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Steve Anderson passed away June 16th after a long illness.

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Broken stadium lights concern parents at Walnut Ridge High School  10TV

Parents and fans of the Walnut Ridge football team are hoping the district fixes the broken lights surrounding the stadium and school parking lot.



HS BOYS BASKETBALL: Four takeaways from the Cavs’ sectional final loss to Walnut Ridge  Chillicothe Gazette

Chillicothe traveled to Walnut Ridge to take on the Scots in a D-I sectional final on Friday, but ultimately saw their season end with a 66-37 loss.



Gun found at Walnut Ridge High School  10TV

An 18-year-old student at Walnut Ridge High School is charged after police said he brought a gun to school.



Student arrested after bringing gun to Walnut Ridge High School  NBC4i.com

Columbus Police officers arrested a Walnut Ridge High School student after finding a gun and several magazines in his backpack Friday.



High school football | Independence shocks Walnut Ridge, wins City South title  The Columbus Dispatch

Independence coach Maurice Douglas read his team the riot act at halftime during Friday night's game at Walnut Ridge. Not only did the 76ers commit a slew of ...



Columbus football game canceled after student with gun arrested  fox8.com

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A high school lockdown drill turned into the real thing when a handgun and ammunition clips were found in the backpack of a student in ...



Former Walnut Ridge basketball standout killed in Delaware County crash  10TV

The man who died in a crash in Delaware County on Sunday, Edward Stahl, was a standout basketball player for Walnut Ridge High School and went on to play ...



City League Roundup: Scots, Warriors prepare for City-South clash  ThisWeek Community News

Senior Isaiah Murphy views what transpired last season for the Walnut Ridge High School football team as a confidence booster for what it hopes to accomplish ...



Hundreds of Columbus students participate in national walkout to promote safety  ABC6OnYourSide.com

Columbus City Schools held a variety activities Wednesday to promote safety as students locally and nationally are planning walkouts on the one-month ...



Home Grown: Malik Harrison Stays Patient, Becomes Rare Columbus City League And Walnut Ridge Graduate Headed T  Eleven Warriors

A local kid from nearby Walnut Ridge, Malik Harrison had to stay patient before receiving an Ohio State offer. Now he's out to make an impact.



Columbus police issue hundreds of tickets to stop speeding in school zones  10TV

Columbus police say drivers speeding through school zones has become a big problem this school year in Columbus.



Special-needs cheerleaders at Independence enjoy recognition, camaraderie  The Columbus Dispatch

The Sparklers, cheerleaders at Independence High School with developmental disabilities, perform during the first quarter of every home football game.



Operation Fix It Brings Safety Improvements To Columbus Schools  WOSU

Columbus City Schools made updates in several buildings this summer to improve student comfort and safety.



Lunch Bunch scholarships honor teacher who helped desegregate Columbus schools  The Columbus Dispatch

When 81-year-old Helen Jenkins Davis climbed the steps of the federal courthouse Downtown in April 1976, she brought with her a lifetime of racial injustice.



16-year-old injured after east Columbus shooting  10TV

COLUMBUS, Ohio- A 16-year-old Walnut Ridge High School student was injured after a shooting on the east side of Columbus Thursday, according to police.



Nubian pyramid goes from vision to reality at Africentric Early College  The Columbus Dispatch

The story starts about 5000 years ago in the "Land of the Bow," when a jet-black people formed one of the first nation states in the world along the Nile, where ...



Teen testifies that she stabbed other girl to death in self-defense  Columbus Dispatch

Rumors of a kiss between high school classmates led to a deadly confrontation between two teenage girls in the yard of an East Side house nearly two years ...



Unlikely officer hopes others follow his example  The Columbus Dispatch

Nestled in an East Side apartment complex nicknamed for an automatic submachine gun, Anthony L. Johnson was born into a world of violence and chaos.



Big hearts: Honoring the 2017 Jefferson Award winners  10TV

I believe we're all put on this earth to make a difference. What would be praiseworthy about living a long life without making a ripple on the water? That's the ...



Girl killers are rare as 16-year-old held on murder charge  Columbus Dispatch

A 16-year-old girl charged with murder in the fatal stabbing of another teenager is one of a handful of girls in Franklin County accused of taking a life.



Teen found not guilty in stabbing; jurors agree with self-defense claim  Columbus Dispatch

Since the day nearly two years ago that Cierra Howard, at age 16, fatally stabbed a 17-year-old girl in an East Side yard, she has insisted that she was trying to ...



