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If there’s one infallible law of basketball, it is that one team will win. Even on the occasions when both teams put forth a winning effort, one team will be defeated. Such was the case when the Vinton County Lady Vikings hosted the Meigs Lady Marauders on Monday night, as the Lady Marauders lost by… Read More
Cruising through the first half, the Lady Lancers threw together their best offensive performance of the year. Federal Hocking put up 41 points in the first half thanks to a breakout game from sophomore point guard, Paige Tolson. The Lady Lancers pressure forced South Gallia to make mistakes throughout the game and from then on… Read More
With five minutes left in the fourth quarter, the Athens Lady Bulldogs were just three points away from making an 11-point comeback. Despite their relentless efforts, the Lady Bulldogs were unable to come out on top as the Wellston Lady Golden Rockets ran away with the win 53-44 on Monday night. Offensively, neither team played… Read More
A special Air Force jet carrying the 41st president’s body landed Monday afternoon. Bush will lie in state in the U.S. Capitol rotunda until Wednesday. Watch the ceremony live.
Canadian Twitter may truly be a nicer place. Researcher Bryor Snefjella says Canadians tend to tweet more positive words compared to their American counterparts.
Authorities in Athens are investigating the death of a young child. According to a press release from the Athens Police Department, paramedics were called to a home on Hope Drive Sunday, December 2. The first-responders were unable to resuscitate the infant. Investigators say they will release more information once the coroner’s report is complete.
ATHENS — An Athens County grand jury set to meet on Wednesday could be presented with the cases of five people connected to the death of a man in a shooting on West Washington Street. Michael Allen Russell, 18, and Bernard Mitchell, 23, are both facing involuntary manslaughter charges in connection with the death of… Read More
Jim McGrath, spokesman for the Bush family, tweeted out a photo on Sunday night showing the service dog Sully lying before the former president’s flag-draped coffin.
Protein snacks and supplements are popular, but unless you’re an extreme athlete or recovering from an injury, you may already get enough protein in your diet. Here’s how to tell how much you need.
A lot can happen in a decade. Two presidential elections. Six Olympic games. A solar eclipse. The crossover from childhood into adulthood. A recession. In a little more than a year’s time between late 2007 and early 2009, the S&P 500 Index lost half its value, 10 million families lost homes to foreclosure and jobs… Read More
Nexstar’s $4.1 billion deal to acquire Tribune Media’s 42 stations would give it a presence in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. Even after shedding some stations, Nextar would exceed rival Sinclair.
CINCINNATI (AP) – An Ohio zoo that’s suing a conservatory for the return of a gorilla has asked a judge to rule in the zoo’s favor without going to trial. The Cincinnati Zoo in October sued The Gorilla Foundation for the return of the silverback gorilla who served as a companion to Koko, the late… Read More
LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s two U.S. senators say they’ll meet with the head of General Motors this week to discuss what can be done to stop its northeastern Ohio assembly plant from closing. GM announced last week it will stop making the Chevy Cruze at its Lordstown plant by March and that it’s considering… Read More
The U.N. climate meeting underway in Poland is the most important climate conference since the 2015 Paris Agreement set emissions reduction goals for nearly every country on Earth.
The Athens Holiday Bazaar was this past weekend, and it encouraged the community to shop local for the holidays. The annual Holiday Bazaar featured over 40 local vendors selling a variety of products, such as soaps, knitted goods, pottery, and woodworking. Opal Grueser used to be a vendor, but this year she came to the… Read More
Qatar made the announcement early Monday — the same day it informed OPEC it is withdrawing from the group. The country says it wants to focus on producing natural gas.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Five of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family companies have paid their bills after agreeing to a discounted settlement over payment of coal transportation fees. Justice’s companies paid $175,282 to the West Virginia Public Service Commission. According to PSC documents, that amount was about $32,800 less than they were originally charged…. Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky officials say a technology upgrade will allow state social workers to spend less time on paperwork. The Cabinet for Health and Family Services says about 1,800 social workers and social services staff will receive tablets to replace laptop and desktop computers. Cabinet officials say the upgrade will save time and… Read More
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court seems inclined to rule against the state of West Virginia and side with a retired U.S. marshal seeking a tax refund from the state. James Dawson says West Virginia unlawfully discriminated against him by excluding him from preferential tax treatment given to most retired state law enforcement officers. Both… Read More
There were some surprises buried in the results of the 2018 election, many of them for Democrats, who lost the five big statewide executive offices. But they weren’t surprising to some consultants who have worked with both major political parties in Ohio. And they could be disappointing to non-partisans. Ohio’s 3rd state Senate district has… Read More
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – Two nonprofits have pledged funding for a proposed monument honoring the Wright brothers in southwest Ohio. The Berry Family Foundation and the Kettering Fund have both committed to help the Wright Image Group purchase land near Dayton for the “Triumph of Flight” monument. Organizers say the planned 270-foot monument will cost… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A central Ohio shopping center that includes stores, restaurants and hotels will get more of each as part of a $500 million expansion planned over the next few years. Easton Town Center in Columbus also plans to add a public green, an indoor gathering area, more parking and more housing as… Read More
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal by Montgomery County seeking immunity in a wrongful death lawsuit involving an inmate who died in 2012 during a medical emergency. The Dayton Daily News reports attorneys for the county’s insurance company sought the protection, previously denied by a U.S. District Court judge. Robert A…. Read More