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An Ohio University professor already facing charges of pandering obscenity involving a minor has been indicted on further charges, according to court documents. Amol T. Kharabe, 41, of Dublin, was arrested in February on a warrant for nine counts of pandering obscenity, one count of illegal use of a minor in a nudity-oriented material or… Read More
Our viewing and listening area is an extraordinary environment for a multitude of reasons, and, the premise of my opinion is how we experience all four seasons like we do. I look forward to the change in our climate and all the sights and scents that accompany our springs, summers, falls and winters; however, as… Read More
After arguments from both sides and multiple continuations, the alleged victim in the case of an Albany woman accused of raping a 10-year-old, will be allowed to testify via closed-circuit television. The testimony, however, will not happen this month. Jennifer Davidson, 37, of Albany, is still waiting to find out when her trial on rape charges,… Read More
An Athens County sheriff's deputy will be losing his job to make room in the budget for the return of Deputy Shannon Sheridan. Interim Sheriff Rodney Smith said Monday he does not feel it appropriate to discuss the matter publicly until the action is actually taken. He did say it will be a probationary employee who is… Read More
The Ohio soccer team announced its schedule for the 2014 season on Monday, with eight nonconference games and 11 games against Mid-American Conference opponents. The Bobcats’ nonconference schedule includes a tournament at West Lafayette, Ind., where they’ll take on Butler and Purdue, and games against Wright State and Kentucky. Head coach Aaron Rodgers came to… Read More
UPDATE 4:00 p.m. A city official says a suspect is in police custody after a shooting at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Ohio that left one person with a minor injury. Officials have identifed the suspect as 59-year-old Neil Moore who is a former employee of the medical center. Moore was taken into custody Monday… Read More
In this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Dr. Howard Fradkin discusses the psychology of male sexual assault victims, while discussing his book "Joining Forces." In his book, Fradkin explains how many survivors can thrive after a long-road of psychological recovery and multi-layered treatment. He also discusses the merits of having survivors reaching out to… Read More
There are two names on the Democratic primary ballot – in alphabetical order, Larry Ealy and Ed FitzGerald. For FitzGerald, the former FBI agent and current Cuyahoga County Executive who’s been running as a Democrat for governor for more than a year, the contest isn’t this week against Ealy – it’s this November against incumbent… Read More
Students and staff at Morrison-Gordon Elementary came together on Friday afternoon to remember one of their own. Camden Patton was a kindergarten student at the school who died on April 4 from complications from heart surgery said Morrison-Gordon Principal Penny McDowell. The school's student council, under the supervision of advisers Heather Sammons and Leigh Schwarzel,… Read More
The Chief Justice of Ohio’s Supreme Court wants to change the way Ohioans elect judges. Justice Maureen O’Connor is proposing an amendment to Ohio’s constitution that would move judicial races to odd number year elections when candidates for president, congress, governor and other high profile races are not on the ballot. “The partisan office holders… Read More
Chris Higbee performs atop a vendor's roof as his band accompanies during opening night of the 30th annual Wild Turkey Festival (photo: Tyler Buchanan/Vinton County Courier) The Wild Turkey Festival, like most others, is a beacon of sensory overload. The sights of children running to and from rides abound. The flashing lights of food vendors… Read More
The renewal of a public works program in Ohio is drawing last-minute pitches from both sides of the ballot issue. Voters on Tuesday will decide whether to allow the state to borrow $1.875 billion over 10 years through the issuance of general obligation bonds. The money would be used by the Ohio Public Works Commission… Read More
ARTS/West is currently hosting More Than Sculptures and Stuff, a solo exhibition of new work by Adam Lindner, through May 28.
Lindner is an Athens-based artist who has exhibited painting, installations and videos nationally. His work was recently included in shows at the Dairy Barn Art Center and the Athens Public Library.