Lady Govs soccer falls to Jacksonville State

>>Andy Franklin, Staff Writer   The Lady Govs looked to open their senior weekend with a victory over Ohio Valley Conference foe Jacksonville State at Morgan Brothers Field, but could not hold on through the second half as the Lady Govs fell to #3 JSU 5-0. The Lady Govs accumulated eight shots in the first half, but […]

Too soon? How about not at all for Ebola Halloween

LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press NEW YORK  — No holiday screams pop culture controversy quite like Halloween. So what’s the costume flap of the year? It might just be Ebola, as in Ebola zombies, bloody Ebola patients and faux protective gear. Twitter and other social media were abuzz leading into the holiday with talk of hazmat […]

Lady Govs drop two in a row

>>Kory Gibbs, Staff Writer   The Lady Govs began their four game road trip this past weekend with two games in two days versus Southern Illinois University -Edwardsville on Friday and Eastern Illinois University on Saturday. The Lady Govs came in this weekend on a four game win streak and on top the Ohio Valley Conference standings. […]

BI turns animal cruelty into top-tier felony

SUE MANNING, Associated Press   LOS ANGELES — Young people who torture and kill animals are prone to violence against people later in life if it goes unchecked, studies have shown. A new federal category for animal cruelty crimes will help root out those pet abusers before their behavior worsens and give a boost to […]

GLAAD study: Gay depictions increase on TV

LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer   LOS ANGELES — Television has increased its depiction of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, with the edge going to cable and the Internet over broadcast networks, according to a study released Wednesday by the advocacy group GLAAD. Networks are promoting the understanding of gay lives with some of the […]