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Annie Beard, a midfielder for the Ohio Bobcats soccer team, is a success on and off the field.
A contractor has been selected for the Richland Avenue Project that has been in planning since 2011. The City of Athens announced that Shelly and Sands Inc. has been awarded the Richland Avenue project. The contractors propose to being contruction in early March 2015 and end prior to Ohio University move-in in late August 2015…. Read More
West Union Street improvement projects will cause water outages and traffic delays in the City of Athens. The project contractor will be working on a waterline tie-in on West Union Street begining Wednesday September 24 through Thursday September 25. A water outage is planned for Thursday at 7:30 a.m. until approximately 5 p.m. for properties… Read More
Ohio has experienced it's hottest 12 years within the past 16 years. Heat waves and droughts also made this past summer the hottest summer on record for southeast Ohio. But the temperature is not the only thing rising; the worldwide discussion on climate change is also heating up. Ohio University Sophomore Grace Keyes attended the… Read More
Records show that the two inmates who escaped from an Ohio prison along with a convicted school shooter were cell mates. The records also show that inmates Lindsey Bruce and Clifford Opperud were frequently disciplined for violating prison rules. The prison records released Tuesday show that Opperud was disciplined in 2011 for being… Read More
Energy companies are using more water and sand to extract natural gas from the Marcellus shale in Marshall and Ohio counties. A new report by research firm Wood Mackenzie says companies working in what's called the "wet gas window" of the two counties are using up to 10 million gallons of water for each… Read More
Ohio University’s softball team opened the fall campaign with a double header against the Marshall Thundering Herd Saturday. The Bobcats split the two games with Marshall, winning the shortened second game by a score of 6-0 in three innings. After Marshall started off the first game with a two-run first inning, the Bobcats loaded the… Read More
Here's a look at some stories making headlines this afternoon: OU Student Charged With Filing False Report According to a press release, OUPD charged Karsten Vullemot with Making a False Alarm, a first-degree misdemeanor, after he confessed the robbery he made to police on Sunday did not occur. Vullemot originally told OUPD he was… Read More
Dr. Arthur Fine, emeritus professor of philosophy at the University of Washington, kicks off this season's Frontiers in Science Lecture Series at Ohio University. His topic is "What Was Einstein Thinking?" Dr. Fine is an expert on Albert Einstein and Einstein's evolution from being considered a genius by his colleagues to being considered a "heretic"… Read More
Ohio University Police Department Press Release – The Ohio University Police Department (OUPD) this morning charged Karsten Vullemot, 19, of Mansfield, OH with Making A False Alarm after he confessed that the strong arm robbery he reported to police on Sunday did not occur. As a result of further investigation by OUPD, Vullemot admitted that… Read More
Chicago comedy powerhouse The Second City is returning to Athens for Ohio University’s Parents Weekend, this Saturday at 8 p.m. in Memorial Auditorium.
The theater troupe, known for its cutting-edge improv, is currently celebrating its 55th anniversary with a national tour.
An advisory committee is being formed to assist Athens-Hocking Recycling Centers Inc. with the task of developing plans for a materials recovery facility. On Monday, Athens County Commissioner Chris Chmiel asked the board of the Athens-Hocking Solid Waste District to allow Roger Bail, the district’s coordinator, to serve on the advisory group. Chmiel is a… Read More