Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Hot From the Press...

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Local High School Grows Its Own Salad
By Nick Claussen
The Athens News
September 25, 2008

Athens High School will soon have a greenhouse run by students and produce lettuce and other vegetables for the school cafeteria and possibly to be sold in the community…

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Appalachian Essay Contest Taking Entries
The Athens News
September 29, 2008

There is still time to participate in the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio’s third annual “I’m a Child of Appalachia” essay contest. All students in the fourth through eighth grades who live in one of the 29 counties of Appalachian Ohio are eligible to participate…

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OU Student Groups Want to Turn More Ohio Jobs Green
By Kristin Majcher
The Athens News

September 25, 2008

While the 2008 presidential race has turned into an outright war between red and blue, Ohio University student groups are working together to draw attention to creating “green-collar jobs” – traditional blue-collar work geared toward modern times…

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Timber Payments Stripped From Bill
By Charles Pope
The Oregonian
September 25, 2008

A federal program crucial to the financial health of rural communities in Oregon and beyond died Wednesday in the House less than a day after the Senate overwhelmingly endorsed a four-year extension of the county timber payment program…

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