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Rio Volleyball Adds Wellston’s Ousley


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The Rio Grande RedStorm women’s volleyball team signed another recruit to the 2013 class. Head coach Billina Donaldson announced the signing of middle/outside hitter Samantha Ousley Thursday evening according to RioRedStorm.com. Ousley was a standout player at Wellston (Ohio) High School where she earned three straight first team All-Tri-Valley Conference selections and two straight first… Read More

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VIDEO: WOUB NewsWrap – 5/30/13


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The battle over what happened to Athens County Prosecutor's Office records continues. Plus, a Logan man who suffered a gunshot wound to the leg in January, is wanted by the Logan Police Department. These stories and your local forecast in your Thursday NewsWrap.

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Accurso Named Academic All-District

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Juli Accurso was named to the Capital One Academic All-District Team on Thursday. She was named to NCAA Division I District 5 first team. The District 5 first team is comprised of 10 student-athletes from the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio. This is one of many accomplishments this year for Accurso, including qualifying… Read More

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Historical Society Director Cites Faults In Ridges Committee Legislation

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Ron Luce, the executive director of the Athens County Historical Society and Museum (ACHSM), says the proposed legislation, advanced by Ohio University, to alter the makeup of “The Ridges Advisory Committee” is “problematic on many fronts.” OU spokesperson Katie Quaranta told The Athens Messenger, yesterday, that an amendment was added to House Bill 59, the… Read More

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Sheriff Says Missing Records Have Been Found

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The dispute over what happened to Athens County Prosecutor's Office records continues. Earlier Thursday, Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly wrote on his Facebook page saying the files, which were allegedly improperly disposed of in a landfill, had been located.  "I have just been informed by Detective Jack Taylor that the Athens County microfilming department has produced… Read More

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Cooper Earns Workout With Trail Blazers


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Former Ohio point guard D.J. Cooper will participate in his first NBA pre-draft workout with the Portland Trail Blazers Friday morning. Cooper measured in at 5 feet 10.25 inches and 173 pounds with a 6-foot-5 reach at the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament. His agent Mike Naiditch said Cooper has added 20 pounds in the last 45… Read More

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Changes Suggested In Ridges Advisory Committee’s Structure

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Ohio University has proposed a change in state law regarding the structure of The Ridges Advisory Committee. OU spokesman Katie Quaranta said an amendment was added to House Bill 59, the state budget bill. “The purpose of the proposed changes is to update the committee’s reporting structure so that members are appointed by and advise… Read More

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City Council Expresses Support For County’s Sanitary Sewer Extension Proposal

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It appears the city of Athens will contract with the county to expand sanitary sewer service to about 1,500 households and businesses in subdivisions along Route 50W. During Athens City Council’s meeting Tuesday, Councilwoman Chris Fahl said that a contract will be presented to the full Council soon to get the project moving. The Athens… Read More

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City Council Expresses Support For County’s Sanitary Sewer Extension Proposal

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It appears the city of Athens will contract with the county to expand sanitary sewer service to about 1,500 households and businesses in subdivisions along Route 50W. During Athens City Council’s meeting Tuesday, Councilwoman Chris Fahl said that a contract will be presented to the full Council soon to get the project moving. The Athens… Read More