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Opening the season in exhibition, the Ohio Bobcats women’s basketball team defeated the Wheeling Jesuit Cardinals 76-74 Wednesday on a game-winning shot by freshman Lexie Baldwin. “I don’t know if she realizes how big of a shot it was,” said Head Coach Semeka Randall. The first half was dominated by the Bobcats, who jumped out… Read More
Ohio's attorney general says no deal has been struck for leniency for a teenager convicted in a deadly polt to lure men with phony Craigslist job offers. The Governor's Task Force on the Study of Alcoholic Beverage Control Laws is scheduled to meet in Louisville. Details in your audio update.
Pizza, Ohio University and fracking were all on the menu Thursday during an Outreach Forum focusing on injection wells and hydraulic fracturing. The Patton College of Education hosted the lunch hour forum. Panelists touched on a number of topics including the number of active and inactive wells in Ohio, the impact of the process on… Read More
Ohio senior guard D.J. Cooper was one of the 50 college basketball players voted to the John R. Wooden Award preseason watch list posted Thursday afternoon. Fresh off of a Sweet 16 appearance and after nearly taking down heavy favorite North Carolina in overtime last year, Cooper is a preseason favorite of yet another accolade…. Read More
If there is such a thing as déjà vu in high school football, the Tri-Valley Scotties have a most severe case. Last week the Scotties defeated the Tecumseh Arrows in the first round of the playoffs in almost identical fashion as they had done in the first round last season. Friday night in Zanesville,… Read More
UPDATE 11:36 A.M. A boil order planned to effect the entire city of Nelsonville will be put off due to a delay in construction at the city's water plant. According to Public Information Officer Dan Pfeiffer, the boil order will be rescheduled once date for relocating a main water line is nailed down. The… Read More
The Wahama White Falcons kick off postseason play Friday night as they take on a familiar foe, the Buffalo Bison. Just one week ago, the White Falcons defeated the Bison 41-13 to cap off a perfect 10-0 regular season. Wahama coach Ed Cromley, however, knows his team must stay focused and come ready to play…. Read More
The new art exhibit Chillicothe: A Crossroads is on display in the Patricia Scott Gallery at the Ohio University-Chillicothe campus through Wednesday, Nov. 21. The show consists of work by four women artists who form pARTners: Polly Campbell Boles, Barbara Finegan Harsha, Maryjo Flamm-Miller and Dawn Zarbakhsh. One of the sculptural pieces features the calligraphy… Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Tom Hodson talks with Dr. Howard Fradkin about his new book, Joining Forces: Empowering Male Survivors To Thrive. Hodson and Fradkin discuss the long lasting emotional toll sexual abuse can have on the human psyche. “Healing is not possible in isolation and unfortunately many male survivors… Read More
Ohio's attorney general says no deal has been struck for leniency for a teenager convicted in a deadly plot to lure men with phony Craigslist job offers. Because of a gag order, Attorney General Mike DeWine wouldn't comment on Friday's sentencing in Akron for 17-year-old Brogan Rafferty except to tell The Associated Press on Thursday… Read More
Junior quarterback Tyler Tettleton broke Ohio’s record for all-time career passing yards Wednesday night during the Bobcats tough loss to Bowling Green. He completed 21-of-34 passes for 145 yards, surpassing the previous record set by Bobcat Sammy Shon by 62 yards. His total and the new record for career passing yards is now 5,475 yards…. Read More
Planning is underway for improvements to a stretch of road some motorists might find frustrating when traveling on US 33 to Columbus. The Ohio Department of Transportation recently received $8.5 million to build a more efficient intersection at US 33 and Winchester Road near Carroll in Fairfield County. Officials are now in the preliminary design and engineering… Read More
Autopsy results show that a doctor who died weeks before his trial on charges of participating in what authorities alleged was a notorious pill mill in southern Ohio committed suicide by a drug overdose. The report obtained by The Associated Press indicates that Dr. Victor Georgescu died Aug. 4 from a toxic combination of vodka… Read More
I have a confession to make that will not make me popular at this time of year. I don’t love pumpkin pie. During my childhood I was highly enthusiastic about this classic concoction of pureed squash and spices baked into a pastry crust. But in recent years, I approach the Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays… Read More
The 2012 season came to a close for Ohio women's soccer with a loss to Miami in the MAC Tournament. Tyler Rosten takes a look back at the season as a whole and how goalie Mattie Liston made this season one to remember.
Fewer Athens County registered voters turned out to cast ballots this election season compared to overall numbers from 2008. Board of Elections Director Debbie Quivey says this year 26,478 of 47,858 registered voters cast ballots, or a little more than 55 percent. That is down almost 10 percent from the 31,645 of 49,304 registered voters… Read More
Holzer Medical Center in Jackson has a new machine that will aid in advancing care for chronic wounds. The new machine will provide hyperbaric oxygen therapy for patients, including amputees, who were unhealed. Director of the Wound Center Chella Price explains the purpose of HBO therapy. "HBO is actually a medical treatment that increases the… Read More
A $1 million bond has been set for a central Ohio man accused of gunning down a businessman who went to check on a possible break-in at his rental property. A judge in Licking County initially ordered 50-year-old Danny Hensley held without bond in the Oct. 21 slaying of Tom Miller. Deputies said the 69-year-old… Read More
Three people are recovering in the hospital Thursday morning after being shot in their apartment Wednesday night. Huntington Police Chief Skip Holbrook said a total of nine people were in the first floor apartment, including three young children. Police say the man knocked on the door of an apartment and opened fire when the door… Read More
A man opens fire on an apartment full of people in Huntington, West Virginia. Ohio state officials say voter turnout is slightly down from previous elections. Details in your morning update.
A season that began with seven straight wins and national recognition is now teetering on indifference. On a night when the Bobcats celebrated a senior class that is the winningest in program history, horrendous special teams play spoiled the night, as Bowling Green silenced Ohio's “Bobcat Blackout” with a resounding 26-14 victory. The game will… Read More
Unpack the glass slippers, give ‘em a good dusting and slip ‘em on once again. Ohio’s instructions for this season are simple. The ingredients are all in the crucible with a few extra catalysts and the gas is on waiting for a spark. Jim Christian holds the lighter with the power to set this season… Read More
The Ohio Bobcats suffered a 26-14 loss at the hands of Bowling Green Wednesday night in their final home game of the season. Special teams miscues plagued the 'Cats early, as Ohio fell to 8-2 (4-2 MAC) on the season. Setting the Tone: Ohio accepted the opening kickoff and marched down the field on its first… Read More