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The change in seasons means a number of health concerns will soon begin to arise for the public. Those who suffer from allergies are most likely experiencing more severe symptoms than normal because allergens are at their peak during the fall season. Dr. Lance Broy, Medical Director of Family Practices at the Holzer Health… Read More
In the week leading up to the beginning of Ohio's Mid-American Conference slate, head coach Frank Solich listed starting quarterback Derrius Vick as "doubtful" in his weekly press conference, leaving JD Sprague as the starter for the second consecutive week. Vick went down with a knee injury two weeks ago in a non-conference game against… Read More
A divided Supreme Court has put off the start of early voting in Ohio, which was to begin Tuesday. The justices' order by a 5-4 vote Monday granted a request from state officials, who have been trying to trim the number of days for early voting and restrict weekend and evening hours. The moves prompted… Read More
On July 20, 1969, the Apollo 11 Lunar Module touched down in the Mare Tranquillitatis, a large basaltic plain formed by ancient volcanoes. Shortly afterward, the crew would take the first human steps on another world—but the feeling wasn’t an entirely unfamiliar one for NASA. Years before Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin set foot on the moon,… Read More
Police are seeking community assistance to locate a local man. 26-year-old Brad Kasler is wanted for three active felony warrants out of Athens County for aggravated posession of drugs, recieving stolen property, and failure to appear on other criminal charges. Kasler has been found in the Hollister/Glouster area driving a yellow 4-wheeler, however has eluded… Read More
Athens County Emergency Management Agency Release- The outdoor emergency warning sirens in Nelsonville, The Plains and New Marshfield will be tested at 12 noon on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, with a one minute sounding of the sirens. Local residents are asked not to call local emergency agencies inquiring why the sirens are sounding. The outdoor… Read More
Criminal offenders face consequences from their actions that extend farther than prison terms and community service. Officials throughout the justice system are hoping to find solutions to both recidivism and the cycle of poverty that often brings individuals back into the system. Through current programs such as the Reentry Program which is run through the… Read More
You will need to use another route today as the westbound lane of West Union Street will be closed between Depot Street and S. High Street until 6pm. Parking on the street will be prohibited when curb-milling is completed. According to the City of Athens, the contractors will be working on curb-milling on West Union… Read More
Judge Williams-Byers Explains Domestic Violence Issues Although the current spotlight has been on the National Football League (NFL) and domestic assaults perpetrated by its players, domestic violence is an all-too-often occurrence facing judges in Ohio. It is something that Judge Gayle Williams-Byers sees almost every day as she sits in her Municipal Court room in… Read More
Here's a summary of the stories making headlines this afternoon: State Route 13 is Now Open State Route 13 in the Millfield/Morristown area is now open after it was closed this morning due to a traffic accident. According to Athens County Emergency Management, first responders were on the scene and the roadway was opened sometime between… Read More
Ohio University Lancaster's Scott Minar (center) shares some tunes with OUL students (photo: OUL) Ohio University Lancaster Professor of English Scott Minar is exposing a little known part of himself to the academic world. The poet was recently asked to lead the first Songwriter's Workshop at the Chautauqua Writers' Festival at Chautauqua Lake, New York,… Read More
Athens County Emergency Management Release- State Route 13 in the Millfield / Morristown area has been CLOSED due to a traffic accident. First responders are on the scene and working to open the roadway as soon as possible. Please avoid this area.
The Ohio University Libraries’ illustrated book, 200 Years of Shared Discovery: The Bicentennial of Ohio University Libraries, wowed the OU community upon its print and online debut last January.
Bobcats weren’t the only ones who were impressed. The Council for Advancement and Support of Education, an international association of educational institutions, recently named Ohio University a silver award winner for the 2014 Circle of Excellence Awards Program In-house Print Publication category.
Thirteen land use and recreation projects have been awarded grants from the Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation. The grants total more than $185,000. The Charleston Gazette reports that the funding includes a $20,000 grant to the Upper Big Branch Mining Memorial Group. The funding will be used to support construction of a riverfront park… Read More
Transportation officials in Ohio are reviewing the winning bid package for what will be the largest single roadway construction project in modern state history. The Ohio Department of Transportation said the $429 million Portsmouth bypass in southern Ohio is a 16-mile, four-lane limited access highway from U.S. 23 north of Lucasville to U.S. 52… Read More