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OU’s Master Planning Efforts Eye The Ridges


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Two separate but related master planning efforts on the Ohio University Athens Campus will be more closely linked to one another as their work continues, according to an update from the Ridges Master Plan Committee co-chairpersons that underscores the importance of such collaboration. In a recent message to Ridges Master Plan Advisory Committee members, Ridges… Read More

Albany Man Pleads Guilty In Firearm Case


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An Albany man who originally pleaded innocent by reason of insanity has now pleaded guilty to two felonies in Athens County Common Pleas Court. Steven Vance, 36, entered a plea of guilty to improperly handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle and tampering with evidence, for which he was charged in February. The firearm… Read More

KY Wants OH’s Help With Brent Spence


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Kentucky’s Gov. Steve Beshear says it will cost taxpayers $7 million every month lawmakers do not take action to replace the Brent Spence Bridge connecting northern Kentucky with Cincinnati. The 50-year old bridge has no emergency shoulder and now carries twice the amount of traffic it was built to handle. But the $2.6 billion project… Read More

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Athens Boys: Dec. 12-19


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Even after a late start to the basketball season, the Athens Bulldogs have not seemed to skip a beat as they opened their season with three consecutive wins, outscoring their opponents 212-108.  The Bulldogs season started off well as they defeated Meigs 71-32 on Dec. 12, only eight days after losing in the state championship… Read More

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Athens Girls: Dec. 13-19


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The Athens Lady Bulldogs went a perfect 3-0 this week, defeating Gallia Academy, Chillicothe and Meigs to improve to 5-3 on the season.  The Lady Bulldogs took down Gallia Academy on Saturday, Dec. 13 in the Golden Rocket Invitational in Wellston, 60-37 It was a strong win for the Lady Bulldogs as they took control… Read More

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‘Watt’ Do Christmas Lights Cost?


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When the holidays roll around, everything seems to get brighter … literally. Reds, blues, yellows, greens and all the other colors of the rainbow adorn houses, trees, lawn ornaments and more to celebrate the season. But what does it cost to run those lights? Take, for example, the Nelsonville Public Square and it’s dazzling display… Read More

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Trimble Boys: Dec. 13-20


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After a deep post-season football run, the Trimble Tomcats boys squad was off to a late start on the 2014-15 campaign. After opening the season 2-0 with wins over Belpre and MIller, the Tomcats traveled to play the Crooksville Ceramics (0-5) Saturday night with hopes of remaining undefeated. The team did just that defeating the… Read More

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Educating Students On Today’s Hot Topics


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In a society where there is 24/7 media coverage on current news events, it is often difficult for adults, let alone middle school students, to form their own opinions on the hot topics in today’s society. One class at Federal Hocking Local Schools is working to help those students sort through the mountains of information,… Read More

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Eastern Boys: Dec. 15-19


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Eastern coach Jeremy Hill has emphasized the importance of his team putting together four solid quarters of basketball since the start of the season. But playing a full 32 minutes seems to be the biggest problem for the Eagles (1-3, 1-2). After Cameron Richmond's last-minute layup saw Eastern squeak by Miller earlier this season it has… Read More