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High school basketball season is upon us. Hardwood Heroes is ready to start its fifth year of TVC basketball coverage. Online content will start to go onto the WOUB site the week of Thanksgiving, and the 2013-14 season premiere show is Sunday, January 12, 2014 on WOUB. Tune in to WOUB every Sunday at 11:30… Read More
The additional 1 percent raise pool granted by President Roderick J. McDavis for Ohio University's benefits eligible employees will show up on pay slips for classified (bi-weekly) employees November 29th. To be eligible, an employee must have been hired before July 1 and still be active on the date of the 1 percent increase. Eligible… Read More
As the fall semester draws quickly to a close, Ohio University's College of Fine Arts will be hosting several events across the Athens Campus. Thanks to the Arts for Ohio initiative, all OU students can enjoy College of Fine Arts events free of charge. On Tuesday, Nov. 26, the Percussion Ensemble will host its annual… Read More
A Nelsonville man pleaded innocent to numerous sexual crimes against a minor at an arraignment hearing in Hocking County Common Pleas Court on Friday. Aaron J. Jones, 22, was arraigned one three counts of rape and eight counts of unlawful sexual contact with a minor. Jones allegedly raped a 12-year-old minor three times on Nov…. Read More
Marietta improved to 3-1 on the season following a 93-61 rout of Chatham University. For the first time in school history, the Pioneers scored over 90 points for the third straight game. Scoring the first 10 points of the game, the Pios led, 55-29, at the half. They never looked back, as they shot nearly… Read More
A school superintendent and three others have been charged by a grand jury that investigated whether other laws were broken in the rape of a 16-year-old West Virginia girl last year in eastern Ohio. The grand jury had investigated whether coaches or school administrators knew of the rape allegation but failed to report it. The… Read More
Last year, I wrote a blog about my favorite (untypical) Thanksgiving dish. This year, I asked WOUB staff to give me some of their favorite Thanksgiving recipes. Here’s a list of some great recipes you may want to try, including a unique cranberry jello salad, a turkey gravy you can make ahead of time to… Read More
After two successful seasons of staging It's a Wonderful Life, Ohio University Lancaster Theatre is presenting another Christmas classic: Miracle on 34th Street. The family-friendly play will run Dec. 5-8 with special pre-show holiday sing-alongs.
OU senior Benjamin Bushwick is going coast to coast for climate change action. The nearly 3,000-mile odyssey he’s participating in, organizers say, will be the largest march of its kind in American history. The Great March for Climate Action is set to begin next March 1 in Los Angeles. At a pace of 15 miles… Read More
A Glouster man convicted in Franklin County of raping a child multiple times was sentenced Thursday to three consecutive life sentences, plus an additional 77 years to life. Last month, a Franklin County jury found Lincoln Fox, 49, guilty of repeatedly sexually assaulting a child under the age of 11 between January 2006 and September… Read More
The Athens County earthquake last week may be a result of fracking in the area. According to LiveScience, the practice of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, involves injecting water, sand and other materials under high pressures into a well to fracture rock. This opens up fissures that help oil and natural gas flow out more freely…. Read More
Athens, Ohio band Scubadog returned to the stage after a year-long hiatus on Nov. 21. WOUB's Brooke Herbert Hayes and John Lortie documented the band's Casa Cantina show with photos and a recording of the song "David."
After overcoming a period of fiscal emergency and previous painful cuts, Federal Hocking Local Schools’ financials look healthy for the next five years, according to the forecast presented at Monday’s school board meeting. For the current fiscal year, which ends June 30, Treasurer Bruce Steenrod is expecting $11.7 million in total revenue and $10.5 million… Read More