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SCCTC masonry students show off skills

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The masonry program was given the chance to show off their skills by competing against other high school students at the Ohio-Kentucky Masonry Contest. The contest was held at the Ohio-Kentucky Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers new training center in Batavia, Ohio. This year seven SCCTC masonry students participated in the contest.In the senior division, Bennie Jenkins took third place, while Josh Baumgardner placed fourth. Austin Rideout took first place and Cameron Cline second place in the junior division.

 

Rep. Johnson Announces Bill Permitting Use of Hunting Firearm Noise Suppressors Clears Ohio House

COLUMBUS—State Representative Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) announced that the Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 234, which will allow hunters to use noise suppressors on their firearms.Under the bill, a person who has a valid hunting license is permitted to attach a suppressor onto their firearm while hunting game birds or wild, four-legged animals, including white-tailed deer, raccoons, rabbits and squirrels. Hunters may only possess a suppressor if it is ...

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New assistant prosecutor takes oath

Scioto County Prosecutor Mark Kuhn announced that on April 7, Attorney Jay Willis joined the office of the prosecuting attorney for Scioto county. Mr. Willis took his oath of office as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney on April 7. Mr. Willis has been assigned as the lead juvenile prosecutor in all delinquency, unruly and truancy cases in Scioto County. Willis will also be serving as trial counsel on some adult felony indictments.Jay Willis has practiced law since 1995 following his...

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Piketon Plant Retirees to Meet April 17 at Gatti’s Pizza

Retirees of the Piketon Plant, both hourly and salary, are invited to meet for their monthly luncheon on Thursday, April 17, at 11 a.m. at Gatti’s Pizza, located at 1658 11th Street in Portsmouth. Spouses are also encouraged to attend.This group meets on the third Thursday of each month. For more information, call (740) 897-2863 or (740) 897-2457.

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Dillow, 91st birthday

Submitted photoThelma Dillow celebrated her 91st birthday, April 10, at 419 Waller St. The party was at noon. Friends and relatives were invited to attend. The family thanks Hospice for their care.

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Plant a Tree on Arbor Day and Make a Difference at Ohio State Parks

Ohioans wanting to celebrate Arbor Day this year are encouraged to donate and help plant a tree at Ohio State Parks. In return for their efforts, participants will receive two free nights of camping for each tree they donate and help plant.The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is encouraging park visitors to donate mature native tree saplings and help park staff and volunteers plant them in an effort to replace trees that were affected by the emerald ash borer infestation...

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Finess F. and M. Juanita Lawson Boggs celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary on March 28th. The couple met and grew up in Lick-Run-Lyra Ohio and were married in Greenup, Kentucky by Rev. W.H. Muncy on March 28, 1945. They have two children, a son Rick and his wife Barbara Boggs of Portsmouth and a daughter Ronita Boggs, deceased. They have four grandchildren Rickey Boggs of Lucasville, Kipra and her husband William Faulkner of Vanceburg, Kentucky, Kelli Kuhn and her fiance Jerry Allen of P...

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Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings set in Sciotoville

Breast and cervical cancer screenings and education will be provided by the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Community Health Program on May 20 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. The clinic will be held on the Community Health Program’s Mobile Health Van parked at the Sciotoville Church of Nazarene, 5409 Winchester Ave., Sciotoville.Free Pap tests, pelvic and breast examinations, breast health education and appointments for mamograms will be provided to uninsured an...

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