The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has approved a new drilling-waste injection well in eastern Athens County that will become the third owned by K&H Partners of West Virginia.
Ohio University Student Senate President Megan Marzec and two other members Senate were found guilty Monday of persistent disorderly conduct in Athens County Municipal Court. The charges were connected to their behavior during a student-led protest of a tuition hike approved in January by the OU Board of Trustees.
Ohio University President McDavis and his wife, Deborah, were fully moved into a large off-campus home on the South Side of Athens as of Wednesday morning, an OU spokesperson said. The OU Foundati
After a long, dark, cold winter, outdoor athletes are eager to get back to it - and none more than the area's many avid bicyclists.
This year's "Women on the Line" event will feature poets from Ohio and West Virginia in a reading on Friday, March 27 at Stuart's Opera House in Nelsonville. They will share work to draw attention to My Sister's Place, the Athens domestic violence shelter.
The biggest Ohio University student block party of the spring, Palmer Fest, is this Saturday. Some snapshots of past iterations of the party on Palmer Street: droves of intoxicated students and their guests partying in the sunshine; riot police shutting down wild house parties after furniture burns in the street; and, at the most extreme, a house set on fire in 2012.
Number Fest founder Dominic Petrozzi recently penned a lengthy letter explaining changes and increased security measures at this year's edition of the generally muddy, rowdy college music festival.
From the day he took office to the day he was taken off to prison, former Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly has been nothing if not controversial.
Kelly's supporters applauded him as he was led handcuffed from the Athens County Common Pleas courtroom after being sentenced to seven years in prison on 18 felony counts early Friday afternoon.
Local musical artist Atari Jones says he's ready to rock a "pretty crazy" setlist - and that's a good thing, because he's going to open for rapper/producer Juicy J at IndependentFest this Saturday at Lake Snowden near Albany
The third annual Scripps Innovation Challenge wrapped up its competition Monday afternoon with a finale that decided which teams would win the challenge.
The Fur Peace Ranch has announced a change in its concert schedule for a show scheduled for this weekend. This Saturday's show with Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks was cancelled late last week, and the New Riders of the Purple Sage will be filling in.
Latoya Peterson calls herself a nontraditional journalist. She never went to journalism school. In fact, she dropped out of college, she told an audience of more than 100 Ohio University students and faculty members on Tuesday.
Members of the Trimble Tomcat community are in mourning following the death of a teacher, coach and volunteer firefighter Monday. The school district brought in extra counselors this week to help stud
The Dairy Barn Arts Center is hosting the first exhibition of its kind, "In & Around the Barn," an inaugural exhibition. This exhibit kicks off with a range of participatory artworks and performances for old and young this Friday, March 27 from 5-7 p.m., according to a news release.
Community members in Athens and the surrounding area will have the opportunity to bring recyclable items and donations to the RecycleMania Community Recycling Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday at the Athens County Fairgrounds.
This Friday, March 27, will start the kickoff of a local grassroots project called "Don't Blow It." This project is designed to allow citizens of Athens County an alternative way to commit activism and to bring awareness to the issue of fracking waste, according to a news release.
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