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Alicia Carter

Nelsonville Fire Rekindles Memories Of Past Blazes

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“I cried,” is how Judy Sinnott of Nelsonville described her reaction when the Public Square was hit Saturday night by a fire, a blaze that Sinnott said also fueled “a ton of flashbacks.” She and others in the community couldn’t help but recall the 1980 fire that all but destroyed Stuart’s Opera House, located beside… Read More

Ohio Panel OKs Measure Rejecting Claim Connecticut Was First In Flight

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An Ohio House panel has approved a resolution rejecting Connecticut’s insistence that one of its aviators beat the Wright brothers to the first successful airplane flight by two years. The Ohio House Transportation Committee okayed the measure by an 11-0 vote Tuesday. Its next stop is the full House. The measure repudiates Connecticut’s claim that… Read More

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Hocking County Children’s Chorus Brings “Little Mermaid” to Life

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Looking for something entertaining to do this weekend? You will not want to miss the performance of The Little Mermaid, presented by the members of the Hocking County Children’s Chorus at 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Logan-Hocking Middle School Theater. Folks with young children or grandchildren may be familiar with The… Read More

Turner Matthews, left, and Jake Schlaerth perform on homemade instruments during the 2015 Ohio University Student Expo (Rob Hardin/Ohio University)

A Different Drum: Percussionists Create New Instruments For Student Expo

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“Think outside the box” always has been the cliché used to inspire creativity. Two Ohio University music students, however, decided to throw away both the expression and the box itself. Tired of the limitations of conventional instruments, Turner Matthews and Jake Schlaerth began creating their own, composing pieces for them and performing. Following a warm… Read More