Southern Ohio Counties Receive Grants to Fight Opioid Crisis


PIKETON, Ohio — Local lawmakers and business owners of Ohio Valley Veneer in Piketon welcomed U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia to town Wednesday to announce $20 million in federal funding to help our state battle the ongoing opioid crisis.

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Director Kim Hall says the funds will provide anything from employment and unemployment services, cash, and food assistance.