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Ohio head coach Frank Solich has another name to add to his 2014 recruiting class. Derrick Ingram became Ohio Football’s 13th verbal commitment on Tuesday when he announced his decision via his personal Twitter account. Ingram, a product of Jefferson High School in Tampa, Fla., is an athlete listed as a receiver by most recruiting… Read More
This past weekend marked the 2013 All Good Music Festival. It was the second year of being located at Legend Valley in Thornville, Ohio, and it attracted its usual eclectic crowd of festers. There were hippies, trustafarians, deadheads, ravers, wookies, weirdos, hipsters and country-folk in addition to families and children. It’s not often you… Read More
Take a look at various images from the Vinton County Fair.
Most of the region is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m. Tuesday. According to a special weather statement by the National Weather Service severe storms can bring winds of up to 45 mph. The storms can bring a possibility of one-half inch diameter hail. For up to date watches and warnings, click here.
The trial of a Gallipolis man accused of raping an Ohio University student continues in Athens County Common Pleas Court. Plus, a founder of the Wilds, a Muskingum County animal preserve, has died. These stories and more in your Tuesday NewsWrap.
BackStory is a weekly radio show that provides an enjoyable and accessible way of engaging challenging themes in American history and how they connect with today. The show is hosted by renowned historians Peter Onuf, Ed Ayers, and Brian Balogh. BackStory’s signature sound and spirit of inquiry emanates from the hearts and minds of its… Read More
Chicago-based Ami Saraiya will perform at Jackie O's Pub & Brewery this Friday with her band The Outcome. WOUB's Bryan Gibson talks with the accordion-playing songstress about her group's jazz-cabaret sound.
High-tech metal detectors are up and running on the Ohio State Fairgrounds as safety officials prepare for this year’s festivities. Along with screenings at every entry the Ohio State Highway Patrol says another key security measure is to make sure troopers are present throughout the fair. Lieutenant Anne Ralston, spokesperson for the patrol, says there… Read More
After 12 seasons behind the bench, Dan Morris will step down as the head coach of the Ohio University Division I club hockey team. Morris said that balancing his duties as head coach, head of Bird Arena, and a father of two became a bit too much, noting the program is “too big of an… Read More
The final hour of the first night of Steve Earle's appearance at the Fur Peace Ranch on March 23, 2013.
A federal judge has ruled in favor of two Ohio men who want their out-of-state marriage recognized as one of them nears death. U.S. District Judge Timothy Black in Cincinnati says ailing John Arthur's death certificate can show James Obergefell as his surviving spouse. The couple wanted the ruling for purposes including being able to… Read More
The Mid-American Conference announced its preseason poll Tuesday morning, and for the second consecutive season the Ohio Bobcats were selected to win the East Division. The poll, determined by members of the media, was announced at the 2013 MAC Football Media Day at Ford Field in Detroit, Mich.. Ohio Football received 15 first-place votes, and… Read More
Athens joined dozens of other U.S. cities in urging for some form of justice for Trayvon Martin, the unarmed teen shot and killed by George Zimmerman in Florida. One week after a jury found Zimmerman innocent in Martin’s death, people began to gather for nationwide rallies and vigils. In Athens, as part of the regular… Read More
For 14 years, Southeast Ohio musicians have known Nick Collura as the proprietor of Insea Sound Shop, a vintage instrument store and studio located just north of Nelsonville. But once a year, Collura switches gears, puts on his event planner hat and hosts one of the best summer parties in the region–The Diamond Music Festival,… Read More
On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Milena Miller talks with Pam Harvey, executive director of the United Appeal for Athens County. Miller and Harvey discuss how United Appeal functions and where United Appeal dollars go. Miller and Harvey profile a few of the non-profit organizations that fall under United Appeal’s umbrella, including… Read More
The defense attorney for a Gallipolis man accused of raping an Ohio University student painted a picture that showed his client was a National Guard member who showed concern for the welfare of an intoxicated female. Prosecutors however assert that DNA evidence proves the man is guilty of rape. The trial of Levi Canterbury began… Read More
An unforeseen tragedy Friday evening has left a void in future Jackson County Fairs, as well as in the hearts of the people who knew and loved one 38-year-old Oak Hill man. The annual livestock sale had only been underway for a couple of hours when a deluge of rain struck the arena and surrounding… Read More
UPDATE 3:16 p.m. A Glouster man who shot and killed an alleged burglar last month pleaded no contest Tuesday in Athens County Common Pleas Court to a felony charge of reckless homicide and a misdemeanor charge of negligent homicide. As part of a plea bargain, Randy Richmond, 39 was sentenced by Judge George McCarthy to the… Read More
Stuart’s Opera House continues its Free Summer Concert Series this Friday, July 26 at 7 p.m. with songwriter Sean Rowe. Rowe, who has drawn praise from No Depression and The San Francisco Chronicle, came of age listening to his father’s record collection featuring The Beach Boys, Elvis Presley and more. But in his teen years,… Read More
A family member says that Robert Teater, a long-time public servant who led Republican Gov. James Rhodes' expansion of Ohio's state park system in the 1970s and was a candidate for Ohio governor, has died. He was 86. Daughter-in-law Phyllis Teater said Teater died Sunday in Columbus of complications from Parkinson's Disease. Bob Teater served… Read More
Huntington police say a patient at St. Mary's Medical Center stole an ambulance and crashed it into three other vehicles. Police tell media outlets that Raymond Spurlock, 40, is charged with felony grand larceny, leaving the scene of an accident and battery on a police officer. Police say Spurlock was wearing only a hospital gown… Read More
Police in West Virginia say a 63-year-old man has died after being swept away by floodwaters. Putnam County Sheriff Steve Deweese said Monday that the man was clearing away brush near his house along 18 Mile Creek Road in Buffalo when he was carried away. Family members had been checking on him from a distance… Read More
A northeast Ohio injection-well operator whose former senior officer faces federal charges of violating the Clean Water Act is appealing an independent review board's decision to uphold a state agency's revocation of its permits. Youngstown-based D&L Energy filed the appeal last week in the Franklin County Common Pleas Court. Authorities allege the company's former president… Read More