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A large truck with the logo of the Southeast Ohio Food Bank sits in front of a group of volunteers with food.

Funding losses and high prices force food bank to close down mobile distribution program

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GALLIPOLIS, Ohio (WOUB/Report for America) — The Southeast Ohio Food Bank’s mobile food market is set up like a drive through. Cars pull in at one end of the Gallia County Junior Fairgrounds, then proceed along an assembly line of volunteers who bring food straight to the driver’s window. The type of food varies based… Read More

Black and Red Angus cattle graze in a pasture in Calloway County, Kentucky.

Small farmers see a silver lining as the pandemic affects Ohio’s meat industry

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MECHANICSBURG, Ohio (WYSO) — Brandi Anderson runs a small farm about 40 miles west of Columbus. It’s called Women that Farm. She grew up raising cattle not far from Dayton. By 2015 she quit her job as a grain elevator manager in London, Ohio. She and her husband began raising Holstein and black Angus cattle… Read More

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WOUB has been selected as a 2022 Report for America newsroom


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Nearly 70 newsrooms were added to the program ATHENS, OH – Report for America announced the selection of WOUB, along with nearly 70 new host newsroom partners for the 2022 program. Applications are now open for approximately 150 new reporting corps positions, to help the national service program continue its growth, replace program graduates, and… Read More