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Hocking President Confirms Brown’s Removal


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Hocking College President, Dr. Betty Young, confirmed that Hocking College Executive Director of Public Relations, Michael Brown, has been relieved of his duties pending a review. Young released a letter on Friday to the college community after meeting with students and alumni. At the end of the letter, she stated Brown has been “relieved of… Read More

Hocking College Prepares for First Home Football Game


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Hocking College kicks off their first home football game tonight at Boston Field at Nelsonville-York High School amid a number of controversies involving the school and its administration. Recently other media outlets reported allegations that five football players were involved in a sexual assault incident on campus. Athens County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn would neither confirm… Read More

Ohio’s Carpenter Named MAC East Defensive Player of the Week

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Ohio redshirt senior safety Nathan Carpenter received the Mid-American Conference’s East Division Defensive Player of the Week on Monday, after forcing two turnovers in Ohio’s 21-10 win over Marshall on Saturday. Carpenter recovered a fumble for the Bobcats in the third quarter of Saturday’s contest and sealed the victory by intercepting Marshall quarterback Michael Birdsong… Read More

Democrats Endorse Redistricting

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio Democratic Party has ended months of uncertainty by voting to endorse a proposed overhaul of Ohio’s redistricting system. The party’s executive committee backed Issue 1 on fall statewide ballots in a vote on Saturday. Democratic and Republican support for the measure seemed initially guaranteed because it stemmed from an… Read More

Entries for the best-tasting pawpaw contest are displayed during the 17th Annual Ohio Pawpaw Festival at Lake Snowden. (Yi-Ke Peng/WOUB)

PHOTOS: 2015 Ohio Pawpaw Festival


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Thousands gathered for the 17th annual Ohio Pawpaw Festival, held Sept. 11-13 at Lake Snowden in Albany, despite cooler temperatures and intermittent rain. The fest–a celebration of Ohio’s native state fruit–was, as in past years,  jam-packed with entertainment, educational displays and demonstrations, arts and crafts, and various competitions. Here are photos of the weekend’s events,… Read More