Sate Auditor Betty Montgomery spoke today at the 25th anniversary of the Transitions Shelter.
Over the past 25 years, the shelter has helped hundreds of women who are victims of domestic violence.
Montgomery emphasized the effects domestic violence can have on children and how the shelter can help women get out of bad situations. “It’s the beatings, the threats, the intimidation, and the atmosphere that has an enormous effect on both adults and children. It’s very...
Representatives from all 13 Appalachian states were on hand today for the annual fall conference at Muskingum College.
This year’s focus is the rural advantage, how rural communities can take advantage of what they have, to be competitive in today’s economy.
Federal Co-Chair Anne Pope says one way is to take advantage of the close-knit communities common to Appalachia. “Rural communities aren’t like everywhere else. We have a real sense of place in Appalachia and rural...
Residents in and around Stockport are gathering this Saturday to honor one of their own.
Matthew Smith was injured in Iraq while serving with the Special Forces 5th group based in Fort Campbell, KY. In February 2004, he sustained gunshot wounds to his head, right shoulder, left arm, and abdomen.
The injury to his head has caused stroke like symptoms to his left side. Today he is making huge strides in his recovery.
As part of its ongoing “sick of lawsuits” campaign, Ohio Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse, also known as OCALA, will unveil a quirky TV-ad to raise awareness about very serious issue; questionable lawsuits.
According to the executive director of OCALA, Jeff Longstreth, out-of-state personal injury lawyers prey on Ohio’s elderly and unemployed with their ads promising riches, but Longstreth warns area residents that those are empty promises. “You wouldn’t take medical advice from a...
The Ohio Lottery Commission’s in-state game will be retired after the Saturday, October 8th drawing. However there is a twist, if the last jackpot isn’t a hit, winning players will share the cash value of the advertised jackpot.
One local lotto retailer, Ruby Tabor, is receiving mixed feedback about the new system. “Some people say it will be for the better, others don’t think it’s a great idea.”