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The survival chances for dogs at Ohio animal shelters could depend on which county the animals are impounded in. A West Virginia hunter who suffered a fatal fall has been identified. Details in your evening update.
An Athens County mother of two is working tirelessly to purchase an animal that could save her daughter's life. Charla Gretz, the mother of a five-year-old girl with moderate to severe autism, says she has fundraised for the last year and a half to purchase a service dog for her daughter, Shyanna. “Shyanna is what’s… Read More
A West Virginia hunter who suffered a fatal fall from a tree stand has been identified as a 53-year-old federal forester. Mark Allen Metz of Milton was bow hunting in Jackson County on Saturday when he fell to his death. Hoy Murphy of the Division of Natural Resources says Metz slipped and fell 18 feet… Read More
Ohio swimming and diving has added a new member to it's coaching staff. Derick Roe joins the 'Cats after serving as the assistant coach to men's and women's swimming at Colgate University in Hamilton, NY. Roe is quite familiar with Mid American Conference swimming. He swam for four years at Eastern Michigan University, where he… Read More
Ohio volleyball is on a nine game winning streak with another big set of conference match-ups this weekend with rival Miami and conference opponent Bowling Green coming to Athens. Ohio head coach Ryan Theis addresses the media on just what is going right for the 'Cats during their hot streak and what they will need… Read More
Tri-Valley senior running back and do-it-all player Austin Jones has led the Scotties all season long, and without Jones, the Scotties perfect 9-0 record so far may not have been. Jones continues to put up impressive numbers each and every game and has led the Scotties in rushing yards six out of eight games…. Read More
The Mid-American Conference recognized Ohio soccer’s Cat Rogers for her performance this weekend, awarding the senior the MAC Offensive Women's Soccer Player of the Week. Rogers played an important role in two key games for the Bobcats. With playoff hopes on the line, Rogers performed the scoring role for Coach Stacy Strauss’ team. In… Read More
Blake Atkins has burst on to the MVL scene this 2012 season. The running back for the John Glenn Little Muskies has lit up New Concord with his big plays throughout the season. Atkins has been key cog for the Little Muskie resurgence back into the MVL. After just three wins last season, John Glenn… Read More
The defense for an Ohio teenager charged in the shooting deaths of three men lured by phony Craigslist job offers is trying to show he's a person of good character. The defense for 17-year-old Brogan Rafferty of Stow opened its case Monday at his Akron murder trial. A defense… Read More
Life on the road can be an exciting aspect to college athletics. Several aspire, but few experience the thrill of travelling around the United States, playing the sport they love. A weekend ago, I received an opportunity to travel with the Ohio soccer team as it visited Eastern Michigan and Western Michigan universities. As a… Read More
Here’s a great set from guitarist Steve Kimock, bassist George Porter Jr., keyboardist Bernie Worrell and drummer John Kimock, recorded at Jorma Kaukonen’s Fur Peace Ranch on Sept. 8, 2012.
The Ohio Bobcats’ rivalry with the Miami Redhawks has been one-sided as of late. The Redhawks haven’t beaten Ohio since 2005 and no player currently on Ohio's roster has lost to Miami. But, even with the Bobcats' recent dominance, Ohio head coach Frank Solich believes the rivalry is still going strong. “The rivalry exists; it’s a long… Read More
A Belmont County official up for re-election still faces unrelated misdemeanor charges after being found not guilty of assaulting a police officer. Commissioner Matt Coffland will appear on the ballot for reelection this November. He was found "not guilty" by a jury Friday. Coffland was charged in July after an incident at Belmont's Jamboree in… Read More
Hocking County Emergency Medical Services (HCEMS) wants to expand its coverage and upgrade its equipment, but it needs the residents of Hocking County to open their wallets to help facilitate the makeover. HCEMS is asking voters to approve two replacement one-mil tax levies that would allow it to expand and improve service for Hocking County… Read More
Hundreds of Native American artifacts found near Coshocton County are now on display as part of a museum exhibit. The Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum opened its doors to a large crowd Saturday for the Traces of Time, Traces of Glory: Native American Pre-Historic Tools & Points. The exhibit highlights Native American tools including blades, drills… Read More
Ohio athletic director Jim Schaus was named to his position on April 7, 2008 and his time in Athens will continue. Ohio University announced today that Schaus has been awarded a contract extension through 2017. The contract will now expire June 30, 2017, unless another extension is reached at that time. Schaus' salary under the… Read More
The Hockingport Food Mart located at the Sunoco station on Holiday Street is a place where folks go for their grocery needs. The Food Mart has it all: cold cuts, ground meats, bread, milk, eggs, cheese. Just about anything on the average grocery list is here – except alcohol. The Food Mart has been trying… Read More
A new poll indicates President Barack Obama's lead in Ohio has dwindled, but he is getting strong support from women. The Quinnipiac University/CBS News poll released Monday put the Democratic president ahead of Republican Mitt Romney 50 percent to 45. Obama led 55-40 among women and Romney 51-44 among men. Romney led independent voters 49-42… Read More
A man has been arrested on charges of kidnapping and robbing a Marshall University student at knifepoint. Huntington Police say the student was getting out of her car about 8:45 Saturday morning at an off-campus apartment complex in the 2100 block of 6th Avenue, when she was approached by 29-year-old Brandon Spurlock, of Huntington. Officers… Read More
Ohio motorists are once again seeing lower gas prices compared with last week. The average price for a gallon of regular gas in the state was $3.37 in Monday's survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and Wright Express. That's 25 cents lower than a… Read More
Two-thirds of school levies on the ballot next month are asking voters to approve additional local dollars for education, the highest percentage of new tax issues in a general election in at least 10 years. Most of those levies will likely fail based on the history of school issues' success with voters. There are… Read More
Ohio Field Hockey remembers past coach and women's rights advocate Catherine Brown.
Bobcat Sports Showcase reporter Tyler Rosten took to the road with Ohio Women's Soccer on a four-day, two-game road trip to get an inside look at the life of a student athlete during a road trip.
Playing club volleyball is an important part to the development and growth of collegiate volleyball players. Every player on the Bobcats squad played club before arriving in Athens, but three players had a special connection that reached even beyond the club court.
Human remains were found in Cabell County. A man was killed while jogging Sunday. A man fell out of a tree stand and died Saurday. Details in your morning update.