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Student brings loaded gun to school, Moraine police say

Wright State trustee: University’s next budget is a ‘recipe for disaster’

Wright State University will aim to add $3 million to its reserve fund next school year in its ongoing attempt to rebuild its finances. To do this, the university will have to make more cuts or increase revenue in the fiscal year 2019 budget. The university released some of the details of its fiscal year 2019 budget today, which trustees will consider at a June 8 meeting. The 2019 fiscal year starts...


5 amazing flight deals we found at local airports for summer travel

5 amazing flight deals we found at local airports for summer travel

It’s time to book your next vacation. Discount airlines flooded regional airports with cheap, new flights to destinations across the world. WOWair, Frontier Airlines and Allegiant Air added new flights in Columbus, Cincinnati and Dayton — lowering airfare for eager travelers in the region. There are plenty of cheap flight options to take advantage of this summer. Here are five of...
Big money, political muscle on display in payday lending clash

Big money, political muscle on display in payday lending clash

Payday lending stores dot the landscape of Ohio’s small towns, suburban strip malls and inner-city thoroughfares. To hear one side tell it, they give their customers — many with bad credit — much-needed access to quick money for emergencies and everyday expenses. To hear the other side tell it, they take advantage of the poor by charging the highest interest rates in the country...
Ohio gets ‘scorecard’ on addiction policies: Track how it’s doing

Ohio gets ‘scorecard’ on addiction policies: Track how it’s doing

The opioid overdose crisis has prompted so many new programs and policy changes in recent years there has been little time to see what is working and what still needs to be done. That’s about to change. The “Ohio addiction policy inventory and scorecard” — developed by the Health Policy Institute of Ohio — examines what’s been working and what gaps remain in addiction...
Dayton to activate 5 red-light cameras today for 30-day warning period

Dayton to activate 5 red-light cameras today for 30-day warning period

Five traffic enforcement red-light cameras will be activated starting today at two intersections. Three cameras will be at James H. McGee Boulevard and West Third Street, and two others are at Linden Avenue and South Smithville Road. A 30-day warning period begins Monday at both locations, according to a release from the city. During the warning period, the registered owner of a vehicle committing...
University survey asking if students want to know whether 'black people hate America' draws ire

University survey asking if students want to know whether 'black people hate America' draws ire

A Texas university is experiencing backlash over a cultural survey asking students to rate their interest in learning answers to controversial questions like, "Do black people hate America?"  According to the Dallas Morning News, Southern Methodist University's Cultural Intelligence Initiative first posted the survey, titled "Ask Anything, Seriously," last fall.  "...
Military brides in Dayton can get a free wedding dress this week

Military brides in Dayton can get a free wedding dress this week

A local organization is giving away wedding dress for military brides this week. The third annual Marry Me Military for all military brides will take place on Sunday, May 27 in the Grand Ballroom at Holiday Inn Dayton/Fairborn. The event, offered by the United Service Organizations -Central and Southern Ohio, is open to 75 brides from noon to 3 p.m. The event has provided military brides with more...
Why not condos? Downtown Dayton developer talks shop.

Why not condos? Downtown Dayton developer talks shop.

Sometime next year, the Water Street District is expected to complete its sixth project, increasing its housing supply to more than 500 apartments, a major milestone for a relatively new development. But so far, Water Street developers Woodard Development and Crawford Hoying have only built rental units downtown and have not branched out into condos. RELATED: Great views of ballpark: New apartments...
Best state for veterans? Ohio isn’t on the list

Best state for veterans? Ohio isn’t on the list

Ohio isn’t one of the best states for veterans, according to a new analysis. The average officer is only 45 years old — 42 for non-disability enlisted personnel — upon retirement from service, according to WalletHub’s new analysis. Military retirees deal with re-assimilation into civilian life, sometimes facing challenges with the job markets, homelessness, disabilities...
Man intentionally drove through restaurant, killed 2, including deputy daughter

Man intentionally drove through restaurant, killed 2, including deputy daughter

Families were sitting down for a comfortable Sunday lunch when chaos ensued at a Gaston County restaurant. Two people died and others were injured when a man drove his car into a Gaston County restaurant just after noon. Police said the driver of the car, Roger Self, was taken into custody. Police said after their initial investigation, they believe Self, of Dallas, drove the car through the...
Non-stop Paris flight set to begin this week from airport in region

