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James Harris, of Belpre, has been sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to rape. Athens County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn told the Athens Messenger that Harris, 25, will have a lifetime sex offender registration requirement. Blackburn said that in June of 2009 Harris had sexual contact with a juvenile under the age of… Read More
Quarterbacks have been carrying offenses in the TVC-Ohio in 2012, as the conference boasts three quality Player of the Year cadidates. Athens signal-caller Joey Burrow has torched defenses in the first five weeks despite being only a sophomore. Nelsonville-York quarterback Joe Young has brought stability under center after the Buckeyes shaky start. Finally, Gage Miller… Read More
The wild and wonderful state of West Virginia has featured plenty of good talent and stellar performances so far in 2012. Some players have gone so far and above the call of duty on Friday nights that they have received consideration for our Player of the Year award. After the release of the watch list… Read More
A Northeast Ohio man faces sexual assault charges after authorities say he brought a male juvenile to a cabin in the Hocking Hills. According to Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Ashtabula County resident Jason Sams brought the juvenile to Hocking County in March. A witness called Hocking County Sheriff's Office after seeing what he… Read More
The OHSAA has released updated playoff computer rankings. The top eight in each region at the end of the season qualify for the playoffs. The WVSSAC has also released updated playoff rankings. In West Virginia the top 16 in each class qualify for the playoffs. Here is the rundown of the standings for all the… Read More
Nelsonville's Majestic Galleries is spotlighting three Athens County artists during the month of October, with exhibit openings taking place Sept. 28 during Final Fridays.
Picture, Picture by Ron Kroutel and Pat Wolf will be displayed alongside Aaron Smith's Landscapes.
An alleged assault case involving Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly is now in the hands of the state's attorney general's office. Jill Del Greco, spokeswoman for Attorney General Mike DeWine, says Brian Deckert, a prosecutor with the Ohio Attorney General, is assigned to the case. Albany resident Dave Jenkinson called 911 on Saturday and… Read More
An Ohio woman has pleaded guilty in the killing of a woman found covered in burns and wailing in agony on the side of a rural road. Muskingum County Prosecutor Mike Haddox said Wednesday his office offered Katrina Marie Culberson the agreement in exchange for her testimony against two others charged in the killing of… Read More
After taking down Penn State, New Mexico State, Marshall, and Norfolk State, the Ohio football team is 4-0. But this team won't get too far ahead of itself. The team says that every week they are looking to go 1-0 and just take one game at a time.
Ohio running back Ryan Boykin has been on and off the field so far this season after battling injuries. But the Bobcat is ready to roll on with the rest of the season, after an impressive performance against Marshall.