Chillicothe Elks Preparing for Boogie Bike Night July 29th

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Chillicothe Elks Lodge #52 will host a Boogie on the Blacktop with a twist on July 29th.

Boogie Bike Night will start at 6pm and run through 12 midnight. The event will go on rain or shine with judging for the Bike Contest from 6pm-9pm.

Chillicothe native Shawn Avery will return to perform live country music from 6pm-9pm followed by Barn Rats from 9pm-12am.

There’s a five dollar cover charge. Veterans with proper I.D. will be admitted free. Chillicothe Elks is located at 42 West Second Street in Chillicothe.

D.O.E. to Hold Virtual Meetings July 19 & 21

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The U.S. Department of Energy will host its fourth set in a series of virtual public meetings next Tuesday and Thursday to discuss environmental data from air monitoring being performed during demolition of the former Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant south of Piketon.

The meetings will address real-time monitoring results along with co-located monitoring beyond the project boundary.

The first meeting is July 19th with a second on July 21st. Both will be at 6pm at

Questions may be submitted before, during or after the meeting to

Waverly Lions Club To Host Benefit Golf Tournament

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The Waverly Lions Club will host a 4-man golf scramble on August 20th at Dogwood Hills Golf Course. It’s the first annual Ed Howard Memorial and proceeds will benefit scholarships in Ed’s name.

Ed Howard was well-known for many years, doing many acts of service and charity for Pike and Ross County. A former Veteran, Postmaster, and also the most senior Lion’s Club member in Waverly.

Dave Crawford will be cooking, with plenty of giveaways at the event. If interested, call (740) 222-3882 or email

Miracle City Academy Awarded $8,000 from Fluor-BWXT

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(BWXT Release) – Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth (FBP) recently donated $8,000 to Miracle City Academy (MCA) to purchase computers. The school was the location of FBP’s Joint Information Center over the last several years. FBP is currently relocating the center, freeing space for the school’s expansion of students and creating a need for more technology.

Greg Wilkett and Rick Struckel

“With this donation, all of the kids we currently have will get their own tablet,” said MCA Founder and Pastor, Rick Struckel. “We currently have 50 ordered and with our continued growth, may need to purchase more.”

While school enrollment steadily increases at MCA, space at the school is at a premium. The newly vacated space will accommodate 40 additional students.

“We appreciate MCA partnering with us over the years and allowing us to use space at their school,” said Site Project Director, Greg Wilkett. “This donation allows us to continue to support the school and their educational endeavors.”