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As the postseason continues, so do the No. 2 seed Trimble Tomcats’ hopes at another D-VII State Finals appearance. After mulling through No. 7 seed Symmes Valley 55-8, in the first-round of the playoffs, Trimble has their sights set on their next target: the No. 3 seed Caldwell Redskins. The Redskins defeated No. 6 seed… Read More
The 2014-15 version of the Ohio Bobcats will be without sharpshooters Nick Kellogg and Travis Wilkins after both graduated in the spring, but the Bobcats project to have strong guard play yet again. Losing Ohio’s all time 3-point scorer will be a blow to the ‘Cats offense, but a guards group led by seniors Stevie… Read More
The Jackson Ironmen have a chance to do something that no football team in Ironmen history has accomplished–win 12 games in a season and win two playoff games. However, standing in their way is Columbus St. Francis DeSales, a team that is no stranger to the spotlight. The Stallions have appeared in the postseason 23… Read More
It’s the first round of playoffs in the mountain state and Parkersburg South will be fighting to take down the number one seeded team in Class AAA–Capital. The Capital Cougars just wrapped up an undefeated 9-0 season and also grabbed the Mountain State Athletic Conference title for the first time since 1997. The Parkersburg South… Read More
The rededication of the Staff Sgt. Curtis A. Oakes Veterans Memorial Garden at Hocking College honored not only Oakes, but those who served alongside him. Oakes, a graduate of Alexander High School and Hocking College, was killed in action on Nov. 29, 2010, along with five fellow servicemen. Each one now has his name displayed on… Read More
On Wednesday, Frank Solich discussed the importance of the time off the Bobcats enjoyed in preparation for its next matchup with conference powerhouse Northern Illinois. During this stretch of the season, the Green and White play only one game in a 24-day span. Following its 37-14 victory against Buffalo, Solich gave his players four consecutive… Read More
Negotiators have been unable to reach agreement on a new labor contract at the Athens County Engineer's Department and the talks are now headed to fact-finding. Under that process, each side will present its positions on the unresolved issues to a fact-finder appointed by the State Employment Relations Board. The fact-finder will issue a report… Read More
Once again women of diverse backgrounds, ages and experiences have come together to participate in the 6th Annual Women of Appalachia (WOA) events, beginning with a reception on Saturday, Nov. 15 at the Parkersburg Art Center.
The fine art exhibition, which includes spoken word performances, will travel to four different venues throughout Ohio and West Virginia over a six-month period.
Planning and rehearsals are underway for the 5th Annual Athens AM Rotary Murder Mystery Production. The dinner theater has become an Athens favorite and a sellout crowd is expected once again for the Feb. 13, 2015 production. Local Rotarians and community leaders will take guests back in time to 1882 where tragedy has struck in… Read More
It has become a rarity to see a football player without some kind of tattoos. Tattoos are popular with the members of the Ohio University football team, as one player told me he estimated that about 90 percent of the guys on the team have at least one tattoo. The tattoos that the players have range… Read More
Ten-year-old YouTube sensation Emi Sunshine will perform an eclectic mix of Americana, blues and gospel at ARTS/West on Wednesday, Nov. 19. The singer-songwriter’s Appalachian ballads, hymns and self-penned originals have drawn inspiration from artists such as Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton and Emmylou Harris. Hailing from Madisonville, Tennessee, Sunshine regularly performs a mix of her own… Read More
Voting closes Wednesday, November 19 – make yours count today!
Members of the Ohio House GOP have elected new leadership for next session: Speaker of the House – Cliff Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) Speaker Pro Tempore – Ron Amstutz (R-Wooster) Majority Floor Leader – Barbara Sears (R-Sylvania) Assistant Floor Leader – Jim Buchy (R- Greenville) Majority Whip – Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) Assistant Majority Whip – Dorthy Pelanda… Read More
The Ohio University Division of Dance in the School of Dance, Film and Theatre will present its annual Fall Senior Dance Concert, the culminating project for BFA dance majors, Nov. 13-15 in Putnam Hall's Shirley Wimmer Dance Theatre.
Six seniors will employ their unique perspectives in newly created choreographic works to be presented at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. each evening.
Facing a $4.7 million budget deficit for the current fiscal year, Hocking College's Board of Trustees approved a revised balanced budget at Monday's special meeting. The revised budget calls for cuts from many budget line items in the amount of $2.65 million, including cuts to faculty and staff payroll, student payroll and employee benefits. … Read More
Republicans in the Ohio House are ready to choose the next House speaker and other caucus leaders for the upcoming legislative session. A leadership election has been scheduled for Wednesday. State Rep. Cliff Rosenberger, of Clarksville in southwest Ohio, is considered the frontrunner to replace term-limited House Speaker Bill Batchelder. Rosenberger and… Read More