Non-stop Paris flight set to begin this week from airport in region

Delta’s Indianapolis-to-Paris flight begins Thursday. Delta, with joint venture partner Air France KLM, last year announced that it will bring nonstop trans-Atlantic service from Indianapolis to its European hub at Paris-Charles de Gaulle starting May 24, 2018. “Indiana and the Indianapolis metropolitan area have long been an important part of our route network and we are honored that...
Chrissy Teigen, John Legend share first photo, reveal name of newborn son

Chrissy Teigen, John Legend share first photo, reveal name of newborn son

Aww! Model, TV host and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen took to Instagram on Sunday to share a sweet photo and reveal the name of her newborn son. "Hello, world! This is Miles Theodore Stephens," Teigen wrote. "We are drowning in his little peeps and nuzzles. Our household feels overwhelmed with love. Thank you for all your well wishes!" Meanwhile, Teigen's husband, singer...
Dayton woman killed by stray bullet had just fed neighborhood dogs, neighbors say

Dayton woman killed by stray bullet had just fed neighborhood dogs, neighbors say

Wheatley, a grandmother, had just fed some neighborhood dogs and was walking back to her home when she was shot, neighbors said Monday. She died about a half block from home, neighbors said.  There’s a makeshift memorial where Wheatley ied, and it continues to grow.   Meanwhile, a man called 911 after hearing shots fired and seeing Wheatley lying on the ground, according...
Court orders man to pay $2M in child support in 'bizarre' case involving identity theft

Court orders man to pay $2M in child support in 'bizarre' case involving identity theft

An Indiana judge awarded nearly $2 million in back child support to a woman whose husband -- who disappeared in 1993 and was thought to be dead -- was arrested in Florida two years ago on an identity theft charge, the Journal Gazette reported. Hamilton County Superior Court Magistrate William Greenway and Judge Jonathan M. Brown said Richard J. Hoagland owes his ex-wife -- Linda K. Iseler --...
Bruce Pearl: ‘There’s a chance’ all 4 Auburn basketball players in NBA Draft return to school

Bruce Pearl: ‘There’s a chance’ all 4 Auburn basketball players in NBA Draft return to school

ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. — As the deadline approaches for players to either stay in the 2018 NBA Draft or return to school, Bruce Pearl says there is a good possibility Auburn basketball brings everybody back for the upcoming season. Pearl said Monday morning that with nine days left until the May 30 deadline, there’s a “good chance” that Austin Wiley, Mustapha ...
Loaded gun brought to Moraine school by student, police say

Loaded gun brought to Moraine school by student, police say

A loaded handgun was recovered from a 12-year-old male student at the Montgomery County Learning Center in Moraine this morning, according to Moraine police. The incident was reported around 8 a.m. and no injuries were reported, police said. Officers responded to the school on Kettering Boulevard after becoming aware of the incident, Sgt. Jon Spencer with the Moraine Police said. According to Spencer...
Brett Favre reveals visit with former Auburn coach Pat Dye altered his outlook on life

Brett Favre reveals visit with former Auburn coach Pat Dye altered his outlook on life

Brett Favre never played a snap as a SEC quarterback, but the Southern Miss product may have learned one of the most valuable lesson of his football life from former Auburn coach Pat Dye anyway. Long-time NFL writer Peter King released his final “Monday Morning Quarterback” article for Sports Illustrated on Monday, and buried beneath three decades worth of thank...
Michigan football in top 5 of Athlon Sports’ 2018 preseason rankings

Michigan football in top 5 of Athlon Sports’ 2018 preseason rankings

Athlon Sports thinks Michigan football is for real. Athlon had Michigan in the top five of its updated preseason top 25 projection, which was released Monday. Jim Harbaugh’s team was No. 5, ranked behind only Alabama, Clemson, Georgia and Ohio State. Here’s how Athlon’s Steven Lassan explained the ranking: Projecting Michigan to finish No. 5 might come as...
Hardwood to gridiron: Former basketball stars shining in Ohio recruiting

Hardwood to gridiron: Former basketball stars shining in Ohio recruiting

During the week, Land of 10 reporters following the Buckeyes address pressing questions on the minds of the Ohio State fan base with our daily feature. To ask Ryan Donnelly a question on the Buckeyes recruiting, follow along on Twitter and suggest a topic right here. Check back Monday, Wednesday, and Friday as we dive into the Ohio State Recruiting Question...
Nebraska recruiting: High number of offers new normal in Huskers program

Nebraska recruiting: High number of offers new normal in Huskers program

Nebraska finished the 2018 recruiting class on a strong note thanks to the efforts of Scott Frost and his staff, but expect the Cornhuskers to take the next step with a successful 2019 class. Land of 10’s Chris Bumbaca will answer a Nebraska recruiting question of the day every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Ask him a question on Twitter ( ...
Iowa’s greatest overachiever in Kirk Ferentz era

