Good morning. Here's what you need to know for Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016:
For many, spring means warmth, wildlife and sunshine. That holds true for Ohio University students, with an addition: Fest season.
If you’re looking forward to those days of booze-fueled merriment, you can start to mark your calendar.
Over the weekend, a Facebook page called “Fests of Athens, OH” listed dates for five Fests. Those dates are as follows:
March 11 — Milliron Fest
March 12 — Mill Fest
March 19 — High Fest
April 08 — Palmer Place Fest
April 09 — Palmer Fest
That missing weekend is Moms Weekend.
Check back with The Post following each Fest for detailed arrest statistics and comments from local police forces.
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Don’t let anyone fool you: earmuffs are in style. High of 24 degrees. A little wind. (Courtesy of Scalia Lab)
Students marched in the cold in honor of MLK Jr. Monday. (The Post)
An OU professor and a technician helped recreate the skull of a dinosaur. (The Post)
- The Hungry Cat food truck has moved. (The Post)
Scores and Game Times
The women's basketball team held on in a nail-biter this weekend, while the men's team lost in Kent. The wrestling squad split the weekend.
You might also want to know …
Ohio police officer killed, cruiser stolen. (NBC)
Some Michiganders bought gas for $.47 a gallon during the weekend. (WLNS)
For more global news, check out The New York Times' daily briefing.
Athens bar specials tonight
Pawpurr’s Bar: Half-off drinks from 8-9 p.m.
The Pub: $1.50 domestic pints. $2.50 Long Islands
Red Brick Tavern: $1 well drinks and domestics from 6-9 p.m.