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Hocking College Implements Layoffs, Furloughs

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Hocking College has announced that 36 people will lose their jobs due to layoffs in order to help reduce a portion of the $4.4 million deficit the college is currently facing. In a news release issued Thursday evening, it was announced that the following positions have been eliminated: nine non-bargaining/administrative positions; 16 professional bargaining unit… Read More

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Ohio Aims For 16-0 Mark In MAC


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Ohio volleyball will look to achieve a goal this weekend that was not even on the team’s radar at the beginning of play: go undefeated in Mid-American Conference play for the first time since 2006. “Our goal that we wrote own at the beginning of the year was to win the regular season. We didn’t… Read More

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Foundation For Appalachian Ohio Raises $3.4 Million


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The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio is celebrating the success of its shareholder campaign. FAO raised over $3.4 million dollars through its Leadership One Hundred shareholder campaign, exceeding it's goal of $3.2 million. FAO serves the 32 Appalachian counties of Ohio, including Athens County. Appalachian Ohio helps fund several non-profits in Athens County, including the Athens… Read More

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Worker Killed At Oil Well


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Authorities say a worker at an eastern Ohio oil well has died in an explosion at the facility. Noble County Sheriff Stephen Hannum said in a statement Thursday that 48-year-old Norman Butler of Virginia died in the accident Wednesday afternoon near the CONSOL Energy well pad, about 40 miles north of Marietta. Authorities say the… Read More

The cast of Ohio University Eastern Theater's "Miss Firecracker"

OU-Eastern Theater Presents “The Miss Firecracker Contest”

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The Theater Department of Ohio University Eastern will present Beth Henley’s hilarious comedy The Miss Firecracker Contest Nov. 13-15 and Nov. 20-22 in the Shannon Hall Theater. Thursday night performances begin at 7 p.m. and Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8 p.m. First produced in 1984 with Holly Hunter in the lead role, the… Read More

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Preview: Parkersburg Hopes To Ride Momentum To Upset Victory Over Cabell Midland [Video]

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The Parkersburg Big Reds (6-4) are riding momentum into the playoffs after narrowly defeating cross-town rival Parkersburg South last Friday, but they must quickly turn their attention to another Mountain State Athletic Conference rival in the second-ranked Cabell Midland Knights (9-1) in the first round of the West Virginia Class AAA playoffs. With time expiring… Read More