The Hopedale Mining Co. Mine Rescue Team hones its skills during the  30th Annual Ohio Valley Mine Rescue Contest June 7-9 at the Jerry L. Stewart Mine Safety Training Center at the Cadiz/Harrison County Industrial Park. The regional program, which was hosted by Tri-State Post 6 of the National Mine Rescue Association, hosted 31 teams from six states. The Stewart center is also holding the state competition this month and the Hopedale team is its reigning champion. More on the contest in this weeks print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.