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Two of artist Kimberly Chapman's porcelain statues on display at the Southeast Ohio History Center. The statues portray women drowning in their bedsheets.

Athens art exhibit illustrates the horrors of asylum life for women

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — There was a time when a woman could be committed to an insane asylum simply because her husband thought she was lazy. This is one of 86 reasons a woman could be committed against her will. “The list included ridiculous reasons why women were sent to asylums. It included everything from… Read More

Vendors of homemade goods from across the country gather at Lancaster market

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LANCASTER, Ohio (WOUB) – Twice a year, vendors from around the country converge in an old barn in Lancaster to sell hand-made goods and enjoy some instant community. Teresa Kalsey, owner of Hammered Designs, made the trek from her home in Illinois for last weekend’s Vintage and Made Market. She last came in 2018 and… Read More