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Ohio Drops MAC Opener To CMU


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The Ohio Bobcats looked much improved Friday night in their MAC opener against the Central Michigan Chippewas. However, that improvement didn’t translate to a victory as Central Michigan took the first of a three-game set, 6-3.  Ohio gave up a few runs early when Cody Leichman belted a two-run triple and an RBI double. Leichman… Read More

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Ferguson Competes At NCAA’s

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After a morning full of competition, Ohio swimmer Addy Ferguson finished her first NCAA Swimming Championships appearance, competing in the 100-yard backstroke and 100-yard butterfly. Ferguson finished 38th in the backstroke with a time of 53.67. She later landed at 57th in the butterfly, at 54.6 seconds. The sophomore did not make the finals in… Read More

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Former Alexander Coach Arno Accepts Job At Wellington


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Sean Arno will be back on the sidelines next season. The Lorain County Chronicle-Telegram reported Wednesday that the former Alexander head coach accepted the same position at Wellington High School. The hire came four months after Arno resigned as the Spartans' front man. Wellington, like Alexander, is an OHSAA Division-V school. Arno cited family reasons… Read More

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Haydenville Drug Bust Results in Two Arrests


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Two Haydenville residents are in jail after authorities executed a search warrant last night. Fairfield-Hocking Major Crimes Unit, the Hocking County Sheriff's Interdiction Unit, and the Logan-Hocking Special Response Team found an undisclosed amount of heroin, money, concealment containers and drug paraphernalia at a Wandling Road residence. The search warrant is the result of a… Read More

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Names Released Of 2 People Found Dead In Car


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The Gallia County Sheriff's Office has released the names of the two people found dead inside a burned car in Gallia County last Thursday afternoon. Sheriff Joe Browning tells WSAZ the victims have been identified as 21-year-old Terrell Hurt of Point Pleasant and 20-year-old Tyler Pearson of Gallipolis, Ohio. The identifications were confirmed by the… Read More

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Local Food System Gets Almost $200,000 Grant

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Local and regional food businesses will benefit from a grant of $198,000 dollars. Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development, Doug O'Brien, announced the funding Thursday during a visit to the Nelsonville Business Incubator. The Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) will assist in the expansion of the local and regional food system in southeastern Ohio…. Read More

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Ohio To Release Job Figures

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Ohio officials are planning to release the state's unemployment rate for February, along with the newest statewide labor data. The jobless rate dropped in January to 6.9 percent, still higher than the national rate of 6.7 percent. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services planned to release the latest figures on Friday morning. The… Read More

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Local Group Asks Court To Order ODNR To Provide Records

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An environmental group that is contesting an Athens County injection well permit has asked a court to order the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to provide public records the group requested two months ago. Athens County Fracking Action Network filed the lawsuit Wednesday in Franklin County Common Pleas Court, accusing ODNR of violating Ohio’s public… Read More