Iowa’s greatest overachiever in Kirk Ferentz era

We are tackling the best question supplied by Iowa fans each day. If you’d like to submit a question, tweet to Scott Dochterman here. Look for our Iowa Question of the Day every Monday through Friday. Go here to see all of our previous answers. ANSWER: Let’s take a gander at the second part of this question. The foundation of Iowa&rsquo...
Why Michigan coaches Jim Harbaugh, John Beilein deserve lifetime contracts

Why Michigan coaches Jim Harbaugh, John Beilein deserve lifetime contracts

During the week, Land of 10 reporters following the Wolverines answer questions on the minds of Michigan fans. Submit a question or suggest a topic by sending a tweet  here to Rachel Lenzi or here to Kevin Goheen. Check back Monday through Friday as we answer the Michigan Question of the Day. Go  here to see our previous...
Where are the red-light enforcement cameras in Dayton?

Where are the red-light enforcement cameras in Dayton?

Five traffic enforcement red-light cameras will be activated starting today at two intersections. Three cameras will be at James H. McGee Boulevard and West Third Street, and two others are at Linden Avenue and South Smithville Road. A 30-day warning period begins Monday at both locations, according to a release from the city. So, where are all the red-light cameras located in the region? Following...
JUST IN: Two local breweries snag 3 golds EACH at international beer competition

JUST IN: Two local breweries snag 3 golds EACH at international beer competition

Two Dayton-area breweries scored a nice little trifecta of gold medals at a just-completed international competition held each year in Lexington, Ky. The 2018 Commonwealth Cup beer competition put on by Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. awarded gold medals to Dayton Beer Company’s Beast of Tadmor Village, Upright Smoked Lager, and Midnight Dream, and another three gold...
Photos: Today is the four year anniversary of the ‘1000 year flood’ that shut down two interstates

Photos: Today is the four year anniversary of the ‘1000 year flood’ that shut down two interstates

May 21, 2014, a day some local motorists will never forget. Flooded interstates caused hundreds of drivers to be trapped in their cars on I-75 and I-70. Motorists were without food, water and restroom facilities for hours.  Flood waters covered all lanes of I-70 near State Route 201 (Brandt Pike) in Huber Heights. Ohio Department of Transportation traffic cameras showed frustrated drivers began...
South Carolina football: Latest Gamecocks scholarship count (May 21, 2018)

South Carolina football: Latest Gamecocks scholarship count (May 21, 2018)

COLUMBIA, S.C. — According to the latest unofficial count by SEC Country, the 2018 South Carolina football team has 82 players on scholarship. The Gamecocks are permitted to have 85 scholarship players, so a few spots are available for the 2018 season. Counted among the players on the team’s official roster are all three graduate transfer commitments: Texas A&...
Florida’s Great Gator Grill-Out lives up to hype, hits the mark with recruits

Florida’s Great Gator Grill-Out lives up to hype, hits the mark with recruits

Welcome to Chomp Chat, SEC Country’s  daily Florida podcast with reporter Zach Abolverdi and Gators broadcaster Jeff Cardozo. First-year coach Dan Mullen established a new recruiting tradition at Florida this weekend with the inaugural Great Gator Grill-Out. Mullen and his staff welcomed multiple commits and priority targets to town, including four top-100...
WATCH: Funny Maine ranks SEC campuses beyond University of Alabama, lists surprising locations at bottom

WATCH: Funny Maine ranks SEC campuses beyond University of Alabama, lists surprising locations at bottom

Funny Maine is a huge Alabama fan, and he provides some of the best commentary about what it’s like to be a Crimson Tide follower during the football season. But recently, he branched out by ranking the SEC campuses he has seen beyond the University of Alabama. He also excluded Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri and Texas A&M from the list because he hadn’t visited...
WATCH: Funny Maine ranks 10 worst Alabama losses during Nick Saban era

WATCH: Funny Maine ranks 10 worst Alabama losses during Nick Saban era

There haven’t been many losses for Alabama since Nick Saban took over as coach in 2007, particularly after the Crimson Tide’s six-loss campaign in his first season. But that doesn’t mean Alabama fans haven’t had some disappointment sprinkled in among the team’s successful decade. Comedian Funny Maine has become famous on the internet for his weekly...
No trench coats, backpacks allowed: Schools adjust rules after deadly Santa Fe school shooting

No trench coats, backpacks allowed: Schools adjust rules after deadly Santa Fe school shooting

