A local resident is now paralyzed after a freak accident on the job, and friends and family members are looking to raise money for his medical bills with an upcoming Texas Hold Em’ Tournament.
32-year-old Brian Bobb, of South Zanesville, has spent the last 5 weeks at the OSU Dodd Rehab Center in Columbus. Bobb, who worked for his brother’s company “Jared’s Construction” fell through the first floor of a house they were building, landing on his back in the basement.
Students at one local elementary school practiced the gift of giving today as they aimed to make a difference in the lives of others.
Since the beginning of the school year second graders at St. Nicholas elementary worked hard to raise money for coloring books, crayons, and other toys to donate to children in the pediatric unit at Genesis Bethesda hospital.
Students raised a total of $275 by holding a Popsicle and pencil sale at their school.
Looking for something to do this weekend? Well, a soulful jazz concert may spark your interest, as the Ohio University Jazz and Percussion Ensemble will be coming to OUZ on Saturday.
This jazz fest is the first of its kind, but organizers hope it will become an annual event. Assistant Music Professor Bill Christy says the jazz fest is being tied into the university’s “Kennedy Lecture Series,” which includes a special guest who is hip to the jazz scene.