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The Trimble Tomcats (6-0, 4-0) will look to extend their regular season win streak to 25 when they travel to Racine to face the streaky Southern Tornadoes (3-3, 2-1). The Tornadoes are coming off of a win 25-12 win over last place Federal Hocking while Trimble is fresh off of a convincing 42-0 win over… Read More
Belpre and Miller enter week seven with one thing in common: big wins in week six. Where they differ is their caliber of play. Belpre (4-2, 3-1) won three of its previous four games while Miller’s 57-8 win over Hannan was its first win since week six of 2013. The Falcons started off the season… Read More
The Athens County Dog Shelter is facing a budget shortage of nearly $24,000 this year. A key source to funding the dog shelter comes from dog tags sales and adoption fees. This year sales are down nearly 400 tags compared to last year. The shelter also has higher employee costs with the addition of a… Read More
The Ohio Ethics Commission has found that a deal struck with Marathon Petroleum Corp. last year posed a potential conflict of interest for two directors of the state's privatized job-creation board, JobsOhio. The privatized economic-development entity spearheaded by Gov. John Kasich says Marathon CEO Gary Heminger and Steven Davis, who served simultaneously on JobsOhio's and… Read More
A Glouster man appeared in Athens County Municipal court Wednesday morning after shooting at police. Athens County Sherriff Rodney Smith said deputies were called to assist Glouster Police after coming under fire while serving an arrest warrant Tuesday night. Smith said police were trying to arrest Matthew Arno at him home when he fired on… Read More
The Athena Cinema recently announced that it had been chosen as the recipient of the Science on Screen grant for a third year. The events pair a short talk with a scientist or technology expert with a film.
On Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m., Ohio University Russ Professor of Chemical Engineering Srdjan Nesic will give a short talk on his work before a screening of the Academy Award-winning film There Will Be Blood. The event is free and open to the public.
A future cult-classic is born. Host Robin Barnes talks with the Executive Producers of "When Night Comes", Glenn Martin and Alex Couladis, about the upcoming screening of this locally shot and produced slasher-flick. After a handful of extremely successful local screenings, "When Night Comes" will make its way to the Athena Cinema on October 9th,… Read More
West Virginia's new superintendent of schools has released his goals for improving the state's public education system, including a focus on improving student attendance and graduation rates. Michael Martirano presented the plan to the state Board of Education on Wednesday. The plan would increase pre-kindergarten offerings in all elementary schools and early childhood learning centers,… Read More
The classic rock group It’s a Beautiful Day recorded in performance at the Fur Peace Ranch July 27, 2014.
Athens artist John McVicker is being featured at ARTS/West this month, with an opening reception scheduled for this Friday from 6-8 p.m.
Drawing inspiration from Georgia O'Keeffe and Wassily Kandinsky, McVicker's work has been exhibited in Boston, New York City, Switzerland and France.