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Ohio Women’s Basketball Garners College Sports Madness Preseason Honors

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Ohio women’s basketball received some preseason recognition from College Sports Madness on Wednesday, as head coach Bob Boldon, senior guard Kiyanna Black and junior guard Quiera Lampkins all received some preseason Mid-American Conference honors. Black was named to the All-MAC First Team, Lampkins was placed on the Second Team and Boldon took home preseason Coach… Read More

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Award-Winning Poet Edits New Anthology of Appalachian Ohio Writing

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Neil Carpathios, an award-winning poet and professor of Creative Writing at Shawnee State University, has edited a new anthology of writing about this region. Every River on Earth: Writing from Appalachian Ohio has recently been published by Ohio University Press. It is a compilation of regional poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction from some 40 writers… Read More

Pastors, Deacon Urge Ky. Governor To ‘Accomodate’ Exempt County Clerks From Gay Marriage

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Five pastors and a deacon met with Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear’s chief of staff on Tuesday to again urge the outgoing governor to accommodate Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis’ wishes to not issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The ministers from four counties gave the governor’s office a petition they said… Read More

Week 7 Power Rankings: TVC-Ohio

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1.) Alexander Spartans 6-1 (4-0) | Last Rank: 2 | Next Opponent: Nelsonville-York Alexander’s Lukas Thompson’s spectacular one-handed grab highlighted the team’s gritty win over River Valley. Mason Chapman’s play was not as visually dazzling, but his stat line was. The senior finished with 145 yards and three touchdowns.   2.) Athens Bulldogs 4-3 (2-1)… Read More

Blennerhassett Mansion by Candlelight


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Blennerhassett Island, located on the Ohio River between Belpre, Ohio, and Parkersburg, West Virginia,  held its annual Mansion by Candlelight on Friday, Oct.9. The Island Belle sternwheeler transported guests from Civitan Park in Belpre to the island.  Irish aristocrat Harman Blennerhassett and his younger wife Margaret settled on the east end of the island in 1798. The Blennerhassetts built… Read More

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Lost Flamingo’s “Rocky Horror” Moves to Jackie O’s for 13th Annual Production

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The biggest cross-dressing, profane and topsy-turvy event of the year is nearly here. The Lost Flamingo Company, Ohio University’s only student-run theater troupe, will stage its 13th annual production of the cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show, kicking off performances tonight and continuing Thursday and Saturday. The “Virgin Sacrifice” games, as they are lovingly and… Read More