In-depth Features

Perry County Woman Discovers “Llama Love”

Perry County Woman Discovers “Llama Love”

30 years ago, Donna and Jack Moore had no idea what they were getting themselves into—a lifetime of working with wooly creatures. The two were educators from Cleveland Ohio. He was a superintendent; she was an English teacher. Jack’s health was declining, so they decided […]

PLAYLIST: What to listen to when you’re fishing in Southeast Ohio

PLAYLIST: What to listen to when you’re fishing in Southeast Ohio

As seen in our winter/spring edition of Southeast Ohio, Jordan Horrobin broke down the fishing scene in the region. If you’re hankering to explore what these fishing holes have to offer, the staff made a playlist to listen to when trying out these new spots.

Athens County Horse Farm Rescues Slaughter-Bound Horses and More

Athens County Horse Farm Rescues Slaughter-Bound Horses and More

The first horse Rachel Bendler rescued on her own from a slaughter-sale was Red. In 2007, Red was penned up at a horse auction waiting to be sold. Instead of meeting his demise over the border in Canada where horse slaughter is legal, Red met […]

At 92 years old, Pomeroy’s Vera Crow Still Operates Restaurant

At 92 years old, Pomeroy’s Vera Crow Still Operates Restaurant

In 2016, Meigs County awarded Vera Crow with the Lifetime Business Achievement Award for her work as owner of Pomeroy’s KFC-Long John Silver’s. The restaurant has been in the family for more than 60 years, though it was originally called Crow’s Steak House. At 92 […]

Ohio Hockey announcer’s impact in Athens is felt far beyond the ice rink

Ohio Hockey announcer’s impact in Athens is felt far beyond the ice rink

The Ohio University hockey team takes the ice for a game at Bird Arena. A loud, booming voice roars throughout the historic building. “WELCOME TO THE ICE YOUR O-HII-OOO BOBCATS!!!” That is the voice of 32-year-old Jacob Jakuszeit, public address announcer for the hockey team. […]

The Skyview Drive-In theatre in Lancaster operates as a hallmark of Americana culture

The Skyview Drive-In theatre in Lancaster operates as a hallmark of Americana culture

At the Skyview Drive-In movie theatre, a bright white and seamless screen defiantly stands the test of time. The scent of fresh popcorn flows throughout the gravel parking lot as Elvis’ “Hound Dog” rocks through the air. Children run and play in the grass under […]

Castle Inn Mystery Nights are spooky fun

Castle Inn Mystery Nights are spooky fun

The Castle Inn Bed and Breakfast in Circleville maintains a tall and imposing figure across the landscape. And on the last Friday of every month, it offers a role-playing event that Agatha Christie would likely approve of: a murder mystery.   On this particular evening, […]

The community value of Fun Barn and Movies 10

The community value of Fun Barn and Movies 10

  When you open the wide double doors of the Fun Barn and Movies 10 in Nelsonville, the use of the word “barn” begins to make sense the game kiosks are lined-up like horse stalls in a stable, straight back and side by side on […]

Portsmouth Students Cultivate Human Rights Garden

Portsmouth Students Cultivate Human Rights Garden

In today’s politically and socially charged environment, it can feel challenging to find positive outlets for children. However, Portsmouth City School students found inspiration in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. They used their artful handiwork to instill themes of community, health and […]

Zanesville Concert Association

Zanesville Concert Association

While the unassuming city of Zanesville may not seem like a hub for the arts, the Zanesville Concert Association has been putting on concerts featuring widely known entertainers such as Tony Bennett and Art Garfunkel since 1938.   “There are some people that think you […]