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Powering Down: Ohio Community Reckons With Coal Plant Closure

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Brick buildings line the wide sidewalks of Main Street in downtown Coshocton, Ohio. On a recent spring day the dogwood trees are blooming. Bright red and white tulips dot the grassy public square, home to the local courthouse and a gazebo. There are barber shops, an optometrist, a florist, a railroad-themed steakhouse is open for… Read More

Pike County Residents File Lawsuit Over Radioactive Contamination

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PIKETON (WOUB) — Residents of Pike County filed a class action lawsuit against eight U.S. Department of Energy contractors responsible for uranium enrichment operations at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant. The suit filed last Sunday claims more than 2,000 people were adversely affected by the release of radioactive materials, due to negligence by Department of… Read More

Under the Elms Concert Series Returns June 5


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The UNDER the ELMS Summer Concert Series will present five free concerts this summer, beginning Wednesday, June 5, and continuing each consecutive week until Wednesday, July 3. Each of these outdoor concerts begin at 7 p.m. on the College Green adjacent to Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. The Communiversity Band is comprised of Ohio University faculty,… Read More