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Photos: Pickle Fest 2017


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Every year, Athen’s own Bagel Street Deli holds a pickle eating contest where the entry fees are donated to the winner’s charity of choice. Each round lasts ten minutes and the objective is to eat as many gigantic pickles as you can. The winner gets a Pickle Fest 2017 t-shirt and the opportunity to name… Read More

Sunday Afternoon Marks Successful Premiere of ‘Our Town: Jackson’

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Jackson is a small town in Appalachian Ohio with it’s own unique long, winding history. That history includes the likes of legendary outdoorsman Daniel Boone, famous explorer Major John Wesley Powell, Ohio mayor Jim Rhodes, and many others. Sunday, March 26, WOUB Public Media premiered Our Town: Jackson, a documentary crafted by filmmaker and producer Evan… Read More

House Names the Barn a Part of Ohio’s Architectural History

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House has unanimously passed a bill designating the barn as the official historical architectural structure of Ohio. Republican Rep. Anne Gonzales of suburban Columbus says a school group brought the idea to her. Students from the Westerville City Schools’ gifted education program wanted to emphasize the importance of preserving… Read More

PHOTOS: Clubhouse at The Union


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Athens’ own indie pop rockers Clubhouse performed at The Union Bar Thursday, March 24. Last weekend the group was named winners of Firefly Music Festival’s Big Break Global Contest, which means that the outfit will be sharing the June 15-18 bill with the likes of Bob Dylan, The Shins, Muse, Chance the Rapper, The Weeknd and many… Read More