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Jones, 25th anniversary

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Submitted photoMichael Lee Jones and Wendy Jo Jones are celebrating their 25th anniversary on April 15th. Mike and Wendy were married in 1989 at Christ’s Community Church in Portsmouth. They have two sons. Brandon Michael Jones is 17 years old and a senior at Portsmouth High School. Austin Michael (AJ) Jones is 15 and a freshman at Portsmouth High School. Mike is currently the Magistrate at Scioto County Domestic Relations Court, and Wendy is the secretary at IBEW Local 575. The Jones family resides in Portsmouth.

 

PUCO reminds Ohioans to call before you dig

The first days of spring have finally arrived and as Ohioans start to make plans for their outdoor home improvement projects or yard work, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) would like to remind everyone of the importance of digging in a safe, responsible way.April is National Safe Digging Month, so if your outdoor plans involve any sort of digging or excavating, be sure to call 8-1-1 ahead of your scheduled start.

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USEC Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013

BETHESDA, Md. – USEC Inc. (NYSE:USU) reported a net loss of $158.9 million or $32.43 per share for the year ended December 31, 2013. This compares to a net loss of $1.2 billion or $245.02 per share for the year ended December 31, 2012, which reflected the impact of $1.1 billion expense of previously capitalized costs associated with the American Centrifuge project in 2012. For the fourth quarter of 2013, USEC reported a net loss of $71.7 million compared to a net loss of $1,084.3 millio...

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Rhoten-Meadows, engagement

Submitted photo(David) Keith Rhoton Jr., son of David Rhoton Sr. and Arta Kelly (Randy), and Phyllis (Tresera) Meadows, daughter of the late Shirley Howell and the late “Mike” Meadows Sr., would like to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The ceremony is planned for September 2014 in Portsmouth, Ohio.

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Bingo for Baskets

Bingo for Baskets, will be held at the New Boston Community Center, 3980 Rhodes Ave. on April 17 starting at 6:30 p.m. The event will feature food, raffles and many other items. Prizes for the event will consist of Longaberger Baskets and other collectable items. All proceeds support the fight against cancer.

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Magnolias Are a Solution for Clay Soil

Steve BoehmeIf you’re looking for a showy flowering tree that’s not too large but grows fast, consider the Magnolia! There are some gorgeous Magnolia hybrids that work well in clay soil, making Magnolias a better choice for most landscapes than dogwoods, which prefer well-drained soils.Magnolias are known for their immense purple-pink and white tulip-shaped blooms. A few varieties have ivory or pale yellow blooms. Right now they are at their best, providing a...

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Scioto Board of DD Meeting Notes for March 2014

The Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities met Thursday, March 20 at the STAR, Inc. building. In addition to routine business of approving expenditures, program reports and minutes, the Board took the following actions:- Approved a finalized version of a contract between STAR, Inc. and the County Board that is in effect through the end of 2014- Adopted a master contract with Choice Housing, Inc., a not-for-profit working to provide safe, decent and affordable ...

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Individuals in Scioto County Save Money with the Medicare Prescription Discount Plan – Are You Eligible?

Assisting eligible individuals with Medicare prescription benefits is a service the Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) provides through the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) grant from the Ohio Department of Aging. This project provides outreach to and enrollment assistance for individuals who may be eligible for the Low-Income Subsidy and/or Medicare Savings Program.

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