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Girls Basketball: Nelsonville-York takes season ender against Alexander

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  After a three game losing streak, the Nelsonville-York Lady Buckeyes (13-7, 4-5 in the Tri-Valley Conference) finished their regular season with a 44-21 victory over the Alexander Lady Spartans (2-18, 2-8 TVC-Ohio). The Lady Buckeyes started the first quarter pressuring the Lady Spartans on defense, causing many turnovers and missed shots. Jennah Addis and… Read More

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Vinton County Fatal Fire Victim Identified


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The Ohio State Fire Marshal's Office is seeking tips connected to a fatal fire in Vinton County Wednesday morning.  Investigators have identified the victim as Thomas Hagerty, 59.   Debris from the fire is now at the Division of State Fire Marshal's Forensic Laboratory as officials continue to search for the cause and origin of… Read More

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Citizens Concerned With Fracking Prospects Meet With Commissioners

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More than 200 residents of Athens and surrounding counties are concerned about the formation of a fracking advisory committee.  The group expressed their concern today in a letter directed to the Athens County Commissioners.    The residents who signed the letter are worried the committee will not reflect the needs of most Athens County citizens,… Read More

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Sullivan May Be Ordered Back To Jail

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A special prosecutor assigned to one of the criminal cases against Athens County Commissioner Mark Sullivan is asking the court to send him back to jail. Meigs County Prosecutor Colleen Williams filed a motion in Athens County Municipal Court yesterday asking to revoke Sullivan's probation. In July, Sullivan was ordered to undergo an alcohol-drug evaluation… Read More

Court Street Grill, Pomeroy, Ohio

Pomeroy Man Gets the Blues

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Jackie Welker is the proprietor of the Court Street Grill, a historic tavern, restaurant and roots music venue in downtown Pomeroy, Ohio. He is also the founder and director of the Pomeroy Blues & Jazz Society (affectionately known as the PB&J’s), a non-profit volunteer group dedicated to promoting cultural awareness and economic development by presenting… Read More

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African-American Inventors Museum Comes To Athens


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Black History Month often looks at the struggles African-Americans have faced through the years, but a traveling museum is showcasing the ways African-Americans have changed every day life. The African-American Inventors and Inventions Traveling Museum stopped in Athens yesterday.   The museum displayed inventions by African-Americans, such as the Super Soaker Water gun.   History… Read More