[UPDATE]: As first reported by WTRF.com, the seven-year-old female victim has died from her injuries. 

  The horizontal shale oil and gas drilling boom is just getting started in Monroe County. According to information posted on the Ohio Department of Natural Resources website, 33 new permits have been issued over the past three months (Sept.

We may not all realize it, but every single one of us has a story to tell. Whether it was a big event in our lives, or something small that happened, there is something unique and interesting that has happened to each of us.

Foundation for Appalachian Ohio Celebrates Milestone With Announcement of New $100 Million Goal

During a press conference at the Ohio Statehouse, the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) celebrated successful completion of a unique shareholder campaign, which has provided the working capital FAO needs to help the region build $100 million in strategic philanthropic investment. 

2014-15 River Junior Varsity Boys' Basketball

River High School’s Junior Varsity boys’ basketball team is looking to gain that experience for future varsity playing time. Pictured, front row, from left, are: Coach Pfalzgraf, Isaac Curtis, Michael Collins, Trey Isaly and Chad Roberts. Back row, from left, are: Jordan Doty, Ben Riley, Garett Greenlee, Mason Ladyga and Michael Dierkes. Absent was Wyatt Reynolds.

Belmont College Trustees Scholarship Extended For 2014 High School Graduates

Belmont College announced today that the Trustees Scholarship will be extended through the spring 2015 semester for all eligible 2014 high school graduates.  The Trustees Scholarship at Belmont College offers a tuition-only award to students to cover the cost of up to 6 academic terms after other forms of need-based financial aid have been applied. 

OUE Lady Panthers Win Another

The Lady Panthers moved to 3-0 after a wire-to-wire victory against the visiting OU-Zanesville Lady Lancers by a final score of 84-67. For the second straight game, the Lady Panthers saw at least 5 players reach double digits in scoring. Seniors Kelsey Holloway and Alexus Davis led the with 17 points a piece. Davis also tallied 11 rebounds.