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NMF ’17 Pt. 1: St. Lenox and Portable Potty Tips

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Self-proclaimed music festival novice Hiatt Hernon is taking on the 2017 Nelsonville Music Festival one day at a time. Check out the first installment of his writings on the subject right here.  Music festival attendee lesson 3: There’s a sweet spot on the so-called “portable potty” that makes it look like it’s locked when it actually… Read More

Without A Net: Rural Residents Band Together For Internet Service

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Nearly half of the people living in rural parts of United States don’t have access to broadband internet, the high speed connection required for common uses many of us take for granted. Government and survey data show that in 65 counties across Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia, the majority of residents don’t have access to… Read More

Solicitations Issued for Ohio Opioid Grants, Tech Challenge

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio has released its requests for proposals involving scientific breakthroughs that could help solve the U.S. opioid crisis and for the manager of a related technology challenge. The Ohio Third Frontier Commission says solicitations issued Thursday keep with the state’s accelerated timetable. Republican Gov. John Kasich called for $20 million in… Read More

West Virginia to Get $1.6M for Redevelopment

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s U.S. senators say the Environmental Protection Agency will provide $1.6 million toward redevelopment projects in the state. According to Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito, the EPA awards include $600,000 for the Brooke-Hancock Regional Planning and Development Council. Others are $300,000 for community assessments in Rainelle and Rupert,… Read More

Parquet Courts at Nelsonville Music Festival ’17


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Brooklyn-based Parquet Courts performed their tune “Dust” (from their latest release, Human Performance, released on Rough Trade Records last year,) on the main stage at the 2017 Nelsonville Music Festival on June 1, taking to the stage at 8 p.m. Check out WOUB’s interview with guitarist/vocalist Andrew Savage here. Video by WOUB’s Max Look, Wyatt Zelle,… Read More