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With the very clear intent of forgetting the week eight result against Western Michigan, Ohio head coach Frank Solich jumped right into the issues facing the Bobcats as they prepare to take on Buffalo, including the starting quarterback position. “Derrius Vick will start for us against Buffalo,” Solich said. “But with that, he will… Read More
Tuscarawas County has three local school districts with proposed tax levies on the upcoming ballot. Both New Philadelphia City School District and Newcomerstown School District are on the ballot for renewal tax levies for 6.9 mills and 5.9 mills respectively. If the New Philadelphia City School District levy passes it would be the fourth time… Read More
Nelsonville residents will be asked to support a 2-mill renewal street levy this election. The five-year levy generates $92,958 per year and would cost the owner of a $100,000 home $63 a year. “When trying to revitalize a city, one of the most important parts is infrastructure,” said Eddie VanBibber. “Streets are very important.” VanBibber… Read More
Further engineering on the proposed Route 50W sanitary sewer project was authorized Tuesday by the Athens County Commissioners. The commissioners authorized HDR Engineering of Columbus to do 30 percent of the design engineering. The overall project would provide sanitary sewer service to an area that includes subdivisions west of Athens. County Commission President Lenny Eliason… Read More
Following a third consecutive year of declining autumn enrollment, Hocking College is looking at new strategies and tactics to boost enrollment not only for the upcoming spring semester but long term. Interim Director of Admissions Laura Alloway, who is also the director of marketing and public relations, addressed the Board of Trustees on Monday evening… Read More
The Parkersburg South Patriots are entering the final two weeks of the regular season. This week, they take on a Wheeling Park team that could not be more similar. Here are just a few characteristics they share: both teams enter this game at 6-2, both nicknamed the Patriots, both have blue and red as their… Read More
Athens City Council is expected to introduce legislation to ban tobacco use in city parks and recreation areas. The issue was first raised two weeks ago by resident Thaden Brient who told Council that he has observed a lot of cigarette smoking while spending time with his 9-year-old daughter in city parks, particularly the Southside… Read More
The four students charged in connection with a protest that took place at an Ohio University Student Senate meeting have had their charges amended, but kept their not guilty pleas intact. Rebecca Sebo, 22; Maxwell Peltz, 20; Gabriel Sirkin, 20; and Jonah Yulish, 19, all OU students, had their pleas amended in Athens County Municipal… Read More
Senior night is finally here for Trimble (9-0, 7-0) as the Tomcats head into their final regular season match-up with a game against Federal Hocking (2-7, 2-5 TVC-Hocking). The weather forecast calls for rain in the afternoon and evening, which could make the regular season finale a wet and muddy one. Nevertheless, head coach Phil… Read More
When senior captain Gabby Hausfeld went down with a season ending ACL injury, freshman Megan Niebuhr took control of the center back position.
Wednesday, December 17 • 9 p.m. In this mini-series, New York Times' technology correspondent and best-selling author David Pogue takes a wild ride through the cutting-edge science that is powering a next wave of technological innovation. With his humor and zest for discovery, Pogue meets the scientists and engineers who are plunging to the… Read More
With just days to go before the 2014-15 campaign begins at the Michigan State Open, Ohio wrestling is putting the final preparations into a busy offseason and preseason training regimen. After a little over seven months since the 2014 NCAA Championships, in which Ohio wrestled a program record six grapplers, the Bobcats are ready to… Read More
Conference win No. 1 is on the line when the Morgan Raiders hit the road to take on the West Muskingum Tornadoes. West Muskingum’s three -year losing streak did come to an end earlier this season against Buckeye Trail, but the Tornadoes have not picked a conference win since 2011. As for Morgan, the season… Read More
As the end of Breast Cancer Awareness Month draws near, the senior nursing class of Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions kicks it into high gear to finish preparing for the Pink Paws for the Cause 5K run/walk.
The event is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 2 from 12-4 p.m. on the Athens bike path and begins near the Convocation Center tailgate area.
The ABC Players will present Flaming Guns of the Purple Sage, a finely tuned send-up of old westerns and horror movies, Oct. 30 through Nov. 2 at Stuart's Opera House in Nelsonville.
Listen to an interview with the cast, plus get a sneak peek with production photos by WOUB's Yi-Ke Peng.
Multiple townships are asking voters for continued support for their fire departments, and one village wants voters to bring more money to its police force. Carthage, Bern, Canaan, Rome, Alexander and Lee townships are all looking to pick up five-year protection levies on Nov. 4. Every levy is a renewal with the exception of Carthage’s… Read More
About 400 homes in eastern Ohio were evacuated after a nearby fracking operation sprung a leak and began shooting invisible gaseous discharge into the air. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says there was no fire, explosion or spillage related to the uncontrolled release about 6 p.m. Tuesday at a well pad in Jefferson… Read More