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Aaron Rodgers returned to Lexington, Ky., for a matchup with the Wildcats. It was a trip back to a program that he helped turn into an NCAA Tournament contender. He's now trying to do the same with the Bobcats.
In 2013, the Tri-Valley Scotties put a pounding on the Morgan Raiders, beating them 61-0 during Week 2. This season, the Scotties and Raiders meet up in Week 2 again, and this time the Raiders are hoping for a monumental upset. However, with key players such as quarterback Brock Fargus, running back Daniel Scott, and… Read More
The Ohio House Rules and Reference Committee approved a substitute bill on Thursday for HB597, an effort to repeal the Common Core learning standards. Rep. Andy Thompson (R-Marietta) introduced the changes and said they were beneficial. "I think it has some good tweaks," he said. "That was reflective of the fact that we listened to… Read More
After a tough road loss last week against Alexander, one has to wonder how the Federal Hocking Lancers will hold up in the Week 2 matchup against a tough South Gallia Rebels squad. Will the Lancers be able to bounce back and secure their first win of 2014 on their home turf Friday? Or will… Read More
Three new mobile applications are available for Ohio University students, faculty and staff to make parking and traveling around campus easier. The ParkMobile app launched on campus during the summer semester. This app allows users to pay for university meters from their smartphones. Marty Paulins, Director of Transportation and Parking at Ohio University, said that… Read More
Several judges in southeastern Ohio are giving themselves permission to carry guns both inside and outside of the courtroom. Four judges on the Ohio Fourth District Court of Appeals issued a court order last week exempting themselves from having to obtain firearms training and a concealed carry permit. The order, signed by Presiding Judge Peter… Read More
The last three years have been a roller coaster for the Gallia Academy football program. In 2012, they finished 9-3 and the future looked bright. Fast-forward to 2014, where the Blue Devils are on their third different coach in three years and are coming off a 5-5 finish last season. Gallia Academy (0-1) is certainly… Read More
No one transformed bad times into sidesplitting comedy like Joan Rivers, who kept audiences laughing through a 50-year career that included bankruptcy, getting banned fromThe Tonight Show and seeing a husband commit suicide. She even built a standup routine around caring for a handicapped boyfriend. "I lived for nine years with a man with one… Read More
Payment of $5,646 toward an ammunition bill was approved Wednesday by the Athens County Commissioners, as the county continues to try to resolve the $22,592 a Columbus company has previously said is owed by the county and overdue. Earlier this summer the Athens County Sheriff’s Office was billed for $22,592 by Vance Outdoors Inc. for… Read More
With Week 1 of the 2014 season in the books, just three teams in the TVC-Ohio were able to grab wins . One of those teams was the River Valley Raiders. The Raiders (1-0), who are in their first year as members of the TVC-Ohio, hope to double their win total from a season ago… Read More
Drivers, pedestrians, and bikers will be seeing changes to Richland Avenue from now until next year. The $4 million construction project was originally planned to be completed in the summer but construction never started because the city failed to get bids during the initial bidding process. The city recieved bids from two contractors but choose… Read More
A popular sports cliché states that defense wins championships. Even though this is not a championship game, New Lexington and Maysville’s defensive units will have their work cut out for them when the teams go head-to-head on Friday. The two teams combined to score 70 points last week, with Maysville topping Crooksville 49-15 and New… Read More
After a successful run at the Athena Cinema in 2013, the College Town Film Festival returns to Athens this October, featuring documentaries, short films, guest speakers and a Monty Python classic.
Co-founded by Athens natives Eric Zudak and Matt Jordan, the College Town Film Festival is dedicated to promoting independent films and generating discussion between academic and local communities.
Appeals court judges in one southern Ohio district have decided they need to carry guns to protect themselves. Last week, judges in the 4th District Ohio Court of Appeals authorized themselves to carry concealed handguns both in and outside the 14 county courthouses where they conduct sessions. The court's order exempts the judges from obtaining… Read More
The Ohio State Highway Patrol says fatal traffic crashes were down over Labor Day weekend this year. The patrol says there were 11 fatalities on the roads between Friday and midnight on Monday, compared with 16 during the same four-day period last year. The patrol attributes the improvement partially to increased enforcement. Troopers… Read More