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Ohio University police said they have found no evidence of a shooting in Gamertsfelder Hall or East Green at the university's Athens campus. OUPD chief Andrew Powers reported Tuesday that the investigation started when a man called 911 claiming to have shot his mother at 58 East Green Drive in Athens, which is the location… Read More
The Appalachian Regional Commission has introduced a map of 283 food destinations in West Virginia and 12 other states. West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and ARC federal co-chair Earl Gohl announced the Appalachian tourism map Tuesday at the Capitol Market in Charleston. The locations from New York to Mississippi include restaurants, markets, farms and… Read More
Two children seriously injured in a crash that involved eight people in one van remain in critical but stable condition, according to law enforcement. Joseph Vincent, 10, and Shawn A. Rogers, II, 3, both of Pembroke, Georgia., were hospitalized at Nationwide Children's Hospital after the van in which they were riding lost a tire and… Read More
Maggots in food, staffing shortages and multiple reports of running out of food are among new complaints facing the vendor that won the contract to serve food to Ohio inmates. Reports obtained by The Associated Press through records requests found numerous problems reported since April, when the state prison system took the rare step of… Read More
A judge in southwest Ohio has rejected a juvenile court judge's motion to dismiss charges against her. Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge Norbert Nadel on Tuesday also declined to move the location of the upcoming trial for Judge Tracie Hunter, scheduled for Sept. 8. Nadel said he would try to seat a jury to test… Read More
Paula K. Collins, 54, of Nelsonville, has been charged with five felony offenses including aggravated theft, telecommunications fraud, forgery, identity fraud, and tampering with evidence. According to the indictment filed in May in Hocking County Common Pleas Court, Collins is accused of theft from Ed Green Electric, an area electrical contractor. According to court documents,… Read More
Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville will present an evening of authentic Cuban music this Thursday, with Havana’s Conjunto Chappottin y Sus Estrellas taking the stage at 8 p.m. Chappottín y Sus Estrellas is one of the top Cuban “son” groups on the scene today, featuring a mix of brass and reed instruments. This is the… Read More
The Trimble Local Board of Education is expected to hold a second grievance hearing in as many months during Tuesday’s regular meeting. The hearing is expected to address the second of two grievances filed by the Trimble Local Teachers Association on behalf of a former basketball coach. The TLTA became involved when Curt Moore, a… Read More
July is a busy month for Los Angeles-based world music group Fishtank Ensemble. After playing several dates in the Midwest, the band travels to our region this Thursday for a show at the Adelphia Music Hall in Marietta.
Listen to a live performance and interview, recorded in the WOUB studios.