Days after Friday’s deadly school shooting at Santa Fe High School, school districts in the Houston area are re-evaluating their policies and are increasing security. Aldine Independent School District told KTRK medal detectors and ID scans will be used at single entry points at all of its schools. The district also has cameras at every campus and drills are held throughout the year...
Michigan football is going to South Africa next year

Michigan football is going to South Africa next year

Michigan will take its third foreign trip next year. Speaking with WTKA-AM (1050) in Ann Arbor, Mich. on Monday, Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh said the team will make its way to South Africa. “We’re going to Johannesburg and Cape Town and we’re going to do a safari,” Harbaugh said. “How about that? How about a safari? I’m looking forward to it.&rdquo...
WATCH: Funny Maine delivers hilarious take on Top 10 SEC football uniforms

WATCH: Funny Maine delivers hilarious take on Top 10 SEC football uniforms

Funny Maine is an Alabama fanatic, but does that alone qualify him to critique the sacred uniform threads of other SEC football programs? Probably not, but we’re going to allow it because we love the SEC-centric comedian and his videos. Since it is the offseason, Funny Maine has decided to branch outside of the world of all things Crimson for a look at topics around the...
Historical caboose vandalized in Xenia, costly repair bill expected

Historical caboose vandalized in Xenia, costly repair bill expected

Spray-painted graffiti scrawled on the side of the historical red caboose in Xenia will cost thousands of dollars to repair, said Ronald Goble, president of the Greene County Historical Society. The vintage, steel-sided, Baltimore & Ohio caboose in the city park at South Detroit Street and South Miami Avenue is on display to the public and can be opened for tours free-of-charge. The spray paint used...
Report: Clemson QB Hunter Johnson to transfer, joining several elite SEC QBs from recent years

Report: Clemson QB Hunter Johnson to transfer, joining several elite SEC QBs from recent years

Former 5-star Clemson quarterback Hunter Johnson will reportedly move on from the Tigers this summer after just one season in the program. That’s according to a report Tiger Illustrated’s Larry Williams. Don’t feel too bad for Clemson, as wunderkind freshman Trevor Lawrence is expected to fill any gaps. The Tigers also still have Kelly Bryant...
Miami Valley boys tennis sends singles, doubles team to state

Miami Valley boys tennis sends singles, doubles team to state

To say it was a good weekend on the courts for the Rams would be an understatement. The Miami Valley tennis team qualified four boys – two singles players and a doubles team – to this week’s Division II high school state tennis tournament – a feat the Rams have not accomplished in at least 15 years. Rams senior Colton Morehart – who qualified to state as a sophomore &ndash...
Sports gambling: NFL commissioner calls for Congressional action 

Sports gambling: NFL commissioner calls for Congressional action 

A week after the Supreme Court struck down a federal law prohibiting wagering on sports, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell issued “four core principles” the league would like to see addressed by Congress.  Additionally, Goodell says the league has “spent considerable time planning for the potential of broadly legalized sports gambling” and is prepared to address changes &ldquo...
College football betting lines, odds set for Week 1 of 2018 season

College football betting lines, odds set for Week 1 of 2018 season

Betting lines and odds have been set for most Week 1 college football games for the 2018 season  by Vegas Insider. We’re still a bit more than three months away from kickoff, but there’s already a good sense as to who will be the favorites in some of the season’s first matchups. Vegas Insider set betting lines for 13 of the 14 Big Ten season openers....
3 SEC programs among top 5 in total attendance during 2017 college football season

3 SEC programs among top 5 in total attendance during 2017 college football season

Georgia, Alabama and Auburn fans showed up in big numbers during the 2017 season. Recently, the National Football Foundation released attendance data from last season. As part of the report, it was learned that Georgia (second), Alabama (third) and Auburn (fourth) were three of the top-5 programs in total attendance. Ohio State came in first, and Penn State was fifth. Check...
Report: Jontay Porter strongly considering return to Missouri for sophomore season

Report: Jontay Porter strongly considering return to Missouri for sophomore season

Will Jontay Porter follow older brother Michael on the path to professional stardom in the 2018 NBA Draft? Many thought the answer to that question was “yes” for the talented Missouri hoops player, but that may not actually be the case. Porter is “leaning toward” returning to Cuonzo Martin’s Tigers for his sophomore campaign, according to NBA sources who recently...
Middletown graduation moves after parents shut out of last year’s ceremony

