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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.
Thomas Eric Duncan, the 33-year-old man who contracted Ebola in Liberia and later traveled to Dallas, where he was being treated, has died, hospital officials say. A statement from the company that runs Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, where Duncan was in isolation, read: “It is with profound sadness and heartfelt disappointment that we must inform you… Read More
Follow @WOUBVisuals on Twitter or @WOUBSports on Instagram for daily updates and visit our Flickr page by clicking here. Bobrauschenbergamerica, presented by Ohio University’s Theater Division, examined what makes an American community. (Brooke Herbert Hayes) Athens Coalition for Palestine organized a moment of silence in honor of the 14th anniversary of the killing of Muhammad Al-Durrah, a 12-year old Palestinian boy. (Brooke… Read More
photo: Nancy Radcliff Go Ohio Valley is a free app produced by Adams Publishing Group of Ohio and presents an avenue to explore numerous categories and activities in the region. This week’s feature listing the Circleville Pumpkin Show in Circleville. The world-famous Circleville Pumpkin Show is set to kick off next week for its 108th… 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 to grant… Read More
Southeast Ohio Public Energy Council, the organization formed by the city of Athens and Athens County to pursue electric aggregation, isn't changing its name but is altering its structure. On Tuesday, the Athens County Commissioners approved the creation of a regional council of governments, also called Southeast Ohio Public Energy Council. On Monday, Athens City Council… Read More