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Maurice N'dour is making a difference on the Ohio men's basketball team this year. With two MAC East Player of the Week honors in three weeks, his hard work is being recognized. Bobcat Showcase reporter Alex Stec highlights his success so far this year.
A judge sentenced a Nelsonville man who crashed his car into a home after a high speed chase to four years in prison. The four year prison term for Patrick Magee, 39, includes no opportunity for judicial release. Magee was convicted of aggravated vehicular assault, tampering with evidence and vandalism. According to Athens County Prosecutor… Read More
Ohio University's Helen Mauck Galbreath Memorial Chapel will reopen Tuesday. The chapel has been closed since December 2011. Renovations included the installation of a new elevator to make the space compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act, roof replacement and repairs and repainting and recarpeting of the basement. The chapel will be available for personal… Read More
The American Volleyball Coaches Association announced Tuesday that Ohio sophomore setter Abby Gilleland and junior outside hitter Kelly Lamberti have been named to the Northeast All-Region team. In addition, graduate middle blocker Alexis Pinson earned All-Region Honorable Mention honors in her lone season as a Bobcat. Gilleland and Lamberti are the only student-athletes on the… Read More
Stuart’s Opera House is now accepting applications for students interested in becoming a part of the Stuart’s After School Music Program. The new session starts Jan. 6, 2014 and Athens County students ages 13-18 are encouraged to enroll. Students will learn to play instruments (guitar, drums, bass, keyboards, vocals and more) and receive instruction from… Read More
One Geauga County victim of attorney theft will receive the maximum award – $75,000 – after the Board of Commissioners of the Clients’ Security Fund of Ohio voted to reimburse the former client at its quarterly meeting on Friday. In total, 23 victims of attorney theft were awarded $341,779. The reimbursements involve 12 former or… Read More
Pioneering former Ohio legislator William L. Mallory has died in Cincinnati at age 82. He was the state's first black House majority leader and longest-serving in its history. His son former Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory announced the death Tuesday. Other details weren't available immediately. Elected to the Ohio House in 1966, he served 28 years… Read More
As part of Ohio University's "The Promise Lives" campaign, Robert Stewart, director of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, has created a new scholarship for students. The gift, called the Maxine Stewart Foreign Correspondence Internship for Coverage of Culture and Religion Scholarhip, is named for Stewart's mother, who worked as a missionary in Thailand for… Read More
The longtime Radio Free Athens DJ shares his top music picks of 2013, including albums from Tim Easton, Mazzy Star and Black Sabbath.
The Ohio University Police Department is urging the university community to take steps to prevent crime during the semester break. OU Police say thieves use the break as an opportunity to find easy targets and members of the university community can take steps to help reduce the chance of becoming a victim of a crime…. Read More
Nelsonville-York City School District is apparently dropping its case with the Ohio Board of Tax Appeals challenging the county’s refusal to transfer funds for some permanent improvement projects. According to a notice prepared by the school district’s attorney, the school system is voluntarily dismissing the appeal it had filed of an Athens County Budget Commission… Read More
The undefeated Nelsonville-York Lady Buckeyes dominated the floor against the Meigs Lady Marauders, causing 17 turnovers en route to a 54-34 victory in Pomeroy on Monday night. The Lady Marauders were able to keep the game close early on, with only a four-point deficit at the end of the first quarter. However, the Buckeyes would… Read More
The Athens Lady Bulldogs (5-0) proved themselves too much to handle, defeating the Vinton County Lady Vikings (3-3) 64-56 on Monday at Vinton County. The reigning TVC champions had a rough first half, but came back strong, as Dominique Doseck poured in 31 of her 37 points in the second half to lead Athens to… Read More