Local officials are hosting a public meeting to discuss warnings about 675 potential layoffs for workers decontaminating and decommissioning a Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio.


Fluor B&W was hired by the Department of Energy to clean the former Portsmouth gaseous diffusion plant and re-industrialize the property three years ago.


Piketon , Ohio A contractor at the former gaseous diffusion plant in Piketon, Ohio, said its workforce of more than 1,400 people is being provided with notices about possible layoffs.


He was born in Pike County, Ohio, to Dennis Samuel and Helen Algina LeMaster on March 29, 1934.


Motorcycle riders, law enforcement agents from around the state and region, and concerned citizens are expected to form a human barrier around the funeral of Justin Helton - a 2006 graduate of Beaver Eastern High School, and member of the U.S. military who died in Afghanistan last week.


Motorcycle riders, law enforcement agents from around the state and region, and concerned citizens are expected to form a human barrier around the funeral of Justin Helton - a 2006 graduate of Beaver Eastern High School, and member of the U.S. military who died in Afghanistan last week.