Business

Morrison, Inc. named Premier Bryant Dealer for third year

For the third consecutive year, Morrison, Inc. has been recognized for its commitment to excellence with a spot in the coveted Circle of Champions by Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems. Morrison is one of only 13 dealers in the state of Ohio to achieve this status and in the top three percent ...

Ohio Board of Building Standards presents 2019 RCO and Energy Training

The Board of Building Standards adopted an update to the Residential Code of Ohio (RCO) based on the 2018 International Residential Code with Ohio changes effective July 1 including adoption of the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) for 1-, 2- and 3-Family Dwellings. The board ...

JobsOhio partners with Career Center

Ensuring Southeastern Ohio is both economically competitive and attractive to prospective industrial or manufacturing companies requires a steady and available pool of highly-trained technicians in industrial maintenance. The Washington County Career Center, Adult Technical Training, in ...

API/APEG hold first annual meeting in Frankfort

CHILLICOTHE—Appalachian Partnership Inc. (API) and its subsidiary the Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth (APEG) held their firstannual meeting today, a luncheon at the Sunroom at the Brick in Frankfort, near Chillicothe. The main purpose of the event was to roll out the Regional ...

Business strategy: See how the others do it

In October of 1982, I had an opportunity to assist with some archaeological field work in the Missouri Ozark Mountains. We spent long days walking ridges and systematically digging shovel tests in search of archaeological sites. As we finished one project area, we moved to another town to ...

MMH achieves Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award

Marietta Memorial Hospital announced today that it is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2019 Patient Safety Excellence AwardTM. This distinction places Marietta Memorial Hospital among the top 5% of all short-term, acute care hospitals reporting patient safety data as evaluated by Healthgrades, ...

Marshall University, Ohio State partner as service providers

Marshall University’s Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) is partnering with the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) at The Ohio State University’s South Centers in Piketon to be a service provider for manufacturers and other businesses in southeast Ohio. The organizations share similar ...

Williamstown Bank’s 100th Anniversary Celebration and Donation Drive

In celebration of its 100th anniversary, Williamstown Bank will host a community event and donation drive on June 14. The event will be held in Tomlinson Park in Williamstown from 5:30-8 p.m. Donations will be accepted for The Children’s Home Society of West Virginia, The Humane Society ...

Try, try again if you want to succeed

The house where I grew up in Malaga was probably built in the late 1880s. When replacing a floor in an addition to the house, we found newspapers from the early 1920s. The house was built without an indoor bathroom and a ramshackle outhouse still stood behind the barn. Eventually, years before ...

Intern from OU joins Copper Leaf Interior Design Studio

Copper Leaf Interior Design Studio announces their most recent intern, Allison Krouse, of Ohio University. Originally from Fort Wayne, IN and then Toledo, OH, Allison recently graduated from the interior design program at nearby Ohio University. During her time there, Allison was involved in ...

Glenwood Community earns 2019 AHCA/NCAL Bronze National Quality Award

Glenwood Community has been recognized as a 2019 recipient of the Bronze - Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) for its commitment to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The distinction is ...

Explaining employee motivation and a lack of

Employee motivation is complex. One description of why employee motivation is so difficult for leaders is called Equity Theory. Equity Theory deals with one’s perception of how fair his/her efforts and rewards are in comparison to those efforts and rewards of certain others. As we go through ...

Washington Electric Coop names board members at annual meeting

Washington Electric Cooperative members celebrated the completion of the South Olive substation and learned about additional efforts to improve reliability at their 79th annual meeting May 16 at the Marietta Shrine Club in Marietta. Trustee election results revealed that Brian Carter of ...

Disrespect in workplace is contagious

A while back as I was driving to a client’s site, I heard an interesting clip on WOUB’s Family Health. Dr. Harold C. Thompson, an osteopathic family physician and an Ohio University employee, talked about a research project at Baylor University on the effects of incivility or disrespect on ...

Selby Hospital recognized for achievements

Selby General Hospital announces being recognized for two distinctions in quality excellence from Healthgrades: the Healthgrades 2019 Patient Safety Excellence Award† and the Healthgrades 2019 Outstanding Patient Experience Award†. Released annually by Healthgrades, the leading online ...

Belpre Senior Center sends farewell to longtime manager

Becky Hennen, manager of the Belpre Senior Center, is retiring after more than 10 years with the organization. Hennen is known among the seniors for her warm, inviting personality and talented cooking skills. The Belpre Senior Center has served more than 1,000 adults in the past 10 years and ...

Kroger now offers pickup service in Marietta

Roanoke, Va. - On May 30, Kroger launched its online-shopping service Pickup at its Marietta store, located at 40 Acme Street. Pickup, formerly known as ClickList, offers customers the opportunity to shop online and pick up their groceries without ever entering the store. “Many of our ...

Morrison, Inc. recognized for recycling efforts

Morrison, Inc. has been recognized by the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) as being one of the group’s top recyclers of mercury-containing thermostats in the nation. Mercury thermostats have been used to control heating and cooling systems for decades, and if improperly ...

Hands-on experience most powerful

On our little farm at Malaga, Ohio where my brothers and I grew up, the soil was rich. Plants of many species vied for the opportunity to draw the nutrients from the light brown loam. Nightcrawlers were also fond of this area. Early in the morning during the summer months, there were times when ...

Business briefs

Noble Correctional Institution names top officer CALDWELL — Noble Correctional Institution (NCI) is pleased to announce the selection of their Correctional Officer and Employee of the Year. NCI is pleased to announce the Correctional Officer (CO) of the Year for 2019 is CO Sonny ...