What’s Your Story?

Vetting the vet: Q&A with animal expert Jan Ramer

Vetting the vet: Q&A with animal expert Jan Ramer

Across several states and multiple countries, veterinarian Jan Ramer has built a successful career caring for animals and working for the welfare and conservation of endangered species. Ramer, from Indianapolis, has worked as a regional manager for Gorilla Doctors in Rwanda and an animal keeper […]

What’s your story, sorority house boy?

What’s your story, sorority house boy?

Q: What is your major and hometown? How many siblings do you have? A: I am an Information and Telecommunication Systems major from Virginia Beach, VA. I have a brother who is three years older than me. Q: How/when did you hear about this House […]

Dorsell Bibbee:  Coolville’s grounded gentleman

Dorsell Bibbee: Coolville’s grounded gentleman

Dorsell Bibbee helped dig his first grave as a teenager, and 60 years later, he’s still diggin’. By Christopher Miller Ordinarily, retirement is spent resting and relaxing, not regularly shoveling dirt many times your own weight. Suffice to assume, Dorsell Bibbee, an 82-year-old Tuppers Plains resident […]

Southeast Ohio teacher reigns as Miss Ohio USA

Southeast Ohio teacher reigns as Miss Ohio USA

Gallipolis native Megan Wise knows the importance of perseverance. The pageant veteran and reigning Miss Ohio USA competed for nine years to get to where she is today. In her final year of eligibility, Wise took the crown and is now preparing to compete in […]

Bob Lutz: What’s Your Story?

Bob Lutz: What’s Your Story?

In the middle of Ironton, running adjacent to the high school football field, there is a street named for Bob Lutz—one of the most prolific figures in the town’s history. He spent three years coaching football at Ironton St. Joseph and 39 years coaching the […]

Jim McCormac is a “Natural” Philosopher

Jim McCormac is a “Natural” Philosopher

To be clear, a “naturalist” has nothing to do with nudity. Rather, a naturalist is someone who studies and unearths discoveries about natural history, and in Southeast Ohio, there are always new mysteries to solve. Thanks to the region’s rugged topography and abundance of woodlands, […]