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Local Police Chiefs Meet With the Public for Open Forum Discussion

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Police chiefs from Athens, Ohio University and Hocking College met at the Athena Cinema in Athens Tuesday evening for an open forum discussion with the community. The “Ask the Chiefs” event, led by Ohio University’s Black Student Union, Multicultural Center and national Pan-Hellenic Council was joined by APD Chief Tom Pyle, OUPD Chief Andrew Powers… Read More

Athens County Board of Elections Discuss Provisional and Absentee Ballots

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The Athens County Board of Elections discussed provisional and absentee ballots to be counted tomorrow, among other business in their regular board meeting Wednesday morning. During the meeting, the board ruled that two additional absentee ballots were invalid, bringing the total of invalid absentee ballots for the May 7th election to four.  There are still… Read More

Second Protest Over Removal of LGBT Center Director Disrupts Ellis Hall Ribbon Cutting

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Editor’s Note: delfin bautista uses the pronoun they/their and does not capitalize their name. Ohio University students in support of delfin bautista, the former head of the school’s LGBT center held a protest at the ribbon cutting of Ellis Hall Friday afternoon. The protest follows one last week in front of Cutler Hall by students and community… Read More

Athens Sandlot Baseball Set to Start – Despite Conditions

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Weather in the Midwest plays a role in pretty much everything. With baseball season approaching, there’s not much that can be done besides toughing it out.  The Athens Sandlot Baseball and Softball League is one of many organizations that deals with the issue every year. League co-founder of the Kevin Schwarzel knows this, often gathering groups of… Read More

Federal Hocking Basketball Expecting Big Improvements – Next Year

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The Federal Hocking Lancers fell to the South Webster Jeeps, 51-27 at Meigs High School Wednesday night.  The Lancers had a rough season  managing only two wins all year.  However, with the majority of the team being underclassmen, Lancers Head Coach Kevin Dunigan said he has high hopes for next year . “We gained valuable experience this year… Read More