Middletown graduation moves after parents shut out of last year’s ceremony

One year after some Middletown High School parents were unable to see their children graduate, the district has moved high school graduation to a location that officials say should accommodate everyone who wants to attend. But with the ceremony planned outdoors, the district is now worried about inclement weather. Middletown’s Class of 2018 will receive their diplomas at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Barnitz...
Florida couple takes Walmart scooter for joyride to dive bar, police say 

Florida couple takes Walmart scooter for joyride to dive bar, police say 

A Florida couple stole a motorized shopping cart from Walmart and took it on a joyride down the street to a nearby dive bar, police said.  Jeffrey Robert Sabiel and Santa Marie Walters took the scooter Thursday from a Largo Walmart and drove it about a mile east to Jimmy’s Sports Bar, where an officer found the cart parked out front, according to WFLA.  The couple at first denied...
Purdue, Northwestern emerge as landing spots for former 5-star QB

Purdue, Northwestern emerge as landing spots for former 5-star QB

Former 5-star prospect Hunter Johnson could soon be a Big Ten quarterback. Per multiple reports Monday, Johnson is transferring from Clemson.  And according to 247Sports, he could land at either Purdue or Northwestern. These potential destinations geographically make sense for Johnson, who was a top-30 recruit and the No. 2 pro-style recruit in...
Fairfield teen dies in Joe Nuxhall Way crash

Fairfield teen dies in Joe Nuxhall Way crash

A Fairfield teen was killed Friday afternoon in a single-car crash on Joe Nuxhall Way, according to the Butler County Coroner’s office. Luke Minerd, 17, died at the crash scene that happened about 2:06 p.m., according to the Butler County Coroner’s Office. Minerd died of multiple traumatic injuries, but his manner of death is listed as pending by the coroner’s office. Emergency dispatchers...
Moraine company sold to international firm

Moraine company sold to international firm

A Moraine-based gas distributor with about 70 employees is now part of a national firm. Airgas, which has about 18,000 employees at 1,100 locations, said in a statement that it acquired Weiler Welding Co. earlier this month. Weiler Welding has six locations, including its Moraine office, and services Southwestern Ohio and Southwestern Indiana. RELATED: Beer’s not beer without right gas: Area...
Ohio State podcast: Charles Woodson trying to rationalize Michigan’s failure

Ohio State podcast: Charles Woodson trying to rationalize Michigan’s failure

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Get insight and reaction to Ohio State sports on the Inside the Shoe podcast brought to you by Land of 10. On the latest edition, we examine Charles Woodson’s comments that Michigan’s lack of success against Ohio State can be attributed, in part, to a lack of emphasis on the game. Kyle Lamb thinks Woodson is displaying a lack of confidence...
CareSource, DPS, Fuyao recruiting at Dayton job fair

CareSource, DPS, Fuyao recruiting at Dayton job fair

Two dozen employers will be recruiting in Dayton this week. Job seekers can attend the career fair, hosted by CareSource Life Services, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 24 at Central State University–Dayton 840 Germantown St., Dayton. RELATED: Here’s how a Las Vegas convention leads to Dayton restaurants, retail Attendees should bring copies of their resume. Some employers will be interviewing on...
Alabama man wants to cut lawns in all 50 states

Alabama man wants to cut lawns in all 50 states

Cutting lawns during the summer can be a chore, especially when temperatures and humidity rise. But an Alabama man not only enjoys cutting grass, he also wants to mow in all 50 states. “I’m on a journey called ‘50 States, 50 Lawns,’” Rodney Smith told WHAS. “(I’ll be) mowing a lawn in each state for someone who's elderly, disabled, a single parent mother...
Royal wedding: Official photos of Prince Harry, Meghan Markle released

Royal wedding: Official photos of Prince Harry, Meghan Markle released

The British royal family on Monday released official photographs taken after Prince Harry wed American actress Meghan Markle in a highly anticipated ceremony in England over the weekend. The couple wed at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle on Saturday, nearly two years after they met when a friend set them up on a blind date in London. Kensington Palace officials released three photographs from...
Happening Now: Springfield Police investigating robbery at Family Dollar

Happening Now: Springfield Police investigating robbery at Family Dollar

Springfield police are investigating an armed robbery at a local Family Dollar. Police were dispatched to the Family Dollar on the corner of Selma Avenue and East Street. Police said a man entered the store around 9:30 a.m., displayed a gun, and demanded cash.  The man fled the scene on foot, investigators said.  The Springfield News-Sun has a reporter at the scene.
Breaking down LSU baseball’s route through SEC Tournament

