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Ohio Passenger Rail Plan Must Reach Agreements With Freight Railroads

12, 2010

Despite uncertainty in the state legislature, supporters of passenger train service between Cleveland and Cincinnati via Columbus continue to make their case. A major stumbling block is forging agreements with freight lines to share their rails.

Steel supplier brings jobs to Southern Ohio

11, 2007

An Atlanta-based steel supplier has chosen a former steel mill site in southeast Ohio for a distribution center. The decision means more jobs for an area badly in need of employment. Infra-Metals Company laid out more of its plans in a meeting with New Boston villiage officials Tuesday.

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."
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.