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Steamboats once a common sight on the Ohio River

On Thursday, July 17, 2018 my wife and I, along with our friend Gary Coleman, ventured to Huntington, West Virginia, and spent the afternoon...

Ohio names state park for Jesse Owens

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The daughters of Olympic hero Jesse Owens were joined by Ohio officials including Gov. John Kasich at the grand opening of...

Rule changes proposed to Ohio Wildlife Council

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Changes to the 2019-2020 fishing season were among the regulations proposed to the Ohio Wildlife Council at its scheduled meeting on...

Grain handler pleads guilty to stealing more than $3 million from...

NORWALK, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Agriculture Director David Daniels announced today that a Huron County man has...

Ohio House approves Steve Story Memorial Highway designation

COLUMBUS, Ohio – State Representative Jay Edwards (R – Nelsonville) announced the House approved Senate Bill 238, legislation that designates a portion of U.S....

Court of Appeals upholds aggravated assault conviction of Yost

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A decision by the Ohio Fourth District Court of Appeals has affirmed a Meigs County conviction. According to Meigs County Prosecuting Attorney...

Portion of State Route 124 remains closed, work continues

  RACINE, Ohio – Work continues on a major rockslide that has kept a portion of State Route 124 closed. The strip of road has been...

Sculptors begin work on 2018 butter display at Ohio State Fair

COLUMBUS, Ohio - In the heat of the summer, one of Ohio’s coolest traditions is taking shape. More than a bit of butter has...

Legislation on Ohio companion animals, humane options for dog wardens

COLUMBUS, Ohio — State Representative Jay Edwards (R-Nelsonville) has announced the passage of House Bill 552, legislation that makes changes to Ohio law related...

Meigs County student selected to AG Teen Ambassador Board

  COLUMBUS, Ohio - A Meigs County student has been selected to be one of the Ohio Attorney General Office’s Teen Ambassador Board members. Ohio Attorney...

Meigs County youth appointed to Ohio State Junior Fair Board

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A Racine youth has been selected to serve on the Ohio State Junior Fair Board. The Ohio State Fair announced the names...

Rep. Edwards announces passage of legislation reforming Ohio’s hunting, fishing laws

COLUMBUS, Ohio — State Representative Jay Edwards (R-Nelsonville) announced that the Ohio House approved Senate Bill 257, legislation that makes the process for applying...

House bill proposes to help spouses of deceased first responders

COLUMBUS, Ohio — State Representative Jay Edwards (R-Nelsonville) announced that the Ohio House has passed legislation that would grant surviving spouses of public service...

Health committee approves legislation reducing flow of opioids, expanding treatment options

COLUMBUS, Ohio — State Representative Jay Edwards (R-Nelsonville) today announced that the Ohio House Health Committee has passed legislation he sponsored that originally addresses...

Being safe with fireworks

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State Fire Marshal is reminding Ohioians to have a safe Independence Day celebration by being careful with fireworks. Firework displays...

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