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A special election will be held August 7 for one school district in our region to seek additional tax funds. The district is Green Local in Scioto County and Sandy Mers is the superintendent. Green Local is on the ballot for a new local tax to pay for day-to-day expenses. She says, "It is an… Read More
Patty Mitchell of Athens is an Obama supporter. For some people, backing a candidate for president would mean donating money for the campaign or attending a rally or putting up a yard sign. But Mitchell, who's an artist, wanted to do something different, thus was born the "Decorate Celebrate" project. Mitchell and partner… Read More
Two judges, one from Logan County and one from Pike County, will retire at the end of the month. Logan County Family Court Judge C. Douglas Chamberlain and Pike County Court Judge Cassandra S. Bolt-Meredith notified the Ohio Supreme Court of their plans this week. On the family court, Judge Chamberlain hears domestic relations,… Read More
Your update of state and regional news from the WOUB Newsroom.
Authorities are looking for a 97-year-old Vinton County woman who has dementia and may be trying to walk to West Virginia or Kentucky. An Endangered Missing Adult Alert was issued today for Edna Clay, who was last seen Wednesday night at her residence. She is described as white, 5 feet, 2 inches tall, weighing… Read More
James Hill talks with author (and former Athenian) Michael Poore about his new book, Up Jumps the Devil, released earlier this month.
Ohio University is partnering with Enterprise Rent-A-Car to offer students without a car on campus a way to still get around town. WeCar by Enterprise is a membership-based, automated car rental option that offers students an alternative way to travel. The OU Office of Student Affairs partnered with Parking Services and Student Senate to bring… Read More
The Copperheads weren’t able to take advantage of their scoring opportunities in the first game of their doubleheader Wednesday against the Cincinnati Steam, falling 7-1. Lorenzo Papa didn’t need anyone on base to help his team get on the scoreboard in the fourth. Trailing 5-0, Papa hit a long, high homerun over the right field… Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Joan Butcher talks with Rich Campitelli and Andrew Chiki, the Athens Community Director and Assistant Director of Arts, Park, and Recreation, respectively. Topics include activities happening at the E. State St. public pool during the summer and fall seasons, classes available at the Athens Community Center,… Read More
Ohio University is partnering with Enterprise Rent-A-Car to offer students without a car on campus a way to still get around town. WeCar by Enterprise is a membership-based, automated car rental option that offers students an alternative way to travel. The OU Office of Student Affairs partnered with Parking Services and Student… Read More