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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 email@example.com.
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