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Ohio Athletic Director Jim Schaus announced Tuesday that the school has named Tim Knavel its new Associate Athletic Director for Business Operations. Under his new position, Knavel will serve as the Chief Financial Officer for Ohio Athletics. Knavel comes to Ohio after serving under the same position at Towson University in Baltimore, Md. During his tenure… Read More
Officials with the village of Barnesville have signed a gas drilling lease agreement worth $5.5 million. Barnesville's Village Council approved the lease agreement that will allow Antero Resources to use 1,047 acres for drilling. The agreement will give the town $5,700 per acre in addition to 20 percent in royalties. Barnesville Mayor Ronald Bischof says… Read More
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says ricotta cheese tainted with listeria bacteria is linked to 14 illnesses and at least one death. The imported Italian ricotta salata cheese distributed by Forever Cheese, Inc., of New York is linked to illnesses in 11 states and the District of Columbia. Forever Cheese issued a recall… Read More
Two people have died in a car wreck Wednesday morning near Wellston. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says, Gary L. Brown Jr., 19 of Wellston and Amanda D. Blazer, also 19 of Lancaster were killed when Brown's Ford Ranger struck a tree. The accident happened shortly before seven this morning on Township Road 191 about… Read More
Several groups delivered 80,000 signatures to the Secretary of State's office Wednesday in an effort to restore weekend voting hours. Several dozen folks met outside Jon Husted's office building around noon to rally and make the delivery. Organizers say more than 7,000 Ohioans signed the petition. Many of those were online. … Read More
Two women have pleaded not guilty and a third suspect has been indicted in the gruesome killing of a woman found covered in burns and wailing by the side of a rural Ohio road. Katrina Marie Culberson and Monica Jean Washington of Canton pleaded not guilty on Wednesday in Muskingum County Common Pleas to one… Read More
The shale energy industry is on the verge of a boom here in Ohio. Ohio University has created a supply chain database to prepare Ohio companies for the influx of industry needs. Scott Miller is with the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs at OU. He helped develop the database and… Read More
A new task force could determine how higher education is funded in the state, and Ohio University's top administrator will have a seat at the table. Ohio University President Roderick McDavis will help hammer out a proposed new funding formula for two- and four-year colleges and universities. He and other college presidents met with… Read More
The Williamstown Yellow Jackets, a regular contender for West Virginia's Class-A state championship, find themselves in a unique position after three weeks of the 2012 season. The team is just 1-2 after opening the season with three tough road games that tested the mental toughness of the team. Now, they must regroup for their home… Read More
A traffic stop ended in the largest seizure of black tar heroin ever in Scioto County. The Portsmouth Police Department says they found a little more than 150 grams of heroin during the stop Monday night. They say that amount of heroin is worth an estimated $20,000 in street value. Police arrested Dorothy… Read More
Revenge has been on the mind of the Athens Bulldogs ever since the Jackson Ironmen knocked them out of the playoffs and ended their perfect season in 2011. In Week 4, they will get their chance, when they make the trip to Jackson in an attempt to avenge the loss. Both teams have had their… Read More
Guitarist extraordinaire Tommy Emmanuel is featured in a second set of music recorded in June 2012.
Singer-songwriter Darrell Scott is featured in performance at the Fur Peace Station concert hall from June of 2010.
The OU School of Art's New Faculty Exhibit is on display at Trisolini Gallery through Oct. 13, featuring a variety of mediums, ranging from videos to rice paper pieces to woodwork.
Ten thousand third graders may be held back starting next school year. The Ohio Casino Commission will make its decision on the Hollywood Casino Columbus soon. Details in your morning update.
Small businesses in nine southern Ohio counties can now receive federal low-interest loans for disaster relief. The United States Small Business Administration will make these loans available to any small business, agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and most private nonprofit organizations who were hurt financially due to severe weather between May 2 and May 4,… Read More
Morgan County is having a celebration this weekend and tourism is the reason why. The Burr Oak State Park is hosting "Celebrating Tourism in Morgan County Day" and it's all in preparation for renovations at the Burr Oak Lodge. Deana Clark, director of the Morgan County Visitors Bureau, says that the renovations are going… Read More
A Scioto County house fire that killed one person and critically injured another Tuesday afternoon is under investigation by the Division of State Fire Marshal's Office. State Fire Marshal's spokesman Shane Cartmill says it happened around 1 p.m. at a home on Carter Road near Lucasville. The name of the person who died has… Read More