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The Ohio Bobcats (4-2) came into the game Tuesday night with a perfect 3-0 record at the Convocation Center. They had to beat a tough Iona Gaels team to keep this record on the season. The Bobcats used their length to pound the ball inside all night and finished the game with 50 points in… Read More
‘Play to the buzzer’ was the attitude of the Trimble Lady Tomcats as they fought an eight-point deficit in the fourth quarter to Wellston. The Lady Golden Rockets challenged Trimble the entire game, making for an exciting back-and-forth contest that could swing either way. Trimble put the game in the hands of Jayne Six, who… Read More
The underwater world of Bikini Bottom, where the action takes place, reflects Hillenburg’s deep interest in marine life. The show has been highly successful over nearly 20 years.
ATHENS, Oh – After 10 years of leading the Athens Bulldogs every Friday night, head coach Ryan Adams has taken off the headset for the last time. Adams announced during the team’s end-of-the-year banquet that he would not return for his 11th season as head coach and retire. While there was no exact reason for… Read More
Angered by General Motors’ decision to idle plants and lay off thousands of workers, the Trump administration threatened to retaliate by withholding federal subsidies for the company’s cars.
Hocking College Radio (WLCI) and Blackout Booking have teamed up once again to present three days of rock ‘n’ roll and goodwill, an endeavor known as Benefest. The event will take place at The Union and Casa Cantina, kicking off on Thursday, November 29 at Casa Cantina. The event is organized by Hocking College students… Read More
On November 30, 2018, the Dairy Barn Arts Center is throwing open its doors to welcome long-time friends Sandy Feen, Rikki Santer, and Chuck Salmons, who in 2017 formed a poetry troupe as a way of fulfilling a dream of touring the U.S. and giving poetry readings, much like a rock band. Since then, they… Read More
On Sunday, U.S. agents fired tear gas at migrants trying to cross into San Diego from Tijuana, Mexico. The migrants were protesting the slow pace with which the U.S. has been processing asylum claims.
Life expectancy is up. The death rate for young children is down. So why is Dr. Richard Horton, editor of ‘The Lancet,’ worried about global health?
WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) — The first of four family members charged with killing eight people from another Ohio family has pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder and other charges in the potential death penalty case. Twenty-six-year-old Edward “Jake” Wagner acknowledged the 23 counts against him but said little else Tuesday in Pike County court. He’s… Read More
ATHENS – A former Glouster Catholic priest has been sentenced to more than a decade in prison for sexual crimes against a minor female and member of his church. Henry Christopher Foxhoven, 45, was convicted in Athens County Common Pleas Court Tuesday on three counts of sexual battery, according to a press release by the… Read More
UPDATE (11 p.m.): Michael Allen Russell was taken into custody tonight in The Plains. Russell was being sought in connection with the shooting death of Charles Duncan, Sr., on West Washington Street on Sunday. He will appear in court Wednesday on charges of involuntary manslaughter and robbery, according to Athens Police. _________________________________ ATHENS, Ohio — Authorities… Read More
Gov. John Kasich says he’ll be talking to General Motors about its decision to shut down the assembly plant in Lordstown, potentially putting 1500 people out of work. But he’s sounding like all isn’t lost even if the plant closes. Kasich said he’s talked to GM about how the Lordstown-made Chevy Cruze wasn’t very profitable…. Read More
Gov. John Kasich says he’s seriously considering another run for president, the strongest suggestion yet that he might try another campaign. Kasich said he’s really unhappy with what he sees in this country and hasn’t decided what he wants to do about it – but said all options are on the table and that he’s… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A company building a natural gas pipeline in West Virginia has agreed to pay $122,350 for environmental violations. The Charleston Gazette-Mail cited a consent order made public Monday in reporting that Columbia Gas Transmission agreed to pay the amount to the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection for 16 violations while… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia secretary of state’s office is now offering a new portal for businesses to complete filing requirements. The website can be used by people who want to form a new West Virginia business or register an existing out-of-state business. Secretary of State Mac Warner says the new portal is… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia Supreme Court has rejected a lawmaker’s effort to force Gov. Jim Justice to live in Charleston. The court earlier this month voted 4-0 to toss a challenge from Pendleton County Democratic Delegate Isaac Sponaugle. Sponaugle asked the court to order Justice to live in Charleston because the state… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A legislative committee tasked with figuring out a better way for Ohio to fund online charter schools has started its work and is scheduled to hear more testimony this week. Republican Sen. Peggy Lehner, of Kettering, co-chairs the committee considering changes to the enrollment-based e-school funding system. She tells The Columbus… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – Marshall University has been awarded a federal grant to help children affected by the opioid epidemic. The Department of Justice awarded the West Virginia school’s Department of Social Work a $750,000 grant to develop a coalition that will provide aid to elementary school children in Cabell and Wayne counties. Peggy Proudfoot… Read More
The Athens Lady Bulldogs overcame the New Lexington Lady Panthers 51-46 during their Monday night matchup. From the tip, Athens seemed to be in control. Athens’ on-ball pressure forced New Lexington to make mistakes throughout the game and from there the Lady Bulldogs seemed to capitalize every opportunity they could. However, New Lexington showed life… Read More
The Federal Hocking Lady Lancers dominated the first half with their aggressive work ethic and finishing several crucial outside shots, yet could not pull out a win over the Alexander Lady Spartans this year. Alexander was able to force 16 turnovers this game due to their high defensive pressure, leading them to score several points… Read More
The Meigs Lady Marauders opened their season in convincing fashion against the Southern Lady Tornadoes. With a dominating 90-24 victory, head coach Jarrod Kasun has to be pleased with the effort that his entire team showed to start the season. If you had to describe the Lady Marauder’s performance in one word, it would be… Read More