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ATHENS, OH — When the 2019 Bobcats take the field for the first time on Saturday afternoon, it won’t be with any new expectations and aspirations than they’ve had in recent years. Ohio was tabbed by both the media and the coaches as the favorites to not only win their division but to also win… Read More
President Trump and Vice President Pence are expected to formally reestablish the U.S. Space Command on Thursday. It’s not the Space Force they want, but they intend it as a step in that direction.
As more than 30 states have liberalized marijuana laws, the use and potency of the drug have increased. The surgeon general says there’s no safe amount of marijuana for adolescents and pregnant women.
ATHENS, Ohio – Two wanted Athens County residents have been arrested on charges related to their alleged involvement in a local drug ring. Natalie Hoffman, 32, and George Cloud III, 34, both of Chauncey, were arrested Thursday on warrants related to indictments earlier this month for engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity and possessing criminal… Read More
Last year, the Hillsboro Indians came out and dominated on the Gridiron, finishing 9-1, with their only loss coming to the Jackson Ironmen. The Indians ended up sharing the conference crown with the Ironmen, but this year is a new year. In this new year of Frontier Athletic Conference play, surprises could be in the… Read More
Soon the lights will turn on and the stands will be packed as teams return the gridiron. Here are some pre-season power rankings to see how will things will shake out this fall in the TVC-Hocking. Power Rankings 1. Trimble Tomcats Last year’s TVC-Hocking champs and state runner-ups will be the top dogs in the… Read More
The MVL hasn’t had much parity in a while. The Tri-Valley Scotties have won at least part of the MVL each of the last eight years and the teams vying to overtake the top spot usually stay consistent as well. But with a new season comes a new chance for teams to take down the… Read More
When we last left off in the TVC-Ohio, the Athens Bulldogs had just captured the conference crown with a dominant showing over Nelsonville-York. Both of these teams have been fighting for the top over the past couple of years, but with some old faces returning on other squads, could this be the year we see… Read More
An inspector general investigation concluded that former FBI Director James Comey broke rules governing the handling of documents that described his now-famous exchanges with President Trump.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that a nonprofit mental health provider can’t use bankruptcy to escape its financial obligations to the state pension system. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the unanimous ruling on Thursday could help protect the financial viability of one of the country’s worst-funded public pension systems. Louisville mental… Read More
Under this agreement between the ACLU of Ohio and Secretary of State Frank LaRose’s office, those voters who have recently been removed from the rolls will be able to vote after all. The Legal Director for the ACLU of Ohio, Freda Levenson, says voters who cast a provisional ballot in any of these elections will… Read More
Gladden House alumni Mandolin Orange brought their lush, haunted sounds back to the stage Saturday afternoon for a secret show featuring a showcase of emotionally rich songs from over the course of their decade-long career. The Chapel Hill, NC husband-wife duo, Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz, have crafted four albums since signing to esteemed independent… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – A university in West Virginia will work with the investigative division of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to fight the opioid crisis. The Herald-Dispatch reports Sen. Shelley Moore Capito announced Wednesday the partnership between Marshall University and Homeland Security Investigations. Sen. Capito says the school in Huntington will receive more than… Read More
CLEVELAND (AP) – Prosecutors say guards at the troubled county jail in Cleveland worked with gang members to sell drugs to inmates. State prosecutors on Wednesday charged two corrections officers and one gang member with running a criminal enterprise inside the Cuyahoga County jail. The indictment says the two guards, Stephen Thomas and Marvella Sullivan,… Read More
Consumer groups are urging the USDA to change labeling rules for processed meats. They argue that “uncured” and “no nitrates added” labels may falsely lead people to believe these meats are healthier.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a West Virginia transgender male who said an assistant principal harassed him when he tried to use the boys’ bathroom, the latest in a string of court challenges to school policies for transgender students nationwide. The lawsuit filed in state court accuses the… Read More
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Prominent Kentucky broadcaster Matt Jones is planning to take a step toward running as a Democrat for the seat held by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell by forming an exploratory committee. Jones said Thursday he expects to make a final decision on whether to enter the campaign after this year’s November… Read More
LOGAN, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s Department of Natural Resources says an Ohio man has died in a fall off the edge of a cliff in Hocking Hills State Park. Department spokeswoman Maureen Kocot said in a release that 22-year-old Alexander Colson was hiking Saturday on an overlook trail at Old Man’s Cave in the park… Read More