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Editor's Note: Over the next two weeks our reporters will be bringing you team previews for each team in the SEOAL, TVC-Ohio, TVC-Hocking, and our West Virginia teams. We continue in the TVC-Ohio, where everyone is chasing the Athens Bulldogs. With the 2014 football season upon us, the Vinton County Vikings are focused on improving… Read More
Editor's Note: Over the next two weeks our reporters will be bringing you team previews for each team in the SEOAL, TVC-Ohio, TVC-Hocking, and our West Virginia teams. We continue in the TVC-Ohio, where everyone is chasing the Athens Bulldogs. If the Wellston football team had a theme song, Stealers Wheel’s’ 1972 hit “Stuck in… Read More
Editor's Note: Over the next two weeks our reporters will be bringing you team previews for each team in the SEOAL, TVC-Ohio, TVC-Hocking, and our West Virginia teams. We continue in the TVC-Hocking, where Trimble and Wahama are still the top teams. The Trimble Tomcats were a true Cinderella story last year, finishing the regular season… Read More
On Friday night, the Parkersburg South Patriots will welcome in the Ripley Vikings for the start of the 2014 season. The Patriots currently hold bragging rights over the Vikings, after beating them 47-35 last year. Parkersburg South coach Mike Eddy is back for his second season with the Patriots focused on making 2014 a better… Read More
Twenty-seven years ago, one gallon of gas in the United States cost an average of 90 cents. That was also the last time that the Athens Bulldogs beat Gallia Academy at R. Basil Rutter Field. In 2012 it seemed as if the drought would finally end, but the Blue Devils and quarterback Wade Jarrell scored… Read More
A small group of volunteers gathered in a home on 1st Street, reading letters, choosing books, and packing boxes to send to Ohio prisons. They are a part of the “Athens Books to Prisoners” program, a local group that sends books to inmates upon request. Sarah Fick spearheaded the program nearly three years ago. After… Read More
The Athena Cinema has announced a special fall series featuring films directed by David Lynch.
The mini-retrospective "Let's Do Lynch," which starts Sept. 7, is a rare opportunity to see cult favorites like Eraserhead, Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive on the big screen.
Labor Day Weekend means more parties, more drivers and more State Highway Patrol Troopers. The Athens County Patrol Post is stationing ten additional troopers and fourteen lieutenants along Athens highways. The troopers will be on the lookout for anything from speeding to reckless driving to not using a turn signals to change lanes. "Here in… Read More
A group of bike-centric cyclists cruised through Athens Thursday morning. The Athens Bicycle Club organized a public event featuring bicycle expert Stephen Clark from the American League of Bicyclists. Clark tours various cities around the country studying infastructure and offering insights to improve. The League then grants cities Bike Friendly certification later on. Athens… Read More
City of Athens officials briefed members of Ohio University's Student Senate on possible changes to the city's nuisance party law during its first meeting of the year. OUPD Police Chief Andrew Powers and Athens City Police Chief Tom Pyle from the Joint Police Advisory Council (JPAC) along with Athens City Councilman Steve Patterson discussed possible… Read More