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Much of the regions is reported to be under a Flash Flood Watch until this evening. Plus, Camden Park near Huntington is closed after a fired destroyed the Dodgem' Cars ride. These stories and more in your Monday NewsWrap.
Ohio University-Chillicothe has named Brenda Phiilip associate dean. Ohio is seeing lower gas prices this week. West Virginia is setting up new regulations for hunting, trapping and fishing. Details in your audio update.
Ohio University-Chillicothe has named Brenda Phillips as associate dean. According to a news release, Phillips will serve as the chief academic officer for the campus. "I am pleased that Brenda Phillips is joining the campus in this important position that provides direction in terms of academic programming and student services as well as positioning faculty… Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Doug McCabe talks with hotel management professional, Richard Wilhelm. McCabe and Wilhelm discuss the legacy of John Wilhelm, famed WWII war correspondent and Richard’s father. Specifically, McCabe and Wilhelm talk about John Wilhelm’s founding of Normandy Park in Athens, Ohio. John Wilhelm established Normandy Park as… Read More
Ohio Gov. John Kasich is laying out the state's plan to speed up highway and bridge construction projects across Ohio. Money from the sale of Ohio Turnpike bonds will go toward 27 transportation projects in the northern half of the state over the next two years. Another 14 projects in central and southern Ohio also… Read More
In the far corner of a makeshift art studio, Emily Watkins, 12, put the finishing touches on her handmade wire-framed marionette. For this project, she was prompted to make the puppet an alter ego of herself, so she made hers look evil. Watkins is one of around 60 children — most of whom are from… Read More
Officials at the Nelsonville-York City School District say they’ve addressed the security concerns with the district’s fitness center. Once the administration finds the personnel to oversee the gym, the board expects to vote on reopening it to the community at the August board meeting. The person who will oversee the gym will be an existing… Read More
Shaw brings home four Emmys®; joins WOUB Public Media staff full-time Evan Shaw, WOUB’s chief editor/videographer/producer, brought home four Emmy® awards Saturday night during the Ohio Valley Regional Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ annual event in Cincinnati. Winning four Emmys® of out five nominations, along with interns Chris Sabo and… Read More
Michael Bolton said he was very impressed with both the Lancaster Campus venue and the Lancaster Festival Orchestra after performing on the Wendel Concert Stage Saturday night. “It was a beautiful location,” said Bolton. “It was a really great night.” The multiple Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter did a meet-and-greet with about 30 fans in the Lancaster… Read More
UPDATE 5:30 p.m. Hundreds of AEP Ohio customers are without power because of scattered power outages across the region. According to AEP's outage map, 104 customers are without electricity. Other outage numbers include: Hocking: 292 Franklin: 234 Tuscarawas: 141 Muskingum: 109 The NWS service has issued a flash flood watch until 6 a.m. Tuesday for Athens,… Read More
Camden Park is closed after a fire destroyed the Dodgem' Cars ride. The fire occurred early Sunday morning at the amusement park in Wayne County. Ride supervisor Shawn Wellman says that a power surge following an outage caused the fire. Wellman says bathrooms adjacent to the ride sustained minor damage. A security guard saw the… Read More
In recent years there has been a dramatic decline in the number of dogs euthanized at the Athens County Dog Shelter, a fact noted by the county commissioners in a resolution last week thanking Friends of the Shelter Dogs for the volunteer group’s efforts. “They were significantly involved in improving those percentages,” Commissioner Chris Chmiel… Read More