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‘Intensity’ is one word that could describe both teams tonight at Trimble High School. The Waterford Lady Wildcats came into their first game of the season against the Lady Tomcats looking to start off on a positive note. Despite a tough gauntlet to get through, the Lady Wildcats came out on top 58-44. The Lady… Read More
The Meigs Lady Marauders won on their home court 57-45, Thursday night, after being swept last season by the Warren Lady Warriors. At the start of the game, the Lady Marauders were neck and neck with the Lady Warriors. By the end of the first quarter, the score was 11-9. From there on out, the… Read More
The Federal Hocking Lady Lancers cruised to a 55-23 win over the Southern Lady Tornadoes Thursday night. In the first half, the Lady Lancers held a commanding 25-11 lead with their fast pace offense and smothering press defense. There was not much that could stop the Lady Lancers this evening, despite starting the season off… Read More
As illegal meth use has made a comeback across the U.S., pregnant women have not been spared, doctors say. New research shows rural areas in the South, Midwest and West have been hit hardest.
Businesses like Amazon and McDonald’s are building offices near bus and train lines to attract and keep top talent in a tight labor market.
President Trump’s longtime fixer pleaded guilty on Thursday to lying to Congress about the real estate negotiations that Trump’s business conducted with Russians in 2016.
A second man is facing charges in connection with the shooting death on the city’s West side over the weekend. 23-year old Bernard Mitchell faces felony involuntary manslaughter and robbery charges in connection with the shooting death of 55-year-old Charles Duncan. According to the court documents, Michael Allen Russell along with Mitchell and a third… Read More
New federal data show the Ohio Valley again led the nation in rates of fatal drug overdoses last year. The data confirm what local officials have reported: Synthetic opioids are fueling the increase. West Virginia had the nation’s highest rate of fatal drug overdoses in 2017 with 57.8 deaths per 100,000 people. Ohio had the second-highest… Read More
On Monday, November 12, 2018, James Edward Leonard Eldridge, known primarily by his chosen name, Æthelred Eldridge, passed away at the age of 88. He was an associate professor of painting at Ohio University’s School of Art and Design from 1958-2014. He is also one of the select few artists listed in the Dictionary of… Read More
Dominance is one of the first words that comes to mind when the 2018 Trimble Tomcats’ defense is mentioned. Nine of their first 12 games resulted in the Tomcat defense shutting out their opponent, including a six-game shutout streak that extended into the playoffs. This dominant group, which concedes on average 5.4 points per game,… Read More
A new report from Georgetown University shows the number of kids in the U.S. without health insurance has increased for the first time in more than a decade. Ohio is one of several states with a “statistically significant” increase in the number of uninsured children. The report says 21,000 Ohio kids lost coverage in 2017 compared to… Read More
A bill that sponsors say ensures religious freedom when it comes to marriage ceremonies is moving through the Ohio Legislature. However opponents are urgently trying to stop the so-called “Pastor Protection Act”, saying it overreaches and creates more opportunities to discriminate. The bill, HB36, says faith leaders do not have to perform a marriage ceremony that goes against their religious… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – More than a dozen people have spoken against new high school graduation requirements in Kentucky. The Kentucky Department of Education held a public hearing Thursday on new high school graduation requirements. The new rules would require students to meet college and career readiness standards and demonstrate minimum competency in math and… Read More
WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) – The third of four family members charged with killing eight people from another family has pleaded not guilty in a southern Ohio court, as her adult sons did previously. Forty-eight-year-old Angela Wagner was arraigned Thursday in Pike County on 22 counts, including aggravated murder. Like her sons, 26-year-old Edward “Jake” Wagner… Read More
Ohio University Theater Division’s third production of the year is a classic play that embraces indifference in an effort to show viewers the dangers of an apathetic culture. Cabaret follows the story of Cliff Bradshaw, and American writer who arrives in 1930s Berlin to work on his next novel. Instead, he gets pulled into the… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Actor and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is opposing a proposed 5 percent fee on arts, sports and entertainment ticket sales in Ohio’s capital city as debate over the proposal continues. Schwarzenegger says the fee will damage business in Columbus. Schwarzenegger says he doesn’t understand taxing sports events and giving the… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Some Democratic state lawmakers want Ohio to eliminate time limits on when people can be charged with or sued over rape or attempted rape. Sen. Joe Schiavoni, of Boardman, announced a bill Wednesday that would lift the statute of limitations that currently allows for charges within 25 years of a rape… Read More
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jury selection is nearly complete in the trial of an Ohio man accused of killing a woman during a white nationalist rally in Virginia. James Alex Fields Jr. is charged with first-degree murder and other crimes for allegedly driving his car into a crowd of counterdemonstrators in Charlottesville on Aug. 12,… Read More
WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) — The third of four family members charged with killing eight people from another family will be arraigned in the southern Ohio court where her adult sons pleaded not guilty this week. Forty-eight-year-old Angela Wagner was scheduled for arraignment Thursday afternoon in Pike County on charges including aggravated murder. Wagner, her husband… Read More
Voice actor, Daniel Ferguson, made millions laugh as a 2017 contestant in America’s Got Talent. He talks with The Kindness Podcast about life since AGT and teaches Nicole Phillips a few of his tricks. Get your daily laugh by subscribing to his YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXFzOJmXVaP1tMLiww4aQzg