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WOUB's coverage of Ohio men's basketball won't end when the game is over. For the first time, Bobcat basketball fans and alumni will be given unprecedented post-game coverage of the team's last three home games. On February 15, 18 and 26, WOUB Sports will produce post-game shows, which will stream live on WOUB.org/sports. Viewers will… Read More
In her new exhibit, Barbie Falls on Hard Times, Kari Gunter-Seymour’s photographs feature the beloved children’s toy in a variety of situations that one would not associate with the doll, such as crying over cookie dough or lying passed out next to a pile of beer cans. The Athens County native was a child when… Read More
The fight against cancer is intensifying at Adena Health System in Chillicothe. A new cancer center is the most visible development. A first-of-its-kind study is also taking place. The Adena Cancer Center opened in January. "I think the main thing is how it helps us do what we do, better. It has definitely been designed… Read More
Assistant Ohio volleyball coach Kyle Weindel will no longer call Athens home. Weindel accepted the position of head women’s volleyball coach at Montana State University this week. “I was actively seeking kind of the next step up if you will in coaching," Weindel said. “I was definitely not unhappy at Ohio. I actually really like… Read More
Offensive inconsistency has plagued the Bobcats at times this season The Ohio Bobcats are 10-14 this season. Despite battling injuries, combating youth and inexperience, and playing MAC teams with more continuity in their rotations on a nightly basis, Ohio is one win away from its first 11 win season since 2008-09 and four wins from… Read More
West Virginia University at Parkersburg's campus will be the site of a new West Virginia National Guard armed forces readiness center. A new 16-million dollar solar panel project will provide tax-free income for Noble County and create more than 100 new jobs. Details in your afternoon audio update.
The president of Hocking College says the school is not in accreditation trouble, despite receiving deficient ratings in three of five areas by the Higher Learning Commission. President Ron Erickson says in the recent review, Hocking met all requirements, but leaders were given areas to address. Those areas include having a healthy financial reserve… Read More
Southeast Ohio woodland owners will soon have the chance to learn about selling their timber. The Ohio State University extension office in Marietta will hold a timber marketing meeting later this month. Dean Sinclair, of the Washington Soil and Water Conservation District, says woodland owners should attend the meeting because they will receive useful information… Read More
A new $16 million solar panel project is one step away from providing tax-free income for Noble County and creating more than 100 new jobs. Noble County Commissioner Bob Nau says the project is awaiting final approval from the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. Nau says more than 65 percent of the revenue generated… Read More
The Ohio Highway Patrol wants to know who was in a white Crown Victoria that pulled over a woman near Ironton a few weeks ago. Troopers say several people are of interest in this case but one man is saying he is being harassed by police for what he calls helping his fellow driver. With… Read More
An Ohio Judge has ruled that a teen accused of assaulting a fellow group home resident should be tried as an adult. Plus, the Washington County Board of Developmental Disabilities is co-hosting 'A Spectrum of Apps for Those on the Autism Spectrum.' Details in your morning audio update.
The city of Athens and the Ohio University community now have a collaborative group of Athens residents and police officers looking out for their safety. Law enforcement and community members came together last night at the first meeting of the Joint Police Services Council. Held at the Athens Community Center, the members of… Read More