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The Bobcats went 1-3 since the last time the On Deck crew discussed the team's prospects, with their one win coming against Toledo. The Bobcats dropped the other two in their three-game series at home and one on the road to Cincinnati. Ohio now sits at 4-19 overall and 1-2 in the Mid-American Conference, and… Read More
The Hocking College Art, Design and Marketing program kicked off its eighth annual Glass Invitational Thursday, showcasing work by glass blowing artists from Southeast Ohio. Robin and Julia Rogers, keynote speakers for the two-day event, shared their passion for the glass blowing profession with attendees. "Glass is just molten. It's fire and it's intense and… Read More
Ohio Athletics announced that Bob Boldon is the new head coach of the women's basketball team in a press conference Thursday. Boldon is the 10th head coach in school history. "This is indeed a great time to be a Bobcat," Ohio athletic director Jim Schaus said. "It's a great time to usher in a new… Read More
Final Fridays will celebrate regional music when the monthly event returns to Nelsonville’s historic Public Square on March 29 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Traditional Appalachian, indie-folk and even karaoke will be heard around the Square at this Friday’s gala art-hop, along with gallery openings and exhibits. Here's a look at what's going on… Read More
A Chillicothe man faces a burglary charge after police arrested him inside a home. Officers discovered Steven Burns, 40, inside the home at 616 Commanche Road around 6 a.m. Wednesday. Police said Burns broke a window to get into the home.
A 44-year-old man has been sentenced to nearly two decades in prison in the shaking death of his girlfriend's 10-month-old baby in central Ohio. Prosecutors say Wayne Martin Walker caused the death of the infant in November at her home in Laurelville. As part of a plea bargain, he pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and… Read More
The Wood County Board of Education won't renew the contract of a teacher who put a box labeled "bad kid fort" around a special-needs student. Assistant superintendent Bob Harris tells the Parkersburg News and Sentinel that Parkersburg High School teacher Amanda Terrell wasn't on a list of probationary and continuing contracts approved by the board… Read More
More than 30 police officers from across West Virginia are learning how to detect and dismantle methamphetamine labs. Media outlets report that Network Environmental Systems, Inc. of California is conducting a training session on meth this week at the West Virginia State Police Academy in Institute. Officers will take a certification examination to become meth… Read More
During their 2012 campaign, the Ohio Bobcats posted a 14-21 record against non-conference opponents. When the Bobcats took the field against their familiar foes from the Mid-American Conference, it was an entirely different story; Coach Jodi Hermanek’s squad rolled through their conference, finishing with a record of 14-8. A key part of their success was… Read More
UPDATE 5:51 PM Police say a 21-year-old central Ohio woman was badly beaten during what they describe as a neighborhood brawl in Circleville. Grant Medical Center in Columbus said Brittany Jeffers was declared dead early Thursday, but her mother told The Columbus Dispatch she was being kept on life support later Thursday so that her… Read More
Investigators are in Wayne County searching for the remains of a Marshall University student who was slain more than 10 years ago. Media reports say West Virginia State Police and the FBI searched Wednesday for the remains of Samantha Burns on land near train tracks and an intersection near WV-75. Burns was last seen Nov…. Read More
The president of Ohio State University says it's not possible to freeze tuition for out-of-state students at the moment but the university can help those students with scholarships. Gordon Gee says in-state students are Ohio State's first priority because the university belongs to the state. Gee also says Ohio State is doing all it can… Read More
Authorities say a 20-year-old man shot during a confrontation with central Ohio sheriff's deputies has died. The coroner's office identified the man shot by a Coshocton deputy Tuesday night as David Stahl. He died at a Columbus hospital Wednesday. Police said the incident started when an officer in Muskingum County tried to stop Stahl's truck… Read More
Athens musician Bram Riddlebarger can officially add "novelist" to his resume. In his debut novel Earplugs, a man searches for a pair of earplugs while his small town undergoes big changes. The novel, Riddlebarger’s first attempt at a long work, has a surreal bent.
Two Ohio teens accused of making online threats against a rape victim have denied the charges and been released on house arrest. The two 16-year-old Jefferson County girls had been held in juvenile detention in Steubenville since their arrest last week. The girls entered the juvenile court equivalent of a not guilty plea Wednesday before… Read More
A former Gallia County pastor will be behind bars for 15 years after pleading guilty to multiple counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor. David Young, former pastor of the Simpson United Methodist Church, pleaded guilty Wednesday to 15 counts of a 20-count indictment. Prosecutors say the teenage victim knew Young through a class… Read More
A former Gallia County pastor pleaded guilty to having sex with a teenager. Five feet of snow this month is extending the season at Snowshoe Mountain ski resort through the first week of April. Details in your morning update.