Vinton County National Bank is getting a bigger Central Ohio footprint through its $12.2M deal for Citizens Bank of Ashville.

Community Bancshares, Inc., the parent company of The Vinton County National Bank, and The Citizens Bank of Ashville, announced the signing of an agreement for Citizens Bank to merge with Vinton County National Bank.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one vehicle fatal crash that occurred Monday at 4:22pm on State Route 356 in Vinton County.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking comment until July 8 on a Clean Water Act application from Rolling Hills Generating LLC related to a planned conversion of a simple-cycle power plant into a combined-cycle power plant.