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On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, Kim Valentour of WellWorks talks with Peter Kotses, owner of Athens Bicycle, about choosing the correct bicycle for an individual. Whether you’re using a bicycle for fitness, transportation, or a combination of the two, Kotses argues that there is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to bicycles. From… Read More
Listen to Tommy Emmanuel recorded June 2, 2012 at the Fur Peace Ranch
Two Belmont County school districts will look into the possibility of sharing administrative services, thanks to some grant money. The Barnesville and Union Local school districts received $100,000 to explore sharing services through Project Share. The grant money will allow for some research into how non-union positions could be used in both districts. … Read More
Listen to the California Guitar Trio in performance at the Fur Peace Ranch recorded May 12, 2012
Filming for a feature-length production is expected to begin soon in Southeast Ohio. A spokeswoman with the Ohio Film Office says the movie, Scorned, was expected to begin shooting in Portsmouth in April, but production challenges have pushed the start date back. The film received an Ohio Motion Picture Tax Credit worth more than… Read More
Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo recorded in performance at the Fur Peace Ranch April 28, 2012.
If you want to get into John Sabraw's brain to understand the origins of Chroma, his new series of paintings inspired by the environment, the artist provides one piece that offers 625 visual clues. On corkboard harvested from Portugal, Sabraw carefully has created a vast grid of small, vibrant images. Mounted on the wall in… Read More
Troopers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a crash Monday evening that left a Thornville couple dead. According to a news release, Gary Pugh, 65, Ethel Pugh, 66, were traveling on Pleasantville Road in Fairfield County on a Can-Am Spyder motorcycle around 5 p.m. The three-wheeler motorcycle went off the right side… Read More
Last week, WOUB announced Ohio University senior Jaush Huntsburger as the new host of Gridiron Glory. Jaush, a native of Logan, OH, is ready to tackle on the challenge of being the face of the program. We recently sat down with Jaush for an interview where he expresses his excitement for this role, and what… Read More
Marietta College is playing host to a historical event taking place in five communities across the state of Ohio. Tuesday marks the kickoff of the 2012 Ohio Chautauqua, an event sponsored by the Ohio Humanities Council. This year's theme is "When Ohio Was The Western Frontier." College Director of Auxiliaries Laurie McKain says… Read More
Ohio Valley Summer Theater (OVST) kicks off its 2012 season on June 21 with a new translation of Anton Chekhov’s classic The Cherry Orchard, being performed in Ohio University’s Forum Theater through July 1. The new translation is by local thespian Lyrr Descy, who is also directing and acting in the play. The Cherry Orchard… Read More
Attorneys for Sandra Inman, the woman accused of murdering her daughter-in-law, may be negotiating a plea deal. A standoff in Athens County lasted more than three hours as sheriff's deputies negotiated with a Guysville man. Details in your morning audio update.
New developments have surfaced in a now-infamous Hocking County murder case. Media reports indicate that one of the accused killers, Sandra Inman, may be negotiating a plea deal with prosecutors. She appeared in court on Monday. Sandra Inman faces 15 years to life in prison if convicted of murdering her daughter-in-law, 25-year-old Summer… Read More
A former Vienna employee is facing charges of embezzling money from the city. Jennifer Anne Hunt, 43, remains free on $10,000 bond following her arraignment Monday night in Wood County Magistrate Court. Hunt is charged in a criminal complaint with embezzling more than $1,000 collected by the Vienna Police Department while working as a… Read More
A 52-year-old Guysville man is in custody after a three-hour standoff at his home. Athens County Sheriff Patrick Kelly says the man called a crisis center Monday around 6 p.m. and said he had a weapon. He threatened to force authorities to kill him if they responded. Kelly says negotiations went on for… Read More