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Monday Jul 28 | WBNS

Former Detroit Police Officer To Face Drug Charges In Athens

The Athens County Prosecutor says a former Detroit police officer will wave extradition from Atlanta and face charges in southern Ohio.


Sat Jul 26, 2014

Four-star QB Torrance Gibson says Ohio State is his new leader after Friday Night Lights visit: Buckeyes recruiting

When Torrance Gibson was personally escorted out of Ohio Stadium by Urban Meyer after Friday Night Lights - both smiling - you knew the four-star quarterback had a positive evening.


Thu Jul 24, 2014

Fiber Art Calls for Entry

Quilt National 2015

Deadline: September 12, 2014 {ONLINE} Quilt National 2015 The Dairy Barn Arts Center Athens, Ohio May 23 - September 7, 2015 The nineteenth in the series of international juried competitions dedicated to promoting the contemporary quilt by serving as a showcase for NEW work ) that provides the viewer with an appreciation of the variety of ... (more)


Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Donations jumped at Ohio U., too

We wrote today that Ohio State University just closed a near-record year for donations.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

Rutgers Scarlet Knights

Women's Track: Women's Track & Field Unveils 2015 Indoor and Outdoor Schedules

The Rutgers women's track and field team unveiled its 2015 indoor and outdoor schedules on Monday, as the Scarlet Knights enter their first season in the Big Ten.


Four-star QB Torrance Gibson says he may be visiting for Ohio...

Torrance Gibson once had Ohio State on top of his list, then he dropped the Buckeyes and then it seemed like the two were going their own separate ways.


Ohio sheriff's ammunition purchases questioned

ATHENS, OHIO: An Ohio sheriff charged in a corruption case is facing questions about his ammunition purchases while in office.


Sun Jul 20, 2014

Times Recorder

Habitat for Humanity returns to Perry County

Habitat for Humanity is returning to Perry County, and it already has plans to build a new house in Crooksville.


Fri Jul 18, 2014

Norwalk Reflector

Mount Orab chief didn't know shooting address was at Ohio University

Chief Bryan Mount, who has been with the Mount Orab Police Department for 27 years - 14 as its chief - didn't mean to cause a ruckus on the Ohio University campus on Tuesday.


Marietta Times

Five new hires at Career Center

Due to the retirement of four employees and the opening of an instructor job, the Washington County Career Center administration has been busy filling vacant positions.


Thu Jul 17, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Festival gets 'more rock and roll'

For the first time in the 30-year history of the Lancaster Festival the 10-day event featured a concert on the festival's first Thursday.



Report: phone call led to false shooting report

In this taken with a mobile phone, police investigate outside Gamertsfelder Hall on the Ohio University campus on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Athens, Ohio.


Wed Jul 16, 2014

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Phone call reporting phantom OU shooting was placed to Mt. Orab police chief

The call reporting a shooting at Ohio University was picked up by the Mt. Orab police chief in Brown County, two hours away.


Tue Jul 15, 2014

News Herald

Police: No evidence of shooting at Ohio University

University spokeswoman Jennifer Krisch says authorities have given the school the "all clear" after the Tuesday afternoon report.


Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Red Wanting Blue Returns to Lancasterband with Local Roots Headlines New Rock Night at Festival

A homegrown band will return to its little part of America on its "Little America" tour after being together for 14 years.


Mon Jul 14, 2014


Blueberry Boat Turns 10

I spent the summer of 2004 living in Athens, Ohio, my one summer on campus during a four-year stint at Ohio University.


Four hours at Ohio Brew Week

Here's a little bit of this and a little bit of that from my four-hour bar crawl in Athens on Sunday for the ninth annual Ohio Brew Week .


Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

IRS sees Ohio University president's house as taxable

When Roderick J. McDavis became Ohio University's president a decade ago, he moved into 29 Park Place, a 7,000-square-foot, 2 1/2-story home at the heart of OU's campus in Athens.


The Columbus Dispatch

An ill wind is blowing

More recently, hospitals in Chillicothe and Zanesville have had ratings downgraded for their bond debt as their financial outlooks dimmed.


Fri Jul 11, 2014

Former Ohio police chief indicted on drug charges

ATHENS, OHIO: The former police chief of a southeastern Ohio village is among those indicted by a grand jury on drug charges.



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