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The Ohio women’s golf team held its ground from the first day The Preview and finished the two-day event in sixth place after shooting a team score of 315 on Tuesday. The team improved its score from round one by 11 strokes, but did not move in the standings. Kristen Helmdoerfer shot a 78 in… Read More
The now first-place Mount Union Purple Raiders (9-2-1) proved to be too much for Marietta (2-9) to handle as the Pioneers dropped their home conference opener 4-0. Before those in attendance could even get settled, Mount Union had put one in the back of the net. Marietta High School alumna Allison Fouss dribbled her way… Read More
The Ohio men’s golf team continued the disappointing fall portion of its season with an overall score of 894 (+30), placing 13th of 17 teams at the Firestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio. However, after a very sluggish start on Day One of the Invitational, the Bobcats had a solid third round, finishing with a season-best,… Read More
After 14 years of operating what’s become the Nelsonville Community Center and after countless struggles to keep the doors open due to financial difficulties, Rhonda Bentley is calling it quits. The center at 77 W. Washington St. closes Oct. 31, although the thrift shop Goldie’s Goodies will remain open. “I, Rhonda, am tired,” Bentley wrote… Read More
In a split decision, the Athens County Commissioners voted Tuesday to pass on to county employees part of a health insurance rate increase. The affected government employees are those non-union employees paid from the county general fund. That would included non-union employees of most county offices, excluding the engineer's department and outside agencies like Athens… Read More
Patrols will be watching with added vigilance for drunk drivers and speeders now that the Athens County Sheriff's Office received a $30,000 overtime grant. On Monday, the sheriff's office announced that it had received a grant through the Ohio Department of Public Safety's Office of Criminal Justice Services for a "high visibility enforcement campaign" during… Read More
Below is the route of the 2013 Ohio University homecoming parade, which will take place on Saturday morning in Athens. WOUB will stream the parade live on its website and also on its YouTube page. Map made by Morgan Decker
Bobcat Sports Showcase reporter Patrick Moore breaks down starting quarterback Tyler Tettleton's career numbers and looks at just how many records might fall before the senior is done this season.
Ohio senators have cleared a bill that would set new requirements for third parties to appear on ballots in the swing state. Representatives of the Green and Libertarian parties oppose the measure, which passed on a 22-11 vote Tuesday. It now goes to the House. The American Civil Liberties Union told lawmakers that the proposals'… Read More
The opening set from the second night of Steve Earle's sold-out two-night stand at the Fur Peace Ranch, recorded March 24, 2013.
The second set from folk icon Tom Rush recorded August 10, 2013 at the Fur Peace Ranch.
Two Circleville High School students are facing felony charges in Pickaway County Juvenile Court after creating a video of themselves in a sex act with a 14-year-old girl last year. The boys, now ages 17 and 18, were charged Sept. 25 in juvenile court on one count each of pandering obscenity involving a minor, a… Read More
Bobcat Sports Showcase reporter Sara Nealeigh looks at how the versatility of back up setter Brooke Coleman has seen her playing time increase this season. The Showcase airs every Friday at 11:00 p.m. on WOUB-TV and reairs Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. Follow the show (@BobcatShowcase) and the WOUB sports department (@WOUBSports) on Twitter.
For two weeks this summer in Arcata, Calif., OU Honors Tutorial and Physics major Natalie Klco shared a love for an instrument whose mere existence is unknown to most. During her time at the Zeltsman Marimba Festival, she experienced the rewards that come from musical experimentation.
Three southeastern Ohio counties are among communities statewide receiving more than $8 million total in grant money to help with public facility, street, bridge and neighborhood improvements, according to a news release from the Ohio Development Services Agency. In the southeast region, the following three counties received funding totaling $949,800: Gallia County will receive an… Read More
Another piece of the funding package needed for Coolville's sewage treatment project has fallen into place, and now village officials are awaiting final word on another grant before a construction contract is awarded. The Ohio Development Services Agency announced Friday that the village has been awarded at $600,000 Community Development Block Grant for the project…. Read More
A group that was unsuccessful in getting an anti-fracking measure on the November ballot in Athens has filed a public records request with the Athens County Board of Elections, hoping to get information to rewrite the ballot initiative for 2014, according to Richard McGinn, chairman of the Bill of Rights Committee. McGinn said the committee… Read More
An employee in the same district where two Ohio high school football players were convicted of raping a 16-year-old girl was charged Monday with interfering with a criminal matter, the first charges brought by a grand jury investigating whether other laws we broken in connection with the rape case. The indictment announced by Attorney General… Read More