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Common Pleas Court
Judge Ater Emmett D. Beeler, 403 Lunbeck Road, vehicular assault, failure to stop after accident, state dismissed two other counts because of insufficient evidence to prove intoxication, sentenced to 17 months in prison on vehicular assault count and six months in prison on failure to stop count, served consecutively, license suspended for five ... (more)
Town hall meeting on Piketon plant's funding woes set for Thursday
The meeting, which is set for 6 p.m. at the Pike County Government Center, 230 Waverly Plaza, comes on the heels of last week's announcement that cleanup contractor Fluor-B&W Portsmouth might have to eliminate many as 675 jobs at the Department of Energy-owned site near Piketon.
The Columbus Dispatch
700 could lose jobs at Piketon nuclear-cleanup site
Nearly 700 cleanup workers and contractors at the former Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in southern Ohio face the possibility of layoff by this fall - the latest setback for a region that has struggled in recent years.
Ohio recycler wins grant to expand operations
Geo-Tech Polymers Inc. is using a $34,000 grant to help expand operations at the company's plastics recycling facility in Waverly, Ohio.
Berne Township firehouse construction begins
Dirt is moving at the site that will be home to Berne Township's long-awaited firehouse, with bulldozers and other equipment mobilizing this week.
Former Piketon pitcher Farmer eying bone marrow transplant as final battle
When Zach Farmer was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, he never would have guessed he would be at this point two months later.
Ohio State Announces Its Cover Crop, Soil Health Field Day
OHIO STATE ANNOUNCES ITS COVER CROP, SOIL HEALTH FIELD DAY Jun. 25, 2014 Source: Ohio State University news release Farmers can learn how cover crop blends can improve their income and soil health at a July 8 field day sponsored by Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.