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Ohio Men’s Basketball is off to a hot start with the first recruiting class of new head coach Jim Christian’s era. They signed their third player for the 2013 class earlier today when highly sought after forward Maurice Ndour, of Monroe College, signed his national letter of intent. Ndour, a 6-foot-9-inch, 200-pound power forward, is… Read More
Ohio Baseball head coach Rob Smith is off to a hot start with his first recruiting class at Ohio. The ‘Cats received their third official signing today with Holy Cross High School (KY) second baseman Connor Callery. The 5-foot-7-inch 158 pound senior will join Austin Rieman and Ty Black in the 2014 class. A… Read More
An Athens County non-profit is packing products as fast as its conveyor belt will allow. The Appalachian Center for Economic Networks, also known as ACENet, reached a milestone Wednesday, as it produced the one-millionth bottle during the production of Vino de Milo products. It's the first time in 17 years that this many jars… Read More
The Ohio Department of Education plans to spread a new study statewide to school districts, administrators and teachers' unions that showcases the success of nine high-poverty schools. The chariman of an Ohio House committee says he expects the panel to apporve a bill that would send Palnned Parenthood to the back of the line for… Read More
A Pike County school district has been awarded a nearly $10,000 grant to install pollution control equipment on its buses. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday that Waverly City Schools will receive $9,714 to install diesel oxidation catalysts on six buses. The agency awarded a total of $277,885.53 to eight school districts across the… Read More
Ohio has begun issuing its first permits for deep injection of chemically-laced wastewater from oil and gas drilling since a New Year's Eve quake in Youngstown prompted an unofficial statewide moratorium on new wells. A state tax bill that has the potential to cost the city of Athens half a million dollars in revenue was… Read More
The Ohio Department of Education plans to spread a new study statewide to school districts, administrators and teachers' unions that showcases the success of nine high-poverty schools in mostly urban areas. Acting State Superintendent Michael Sawyers said at a Wednesday briefing that the report provides insights on how struggling districts achieve high student academic performance…. Read More
The Jim Christian led Ohio Men’s Basketball team is off to a hot start both on and off the court. The ‘Cats received their second official signing today with Holy Cross High School senior power forward Antonio Campbell who signed his National Letter of Intent today. The signing was confirmed by the school’s athletic department,… Read More
The Jim Christian era got off to a huge start last Saturday in the ‘Cats blowout of Portland at home, but the coaching staff is looking to ensure that success for future seasons with a solid recruiting class. Ohio Men’s Basketball received its first official signing for the 2013 recruiting class this afternoon when Walnut… Read More
Ohio volleyball just won the regular season conference title and will look to earn a conference tournament title this weekend. Yet, the early period for signing National Letters of Intents for high school seniors was today and three high school seniors committed to join to the long running success of the Ohio volleyball program. Mallory… Read More
Ohio junior linebacker Keith Moore was named a nominee for the 2012 Burlsworth Trophy, given to “college football’s most outstanding player who began his career as a walk-on.” Moore currently leads the Bobcats with 80 tackles. He also has tallied 3.5 tackles for loss, 2 interceptions, and a sack. In 2011, the trophy was given… Read More
A tax bill that has the potential to cost the city of Athens half a million dollars in revenue was the topic of discussion for the Athens City Council Finance and Personnel Committee Tuesday night. Committee members heard a presentation from city Income Tax Administrator Tina Timberman about the Ohio Municipal Income Tax Bill, an… Read More
Ohio Baseball received its second official commit on the day, Ty Black a senior shortstop from Waynesville High School (Waynesville, Ohio). Black signed his National Letter of Intent this morning committing to play baseball as a member of the 2014 recruiting class. “The coaching staff is unbelievable really," Black said on why he chose Ohio… Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Tom Walker talks with Lisa Marie Griffin about her struggles with bipolar disorder and major depression. Griffin is a NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) peer-to-peer mentor and the president of the grass-roots organization the Ohio Center for Advocacy Training and Support (OCATS). The homepage of… Read More
Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Iris Dement will bring her signature blend of country, gospel and folk to Stuart's Opera House this Friday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m.
Ohio's attorney general is announcing a crackdown on the sale and abuse of synthetic drugs such as bath salts and herbal incense. Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Wednesday he will warn stores about criminal charges and civil lawsuits they could face for any involvement in making or distributing such drugs. His office is also proposing… Read More
Ohio University received its first official commit for the 2014 baseball class this morning. Badin High School (Hamilton, Ohio) senior Austin Rieman signed his national letter of intent this morning on the first day of the early signing period that runs from November 14th through the 21st. As reported by the Cincinnati Enquirer, Rieman a… Read More
Ohio junior Juli Accurso is set to run in the NCAA Championships on Saturday in Louisville, KY, but on Tuesday she was honored by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Accurso was named the 2012 Great Lakes Region Runner of the Year. Accurso is the first Ohio runner to receive the… Read More
Detectives in Putnam County West Virginia are investigating a robbery at the Buffalo Drug store. The robbery in Buffalo West Virginia was reported about 7 p.m. Tuesday. No one was hurt, and no arrests have been reported.
A fire near the University of Rio Grande leaves some families homeless this morning. Gas prices in West Virginia have held steady this past week. Details in yoru morning update.
Parkersburg Police are searching for the man who robbed the Community Bank of Parkersburg Tuesday morning. Police say an older white male in his 50s or 60s came into the bank on Emerson Avenue demanding money. He claimed he had a weapon on him, although no one in the bank ever saw one. The man… Read More
Four families are homeless Wednesday morning after an apartment fire near the University of Rio Grande. The fire was reported just after 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Valley View Apartments. Rio Grande Mayor Matt Easter says no one was hurt. Eight apartments were on fire. Some of the units were undergoing renovations. Firefighters are investigating… Read More