Breaking down LSU baseball’s route through SEC Tournament

LSU baseball season is here, so welcome to Out of The Box, SEC Country’s weekly column covering all things Tigers baseball. Check out SEC Country every Monday at 10:30 a.m. ET for your dose of news, notes, updates and analysis on Tigers baseball! The LSU baseball team begins postseason play on Tuesday when it opens up action in the SEC Tournament against Mississippi...
Prominent sportsbook releases betting lines for 8 Week 1 SEC football games

Prominent sportsbook releases betting lines for 8 Week 1 SEC football games

It’s late May and you’re still months away from any real SEC football games, but that doesn’t mean you can’t pass the time by getting in on some of the action. Prominent sportsbook BetOnline.ag has released betting lines for many of the top football games in Week 1, including eight of the SEC variety. DATE LOCATION ...
Sports Today: Reds pitching regresses

Sports Today: Reds pitching regresses

The Cincinnati Reds dropped three of four over the weekend to the Chicago Cubs, capping a week in which the team’s pitching took a step back.  The team ERA over the last seven days was 5.56, higher than the (terrible) season-long mark of 4.92.  The only starter to post a “good” start over the past seven days was Matt Harvey, who only went four innings as he continues to...
Wisconsin RB Nakia Watson did his homework on Badgers program

Wisconsin RB Nakia Watson did his homework on Badgers program

Incoming Wisconsin running back Nakia Watson has Badgers coaches excited about his potential. For good reason, too. Watson finished his senior season at Austin (Texas) Westlake High School with 1,938 rushing yards and 27 touchdowns. He averaged 7.2 yards per carry and recorded 11 games with at least 100 yards rushing. The 6-foot, 226-pound Watson is a powerful, downhill tailback...
Royal Wedding: Meghan Markle, Prince Harry wed

Royal Wedding: Meghan Markle, Prince Harry wed

Actress Meghan Markle and Britain’s Prince Harry got married Saturday in a highly anticipated, star-studded ceremony in St. George’s Chapel at England’s Windsor Castle.  Update 6:21 a.m. EDT Sunday: The British royal family took to Twitter late Saturday to congratulate Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and thank their guests for attending their wedding. “Thank...
College baseball rankings: 7 SEC teams ranked in latest D1Baseball Top 25 (May 21, 2018)

College baseball rankings: 7 SEC teams ranked in latest D1Baseball Top 25 (May 21, 2018)

As we turn the page from regular season baseball to conference tournaments, college baseball rankings are as hot a topic as ever as fans try to predict where their teams may land in the NCAA baseball tournament’s field of 64. The league placed seven teams in the new D1Baseball.com Top 25, which was released on Monday. The league added Auburn and Vanderbilt to the poll...
Police: Florida man tasered after walking naked through neighborhood carrying cooking oil

Police: Florida man tasered after walking naked through neighborhood carrying cooking oil

A Florida man was arrested Thursday for allegedly walking naked through a neighborhood during a rainstorm and carrying cooking oil, the Pensacola News Journal reported. Joseph John Musso, 63, was charged with loitering and prowling, lewd and lascivious behavior, resisting an officer without violence and exposure of sexual organs, the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office said. According to...
South Carolina recruiting: 4-star DE Curtis Fann Jr. lists no favorite, talks Gamecocks

South Carolina recruiting: 4-star DE Curtis Fann Jr. lists no favorite, talks Gamecocks

In this South Carolina recruiting update from SEC Country, reporter Ben Wolk catches up with 4-star defensive end Curtis Fann Jr. Fann, who’s ranked by the 247Sports composite as the No. 18 weakside defensive end in the Class of 2019, told Wolk that he does not have a leader. It’s been that way for much of Fann’s recruitment, even though he clearly...
Tennessee Volunteers Nike Alternate Logo T-Shirt

Tennessee Volunteers Nike Alternate Logo T-Shirt

Most of the time you don’t have to spell out that you’re rooting for the Tennessee Volunteers. All it takes is the Tennessee Volunteers logo on a Nike t-shirt, and people will just know you’re serious. There is always strength in simplicity. Details Regular Fit: Not too slim, not too loose. Designed with a relaxed fit through shoulders, chest and waist. ...
Cornerstone of Centerville restaurant sold

Cornerstone of Centerville restaurant sold

The new Core Life Eatery in Sugarcreek Twp. sold earlier this month for $1.9 million, Greene County property records show. The buyers are Jimmy and Jennifer Baker, co-trustees of the Jimmy L. Baker and Jennifer L. Baker Joint Revocable Living Trust, records show. The sale was recorded May 7. MORE: Paris is lovely this time of year. Here’s how to find out  The property at 5201 Cornerstone...
Florida woman smiles in mugshot during DUI arrest after fatal crash

