachers invited to attend basic archery instruction workshop

ATHENS, Ohio - Classroom teachers and other members of school communities who are interested in becoming certified National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) instructors are invited to attend a free training workshop, according...

Remembering the architect of Rio Basketball, John Newton ‘Newt’ Oliver

RIO GRANDE, Ohio - John Newton "Newt" Oliver, the architect behind the Rio Grande College men's basketball teams from 1952-54 which were led by the prolific scoring efforts of Bevo Francis, passed away Sunday...

History and fantasy collide at Ohio Renaissance Festival

HARVEYSBURG, Ohio - Each year thousands journey to Harveysburg in Warren County to experience the old, new, and unique that bring the Ohio Renaissance Festival to life. Once inside the recreated 16th Century English...

Rep. Phillips: Harmful Policies Leave Unemployed Ohioans Behind

COLUMBUS – The state jobs report for May was released today, highlighting the loss of 14,000 Ohioans from the workforce and 10,700 nonagricultural jobs in state-targeted industrial sectors last month, despite the unemployment rate...

Opioid epidemic grants for DART and QRT Teams available

Three million in grants to be used TOLEDO, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine joined Ohio Senator Randy Gardner (R-Bowling Green), Lucas County Sheriff John Tharp, Lucas County Prosecutor Julia Bates, Colerain Township Administrator...

Rio joins state wide initiative for hurricane relief

RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are teaming up with institutions throughout Ohio and stepping up to do their part and show support for those affected...

PUCO approves AEP-Ohio energy efficiency plan

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) adopted an agreement Wednesday to allow AEP-Ohio to continue and expand its energy efficiency and peak demand reduction programs through 2020. AEP-Ohio will offer a...

Youth gardening programs for educators and others coming in fall

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Gardening is a great option for keeping your children off social media and in the outdoors. And it can teach as well as entertain. “When children grow their food in a garden,...

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Drugs, Money and weapons seized from Bidwell search warrant

Sheriff Matt Champlin announced the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 14101 State Route 554 near the intersection of State Route 160 in Gallia County, Wednesday afternoon, November 15, 2017. The Gallia...

Charles Leon Saunders

Charles Leon Saunders of Gallipolis, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Born on December 12, 1926, he was the son of the late Charles and Nancy Saunders.  He was proceeded in death...

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