Girl Found Dead In Home Was Shot  10TV

Police said Monday that the teenager who was found dead early Sunday morning died of a gunshot wound. Briana Staples' father discovered her body when he ...



School administrators who have been subpoenaed - News  Columbus Dispatch

The following individuals have had their records subpoenaed as part of the Ohio Department of Education's investigation into the manipulation of student data in ...



Unioto boys fall to Walnut Ridge in final seconds  Chillicothe Gazette

Unioto lost to Walnut Ridge in a D-II regional semifinal, 46-45, Thursday in Athens.



Football: Dawson keys Red team's win in all-star game  ThisWeek Community News

Calvin Dawson disputed only half of the 5-foot-6, 145-pound listing next to his name in the program for the Central District All-Star football game on June 16 at ...



Walnut Ridge Football Team Scrambles To Replace Stolen Helmets  10TV

Five days before the first game of the season, members of Walnut Ridge High School's football team showed up for practice Monday afternoon to find their brand ...



Former Whetstone principal gives up educator licenses after data scandal  Columbus Dispatch

A former Columbus City Schools high-school principal caught up in the district's data-manipulation scandal has agreed to permanently surrender her state ...



Former Marine, 91, joins Ohio State ROTC to celebrate Buckeye scores  The Ohio State University News

If you looked closely at the north end zone of Ohio Stadium Saturday, you might have noticed something a little different when the members of The Ohio State ...



Teens tend to shrug off being shot  Columbus Dispatch

Lee-Divine McCrae was almost home from Walnut Ridge High School one afternoon in March when an insult and a fight ended with the crack of a gun.



New Africentric campus impresses schools founder  Columbus Dispatch

In 1967, a jet's mechanical problems stranded Charles Tennant in Columbus on a trip from North Carolina to Detroit to interview for a teaching job. A half-century ...



Mom says Africentric neglected bullying of daughter  Columbus Dispatch

Columbus City Schools are seeking "new direction" from a complete overhaul of the management staff at the Africentric School, amid problems there that district ...



Many ECOT students miss 30 days or more  Columbus Dispatch

It's 11:15 a.m. on a Wednesday, and the phone rings about a dozen times before a groggy 17-year-old Anthony Battista picks up. After a long, quiet pause, ...



Where do Malik Harrison, young stars fit in? Ohio State 2017 linebacker depth chart projection  cleveland.com

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Malik Harrison has everything you look for in an outside linebacker: Size, speed, range and the athletic ability that made him an excellent ...



Malik Harrison Achieves Childhood Dream, Brings Versatility to Ohio State From Nearby Walnut Ridge | Eleven Wa  Eleven Warriors

Malik Harrison initially intended to leave Columbus, but the pull on heart from Ohio State kept him home to make something he's always wanted to be: A ...



Local Teen Receives 'Beat The Odds' Award For Overcoming Adversity  10TV

The Children's Defense Fund-Ohio honored for overcoming tremendous adversity.



Many tied to Columbus schools data fraud already retired or resigned  Columbus Dispatch

Most of 14 Columbus schools employees who had ties to the student-data scandal slipped away quietly. They retired or resigned. The district said yesterday that ...



More Stark schools are EdChoice schools  The-review

Some students in the Alliance, Fairless, North Canton, Northwest, Plain and Perry school districts are now eligible to receive state-funded vouchers that will help ...



Michigan State DE Robert Bowers no longer with team, two others suspended for Holiday Bowl  MLive.com

Bowers hasn't been with the team since a loss at Ohio State in November.



New Africentric campus fulfills Columbus teachers vision  Columbus Dispatch

Charles E. Tennant had a vision of a school that would show black kids how to be proud of their history and themselves. Yesterday, as he stood at the bustling ...



Man killed on East Side was friends with man charged in shooting  Columbus Dispatch

When Geneva Skaggs heard about the shooting a few doors down from her East Side home, she started to connect the dots. Skaggs' house had been robbed ...



Last Wordz: The magnetic life and tragic death of Sheron “Nes Wordz” Colbert  Columbus Alive

The Saturday morning before rapper Nes Wordz closed out ComFest in June, he shared a tearful conversation with friend and fellow MC Darrio Lamont, who ...



Mission College Admission: Application Advice  10TV

10TV spoke with experts about what you need to know before applying to college.



