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The Rio Grande RedStorm (5-9, 1-7) picked up their first Mid-South Conference victory while extending their winning streak to four with a victory in straight sets against the Pikesville Bears, 25-20, 25-10, 25-14. The first set was tightly contested. The scored was deadlocked 18-18 late. The RedStorm persevered and took seven of the last nine… Read More
A judge will review Athens County Sheriff's Office records to determine if they should be turned over to the Ohio Attorney General's Office as part of a grand jury investigation. Judge Patricia Ann Cosgrove met Monday with Sheriff Patrick Kelly, an attorney for the sheriff's office and an assistant attorney general about the matter. Cosgrove,… Read More
Lined up at the fringe of Ohio’s offensive line there stands Anthony Talbert, a 6-foot-4, 245-pound hulk at tight end. The redshirt senior has been a Bobcat for mere months yet finds himself in an unlikely position of leadership. Now at his second school, two academic majors but only one degree later, Talbert is left… Read More
Gridiron Glory sent photographers to Nelsonville, Crown City and McArthur Friday, Sept. 27. The Logan Chieftains outlasted the Nelsonville-York buckeyes in a hard-fought 14-12 victory. Gallia Academy exploded for 41 unanswered points in a 48-19 win over Vinton County. And South Gallia eclipsed its 2012 win total with a 20-13 triumph over conference foe Eastern.
Ohio wrestling has been ranked 21st in Wrestling Insider Newsmagazine’s preseason NCAA Division I Rankings. WIN awards points to teams based on how many potential NCAA All-Americans they could have in this upcoming season. Contributors to the team’s placement are Spartak Chino, Cody Walters and Jeremy Johnson. Chino, a redshirt sophomore, will be wrestling in… Read More
The Democratic-led Senate has rejected conditions that House Republicans attached to a temporary spending bill. On the brink of a government shutdown, the Senate voted 54-46 on Monday to strip a one-year delay in President Barack Obama's health care law from the bill that would keep the government operating. The Senate also stripped a provision… Read More
The Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved twelve projects officials say will create more than 1200 new jobs in Ohio. Gov. John Kasich announced the approval of the tax credits for the twelve projects Monday. In a news release Kasich said the projects are set to create 1,265 jobs and retain 687 jobs statewide. The… Read More
The excitement of tailgating, watching high school football and reliving memories makes the atmosphere encompassing Memorial Field breathtaking. Gallipolis, Ohio, is home to approximately 3,600 people. For five or six Fridays a year, they all band together to watch their Friday night entertainment – the Gallia Academy High School football tam. The town puts everything… Read More
It is with great enthusiasm that WOUB announces the newly created blog “The Journey ~ Embracing Inclusion.” This blog will reside on WOUB Public Media’s website (woub.org/blogs). The scheduled premiere date is Tuesday, October 1. The Ohio University Presidential Advisory Council on Disability and Accessibility Planning (PACDAP) is proud to co-sponsor “The Journey ~ Embracing… Read More
Stuart’s Opera House will welcome David Wax Museum for a special backstage show on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 8 p.m. North Carolina group Bombadil will open the evening. David Wax Museum graced Stuart's stage in 2012 as an opener for the Carolina Chocolate Drops. Most recently, they thrilled fans with performances at the 2013 Nelsonville… Read More
An Ohio prison and the state Environmental Protection Agency have launched a composting program to keep more than 600 tons of prison food waste out of the landfill. The system at Noble Correctional Facility in southeastern Ohio will reduce 676 tons of annual food waste to about 20 tons of compost for prison landscaping and… Read More
Kiser’s Barbeque is supporting WOUB by donating 5% of their profits every Tuesday in October! As a part of their Community Action Tuesday, Kiser’s Barbeque is sponsoring WOUB every Tuesday in October. Kiser’s is located in the Market on State Shopping Plaza, State Street in Athens and in the Eclipse Company Town, The Plains. Information… Read More
Two Ohio Bobcats earned College Sports Madness All-Mid-American Conference preseason honors this weekend. Senior guard Nick Kellogg and junior guard Javarez Willis were named to the site's third and fourth teams respectively. Kellogg finished 13th in the MAC last season with 1.6 3-pointers made per game, and fourth on the Bobcats with 8.0 points per… Read More
Ohio University has been named a 2014 Military Friendly School for the third consecutive year by Victory Media, a veteran-owned company and publisher of G.I. Jobs magazine. The 2014 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s… Read More
Last week's best photos are here. Follow @WOUBVisuals on Twitter for daily photos and more. Maybe our favorite shot of the week is from Eli Hiller, as Ohio University goalkeeper Mattie Liston tries to stop Nicole Samuel from scoring in Central Michigan's 2-1 win over the Bobcats on Sunday. A few days before, Ohio scored… Read More
A one-vehicle crash on Route 93 Sunday night left one McArthur man dead and a passenger life-flighted from the scene. Mark Foley, 19, of McArthur, was killed after his Ford-150 drove off Route 93 and struck a tree. There were no other vehicles involved in the accident, according to a report from the Ohio State… Read More
Two Athens High School graduates are returning home with a one-of-a-kind touring film fest. Eric Zudak and Matt Jordan are hoping to shake things up with The College Town Film Festival, a four-day event designed to bring together working professionals, students and professors. The fest kicks off Oct. 2 at The Athena Cinema.
WOUB's "Global Perspectives" discusses Kenya and its citizens after the mass shooting at a Nairobi shopping mall. The panel talks about the country's peacemaking role in the region and Kenya's safety situation in the future. If you have ideas for future topics to be discussed on the show, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Affordable, local and a host of entertainment, including Waylon Jenning’s grandson — all this makes for a big weekend in Glouster for the Second Annual Appalachian Color in the Hills Festival coming up Oct. 4-6. The helicopter rides are back, with food and crafts throughout. But the biggest draw, as it was last year in… Read More
WOUB Public Media will live stream a panel discussion from Ethics Week 2013 at Ohio University beginning at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 2. The panel "Can we Safely and Successfully Re-Engineer Humanity?" will go from noon to 1:30 p.m. in WOUB’s Television Studio A, Radio Television Communication Building at Ohio University. Participating will be… Read More
The death of a man who was awaiting sentencing in an assault case has created debate between law enforcement, attorneys and judges about whether someone convicted of a crime should be allowed a furlough before being sentenced or having to report to prison. Tuesday, a week after he had agreed to a plea deal in… Read More
LOGAN — Charges are headed to a future session of a Hocking County Grand Jury for three residences reportedly found to have marijuana inside them on Thursday. Deputies from the Hocking County Sheriff’s Interdiction Unit received information about marijuana being grown at a residence on Greasy Ridge Road. When deputies arrived, they saw two marijuana… Read More
An application for a grant to fund the domestic violence advocate position at the Athens County Sheriff’s Office has been turned down by the state, which is citing prior audit findings in other areas of the sheriff’s office as the reason. Sheriff Patrick Kelly called the reason he believes the grant was denied “disheartening.” The… Read More