Florida woman smiles in mugshot during DUI arrest after fatal crash

A Marion County woman was all smiles in her mug shot when she was arrested on DUI charges after a crash that killed a 60-year-old woman last week, the Florida Highway Patrol said.  Angenette Marie Welk, 44, was driving east in a 2011 Chevrolet Avalanche on US-27 just before noon last Thursday when she rear-ended a car stopped at the intersection with NW 60th Avenue, the crash report states. ...
Middletown’s largest development in history opening today

Middletown’s largest development in history opening today

Officials from NTE Energy will cut the ribbon today on its new Middletown Energy Center. MORE: Number of Butler County veterans needing assistance rises The project began construction in October 2015 at 3439 Cincinnati-Dayton Road. The facility will be able to generate 475 megawatts of electricity, enough energy for 400,000 homes, according to company officials. NTE Energy is currently developing...
Watch: Texas man learns how to style wife’s hair

Watch: Texas man learns how to style wife’s hair

True love knows no limits and for one couple, their love is beginning to go viral. An apprentice hairstylist captured a heartwarming Facebook video of the elderly couple during a hair appointment at The Foundry Salon in New Braunfels, Texas. The stylist posted in the caption that the client in the video “can no longer style her hair herself” -- so the husband took action. >> Read...
Paul Finebaum brings laughs at Mike Slive’s memorial with hilarious Urban Meyer-Lane Kiffin story

Paul Finebaum brings laughs at Mike Slive’s memorial with hilarious Urban Meyer-Lane Kiffin story

When grieving the loss of someone as important and inspiring as former SEC commissioner Mike Slive, sometimes it’s therapeutic for everyone to take a step back and have a hearty laugh at a memory from the good times with the dearly departed. Enter Paul Finebaum, who almost always knows just the right thing to say. After all, he talks for a living. On Friday, Finebaum ...
Ohio State’s 2015 recruiting class has been swamped by attrition

Ohio State’s 2015 recruiting class has been swamped by attrition

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Three years in, half of the 26 members of Ohio State’s Class of 2015 that enrolled are already gone. Only two of those 13 players are in the NFL. Denzel Ward was taken fourth overall in the 2018 NFL Draft and Jerome Baker was selected in the third round, but the rest of those players have departed under circumstances that weren’t ideal. They&rsquo...
How Nebraska’s scholarships break down by state

How Nebraska’s scholarships break down by state

Nebraska fans are often curious about how football scholarships break down, especially when it comes to location. Key states like Florida, California and Texas have often been popular for the Huskers on the recruiting trail. And while some things have changed in the world of recruiting for Nebraska, like the number of scholarships from Texas, some have also remained ...
Child dies after motorized room partition crushes him at school

Child dies after motorized room partition crushes him at school

A 9-year-old boy from Franconia, Virginia, is dead after he was crushed by a motorized room partition. Police said that third grader Wesley Lipicky and a teacher, both hit a button to open the partition. The wall is motorized and splits a room in half, WUSA reported. Lipicky was caught between the divider and the wall in the gym, suffering traumatic head injuries, according to police. >...
Make it a dozen: Florida takes SEC All-Sports title for 12th straight year

Make it a dozen: Florida takes SEC All-Sports title for 12th straight year

By virtue of conference titles in six sports, the Florida Gators have taken home the SEC’s All-Sports title for the 12th consecutive year. UF won the SEC in softball, baseball, men’s and women’s track and field, men’s swimming and volleyball. The Gators won the men’s title by a large margin while finishing a close second to Georgia on the women&rsquo...
Alabama football: Tua Tagovailoa says transfer comments were taken ‘out of context’

Alabama football: Tua Tagovailoa says transfer comments were taken ‘out of context’

Alabama football drives the conversation here at  the Rammer Jammer , SEC Country’s daily Alabama athletics recap, but we’ll cover news for every facet of the Crimson Tide. Every morning, we’ll be here for the latest on Alabama football, basketball and every other sport on campus. Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa...
Tennessee football position preview 2018: Linebackers must grow into feared force

Tennessee football position preview 2018: Linebackers must grow into feared force

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — There was a time when Tennessee football had the most feared set of linebackers in the SEC. The 1998 National Championship Vols had a group that wreaked havoc each Saturday, to the point of quarterbacks hearing footsteps and tailbacks prematurely bouncing runs outside. Tennessee fans would give most anything for just one player on the level of an Al Wilson, Raynoch...
How Iowa became active player in Indianapolis recruiting market

