SR 657 Closure near Centerburg Next Week for Culvert Replacement

Beginning Wednesday, March 27, SR 657 will be closed to traffic on the north side of Perry Road while ODOT crews work on replacing a culvert.


Detour: US 36 WB to SR 37 EB to US 62 EB and reverse

Estimated completion: Thursday, March 28, weather permitting


For more information contact: Morgan Overbey, Public Information Officer, at (740) 323-5204, or email

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NIH to Test Experimental Drug to Curb Opioid Cravings

Early stage trial opens at Clinical Center.

A clinical trial of an experimental drug designed to treat cravings associated with opioid use disorder (OUD) has begun in the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center. The Phase I trial in healthy adults will assess the safety of the experimental compound, ANS-6637, and how it is processed in the body when given with another drug that is processed by the same liver enzyme pathway.… Read full story

International Day of Forests

Today, March 21 is International Day of Forests. Did you know that forests cover one-third of the Earth’s land mass and are important not only to an immense amount of animals but us as well. This day celebrates and encourages local, national and international efforts to organize activities and awareness of trees and tree plantings.… Read full story