Tag: Southeast Ohio

Horsin’ Around

Horsin’ Around

Katie Pittman: I don’t know how it happened, but one day Grace and I started chatting about going horseback riding. I hadn’t been on a horse since I was about 10 years old, and I was thrown off that horse (a story for another day), […]

Climb Athens Center Brings Bouldering to the Community

Climb Athens Center Brings Bouldering to the Community

Ted Welser pushes aside a vacuum plastic curtain and climbs a set of steep stairs that lead to the loft of his garage on the residential east side of Athens.  The plywood walls are barely visible under interlocking nobs and bits. Polyurethane climbing holds make […]

Zanesville’s Bryan Place designed for business

Zanesville’s Bryan Place designed for business

From the outside, Bryan Place in Zanesville looks like a large, old building. White columns and archways support its brick exterior and multitude of windows. But behind the black, iron fence and through the trees and flowers is a seemingly out-of-place sign that teases Sunday […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Women’s Rights Activists Take a Stand in Millersburg

Women’s Rights Activists Take a Stand in Millersburg

Hidden on the outskirts of Appalachian Ohio, the predominately red Holmes County is home to a small group of liberal citizens attempting to find their place. Greta Monter, a resident of Millersburg and member of the local Democratic party, never thought she would be politically […]

Southeast Ohio’s barbecue game packs a punch

Southeast Ohio’s barbecue game packs a punch

An inside look at four restaurants that showcase the region’s tastiest barbecue to pig out on By Alicia MacDonald When it comes to barbecue that makes your mouth water, it’s likely Southeast Ohio isn’t the first place that comes to mind. But hidden along the rolling hills […]

Salt Fork State Park’s unrefined elegance

Salt Fork State Park’s unrefined elegance

By Michael Slevin Webster’s New World College Dictionary defines “gem” in two ways. “A cut and polished gemstone or a pearl, used for ornamentation,” and “Anything prized for its beauty and value, esp. if small and perfect of its kind.” Within the parameters of these definitions, Salt Fork State […]