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Trash will be on the Athens City Council agenda again, since councilmembers decided to amend the trash ordinance instead of adopting it at Monday night’s City Council meeting. The trash ordinance aimed at beautifying the city by keeping trash receptacles out of street view has received a lot of conflicting emotions from residents. Before the… Read More
The combination of harsh sounds of rap music blaring out of loud speakers, and metal and fiberglass crinkling with the help of a sledgehammer ricocheted around a parking lot, as blow after blow of the hammer was delivered to a car. The rusty Lincoln sat within a lively circle composed of Jackson High School students,… Read More
Voters in Mason County, West Virginia will decide the fate of Sunday Hunting on private lands. If it passes, hunters like RF Stein of Mason county could spend their entire weekend in the woods. "Most of us are working folk. We work Monday through Friday. So Saturday's the only day we have to hunt. I talked… Read More
Reporter Matthew Doyle talks with Ohio head coach Bob Boldon and guard Mariah Byard on the upcoming women's basketball season.
The Ohio Bobcats Swimming and Diving squad set out to make 2014-15 a memorable season under first-year head coach Rachel Komisarz-Baugh.
Junior transfer Shelby Walker sat down with reporter Nathan Wiseman to talk about growing up in Florida and what led her to Ohio University.
Watch some of the best moments of the Bobcats' 2014 football season.
Your voice will be heard through the election process and WOUB will have the most comprehensive election results in the region. Radio (WOUB-FM) Listen to results throughout the evening on WOUB-FM from 8 p.m. until 11 p.m. Television (WOUB-TV) NewsHour will air a national election results show from 9 – 10 p.m. The Statehouse News… Read More
Tom Magliozzi, one of public radio's most popular personalities, died on Monday of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 77 years old. Tom and his brother, Ray, became famous as "Click and Clack the Tappet Brothers" on the weekly NPR show Car Talk. They bantered, told jokes, laughed and sometimes even gave pretty good advice… Read More
By Lynn Neary / National Public Radio Tom Magliozzi, one of public radio's most popular personalities, died on Monday of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 77 years old. Tom and his brother, Ray, became famous as "Click and Clack the Tappet Brothers" on the weekly NPR show Car Talk. They bantered, told jokes,… Read More
North Carolina artist Skip Rohde will be exhibiting his artwork at the Ohio University Eastern Art Gallery Nov. 3 through Nov. 20. The exhibit, Faces of Afghanistan, will showcase his talents in drawing and painting. Rohde will also be featured as a guest lecturer on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. as part of OUE’s… Read More
Making history is in a politician’s job description. Usually they do so with policies and new programs, but this year the winner of the West Virginia U.S. Senate race will make history for a different reason. For the first time, both of the top contenders in this race are females, making the winner the first… Read More
As a way to educate customers about its Appliance Recycling Program, AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power, has selected Athens artist Teresa Sager to turn an inefficient refrigerator into a work of art. The AEP Ohio Appliance Recycling Program is part of the company’s initiative to help customers use less energy, decrease energy… Read More
As enrollment continues to decline at Hocking College, the school is looking at ways to address the management of its academic offerings and programs. Associate Provost Joe Wakeman presented a plan to the Board of Trustees last week regarding the need to review the goals of the college with regard to its academic programs and… Read More
A bandwidth shortage caused a temporary slowdown at an early voting center in central Ohio, where dozens of residents were lined up to vote before Election Day. A Franklin County Board of Elections spokesman says the slowdown lasted about an hour Monday morning, and computers are now processing voters at full speed. Board spokesman Ben… Read More
A survey asking students about bullying in their schools has already seen a bigger-than-expected response, but officials are hoping to gain even more insight from school-age children. The Athens County Sheriff’s Office’s Domestic Violence Unit posted a survey online that takes anonymous answers about whether children have been bullied, have bullied and whether they’ve witnessed… Read More
University Estates, conceived as a mixed-used development but so far including only residential uses, could be getting its first business. The Athens Planning Commission recently gave site-plan approval for an ambulatory surgical center to be constructed at University Estates. Approval was contingent upon the Athens Shade Tree Commission giving its OK at an upcoming meeting… Read More
Division III Region 9 (To be played Friday) #1 Tri-Valley (10-0) vs. #8 New Philadelphia (7-3) | Place: Tri-Valley HS | Time: Friday at 7:30 p.m. #3 Jackson (10-0) vs. #6 Logan Elm (7-3) | Place: Jackson HS | Time: Friday at 7:30 p.m. #4 Athens (10-0) vs. #5 Granville (8-2) | Place: Athens HS… Read More
One Athens retailer has a new pitch — that of the violin. The Fiddle and Bow, located at 77-1/2 E. State Street, will host its grand opening on Dec. 5.
However, violins aren’t the only merchandise the shop has for sale. It also offers eclectic hats–such as fedoras and cabbie hats–as well as bowties and other miscellaneous items.
Farmers in southeast Ohio are rerouting hundreds of millions of pounds of corn and soybeans after an explosion caused one of the largest grain elevators in the state to close. The Coshocton Tribune reports about 900 farmers in Ohio must find new buyers for their corn and soybeans after an August explosion at Coshocton… Read More
A record number of homeless students are attending West Virginia's public schools. According to the National Center for Homeless Education, more than 8,300 students were labeled as homeless in West Virginia last school year, up about 9 percent from the year before. About 70 percent of those students are living with grandparents or… Read More
An Ohio coal producer wants the state to allow the company to mine under a portion of Barkcamp State Park in eastern Ohio. The Columbus Dispatch reported Sunday that Ohio Valley Coal Co. has asked the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to expand its underground Powhatan mine beneath 16 acres of the 1,005-acre park… Read More
After a long offseason of wrestling each other, 26 eager Ohio wrestlers went head-to-head with 457 other wrestlers in the Michigan State Open Sunday in East Lansing, Mich. Ohio’s road to the 2015 NCAA Championships started strongly with a fourth-place finish out of 31 teams at the tournament. The Bobcats were noisy guests in East… Read More