You are viewing the February 13, 2013 daily archives
Ohio entered halftime Wednesday night only up four on Central Michigan (9-15, 2-9 MAC), but the Bobcats (18-6, 9-1 MAC) came out in the second half firing and pulled away to an 82-63 road victory. It was all Walter Offutt for the Bobcats in the early going, as the redshirt senior hit his first five… Read More
This Friday night, Donkey Coffee will host a number of spectacular local acts – all in the spirit of charity.
"Jonathan AID," which features Adam Remnant, Matt Moore, Sarah Green and Jake Householder, will raise funds for area resident Jonathan Young and his family.
A Chillicothe man in jail Wednesday facing child pornography charges, and Ohio's top law enforcer is warning the community that some victims may be local children. Attorney General Mike Dewine said agents arrested William Noble, 48, of Chillicothe Tuesday after serving a search warrant at his home on North Pohlman Road. Dewine said his office… Read More
UPDATE 5:34 PM Ohio's Democratic chairman is questioning the propriety of a public online lottery for State of the State tickets organized by Gov. John Kasich. Through the contest, the Republican governor offered a limited number of tickets to next Tuesday's policy address in Lima. Winners are to be notified Friday. In a Wednesday letter… Read More
Ohio lawmakers are again weighing regulations for a new group of professionals who will help guide consumers through the new health insurance exchanges. So-called "navigators" are expected to help educate consumers and small businesses about the new online marketplaces created by the federal health care law. Through these exchanges, consumers will be able to buy… Read More
Middleport police officers have arrested four people in what they are calling the largest heroin seizure in Meigs County. Chief Bruce Swift said an undercover sting operation Sunday night recovered approximately ten grams of the heroin. Swift said the recovered drugs were Black Tar heroin. Swift estimated the street value at between $3,000 and $4,000…. Read More
After a year of great success and growth, coach Wayne Horsely and his Athens Lady Bulldogs enter the sectional tournament with the No. 3 seed and look to improve off of their playoff performance from a year ago. The Lady Bulldogs received a first-round bye and a matchup with the Lady Generals of Sheridan at… Read More
An Ohio University visiting professor will be performing a one-man show exploring issues of race, sexual orientation and body image at Baker Theater Wednesday night. Chad Goller-Sojourner's show is titled "Sitting in Circles with Rich White Girls: Memoirs of a Bulimic Black Boy." "Sitting in Circles is an autobiographical show about identity construction in this… Read More
An antique mall could be opening in Athens this spring. David West, owner of Athens Paint and Decorating, is organizing the mall. West said the mall will be located at the current Performance Signs building on Columbus Road. The Performance Signs business is relocating. The mall would feature individual vendors. These vendors will pay West… Read More
Ohio Senate expresses interest in Kasich's second budget. Lawrence County fire chief hospitalized after accident Tuesday afternoon. Three men arrested for possession of Oxycodone pills seized during a traffic stop. Details in your afternoon update.
Wednesday, March 6, 11 p.m. In 2011, Chris Mann faced his make-or-break moment in his blind audition on NBC's singing competition, "The Voice," when he took the stage to perform Andrea Bocelli's song, "Because We Believe." Mann blew everyone away with his stunning classical voice, and landed on a team coached by Christina Aguilera, who… Read More
Friday, March 1, 9 p.m. This show will be re-airing on Friday, March 1 at 9 p.m. The original air date, stated on the video, was Friday, November 18. Women are the 21st century's top-grossing recording artists. This film tells the story of how we got here, tracing the earliest women musicians from the 1920s… Read More
Repairs are underway on a historic Fairfield County covered bridge damaged by arson last month. According to Ohio University Lancaster Communications and Marketing Manager Cheri Russo, crews are working on the John Bright Number 2 bridge to repair sections damaged in the January 15 fire. Demolition work will remove damaged beams and flooring and replace… Read More
Public schools, inmate crowding and a challenging budget picture are expected topics in West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's latest State of the State address. Wednesday's edition of the speech will be the Democrat's first since he won election to a full term last year. Tomblin previously completed an unexpired term as the state's chief… Read More
The Muskingum University Communication, Media and Theatre Department will open its production of Sam Shepard's award-winning play, True West, on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 8 p.m. in the Sandra Wolfe Thompson Theatre. Directed by Professor of Communication Dr. Jerry Martin, the cast includes Sean Q. Smith as Austin, Jordan Estose as Lee, David Bailey as… Read More
A concert, memorial walk and service activities are among the plans to commemorate the first anniversary of the shooting at Chardon High School that killed three students. A carefully planned agenda has been arranged to recognize the anniversary at the northeast Ohio school on Feb. 27. Plans include a choir and band concert the night… Read More
Four artists are displaying their work at Ohio University's Multicultural Center Art Gallery in an exhibit titled 4 Excursions in Wood. The exhibit, which runs through March 31, includes four mediums of artwork: pottery, photography, regenerative design and cabinet making. 4 Excursions in Wood was given its name because all of the artists in the… Read More
A Vienna city councilman faces a drunken driving charge after getting pulled over by a Wood County Sheriff's deputy. According to the criminal complaint Paul Thorton, 61, was stopped and arrested by Deputy Z.M. Schaad after nearly running off the road near Boaz, West Virginia on Sunday. The complaint says Thorton's blood alcohol level was… Read More
West Virginia is getting $1.4 million in emergency relief funds to pay for fixing storm-damaged roads in the state. Rep. Nick Rahall and Sens. Jay Rockefeller and Joe Manchin announced the award from the U.S. Department of Transportation on Tuesday. Officials say the money will be used to pay for the repair or reconstruction of… Read More
Troopers seized more than 1,000 Oxycodone pills during a traffic stop in Scioto County. Lieutenant Karla Taulbee of the Portsmouth Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says troopers arrested Dennis Hurd, 56 and Steven Washington, 25, both of South Point; and William Whitfield, 28 of Huntington. Taulbee says the three men are charged with… Read More
Two Detroit residents are facing felony drug charges following a traffic stop Tuesday in Scioto County. Lieutenant Karla Taulbee of the Portsmouth Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says troopers arrested James Crocker, 33 and Dicey Deselle, 21. Taulbee says they were charged with trafficking and possession of both heroin and cocaine. Troopers pulled… Read More
An overturned fire truck sents one department's chief to the hospital. Two Detroit men are in jail in Portsmouth after a traffic stop turns up drugs. Details in your morning update.
Federal Hocking entered halftime Tuesday night down 31-30, but a stronger defensive squad started the second half for Howie Caldwell’s squad. Their third quarter turnaround gave the Lancers the momentum they needed, as they went on to win 61-47 on the road to Nelsonville-York. After shooting 11-of-24 from the field in the first half, the… Read More
After the Athens Bulldogs soundly defeated the Vinton County Vikings in their first matchup in mid January, the Vikings were looking forward to a highly anticipated a rematch with the Bulldogs on their home court. By striking the Bulldogs with an energetic and balanced attack on both sides of the ball, Vinton County evened the… Read More
The Bobcats fell in their final match against Akron Tuesday in the Mid-American Match Play, placing them in eighth for the tournament. Ohio started seated eighth and finished in the same position. Two of the six matches were won by Ohio golfers and the remaining matches were all won by Akron. Michael Lamping and Connor… Read More