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After an impressive day one by Ohio Women’s Golf, the team improved its overall placement in the rankings, finishing third at the conclusion of the 2012 Dayton Fall Invitational. At the completion of round one, freshman, Angela Codian, shot a career-low score of 68, including two eagles. This score is only two strokes higher than… Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Milena Miller talks with rehabilitation coordinator Gina Green of Appalachian Community Visiting Nurse Association, Hospice, and Health Services. Miller and Green discuss a host of issues pertaining to physical therapy, including commonly overlooked obstacles a patient may encounter around the house. For more information on Appalachian… Read More
Some incoming freshmen at Ohio University will now have an extra decision to make as they plan their college careers next year: to earn a bachelor's degree in four years or to shave a year off of that time. University officials say 50 percent of OU's majors are now achievable within three years, the result… Read More
Federal disaster assistance is available for residents and business owners in 16 counties hit by a June windstorm. The Federal Emergency Management Agency says the individual assistance can be used to pay for home repairs, rental assistance, disaster-related medical, dental and funeral expenses, and repair or replacement of uninsured personal property. The Small Business Administration… Read More
Dozens of undecided student voters gathered inside a dark room at Ohio University's Stocker Hall Monday night to watch the third and final presidential debate. The foreign policy debate captivated the students, as President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney argued and attacked each other. "We also have fewer horses and bayonets, because the… Read More
Two Rutland residents are in custody after Meigs County sheriff deputies discovered what they say is the county's 17th "bake and shake" meth lab this year. Stacy Williamson, 32, and Ralph David Thurman Jay Day, Jr., 35, appeared in Meigs County Court Tuesday afternoon after officers discovered 39 one pot vessels in a residence and… Read More
World music Grammy-winners Tinariwen will perform at Stuart's Opera House on Thursday, Oct. 25.
Mark Hellenberg has a preview.
Thursday, November 8 • 9 p.m. Refuge: Stories of the Selfhelp Home is a one-hour documentary revealing the origins and originality of a resourceful community that over generations has brought together more than 1,000 Central European Jewish refugees and Holocaust survivors under one roof. Interweaving archival footage with testimony by the Selfhelp Home’s residents and… Read More
After seven consecutive weeks of nothing but wins, the Trimble Tomcats are feeling good going into the last leg of regular season play. With only having one loss to an undefeated Wahama team, this Tomcat team is one to reckon with when it comes time for playoffs. A key factor for this team is junior… Read More
Punk legend Mike Watt made his Athens, Ohio, debut on Oct. 22, playing to an impressive Monday audience at The Union Bar and Grill. (PHOTOS)
The Ohio Bobcats will play the Virginia Tech Hokies on Oct. 28 in Blacksburg, VA in a "secret scrimmage," according to CBSSports.com's Jeff Goodman. Many "secret scrimmages" happen around the nation at this time of the year. Fans and media aren't allowed in the arenas to watch, the scrimmages are set up by the programs… Read More
A Wood County man is in custody in connection with a possible murder. George Parsons was taken into custody on Andrew Street early this morning when officers responded to a call regarding a home on Kenner Street. Jennifer Murrey said that Parsons, who was allegedly under the influence of an unknown substance, supposedly… Read More
In advance of the yearly Halloween block party this Saturday night on Court Street, Ohio University and city of Athens leaders are working on new strategies to help keep party-goers safe. The university concentrates on helping students and their guests around campus. Dean of Students Jenny Hall-Jones says one new thing Athens will have this… Read More
Pike County residents had a chance to voice their opinions about the environmental cleanup of an old uranium enrichment plant at a meeting Monday night. The U.S. Department of Energy held a quarterly meeting at Waverly High School. Community members were given an update on the environmental cleanup of the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in… Read More
It is reported that six out of 10 American youth witness some form of bullying everyday. There are many measures being taken to prevent the bullying, including an effort close to home. The Sisters of St. Joseph Charitable Fund in West Virginia awarded the Appalachian Peace and Justice Network $6,000 to fund 11 free bully… Read More
An Ohio woman was arrested after authorities say she made threats involving a municipal court judge and an annual pumpkin festival. Patricia Gisvold, of Logan Elm Village, faces one count of petty theft and one count of making a terroristic threat. Gisvold, 36, was arrested on… Read More
Authorities in central Ohio say three people, including an off-duty police officer, were killed in a murder-suicide shooting overnight. Police in Lancaster, southeast of Columbus, said in a statement that Stephanie Adams, 38, and Randy Bartow, were found inside the woman's home early Tuesday and pronounced dead at the scene. Lancaster police Chief Dave Bailey… Read More
Three people are dead in Lancaster this morning. A Lawrence County, KY deputy receives the Medal of Valor. Details in your morning update.