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As author of the Fear Project, illustrator Julie Elman has solicited or received hundreds of tales of anxiety, worry, and unease.
She's taken those concerns—captured voices on an iPhone, digital missives in an email—and brought them to life through a series of mixed media pieces, which have now been exhibited in art galleries and featured on NPR's Picture Show blog.
The Mid-American Conference released it's 2014 footbal schedule Friday with a possibility of three nationally televised games for Ohio. The 'Cats open up their season with a divisional match up against Kent State on Aug. 30. They then jump into non-conference play with games against Kentucky, Marshall, Idaho and FCS foe Eastern Illinois. The Bobcats… Read More
For the fourth consecutive season the Eastern Lady Eagles have captured the district finals championship trophy. Eastern upended the Clay Panthers on Thursday night 84-30 at Jackson High School as the Eagles have won both district tournament games by a combined 110 points. This victory gives Eastern its seventh district final championship in school history. All five senior… Read More
It may be two more weeks before Athens school districts have a definitive answer to the question of calamity day make-ups, according to the Associated Press. The Ohio Senate passed its own version on Wednesday, one week after the House passed its HB 416. The Senate bill also allowed schools four extra days, but added… Read More
The Athens County Sheriff's Office has officially filed an appeal to a court-ordered reinstatement of a fired deputy. The appeal was filed Feb. 26 with the Ohio State Personnel Board of Review in the case of Shannon Sheridan, who claimed he was unjustly fired. Sheriff Patrick Kelly has maintained that the firing was handled appropriately… Read More
The Athens County Commissioners want to talk with Sheriff Patrick Kelly about a proposed labor contract before considering its approval. On Thursday, Kelly emailed the commissioners asking why they tabled a proposed contract with the Ohio Patrolmen's Benevolent Association that covers the ranks of sergeant and above, although the office does not have sergeants under… Read More
The streets of Athens might be quiet during OU's spring break, but it will be a different story upstairs at 18 West Union Street. On Tuesday, March 4, The Union will present an evening of live music with up-and-coming indie act Water Liars, supported by some of Athens' best talent. Fresh from the release of… Read More
One of two men charged in the 2011 home-invasion slayings of a disabled man and his daughter at their western Ohio farmhouse has pleaded guilty. Nineteen-year-old Trevin Sanders pleaded guilty Thursday in Mercer County, north of Dayton, as part of an agreement with prosecutors. His sentencing is scheduled for April 15. Sanders and 23-year-old Bryant… Read More
A West Virginia legislative chairman says many of his committee members are leaning against making a cold medicine used to cook meth available by prescription only. House of Delegates Judiciary Committee Chairman Tim Manchin says a bill to make pseudoephedrine prescription only will come up Monday or Tuesday. Manchin said there's a fair amount of… Read More
Authorities in Columbus were trying to determine the source of several explosions downtown overnight that blew off manhole covers, set off fire alarms and flooded emergency responders with calls. At least three blasts, apparently underground, occurred in the early hours of Friday morning. Officials said they apparently are related to problems with equipment belonging to… Read More