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Uncle Buck's Riding Stable will serve up live music and food this Saturday during its first ever Pig Roast and Paddle.
The event, which is a fundraiser for the Raccoon Creek Partnership and the Athens Building Industry Association, includes canoeing on Lake Hope and music from The Rarely Herd and Willie Phoenix.
It has been a two-year process, but Ohio defender Natalie Bechtel has made the difficult transition from offense to defense look incredibly simple. The junior soccer player began her collegiate career attacking the goal, but was asked to protect her own goalie, Mattie Liston, last season and continues to fulfill that role this year. So… Read More
Serena Warner, a home-schooled 13-year-old playing multiple sports, didn’t expect to be a Bobcat, or even a volleyball player, until six short years ago. However today Warner is considered an essential entity to Ohio volleyball. Coach Theis described his first impression of Warner in four adjectives: “Competitive, intelligent, articulate and mature.” Born and raised in… Read More
An Ohio man has pleaded not guilty in the gruesome killing of a woman found covered in burns and wailing by the side of a rural road. LaFonse D. Dixon Jr. of Canton pleaded not guilty on Wednesday in Muskingum County Common Pleas to one count each of aggravated murder, kidnapping and aggravated arson. The… Read More
As the season nears the halfway point, the picture in the MVL is becoming clearer. MVL online reporter Nathan Takitch returns with the conference power rankings heading in to Week 5. 1. Tri-Valley Scotties (4-0, 2-0 MVL) [No Change] While the Scotties’ Week 4 win against the Dover Tornadoes may not have improved their league… Read More
A company that provides equipment to the oil and gas drilling industry is moving from West Virginia to Ohio. Great Plains Oilfield Rentals expects the move from Buckhannon to St. Clairsville, Ohio, to occur Oct. 1. About 120 employees will be affected. They will be given the opportunity to transfer to St. Clairsville. Those who… Read More
With four weeks in the books, some players have gone above and beyond to help their teams get off to good starts, earning them a spot on the Gridiron Glory Player of the Year Watch List. Players from the TVC-Ohio, TVC-Hocking, SEOAL, MVL and the three West Virginia teams Gridiron covers (Williamstown, Parkersburg and Parkersburg… Read More
Beau Blankenship is making moves out on the field for Ohio, but he knows his linemen deserve a lot of credit. At the same time, the offensive line is happy to see their running back succeed.
Leah Petrovich and Abby Gilleland are Ohio volleyball's setters, and they know just what it takes to be the best at their position.
Brittany Walker is Ohio field hockey's starting goal keeper, and role she didn't expect to have, but the sophomore is stepping up and stepping into goal.
Ohio's soccer Cat Rogers is a sizzle to Ohio soccer's hot streak. The senior is helping lead the team in any way that she can.
Tyler Rosten learned the ins and outs of penalty kicks from some of the best experts on campus.
The Ohio volleyball team makes the game look simple out on the court, but reporter Carter Rodriguez learned that there is a lot more to the game than what he observes from press row.
Former Ohio assistant Kyle Weindel is now the head coach at Montana State. The Montana State Bobcats made a trip to the Convo for the Bobcat Volleyball Invitational and it was a chance for Kyle to come back to his former.
The Federal Hocking Local School system is using a $15,000 grant to promote its approach to food. Superintendent George Wood said the Athens Foundation and three others are funding a one-year study of the district's food system. Wood said the study will be conducted by Ohio University's College of Health Sciences and Professions. The study,… Read More
The Mid-American Conference has announced the addition of three schools for wrestling. Missouri, Northern Iowa and Old Dominion will join the conference exclusively for wrestling by the 2013-14 season. All three schools join the MAC on five-year contracts. The addition of Missouri and Northern Iowa is effective immediately. Both schools will join the Mid-American Conference… Read More
The Management Information Systems (MIS) program in Ohio University’s College of Business was ranked sixth nationwide in the 2012 Bloomberg Businessweek annual ranking of the “Best Undergraduate Business Programs by Specialty.” The rankings were released this summer. “We are extremely proud of being ranked as one of the best in the country,” said College of… Read More
The Supreme Court of Ohio Tuesday partially affirmed and partially reversed rulings by the Tenth District Court of Appeals in a Franklin County lawsuit that resulted in an award of $26.5 million in civil damages against the American Chemical Society (ACS) in favor of Leadscope Inc, a startup software company established by three former ACS… Read More
Two workers injured in a coal mine accident in Perry County Wednesday morning remain hospitalized. Ohio Department of Natural Resources spokeswoman Heidi Hetzel-Evans said the injured were taken to a Columbus hospital and were being examined for possible concussions. A Perry County Deputy has identified the two men are John Reich of Woodsfield and Brian… Read More
It had been more than 18 months since fuel prices had fallen below $3.00 per-gallon in our listening area – that is, until Tuesday evening. The so-called "gas war" raged on in Guernsey County Wednesday, as several businesses on Southgate Parkway in Cambridge and a pair in Byesville fought to provide the lowest prices at… Read More
Enrollment at 17 Ohio colleges and universities that began using a semester schedule this fall has dropped by nearly 13,500 students, which could be a financial hit for schools relying on revenue from tuition. The academic calendar shift is among several factors affecting decreased enrollment. Others include the… Read More
The Ohio State Bar Association is opposing passage of Ohio's Redistricting Amendment. In a statement on OSBA's website Ohiobar.org, the group said it's concerned about moving the judiciary from a body that reviews such a process to one that creates it. "The proper role for the judiciary is not to develop any redistricting plan, but… Read More
Police say 56 boxes of cremated human remains have been found at a southwest Ohio house along with documents from a funeral home. Dayton police Lt. Wendy Stiver says the plastic boxes are used by funeral homes as temporary containers for cremated remains. Stiver says the boxes were found in a closet by a contractor… Read More
A trial has started today for a Noble County teacher accuse dof inappropriately touching students. West Virginia officials are planning a safety awareness campaign targeting texting while driving. Details in your morning update.
A court is holding off on a request to relocate the trial of an Ohio teenager who pleaded not guilty to fatally shooting three students and injuring others at a high school. Attorneys for T.J. Lane asked a judge to move his trial from the grief-stricken community around Chardon… Read More