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Is Central Ohio’s Flood Control Adequate?

Alum Creek Dam: Part of Central Ohio's flood control system
June 18, 2008

Flooding along the Mississippi River has already caused 1-point-5 billion dollars in damage. With more and more levees failing, more devastation is expected. Central Ohio’s levee system – and the Scioto River – are small in comparison. But is major flooding possible here?

Whitehall area Army Reserve unit makes last minute preparation before leaving for Iraq

Members of the Whisman family collect information.
May 30, 2007

Wednesday some Whitehall area Army Reservists and their families reviewed what they need to take care of before leaving for Iraq. For some families this will be the first time they’re apart. For others, it’s just routine.

Central Ohio Army Sargeant Remembered

27, 2006

Funeral Services are Wednesday in Hilliard for 21 year old Army Sargeant Adam Knox. Knox was killed by small arms fire while patrolling in Baghdad, Iraq on September 17th. He was serving with the Army Reserve 346th Psychological Operations Company based in Columbus.

Ohio veterans sign up for more duty

13, 2004

Last week the total of soldiers killed in Iraq reach 1,000, with 37 of the deceased from Ohio. But the hazards of war don’t seem to deter Ohioans from joining the military. And many of those joining know exactly what they’re getting themselves into.