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Silver Bridge and U.S. 35 reopen

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HENDERSON - The northbound lanes of the Silver Memorial Bridge and U.S. 35 have reopened.Early reports are a piece of equipment hit a steel beam on the structure, causing the accident and closure. More on this story as information becomes available.


Eagles place third at Forest Hills

GLOUSTER, Ohio — The Eastern boys golf team took third place Wednesday night in a Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division quad match at Forest Hills.Miller fired a 157 to take first place, followed by Trimble with a 184 and Eastern with a 197. Federal Hocking rounded out the four team field with a 225 total.Eastern was led by Zach Connolly with a 47, and Kaleb Honaker with a 48. Ty Bissell and Dillon Swatzel rounded out the EHS total, each with a 50. Jacob Brewer (5...

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No. 7 RedStorm slips past UNOH

LIMA, Ohio — Patricio Arce scored his team-high fourth goal of the season to snap a second half tie and lift seventh-ranked University of Rio Grande to a 2-1 win over the University of Northwestern Ohio, Wednesday afternoon, in non-conference men’s soccer action at Racers Field.The RedStorm improved to 5-0-2 with the victory, avenging a 2-1 loss to the Racers at home in the 2013 regular season finale.UNOH dropped to 3-2-1 with the loss.Arce, a soph...

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Rio volleyball sweeps Cincinnati Christian

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande got off to a quick start and never looked back, cruising to a 3-0 win over Cincinnati Christian University, Tuesday night, in Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference volleyball action at Jill Rendel Court.The RedStorm won all three sets by scores of 25-15, improving to 6-10 overall and 3-1 in league play.Cincinnati Christian slipped to 4-6 overall and 1-3 in the KIAC.Rio Grande posted a season-best .283 atta...

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Lady Raiders fend off Federal Hocking

BIDWELL, Ohio — Revenge at its finest.The River Valley volleyball team was swept in a non-conference tilt at Federal Hocking on August 19, but the Lady Raiders avenged that loss Wednesday night when the Lady Raiders defeated the guests Lady Lancers in heartbreaking fashion.The Lady Raiders (9-5) jumped out to a 5-4 advantage in the first game, but Federal Hocking rallied past RVHS with a eight straight points. FHHS cruised to the 25-11 victory in the first game, an...

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Local appears on MTV

GALIPOLLIS — When Shelby Merry of Gallipolis sent in her video application explaining to MTV producers why she’d be “the worst” contestant to appear on the “Million Dollar Maze Runner,” she never thought she’d appear on a national television special that featured one of her favorite book series — but that’s exactly what happened.The “Million Dollar Maze Runner” episode was a one-time special that aired Sunday evening...

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Meigs wins girls golf match

POMEROY, Ohio — Every stoke counts.The Meigs girls golf team claimed a four stroke victory over Waterford, Tuesday night during a girls golf match at Meigs County Golf Course.The Lady Marauders fired a 198, followed by the Lady Wildcats with a 202 and Alexander with a 213. Eastern and Southern also competed but neither was able to post a team score.Kendra Robie led the Lady Marauders with a 46, followed by Dannett Davis with a 49 and Karlee Norton with a...

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Tornadoes take second at Green Hills quad

RAVENSWOOD, W.Va. —So much for home county advantage.The Southern golf team took second place Tuesday night at Green Hills, defeating Jackson County schools Ravenswood and Ripley.The quad match was won by Roane County with a 162, followed by the Tornadoes with a 190. Ripley was third with a 199, followed by Ravenswood with a 211.Roane County was led by match medalist Cole Moore with a 36 and Cam Moore with a 38. Caleb Moore fired a 43 and Hunter Thompson...

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Southern storms past Lady Golden Eagles

RACINE, Ohio — For the second time in four days the Southern volleyball team claimed victory over Belpre.The Lady Tornadoes defeated Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division guest Belpre Tuesday night in a league match, just four days after topping the Lady Golden Eagles in a tri-match at Meigs.Southern (6-3, 4-3 TVC Hocking) rolled to a 25-9 victory in the first game and claimed a 25-19 win in the second. SHS capped off the victory with a 25-13 wins in the third gam...

