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The Ohio Bobcats Softball team had six members named to the 2015 Academic All Mid-American Conference Team. Five seniors, Timmie Rappe, Dakota Pyles, Raven King, Adrienne Gebele, Kaylin Clarke, and sophomore Madison Claytor were the six to receive the honors. The Academic All-MAC award is for a student-athlete who excels on the field and in… Read More
Although Trimble Local School’s five-year forecast of operating funds, released by Treasurer Jared Bunting, shows the district losing money over the next five fiscal years, it remains offset by a positive cash balance. “It’s not bad at all,” Bunting said, but those figures do not take the proposed state budget into account, he added. Gov…. Read More
GRANDVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) – Franklin County health officials say mosquitoes near Columbus have tested positive for West Nile virus. The mosquitoes were trapped May 26 in Grandview Heights, just northwest of downtown, and tested the next day. Franklin County Public Health sent out spray trucks Monday night and will continue this week in other… Read More
The 28th Summer Space Studies Program (SSP15) of International Space University (ISU), the world’s premier international space education institution, will begin on the Ohio University campus next week, with many events open to the public, according to a press release. Supported by major space agencies and aerospace organizations from around the world including NASA Glenn Research Center, SSP15… Read More
Investigators looking into the weekend vandalism and arson at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Athens reportedly received a confession on Monday morning. According to Ohio State Fire Marshal’s Office spokeswoman Lindsay Burnworth, an investigator from the office was on the scene late Monday morning when an individual confessed to the investigator about starting the fire…. Read More
Tickets for the annual Bounty on the Bricks fundraiser in Athens sold out within seven hours on Monday morning. The third annual event will be held Aug. 8. It features a farm-to-table dinner served at tables down the center of Court Street. Funds raised at the dinner will support the Southeast Ohio Regional Food Bank’s… Read More
Two graduates of Ohio University’s Playwriting Program served as writers for a new Netflix show starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin. Playwrights Jacquelyn Reingold and Laura Jacqmin were part of the writing team for the comedy Grace and Frankie, which premiered on Netflix on May 8. The show tells the story of the two title… Read More
Folk troubadour Greg Brown entertained the Sunday NMF Main Stage audience with his songs and stories. Here’s a clip of Brown’s performance, produced by WOUB students Derek Long, AJ Minney and Rob Kerr.
The New Orleans folk-blues band Hurray for the Riff Raff was a big hit at the 2015 Nelsonville Music Festival. Here’s a clip of their Porch Stage performance, produced by WOUB students Rob Kerr, AJ Minney and Derek Long.