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Somerset Hosts Community Independence Day Celebration

SOMERSET, Ohio – Many communities are lining the streets this holiday weekend to celebrate July Fourth with a variety of different independence day parades. Communities are showcasing their USA pride through traditions of fireworks, festivals, and parades. In Somerset this morning, the streets were lined with excited community members...
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Man killed in Athens Co. Tractor crash

ATHENS COUNTY, Ohio (WCMH) — Troopers say a man died in Athens County when the tractor he was driving overturned.   According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, at about 8:20 p.m., Thursday, Harry G. Reeves, 74, of Albany, was driving a 1964 Massy Ferguson tractor westbound on S.R. 681, when he traveled off the […]
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One killed in farm tractor crash in Athens County

ATHENS COUNTY, Ohio — Troopers from the Athens Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a fatal crash, that involved a farm tractor on State Route 681, south of Albany, in Athens County. The crash occurred just before 8:30 p.m. on Thursday. Harry G. Reeves, 74, Albany...

Summer camp offers learning opportunities for disabled students

Beacon School student Emily is still learning. Instead of her typical classroom experience, she learned how to make healthy tacos Wednesday, courtesy of Live Healthy Appalachia. Emily is one of about 40 school-aged children and teens participating in the annual five-week summer camp, which ends July 22. The school is among the many services the Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities provides. Those who could attend camp this year included...

Earlybird Hike - Shawnee

Meet a naturalist at the Ohio River Marina parking lot to hike along the Ohio River as we search for plants and animals along the riverbank and open fields. Bring a pair of binoculars and wear old clothes and shoes as the trail may be muddy. Children must be accompanied...

Bartender of the Week

By Miles Layton For the ANews Meet Cole Group, 22, who has been working as a bartender at Tony’s Tavern for more than seven months. Hailing from Dayton before moving to Athens, Cole’s favorite adult beverage is beer and he enjoys serving beer each night of the week, but especially on Saturday. ...

Angler breaks blue catfish state record

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va (WDTV) – Anglers continue to catch numerous trophy blue catfish from West Virginia waters, including one angler who caught the new state record for the species. On May 25, Steve Price of Lancaster, OH, caught and released an impressive blue catfish that broke the state record...

11 Hocking Hills Cabin Rentals For The Perfect Outdoorsy Ohio Getaway

All products featured on TravelAwaits are independently selected by our writers and editors. We may earn commission when you click on or make a purchase via our links. The Hocking Hills are a premier vacation destination for those looking to get in touch with the natural world. Whether you are a rugged outdoorsy type or simply looking to get out of town and stop to smell the flowers for a while, Logan, Ohio, and the surrounding Hocking Hills area are ideal for a getaway. From breathtaking waterfalls like Cedar Falls, which invariably instill a sense of wonder in all who behold them, to imposing geological features, the natural beauty here has no peer for hundreds of miles.

Butterfly Ridge preview

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — If you're looking for a cool family activity, we're on your side. Butterfly Ridge founder Chris Kline discusses "Butterfly Ridge Conservation Center " where families can learn about butterflies, moths, and other pollinators important with Good Day Columbus' Maria Durant and Jackie Orozco. Butterfly Ridge...

Shawnee Butterfly Count - Shawnee

Meet at the Lodge parking lot for an all-day expedition observing and counting butterflies for the North American Butterfly Association. Pack a lunch and dress in layers. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Recreation programs and activities can be inherently dangerous. Participants accept and acknowledge that any injury or property damage that occurs during a program or activity is not the responsibility of ODNR or its naturalist educators.

After a series of delays, Kiser’s Barbecue may soon open at new location

ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – Kiser’s Barbeque is in the early stages of construction at its new location on East State Street with hopes of opening in the coming months. The family owned restaurant closed its location in the Athens mall when its lease ended in February 2020 and put off opening a new location because of the pandemic.