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Lady Marauders maul Vinton County

McARTHUR, Ohio — Dominance on the road.The Lady Marauders rarely trailed Tuesday night as the Maroon and Gold earned a three game victory over Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division host Vinton Country.Meigs () allowed just two service points in the opening game and charged to a 25-9 win. The Lady Marauders jumped out to a 10-0 lead in the second game and cruised to a 25-11 win. Vinton County earned its first lead of the match at 2-1 in the third game, but Meigs ralli...

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Meigs golfers win share of TVC Ohio title

ATHENS, Ohio — Even when you’re good, a little luck never hurts.The Meigs golf team received some help and earned a share of its third consecutive Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division title Monday night during the seventh round of league play at Athens Country Club in Athens County.The Marauders entered the final day needing to finish two spots ahead of Vinton County just for a share of the crown, meaning that some other TVC Ohio program would have to step up ...

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Lady Tomcats scratch South Gallia

MERCERVILLE, Ohio —Improvement with each game.The South Gallia volleyball dropped three straight games to Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division guest Trimble on Tuesday night. The Lady Tomcats earned wins of 25-10, 25-15 and 25-17 respectively to earn the match sweep.The Lady Rebels (2-8, 2-5 TVC Hocking) service attack was led by Jayla Wolford with five points, followed by Sara Bailey with four points and an ace. Tiffany Beaver marked three points, Courtney Haner...

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Court awards $82,000 to wrongfully imprisoned man

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Court of Claims has awarded $82,000 to a man for wrongful imprisonment after determining he was sent to prison for a crime that didn’t carry a spelled-out penalty.At issue was the 2009 conviction of Scott Chessman of West Alexandria for failing to report a cell phone number as part of a requirement under the state sex-offender laws.Friday’s settlement followed a decision by the state appeals court for the Dayton area that ...

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Ohio faces high prices for road salt this winter

CLEVELAND (AP) — An extremely harsh winter has driven up road salt prices throughout state and has forced the Ohio Department of Transportation to contract with an Indiana company to buy less-expensive salt for delivery this winter.An agency spokesman says road salt prices averaged around $35 a ton last year because of previous mild winters and an abundant supply. But last winter’s relentless cold and snow left salt sheds barren and depleted inventories at mines through...

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DNA sought from 3 in beating death of concert promoter

COLUMBUS (AP) — Columbus homicide detectives have filed search warrants to obtain DNA from three men awaiting trial in the 2011 beating death of a concert promoter from Florida.The body of Kevin Connal, 50, was found behind trash bins in the parking lot of Bexley Woods Apartments on the East Side on Aug. 20, 2011.Clemon D. Parham, 31, of 2964 Castlewood Rd. on the East Side, and Antoine P. Dotson, 27, of 2982 Sandridge Ave. on the North Side, were indicted by a Fra...

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2 Buckeye students remain hospitalized

STEUBENVILLE — Two of the three Buckeye Local High School students injured in a crash Monday remain hospitalized today.Logan Barsch, Devon Marques and Tyler Miller were on their way home after finishing football practice and were seriously injured in a one-car crash that occurred less than two miles east of Mount Pleasant on County Road 1 and Township Road 15, also known as Cottage Hill Road, in Jefferson County.Two had to be extricated from the wreckage with the a...

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Man charged with murder in Kentucky jailed in Ohio

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man charged in Kentucky with murder and kidnapping is now in a southwestern Ohio jail on an aggravated murder charge.Authorities say 41-year-old Terry Froman, of Brookport, Illinois, was found Friday on Interstate 75 in Warren County, Ohio, with a self-inflicted gunshot wound and the body of 34-year-old Kim Thomas, of Mayfield, Kentucky, in his car. Kentucky authorities were searching for Froman after finding Thomas’ teenage son sl...

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Belpre avenges Defenders, 2-1

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — The numbers just weren’t in their favor.The Ohio Valley Christian soccer team started with 11 healthy players and played a majority of regulation with only 10 Tuesday night following a tough-luck 2-1 setback to visiting Belpre in a non-conference match in the Old French City.The host Defenders (3-6-1) lost Eric Blevins to injury early in the contest, leaving them a man down against the Golden Eagles. But, despite the disadvantage, both team...

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