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The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) celebrated the completion of the new maintenance facility in Athens County by hosting an open house today. The new building is a remodeled version of the original building, which was built in 1961. The new facility was an $8.3 million investment. The facility has many new features including two… Read More
Memphis singer-songwriter Cory Branan ushered in the 2015 Nelsonville Music Festival with a solo set on the Main Stage. We hope you enjoy this clip, produced by WOUB students AJ Minney, Rob Kerr and Derek Long.
Memphis band Lucero kicked off the first night of the 2015 Nelsonville Music Festival with a rousing Main Stage set. Check out this clip of their performance, produced by WOUB students Rob Kerr, AJ Minney and Derek Long.
There are times when nothing tastes better on a hot summer day than a nice cold Coca-Cola or root beer. Although usually known as a beverage, soft drinks add a lot of sweet and tangy flavor to recipes. We suggest not trying to substitute diet colas when adding to recipes. Here are a few recipes that infuse… Read More
The state of Ohio has not yet decided whether to appeal a federal court decision that says the state should not have allowed coal mining beneath Burr Oak State Park. The Messenger reported earlier this week that the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a lower court’s ruling in a federal lawsuit that had… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A federal judge has denied fired Ohio State marching band director Jonathan Waters broad access to trustees’ records that Waters had argued might help prove his gender discrimination case. District Judge James Graham issued the decision Friday after a telephone conference with attorneys. Waters alleged trustees were directly involved in his… Read More
REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) – A central Ohio police officer has been fired after a four-month investigation into Facebook posts that officials say were racially charged. Officials say Reynoldsburg Officer Katherine Mielke was fired last week after a disciplinary hearing. Authorities say she posted two items on Facebook last year that were racially insensitive to African… Read More
A Millfield man accused of assaulting his wife and demanding money from her at gunpoint has entered a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity. The attorney for Charles D. Dearth is also claiming Dearth is not competent to stand trial in the case. Dearth, 31, of Monserat Road, Millfield, is charged with aggravated… Read More
AUSTIN – Memorial Day was certainly a memorable day for Bryce Bumgardner, a 2007 Logan High School graduate. The young man witnessed the severe flooding in Austin, Texas, that swept away picnic tables, trash dumpsters and vehicles, and left many automobiles submerged as a result of a flash flood that dumped six inches of rain… Read More