How Iowa became active player in Indianapolis recruiting market

INDIANAPOLIS — Newly named as Iowa’s recruiting coordinator in 2016, Kelvin Bell parachuted into Indianapolis with no knowledge of the schools, the customs or the city. All he knew was he needed to recruit some football players. “When I was promoted to the job, [former linebackers coach] Jim Reid recruited Indianapolis and Jim Reid did a hell of a job ...
Developer of mixed-use project: ‘We’re not selling apartments. We’re selling Hamilton’

Developer of mixed-use project: ‘We’re not selling apartments. We’re selling Hamilton’

The opening of a mixed-used development’s first residential and retail tenants this summer in downtown Hamilton is expected to have a significant and lasting economic effect on the city. The Marcum, which features 103 apartment units and 10,000 square feet of first-floor commercial space, is set to welcome its first tenants this July, according to Jim Cohen, president of the project’s...
Miamisburg driver due in court to face OVI after police officer hit near I-75

Miamisburg driver due in court to face OVI after police officer hit near I-75

A Miamisburg man charged with drunk driving and suspected of striking a Miami Twp. police officer with his vehicle last month is set to appear in court this morning. Adam Blackmore, 33, was charged April 23 with OVI, failing to proceed with due regard/safety and failing to drive in marked lanes, according to Miamisburg Municipal Court records. RELATED: Driver charged with OVI after police officer...
Mario Batali faces criminal investigation, NYPD officials say 

Mario Batali faces criminal investigation, NYPD officials say 

The New York Police Department is investigating celebrity chef Mario Batali, but police haven’t said exactly what they are investigating CBS News reported on “60 Minutes” that multiple former female employees of  The Spotted Pig, a restaurant that caters to the rich and famous in New York, claim that Batali and the co-owner of the eatery, Ken Freidman, sexually harassed...
Which QB should LSU fans want Tigers to start in 2018?

Which QB should LSU fans want Tigers to start in 2018?

LSU football is in the news every day, and  the Bayou Bengal Briefing is here to keep you updated with the latest headlines five mornings a week. Join us every Monday through Friday for the biggest news on Tigers football, recruiting, baseball and more. Enjoy! LSU fans received the news they wanted on Friday when Ohio State graduate transfer quarterback...
Arkansas baseball being ‘terrible’ on road is fake news

Arkansas baseball being ‘terrible’ on road is fake news

Arkansas football rules the world of Razorbacks sports. So, with your bacon, have some Hogs for Breakfast and get caught up. It’s SEC Country’s weekday column and roundup on all things Arkansas … especially Arkansas football. Opinion, numbers, inane babble and more! And now with ironic exclamation points! There is no place like it on...
Crews respond after reported shooting victim shows up to local hospital 

Crews respond after reported shooting victim shows up to local hospital 

Crews are responding to Miami Valley Hospital after a person reportedly showed up with a gunshot wound early Monday morning. Initial reports indicate the individual was reportedly shot near a Shell gas station in the 3400 block of E. Third St. We are working to learn more details and will continue to update this story. 
Number of Butler County veterans needing assistance rises

Number of Butler County veterans needing assistance rises

Budget increases are generally frowned upon in government circles, but officials with the Butler County Veterans Service Commission say a bigger budget spells success for their organization and the people it helps. With the number of Butler County veterans needing emergency cash and other assistance up 12 percent in the first quarter this year, the veterans board this week approved a 10.6 percent...
2018 SEC Baseball Tournament: Bracket, schedule, dates, teams (May 21, 2018)

2018 SEC Baseball Tournament: Bracket, schedule, dates, teams (May 21, 2018)

The 2018 SEC Baseball Tournament starts on Tuesday, May 22. Below you can find a bracket, a schedule as well as dates and seeds for the event. The event will be held in Hoover, Ala. For a high-res version, click here. All times are ET Tuesday, May 22 Game 1: No. 6 Vanderbilt vs. No. 11 Texas A&M | 10:30 a.m.  | SEC Network  | WatchESPN  | Single...
2018 NCAA Softball Tournament: Bracket, schedule, scores for Super Regionals (May 21, 2018)

2018 NCAA Softball Tournament: Bracket, schedule, scores for Super Regionals (May 21, 2018)

The 2018 NCAA Softball Tournament resumes on Thursday, May 24. Below you can find the bracket, schedule and scores from this past weekend. Oklahoma has won the last two national championships, defeating Florida in 2017. All 16 seeded teams advanced to the Super Regionals. For a high-res image, click here. Times and dates will be updated once announced. All times...
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