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The Ohio University Theater Division in the School of Dance, Film and Theater will present its second production of the 2014–2015 season, Rashomon by Ivor Benjamin, Oct. 29 through Nov. 8 in the Elizabeth Evans Baker Theater. Japanese writer Ryonosuke Akutagawa’s short stories with themes of truth injustice, and perspective are adapted for the stage… Read More
Junior middle blocker Karin Bull led the Ohio Bobcats defensively last weekend in two wins over the Mid-American Conference West Division's top two squads, Western Michigan and Northern Illinois, at the Convocation Center. Her efforts at the net earned her this week’s MAC-East Defensive Player of the Week honor. Ohio improved to 10-0 in Mid-American… Read More
This weekend 72 people were arrested during the 40th annual Halloween block party. Of the total arrests, 17 people were just cited and released. There were 26 Ohio University students arrested as well. However, authorities are still looking for the person who shot a gun in the air three times on Court Street near the… Read More
The Ohio Supreme Court has declined to hear appeals from a civil case in which a Glouster towing company was awarded $1.04 million in damages against former village officials. However, the impact of the high court's decision could be a new trial in Athens County Common Pleas Court on most of that damage award. In… Read More
Albany: 6:00-7:00 (10/30) Amesville: 6:00-7:00 (10/29) *Party at Amesville Fire Department after Athens: 5:30-6:30 (10/30) *Party at community center from 7:00-9:00* Athens Uptown Business Association: 5:30-7:00 (10/27) *Held at participating uptown businesses (Court, Union, State, Washington Streets) Buchtel: 5:30-6:30 (10/30) Chauncey: 5:30-6:30 (10/30) Coolville: 5:30-7:00 (10/30) Glouster: 6:00-7:00 (10/30) *Costume parade at 5:30 (lineup at… Read More
The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is teaming up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Emergency Nurses Association to fight the Ebola epidemic. They also announced strategies to establish procedures to assist emergency personnel when evaluating and managing suspected Ebola patients. Experts will discuss the CDC’s newly published guidelines… Read More
Whether you’re throwing an official Halloween shindig or you just want to entertain the kids, there are tons of fun recipes to dial up this ghoulish season! From scary edible finger cookies to Charlie Brown’s ‘great pumpkin’ cupcakes, here’s some great ideas to put a little spook in your Halloween. Frightening Fingers The kids will… Read More
Ten-year-old Adyn Bucher is planning on rocking out this Saturday at Jackie O's. And you're invited to join her.
Adyn and her family are hosting the first-ever benefit for Adyn's Dream, a non-profit charity dedicated to providing assistance to families that have members who are living with Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Saturday's concert features Athens surf-rock band The D-Rays and Oldboy, a folk-rock quintet from Cleveland.
An Athens woman died in a traffic accident Sunday morning on Route 550 in Athens County, according to the State Highway Patrol. The patrol said Mindy Mohney, 29, was was driving westbound on Route 550 when her car went left of center and struck an eastbound sport utility vehicle driven by Maria Mack, 33, of… Read More
Incumbents held leads in multiple races when it came to campaign contributions, according to the latest financial reports, released Thursday. The deadline for pre-general election fund reporting passed Thursday, with State Representative Debbie Phillips (D-Albany) and County Auditor Jill Thompson (R-The Plains) raising more than their challengers. The finance reports show total monetary spending and… Read More
One of the privileges I anticipated upon becoming an adult in the ‘70s was that of voting. I knew the struggles of my ancestors and looked forward to stepping into the voting booth to make my voice heard. I was able to step into the booth for over 20 years until a benign spinal cord… Read More
The Zanesville Community Theatre is presenting a "Halloween whodunnit" with their upcoming production of The Hollow, a murder mystery by Agatha Christie, opening Oct. 31 and running through Nov. 9.
Opening night audience members are encouraged to come in costume and vote for the character they believe committed the murder. Anyone making the correct guess will have their names entered into a drawing for a gift.
State data show inmate reports of sexual assault have increased in West Virginia's jails and prisons. The percentage of allegations found to be substantiated has declined. The Charleston Gazette reports that the Division of Corrections released data showing allegations of sexual assaults in prisons increased from 25 in 2008 to 229 in 2013…. Read More
The fatal shooting of a southern Ohio woman during a police drug raid has prompted a lawsuit amid a lengthy ongoing investigation by Ohio authorities. The Columbus Dispatch reports that Krystal Barrows' mother sued Ross County's sheriff and an officer who told investigators his tactical rifle fired accidentally during the raid last Dec. 11…. Read More
This year's Capitol Christmas Tree may be from Minnesota, but the 88-foot tall White Spruce will arrive in Washington with a little help from Ohio. The Chillicothe Gazette reports the giant Christmas tree from Chippewa National Forest will be transported on a festive semi-truck assembled in Chillicothe in southern Ohio. Kenworth Truck Company built… Read More
The deadline is approaching for West Virginia small businesses and nonprofit organizations affected by the January water crisis to apply for low-interest federal loans. The U.S. Small Business Administration says applications for the economic injury loans must be received by Wednesday. Working capital disaster loans of up to $2 million are available at 2.625… Read More
Investigators say a gas line explosion destroyed a central Ohio home, injuring two residents and killing the family's dog. It happened Sunday morning in Newark, east of Columbus. The (Newark) Advocate reports a husband and wife got out of the home safely. They were taken to a local hospital and expected to be… Read More
An Indiana company that supplies road salt to Ohio is importing shipments from the northern Africa nation of Morocco because of the short supply and high prices. Midwest Salt plans to bring in 171,000 tons through the port of Toledo. The Ohio Department of Transportation's first shipment from Midwest arrived earlier this month…. Read More