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The Ohio Department of Transportation is offering the new Distracted Driver Simulator at Ohio University's Homecoming on Saturday. The simulator, sponsored by Nationwide Insurance, allows drivers to test their ability to drive while being distracted by cell phone usage. The homecoming event is part of a series of safety-related events across… Read More
Watch the Ohio University Homecoming parade live on woub.org! Join the Athens and Ohio University community for the annual Homecoming Parade Saturday, October 15. WOUB will be broadcasting from in front of Baker Center and should begin around 10:15 a.m. Student, staff, and community groups will showcase a creative array of banners and floats in… Read More
Ohio University Eminent Professor of Film Rajko Grlic has added another prestigious award to his collection. Grlic’s film Just Between Us received the Best International Feature award at London’s Raindance Film Festival. The award ceremony was held at the Apollo Cinema in Piccadilly Circus on Saturday, Oct. 8. The award is the 20th for the… Read More
Ohio University's Student Senate is normally criticized for decisions they make, but right now, they're under fire for a decision they didn't make. Senate failed to vote last night on a resolution condemning the wording of Senate Bill Five. The bill that limits collective bargaining rights for public employees would impact faculty at OU. By… Read More
A former Hanging Rock police officer pleaded guilty to charges of theft in office and tampering with evidence yesterday. Plus, two more search parties have formed in the hunt for a missing Pike County man. Listen to your audio update here.
The Athens County Grand Jury has decided there is not enough evidence to indict a West Virginia man on vehicular homicide charges in the deaths of an Albany couple. Mary Hart, 70, and her husband, Fred Hart, 72, were killed in July after their vehicle was struck from behind by a second vehicle driven by… Read More
The man accused of holding up an Athens gas station has been indicted on charges of aggravated robbery and theft of drugs. Athens County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn says Brian Hoffman allegedly entered the Richland Avenue Speedway on Sept. 30 with a knife and demanded cigarettes and money from the cash register. Blackburn says… Read More
The Gallipolis man accused of raping an Ohio University student in September has been indicted by an Athens County Grand Jury on two counts of rape. Levi Canterbury, 21, is accused of picking up the student, driving her to a parking lot, raping her in his car, and then dropping her off near College Gate…. Read More
Marlo Tinkham speaks with Lyrr Descy, award-winning producer/director of Samuel Beckett's "Happy Days," being performed at ARTS/West Oct. 20, 21 and 22 with a matinee on Oct. 23. Descy also performs in the play with local theater veteran Ron Luce. For more information, visit http://artswest.blogspot.com.
Two more search parties have formed to look for a missing Pike County man, two weeks after he disappeared. Law enforcement officers plan to look for 47-year-old Leonard Sines tomorrow and a community search party is set for Saturday. Leonard Sines, 47, of Buchanan Road, was last seen by a friend walking behind… Read More