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A Glouster man is in custody after leading police on a pursuit through Glouster and shooting at police officers. The Glouster Police Department is investigating an "active shooter situation" that began late Tuesday evening, that started with the Glouster police attempting to execute arrest warrants on Matthew Arno. "He took off, he had a handgun… Read More
1. Trimble Tomcats (6-0, 5-0) | Last week’s ranking: 1 The Trimble Tomcats won their biggest matchup of the season last week, topping Wahama 42-0 in the Hocking’s most anticipated match-up. Trimble has let up only 32 points through six games and the defending champs are primed to run the table. 2. Wahama White Falcons… Read More
Singer-songwriter Janis Ian in performance at the Fur Peace Ranch from June 15, 2014. Plus Jorma Kaukonen from June 28, 2014.
After his resignation last week, former Hocking College President Dr. Ron Erickson has a new title: special advisor to the chairman of the Board of Trustees. Director of Marketing and Public Relations of Hocking College Laura Alloway says along with this new title comes a new set up responsibilities. "Dr. Erickson is going to be… Read More
A federal judge has lifted his hold on a lawsuit challenging West Virginia's ban on same-sex marriages. U.S. District Judge Robert Chambers on Tuesday ordered the state and two county clerks to respond to a motion by plaintiffs by Oct. 21. The motion filed Monday by attorneys for three same-sex couples asked Chambers… Read More
1)Jackson Ironmen (6-0, 1-0) The Ironmen have built a defensive wall that has not allowed a touchdown in four of their last five games. Jackson fended off any upset bid the Warren Warriors tried to bring, last week, by limiting them to just 83 total yards of offense. The Ironmen made it clear that they… Read More
The Nelsonville City Council Planning and Development Committee will hold a meeting in Council Chambers on Monday, October 13 at 6:00 p.m. to discuss ATV's in town. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.
1) Point Pleasant Big Blacks (6-0) The Big Blacks maintain their top spot among our West Virginia teams and picked up their 19th straight regular-season victory with a 49-0 shutout of Parkersburg South last Friday. 2) Parkersburg South Patriots (3-2) After being held to only 114 yards of total offense against Point Pleasant last week, the Patriots… Read More
Nelsonville City Council has announced The Street Committee will conduct a meeting on Friday, October 10, at 10:00 a.m. in Council Chambers. The public is invited and encouraged to attend to discuss traffic signal removal in town.
This year, Ohio University's World Music and Dance Festival and Global Excursions Concert is focusing on the theme of "Celebrating Diversity at OU."
The week of workshops and lectures, which runs through Oct. 10, will culminate in the annual concert this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.
Let’s be Clear, E.W. Scripps Journalism Professor Yusuf Kalyango isn’t infected with Ebola, but the disease is increasingly on his mind these days. Kalyango, who was awarded a $485,000 grant to assist young and emerging African leaders, learned last week that one of the countries he’s been assigned, Cote D'ivoire, is neighboring ground-zero of the… Read More
1. Athens Bulldogs (6-0, 2-0) | Last week’s ranking: 1 After six weeks of play, Athens is still the top dog in the TVC-Ohio. With an impressive 58-42 road win over power house Steubenville, Athens looks primed to run the table. 2. Nelsonville-York Buckeyes (4-2, 2-0) | Last week’s ranking: 3 A monstrous 32-14 over… Read More
In rival U.S. Senate bids, Republican Shelley Moore Capito raised $1.6 million last quarter and still has $3.4 million in the bank, while Democrat Natalie Tennant brought in almost $1 million and has $1.1 million in her campaign account. Capito takes the 3-to-1 cash edge into the race's homestretch, as the November 4 election… Read More
Republican James Comer raised $534,000 in his first fundraising quarter as a candidate for Kentucky governor. Comer, the state agriculture commissioner, officially started his campaign last month with a rally in his hometown of Tompkinsville. He raised his money in 22 days and has $477,656 available to spend. Democratic candidate Jack Conway raised $397,539 in… Read More
Republican Shelley Moore Capito and Democrat Natalie Tennant are facing off in a debate for an open U.S. Senate seat. Tuesday's debate will take place at the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences in Charleston. The West Virginia Press Association, AARP, West Virginia Public Broadcasting and MetroNews are organizing it. Hoppy… Read More
The trial of suspended Steubenville schools superintendent Michael McVey has been delayed until Jan. 12. McVey's trial in eastern Ohio's Jefferson County had been scheduled to begin October 14. A spokesman for Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said the delay was granted because a witness was not available for trial this month. The… Read More
Cabell County emergency authorities are investigating a 911 mix-up that sent fire crews to the wrong city. Media outlets report that 911 dispatchers sent fire crews to Davis Street in Huntington early Saturday after receiving a report of a house fire. The fire was about 5 miles away on Davis Road in Barboursville. … Read More
Athens County Emergency Medical Services will meet today to discuss necessary precautions surrounding the Ebola outbreak. "We're obviously monitoring any situation where there's a spike in a communicable disease," says Athens County EMS Chief Rick Calebs. "We're concerned the point right now that we want to make sure that if we would have a patient… Read More
Former Hocking College president Ron Erickson will continue to be paid his regular base salary during the time he serves as special adviser to the chairman of the college’s board of trustees, according to an agreement between Erickson and the board. Erickson, who resigned last week, will be paid $14,167 per month as special adviser…. Read More
Just a few days after Ron Erickson resigned as president of Hocking College, the person he removed last month as the college’s chief financial office has been reinstated. The college announced Monday afternoon that Gina Fetty is back as Hocking College’s vice president of financial services. “We appreciate Gina’s dedication to Hocking College,” said interim… Read More
Boston artist Laurel McMechan will be exhibiting her artwork at the Ohio University Eastern Art Gallery through Oct. 23. The opening reception for the exhibit will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 15, from 11 a.m. to noon and from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibit, Folded Mountains, will showcase her talents in abstract paintings made… Read More
The Muskingum University Department of English will host a reading and lecture by authors Jen Hirt and Paul Cockeram on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 4:30 p.m. in room 336 of Boyd Science Center. This event is free and open to the public. Jen Hirt is the author of the memoir Under Glass: The Girl with… Read More
A West Virginia high-speed Internet project is being investigated by the federal government. The Charleston Gazette reports that the U.S. Department of Commerce's inspector general has asked state officials to turn over thousands of documents related to a fiber-optic cable network built by Frontier Communications. The $42 million project was funded with federal… Read More
A former central Ohio court clerk's husband has been ordered to serve 90 days in jail and fined $4,000 after pleading guilty to theft in office. Authorities alleged David Smalley and former Fairfield County clerk Deborah Smalley stole thousands of dollars in salaries paid for work by county employees on her political campaigns. … Read More
Ohioans can start casting ballots Tuesday in the fall election after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a dispute over the swing state's voting schedule. Voters can pick their choices for the next governor along with other statewide officeholders in the Nov. 4 election. Also up for a vote are a number of legislative… Read More