You are viewing the September 25, 2012 daily archives
Ohio Governor John Kasich has announced a new member of the Ohio University Board of Trustees. According to a news release, Governor Kasich has appointed David Brightbill of Lower Salem in Washington County to the board beginning Wednesday, Sept. 25. Brightbill's term will end May 13, 2015.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol says a road in Licking County is open again following a fatal accident. One person was killed and another was badly injured in the intersection of US 62 and Ohio 66. A van reportedly tried to pass a semi just before noon Tuesday.
The biggest question coming into the 2012 season for the Ohio Bobcats' offense was the perceived hole at wide receiver. Head coach Frank Solich was admittedly uncertain about the receiver position coming into the year, and with good reason. The Bobcats had lost their top two wideouts in LaVon Brazil and Riley Dunlop to graduation… Read More
Freshman golfer Brad Burgess has a background that is different from all of his teammates; He is from up north. No, not Michigan…a little bit further. Burgess hails from St. Catharines, Ontario. How does someone from Canada find his way to Athens, Ohio? It all started in his backyard. Burgess lived on a property with… Read More
A road in Licking County is closed following a fatal accident. One person was killed and another was badly injured in the intersection of US Route 62 and Ohio 661 when a van reportedly tried to pass a semi just before noon Tuesday. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the the road should be… Read More
Army Specialist and Marietta native Kyle Hockenberry is in the process of picking out a lot where his smart home will be built. Hockenberry is a triple amputee, after losing both of his legs and his left arm when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was on foot patrol in Afghanistan more than a… Read More
Lars Anderson, a reporter for Sports Illustrated, was in Athens last week to gather information for an upcoming article about Ohio University football and the resurgent career of Coach Frank Solich. The article is expected to be published within the next few weeks, possibly as soon as next week, according to Anderson. While at… Read More
Ohio University and the University of Leipzig have renewed a Memorandum of Understanding in celebration of their 20-year partnership. The Memorandum was originally signed on June 23, 1994. It aims to ensure that students and faculty at both universities are prepared for the challenge and opportunities of an increasingly unified world. University of Leipzig President… Read More
Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous officials are asking for the public's help. Several crimes are still unsolved as the month of October approaches. Police say the suspect(s) broke a window to the auto shop to gain entry and stole the keys to a black 1995 Dodge Ram. They then drove off with the vehicle; the vehicle and the suspects… Read More
Cambridge City Schools leaders are hoping voters approve a levy appearing on this November's ballot. Superintendent Dennis Dettra says if voters don't approve the renewal tax levy, the district is considering cutting some busing, looking at pay-to-play costs for athletics, and possibly laying off more teachers. Dettra says the district can not afford more tax… Read More
Starting college can be a difficult transition for some freshmen. After all, meeting new people, taking college-level courses and living in a dorm can be stressful. Ohio University is easing that shift by offering Learning Communities, a program in which over 2500 students participate. This fall, the College of Fine Arts continues its own Residential… Read More
A special committee of Athens city leaders is charged with taking up future discussions about a county commissioners' proposal to expand the city's sewer system. The Athens City Council Planning and Development Committee moved Monday night to create the committee. Commissioners originally presented the US 50 Corridor Wastewater plan at city council's regular session Sept…. Read More
US Department of Labor Mine Safety and Health Administration officials say there will not be a formal investigation into the coal mining accident that sent five workers to the hospital last week. A spokeswoman for the department tells WOUB News the accident was considered minor. All five of the miners hurt in the accident… Read More
A Cavalcade of Castles will be on display at Passion Works Studio through the fall.
A man is charged with felonious assault after shooting a Gallipolis police officer Monday morning. Authorities are still investigating a Gallia County Jail inmate that died over the weekend. Details in your morning audio update.