Community Common- RSS NEWS Feed http://communitycommon.com/section/NEWS http://communitycommon.com/section/NEWS Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:33:15 EST 1800 Ducky derby set for Aug. 31 http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/50358740/Ducky-derby-set-for-Aug.-31 By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comThe United Way of Scioto and Adams Counties is set to host its 4th annual Ducky Derby on Aug. 31 at the Court Street Landing in Portsmouth at 11 a.m. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:05:16 EST DeWine Sends Fraud Education Toolkits to Ohio Libraries http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50357382/DeWine-Sends-Fraud-Education-Toolkits-to-Ohio-Libraries (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that his office has sent Senior Advocate Fraud Education (SAFE) Toolkits to more than 700 Ohio libraries. The project is funded through a grant obtained by the Attorney... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:56:09 EST Plant Mums Early For Success http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-local_features-news/50355825/Plant-Mums-Early-For-Success Steve Boehme Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:45:07 EST Area students named to dean’s list at Olivet http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50355143/Area-students-named-to-deans-list-at-Olivet Olivet Nazarene University announces that area students were named to the dean's list during the spring 2014 semester. To qualify for inclusion, a student must have been enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student and must have attained a... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:18:11 EST South Central Ohio Gas Prices Dip http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50354763/South-Central-Ohio-Gas-Prices-Dip South Central Ohio gas prices fell about seven cents a gallon to $3.44, according to AAA East Central's Fuel Gauge Report. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:59:08 EST Covered Bridge restoration project finished http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50358710/Covered-Bridge-restoration-project-finished By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.comThe $421,900 project aimed at extending the life of the of Otway Covered Bridge is now complete. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:37:09 EST Commissioners appropriate $48k to BOE http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50358790/Commissioners-appropriate-$48k-to-BOE By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:37:08 EST Births at Southern Ohio Medical Center http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50353883/Births-at-Southern-Ohio-Medical-Center July 16Mr. and Mrs. Jed and Jennifer Picklesimer of West Portsmouth, daughterAugust 7Brandi and Heath Lewis of Wheelersburg, daughterMr. and Mrs. Copley of Beaver, sonAugust 8 Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:36:08 EST Big Sandy Superstore Hosting Charity Challenge Weekend http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50358226/Big-Sandy-Superstore-Hosting-Charity-Challenge-Weekend Big Sandy Superstore, a Top 50 Home Furnishings Retailer, based in Franklin Furnace, Ohio, has announced a Charity Challenge event, which will benefit numerous charities throughout the Tri-State area. The opportunity to give back to the local... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:34:10 EST Bicentennial Committee Meeting http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50355214/Bicentennial-Committee-Meeting The Portsmouth Area Bicentennial Committee will hold their regular meeting on Aug. 26 at 5 p.m. At the Welcome Center in Portsmouth. Anyone interested in helping with activities or events is welcome to attend. Join us as we prepare to celebrate this... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:33:11 EST Start the School Year Off Right; Get Up-to-Date on Your Vaccines http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50358529/Start-the-School-Year-Off-Right;-Get-Up-to-Date-on-Your-Vaccines COLUMBUS, Ohio - Back-to-school season is just days away for some students, and that means parents are out getting supplies, new clothes and back packs. It's also the perfect time to make sure your kids are up to date on their... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:33:10 EST American Cancer Society Looking for Volunteers http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50358194/American-Cancer-Society-Looking-for-Volunteers Scioto County Relay For Life is looking for volunteers to help in the planning of 2015 Relay For Life. If you enjoy being part of a team, planning events and more importantly helping to finish the fight against cancer please join us! Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:33:09 EST College Bound: Parents Should Ensure Children Have Adequate Insurance http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50354576/College-Bound:-Parents-Should-Ensure-Children-Have-Adequate-Insurance COLUMBUS — Classes are starting soon and Lieutenant Governor and Department of Insurance Director Mary Taylor wants Ohio parents to make sure their children headed to college have adequate insurance protection. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:32:07 EST (No heading) http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50277876/ To the Editor, Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:31:10 EST New Boston Alumni Association holds banquet http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/50276486/New-Boston-Alumni-Association-holds-banquet The New Boston Alumni Association held its 18th annual alumni banquet on Saturday, July 26, 2014. The 2014-15 Glenwood High School cheerleaders and band entertained 198 alumni members attending the event. Mr. Steve Hamilton gave the invocation. A... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:30:09 EST SOPA receives $35,000 in grants http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50358825/SOPA-receives-$35000-in-grants By Wayne Allentallen@civitasmedia.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:29:07 EST RedStorm men’s soccer No. 7 in preseason poll http://communitycommon.com/news/localsports-localsports1-localsports2-localsports3-localsports4-localsports5-news/50353821/RedStorm-mens-soccer-No.-7-in-preseason-poll Rio Grande/NAIA Sports InformationKANSAS CITY, Mo. — The University of Rio Grande men's soccer team is ranked seventh in the 2014 NAIA Coaches' Preseason Top 25 poll, the national office announced Tuesday. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:29:05 EST (No heading) http://communitycommon.com/news/news/50354073/ Craig J. Opperman P.E., Scioto County Engineer, announced the work schedule for the week of August 25, 2014 through August 29, 2014 for his office.ROAD CLOSURE Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:53:07 EST Plymouth Heights Church Of The Nazarene to Host Imani Milele Children’s Choir http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/50354207/Plymouth-Heights-Church-Of-The-Nazarene-to-Host-Imani-Milele-Childrens-Choir Imani Milele Children's Choir from Uganda will be performing at Plymouth Heights Church of the Nazarene, 25 Arnett Drive (behind Green High School), Franklin Furnace, Ohio on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 7:00 PM. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:36:09 EST What is the AAA7?? http://communitycommon.com/news/home_top-news/50357440/What-is-the-AAA7 Pamela K. Matura, Executive Director Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:31:12 EST