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The Athens County Engineer's Office will be closing County Road 53 (Bethany Ridge) in Rome Twp., between County Road 143 (Potter) and Route 50 on Monday, Sept. 15 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The closure is for roadway paving and is weather permitting. Drivers are advised to avoid this area.
Permission is being sought to add Athens Medical Laboratory to a medical negligence case pending in Franklin County Common Pleas Court. In March, Danny Metts of Athens filed a lawsuit on behalf of his young son, Bradley Metts, who has suffered severe medical issues that the lawsuit claims resulted from negligence. Named as defendants are… Read More
What started essentially as a beautification project has undergone a metamorphosis into a plan to establish a monarch butterfly way station in Nelsonville. Earlier this year, residents Miki and Jay Brooks bought a former greenhouse property in Nelsonville, located between Jackson and Canal Streets, and recently had the old greenhouse buildings demolished. “It was an… Read More
AEP Press Release — AEP customers in the city of Athens will be impacted by a planned power outage on Sunday, September 14, 2014 from 6-7 a.m. AEP will be performing maintenance work on lines at the Clark Station, including changing a breaker tie. It will impact all of the city at some point. A… Read More
On Saturday afternoon, Rakeem Cato was hungry. Over his three years as Marshall’s quarterback, Cato has proved himself as one of the nation’s best passers, averaging 3,392 yards and 30 touchdowns per season and racking up 22 career wins as the starting quarterback. But he was 0-3 against one Thundering Herd rival—the Ohio Bobcats. That… Read More
Ohio freshman Megan Silveira scored her first career goal off the bench in the 51st minute to push the Bobcats ahead of rival Ohio State on Friday. Ohio held on to win, 1-0.
Ohio volleyball won its second match of the Millennium Hotel Invitational in Cincinnati after defeating in-state rival Ohio State University, 3-1 (28-26, 25-22, 24-26, 25-21) Saturday morning. “It was an interesting match,” said Coach Webb. “The first set was a defensive struggle.” The ‘Cats (5-3) held a 18-12 lead in the first set, only to… Read More
The Ohio Volleyball team swept host Xavier 3-0 (25-22, 25-23, 25-19) Friday in its opening match of the Millennium Hotel Invitational in Cincinnati. The match had its share of momentum and lead changes, but it was ultimately the Bobcats who edged the Musketeers in all aspects of the game. Ohio posted 44 kills, 52 digs… Read More
Each week, Gridiron Glory host Nathan Taktich travels to southeast Ohio high schools, looking for fans who are passionated about high school football. This week, Nathan traveled down to Pomeroy, where the hometown Meigs Marauders were hosting the Logan Chieftains. Gridiron Glory' airs every Friday night at 11:30 p.m. on WOUB. You can follow the… Read More
After giving up an average of 43.5 points per game during its first two losses, the Logan Chieftains finally found some defense in Week 3, as they held Meigs to only seven points in their 55-7 win over the Marauders. Logan’s junior quarterback, Lane Little, said that this past week was a boring week of… Read More
The Wahama White Falcons clawed their way to a second-straight conference victory over the Southern Tornadoes on Friday, as Wahama’s Kalieb Sheets and Demitrius Serevicz were able to run all over the Tornado defense en route to a 30-14 victory Friday night at Bachtel Stadium in Mason. The Southern (1-2, 0-1 TVC-Hocking) offense was very… Read More
The Philo Electrics faced the tough test of containing their conference rival Maysville on Friday night, and kept them check until the second half. Both teams were tied at 14-14 at halftime, but Maysville pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 35-14 victory at the Maysville Athletic Complex. Penalties haunted the Maysville (3-0, 3-0… Read More
The Battle for the Bell kicks off for the 57th time on Saturday, as the Ohio Bobcats travel to Huntington to square off against the Marshall Thundering Herd. Ohio Bobcats head coach Frank Solich is looking to keep the Bell in Athens for a fourth-consecutive season, as the Green and White have taken the last… Read More