Family of sisters who were shot has endured tragedy before  Columbus Dispatch

Two years ago, Ebony Crosby was mourning a nephew's shooting death and the senseless violence that was killing so many young men in high-crime ...



Brookhaven High students, teachers brace for schools closing  Columbus Dispatch

As budget cuts loomed, leaders of Columbus City Schools said half-full schools don't make financial sense. In March, the school board approved a plan to close ...



Lockdown lifted at 5 schools on Far East Side  Columbus Dispatch

A lockdown has been lifted at five Columbus schools on the Far East Side. The lockdown lasted from 10:08 to 11:17 a.m at the first school, Oakmont Elementary ...



Girl, 16, accused of teens fatal stabbing, to be tried as adult  Columbus Dispatch

Defense and prosecuting attorneys agreed yesterday that 16-year-old Cierra L. Howard fatally stabbed a 17-year-old girl last month during an argument behind ...



Public Being Asked for Input on Future Plan for Columbus City Schools  columbusunderground

Another meeting of the Facilities Master Plan Ad Hoc Committee of Columbus City Schools was held on Saturday (which the author is a member of), the focus ...



Residents find Kenmore Park a little gem  Columbus Dispatch

Megan Buscemi wanted to live in a cottage. She and her husband, Tony, were happy in their three-story house in Columbus' Victorian Village, but she went ...



What do teachers do on their snow days? We asked a few  Columbus Dispatch

Experience tells us that a snow day from school generally becomes an invitation for older kids to sleep in (and maybe binge on Netflix) and younger kids to rush ...



Preschool founder, brother die in South Side shooting  Columbus Dispatch

The founder and CEO of a preschool company and her brother were shot and killed this afternoon at a South Side intersection. Jenea R. Harvison, 29, and ...



Suspect Claims Self-Defense in Deadly Shooting  10TV

Police were investigating a deadly shooting in south Columbus. Get the details.



Columbus City Schools Pilots Food Truck to Boost Interest in School Lunch  columbusunderground

Columbus City Schools is tackling food insecurity with a novel approach: bringing food trucks to high schools. The pilot program kicked off this week, starting ...



Columbus proposal would close 7 schools  Columbus Dispatch

Columbus City Schools administrators recommend closing seven schools this summer: Brookhaven and Independence high schools, a middle school and four ...



Teen arrested in fatal shooting of 17-year-old girl  Columbus Dispatch

Shevona N. Whitehead should be celebrating her 18th birthday today. But on Monday night, police say, she was shot and killed by a 15-year-old boy in his ...



3 lose teaching licenses over behavior with grade-schoolers  Columbus Dispatch

The State Board of Education stripped three more central Ohio educators of their right to teach in Ohio schools on Tuesday.



Stock Up/Down: Ohio State Wins 'The Game,' Jim Harbaugh Still Can't Beat The Buckeyes And Chris Olave's Coming  Eleven Warriors

Ohio State made it look easy. It wasn't supposed to, but it did. The Buckeyes walked all over Michigan en route to a 62-39 victory. They nearly dropped a nice 69 ...



ABCs Of Policing: CPD Program Addresses Distrust Between Law Enforcement & Citizens  10TV

The Columbus Division of Police says it's trying to inspire trust and mutual respect by taking the time to talk and listen to teens. The ABC's of Policing is taking ...



There's a Stuffed Wildcat in Kentucky's Locker Room | Eleven Warriors  Eleven Warriors

Anthony Mckee Jr is a three-star outside linebacker prospect from Walnut Ridge High School in Columbus. Like a lot of second-tier talent in Ohio, the University ...



A look at the top 10 local stories of 2017  The Columbus Dispatch

As 2017 wraps up, The Dispatch librarians put together a list of the top 10 stories of the year. The opioid crisis continues to kill Ohioans Fatal drug overdoses ...



Accident changes Fabulous Framing owner’s life  The Newark Advocate

Lynn Ashcraft's life took a dramatic turn after she endured a traumatic, life-changing accident.



Former cop drafted for data probe  Columbus Dispatch

Dennis Graul worked patrol. Street gangs. Sex-abuse crimes. He learned to ride a motorcycle to work in the police motorcycle unit. Homicide, cold cases ...



Meet the Ohio State Football Recruiting Class of 2016  Eleven Warriors

The Ohio State 2016 recruiting class is in the books. In all, 25 of the country's most talented high school seniors – from 11 different states – are part of the next ...



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