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The Ohio University football team landed its first commitment for the 2014 class with the verbal commitment of Avon Lake High School senior Kyle Kuhar. Kuhar chose Ohio over an offer from Western Michigan. Kuhar is a 6-foot, 5-inch combination tight end and defensive lineman with varying reports of his weight, ranging from 250 pounds… Read More
A state route is closed outside the Village of Trimble as emergency crews respond to a landslide. Athens County officials say State Route 329 is closed near Fierce Ridge Road until further notice. Emergency crews are on the scene assessing the situation and detours are being established. Drivers are encouraged to avoid the area.
The Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative has scheduled a power outage at approximately 9 a.m. Wednesday May 1. This power interruption will affect WOUC-TV and WOUC-FM (Cambridge). While the power outage is scheduled to last for up to 15 minutes, it will interrupt TV and FM broadcasts for at least 30 minutes around 9 a.m. There will… Read More
Less than two years after Ohio voters overwhelmingly rejected collective bargaining limits for government workers, Republicans in the Ohio House are preparing legislation that would prohibit requiring workers from joining or paying automatic dues to a union. State Rep. Kristina Roegner said in a co-sponsorship request circulating Tuesday that she wants Ohio to become the… Read More
The Ohio soccer team released their 2013 schedule on Tuesday, which features nine home matches, four against non-conference. The Bobcats start their 2013 campaign with a three home games against the Indiana Hoosiers, with their first game kicking off on Aug. 23. The two teams matched up on Aug. 19 last season, with the Hoosiers… Read More
Ohio University says test results show the unknown white powder that forced the closure of its Legal Affairs office and the People’s bank next door is dried up toothpaste. In a news release OU says the envelope was sent from a prison in West Virginia. It contained an application and background materials related to a… Read More
Ohio Gov. John Kasich announced the appointment of Cary Rodman Cooper and Janelle Simmons to the Ohio University Board of Trustees Monday. Cooper graduated from Ohio University in 1964 and Simmons graduated in 1995. Simmons is the associate vice president of community relations and philanthropy for Limited Brands Inc. She's been working with Limited Brands… Read More
After transferring to Ohio and getting some playing time last season, Kadeem Green is searching once again for a different opportunity. According to Jeff Goodman of CBS Sports, the 6-foot-8 sophomore is one of the 350 players on the growing 2013 Transfer List. Green came to Ohio last year from Missouri, sitting out the first… Read More
A former chief deputy at the Pike County Sheriff's Office was found guilty of one count of gross sexual imposition, a third-degree felony, on Monday when he appeared before visiting Judge Jan Corzine in the Pike County Court of Common Pleas. Clyde Franklin (Frank) Sanders, 50, was arrested by the Pike County Sheriff's Office in… Read More
The Ohio University wrestling team announced its newest additions to the team Monday. Four wrestlers make up the 2013 recruiting class. They have a combined high school record of 582-74. As a group the new members won three state championships in their respective states. Ohio head coach Joel Greenlee adds two Ohio natives and two… Read More
An Ohio panel wants to ground those who oversee the state's pension plans. State officials were frustrated by two board members of the School Employees Retirement System insisting that they travel to Hawaii for a conference. So a rules committee voted Monday that no retirement system employee can be reimbursed for travel from now on…. Read More
Officials say the former owner of an Ohio "pill mill" has been sentenced to nearly 22 years in prison. A federal judge in Cincinnati sentenced Kevin Huff,36, of Portsmouth, in southern Ohio, to 262 months in prison for his role in the illegal distribution of oxycodone and other drugs from a pain clinic he owned… Read More
An Athens County man is arrested following a shootout with police. Two area Ohio companies are among 15 across the state approved for a job creation tax credit. Details in your morning update.
A symbolic vote by Marshall University faculty members on the job performance of President Stephen Kopp is wrapping up. Marshall's Faculty Senate began conducting a nonbinding vote on Kopp starting April 24. The online voting is set to end Tuesday night. Faculty Senate Chairman Eldon Larsen said Monday that roughly 800 faculty members are eligible… Read More