Tag: Chillicothe

Region’s last local record store continues tradition

Region’s last local record store continues tradition

On West Union Street in Athens sits an empty storefront that once served as a haven for vinyl collectors. The former shop, Haffa’s Records, closed in late September after nearly two decades of patronage. However, the region finds hope in the success of Chillicothe’s Apollo […]

Chillicothe Woman Makes Artisan Truffles, Other Chocolates

Chillicothe Woman Makes Artisan Truffles, Other Chocolates

In 2012 Janet Bowers retired from her long career in Psychology work and needed a way to keep busy. She turned to her love for chocolate, and began researching and creating truffles from locally sourced ingredients in her family farm kitchen. Mixing New and Old […]

A Pup and a Cup Tea Company Brings Natural Recipes and Wisdom to Gallia County.

A Pup and a Cup Tea Company Brings Natural Recipes and Wisdom to Gallia County.

Infusing Life into the Business Mashell Brown spends her summers serving samples of tea and medicinal knowledge at the Chillicothe Farmers Market with the help of her husband, Dan. The couple makes the hour-long drive each week from Gallipolis, where Dan grew up. There, he […]

Bernie & Max Stained Glass shines in Chillicothe

Bernie & Max Stained Glass shines in Chillicothe

Bernie Evans pursues stained glass to encourage community creativity By Paige Bennett New Beginnings Bernie & Max Stained Glass is a studio in Chillicothe, run by former factory worker-turned-artist Bernie Evans. During a medical leave from his 28-year career at the local paper mill, Evans found a passion […]

Majestic theater, Chillicothe fight for funds

Majestic theater, Chillicothe fight for funds

The historic Majestic Theater competes for renovation grants to bring life back into the first capitol A Historic Past The story of the Majestic Theater is one that echoes the story of its Chillicothe home. This towering playhouse sits mere blocks away from many of the […]