WOSU News Archives For: September 11, 2006

Ohio University Students Find “Lost” African-American Cemetery

Ohio University Southern student Michelle Wellman under a canopy of pines that shades Sacred Hills Cemetery. "We felt that it was time to honor them."
12:00AM
September 11, 2006

People in Lawrence Co., Ohio know a little bit more about a few of their ancestors – thanks to a group of students from Ohio University Southern. What started out as a folknography project two years ago has ended with the discovery of an African American cemetery from the early 1900s.

More Scrutiny At Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation

Marc Dann
12:00AM
September 11, 2006

The Democrat who’s been criticizing Republicans over a $300,000,000 investment loss at the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation is getting a taste of the scandal himself. Attorney general candidate Marc Dann announced last week that he’s returning $60,000 to a campaign contributor that has received about $29,000,000 in bureau business since 1997.