Meigs Pomona Grange honors Parker

Meigs Pomona Grange honors Parker

POMEROY — Meigs County Pomona Grange recently held its annual banquet at the Meigs Local High School cafeteria, with Margaret Parker as guest sp...

August 9th, 2016 |  


Botanical sanctuary plans new signage, exhibit

Botanical sanctuary plans new signage, exhibit

RUTLAND — For those looking for a place to enjoy and learn about plants in their natural habitat, the Goldenseal Botanical Sanctuary in Rutland ...

August 9th, 2016 |  


First gold medal in Rio goes to US shooter Virginia Thrasher

RIO DE JANEIRO — Virginia Thrasher went through a three-week spring whirlwind, winning three NCAA titles and a spot on the U.S. Olympic Shooting...

August 7th, 2016 |  



Olympics media: Delayed start for NBC, ad overload

Olympics media: Delayed start for NBC, ad overload

NBC is proud of showing every Olympics competition live online, and many on TV. So, it makes the decision to air Friday’s opening ceremony via t...

August 7th, 2016 |  


Swimming’s best sister act carries the Aussies to relay gold

Swimming’s best sister act carries the Aussies to relay gold

RIO DE JANEIRO — Australia turned to the best sister act in swimming to hold off an American team anchored by Katie Ledecky.Give the gold to Cat...

August 7th, 2016 |  


Many players to watch outside US in Olympic men’s basketball

RIO DE JANEIRO — From Kyrie to KD, DeMar to DeMarcus, many players on the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team are so well known to NBA fans...

August 6th, 2016 |  


US-Australia rivalry highlights 1st night in Olympic pool

US-Australia rivalry highlights 1st night in Olympic pool

RIO DE JANEIRO — Katie Ledecky is going for a sweep of the longer freestyle races at the Olympics, a feat unmatched since another American teena...

August 6th, 2016 |  


Rio delivers a simple, but spirited, Olympic welcome

Rio delivers a simple, but spirited, Olympic welcome

RIO DE JANEIRO — What it lacked in flash, Rio made up for with feeling.With a limited budget, the consequence of a biting recession that roiled ...

August 6th, 2016 |  


Brazil held to 0-0 draw by South Africa

Brazil held to 0-0 draw by South Africa

By Tales AzzoniAP Sports WriterBRASILIA, Brazil — Brazil started its quest for an Olympic gold medal in men’s soccer with a disappointing ...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Rio Games an acid test for Olympics’ appeal in a grim world

Rio Games an acid test for Olympics’ appeal in a grim world

RIO DE JANEIRO — Even if only for two weeks, can “Faster-Higher-Stronger” overpower deadlier, scarier and bloodier? Can the Olympic ...

August 4th, 2016 |