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When you were little, did you have a favorite toy that meant so much to you, it seemed real?
That's the theme explored by The Velveteen Rabbit, being presented by the ABC Players at Stuart's Opera House, Dec. 4-6.
A new store is set to have its grand opening Friday. William Hoffman has more on Fiddle and Bow.
Tom Walker of the National Alliance On Mental Illness talks with Leslie Powlette Stoyer about her experience with Perinatal depression, also known as Postpartum depression, which affects 10%-20% of new mothers. Leslie suffered from the depression after the birth of her first child, and reflects on the symptoms and her subsequent treatment with her psychologist…. Read More
On Wednesday morning the Mid-American Conference released their postseason all-conference teams and awards, and although the Bobcats were shut out of first team honors, a few players still found their names on the list. Daz Patterson (punt returner) was Ohio’s lone second team selection, while Lucas Powell (offensive line), Jovon Johnson (linebacker), and Tarell Basham… Read More
A rape that allegedly occurred three years ago on the Ohio University campus was reported to police on Tuesday. Because the investigation is still ongoing into the case, police are not talking about details of the alleged incident, according to Lt. Tim Ryan of the Ohio University Police Department. The initial report filed with the… Read More
A divided Ohio Supreme Court has overturned the death sentence of a man condemned for killing three people in a 1996 Youngstown bar robbery. At issue in the court's 4-3 decision Wednesday was the lack of evidence presented at sentencing about defendant Willie Herring's chaotic childhood. Justice Paul Pfeifer, writing for the majority, said Herring's… Read More
The sponsor of a plan to overhaul the way Ohio draws state legislative districts says negotiators are moving closer to a deal over the process. The state alters district lines to reflect population shifts identified by the U.S. Census once every 10 years. The line-drawing process is called redistricting. Both political parties have acknowledged flaws… Read More
The winners of the 2014 Uptown for the Holidays Gingerbread Competition are pretty familiar with the feeling. Both grand prize winners were champions last year, including Nancy Mingus, who defended her title, taking the $500 grand prize in the professional category. Grand prizes were awarded to those that depicted an Athens city or county historical… Read More
The Athens Bulldogs will take on Toledo Central Catholic for the Division III state football championship and Gridiron Glory will be there! Tune to this page Thursday at 6:30 p.m. to get a live preview of the game from Gridiron Glory's reporters Nathan Takitch and Billy Hartman who will be covering the game at… Read More
In a non-conference competition Tuesday, the Athens Lady Bulldogs (0-2) fell 66-62 to the undefeated Fairfield Union Falcons (2-0). The gymnasium was filled to capacity with electricity stemming from both sides of the court in Lancaster. This is the second consecutive loss for the Bulldogs bringing their record to 0-2 and foul shots were a… Read More