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Athens residents will be able to help feed the hungry while enjoying local foods at a brand new fundraiser this summer. City council member Steve Patterson announced the first annual "Bounty on the Bricks" festival at Monday night's council meeting. The event is being coordinated by the Athens Foundation. The fundraiser, which will be held… Read More
There has always been a connection between Nick and Nate Squires. The identical twins grew up doing everything together, with similar interests in nearly everything. They formed a passion for all sports. The boys didn’t care whether it was a basketball, baseball or football; just as long as there was a ball in their hands…. Read More
One day after completing a sweep of four weekend games, Ohio Softball swept the MAC East weekly awards, the league office announced Monday. Freshman pitcher Savannah Jo Dorsey was named the MAC East Pitcher of the Week, and senior Chelsea Hortman earned MAC East Player of the Week. The Bobcats have now earned nine Pitcher/Player… Read More
The MAC league office announced Monday that Ohio University women’s basketball player Mariah Byard earned a spot on the 2012-13 Mid-American Conference Academic Team with a GPA of 3.843. This is the second season Byard, a sophomore, has been named to the Academic All-MAC team. She is one of 12 student-athletes from seven league schools… Read More
The Tony Rice Unit in performance at the Fur Peace Ranch from April 4, 2009.
UPDATE 3:15 p.m. Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was charged by federal prosecutors in his hospital room Monday with using a weapon of mass destruction to kill – a crime that carries a possible death sentence. Officials have said Tsarnaev, 19, and his older brother set off the two pressure-cooker bombs at last week's race… Read More
A man is dead after a shooting in Huntington. Cabell County 911 dispatchers say the shooting was called in a little before 11:30 Sunday night. Huntington Police say the case is being treated as a murder investigation. No other details have been released.
The Burning River Ramblers, a Cleveland-based rock/funk band with Ohio University roots, have steadily built a following since 2010. After making it through the first four rounds of the Hard Rock Rising Global Battle of the Bands, the group is now representing Ohio in the nationwide voting round, which starts on April 22.
The Ohio Department of Health will no longer test mosquitoes for West Nile virus. A spokeswoman said the testing program had a yearly budget of about $265,000, but Ohio is stopping that work because of a federal funding cut. "They have been slowly diminishing the service available through the state health department," Charles Hammer, the… Read More
Lancaster area community members will have the chance to dispose of confidential documents and expired prescription pills. Community Disposal and Drug Drop off day will take place in the north parking lot on the campus of Ohio University-Lancaster on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Community members can have their confidential documents… Read More