Meet artist Amanda Louise Spayd, a sculptor who crafts endearing doll sized creatures.
The company, one of central Ohio’s private employers, saw North American sales shrink by 22 percent in the most-recent quarter.
The forty-fourth annual All American Quarter Horse Congress kicked off this weekend at the Ohio State Fairgrounds. While some attendees have made sacrifices to come to the show, the Congress itself has held its own in the slow economy.
It could be up to a Franklin County grand jury to determine if an elderly woman should face charges in the fatal shooting of an alleged would be robber. Columbus police say the 70-year-old woman shot and killed a man who barged into a hotel room with a gun demanding money. The woman was attending the All American Quarter Horse Congress at the state fairgrounds. Some people attending the event say they’re shaken but not surprised by the incident.
Ohio State University will soon begin a three-year-long change from quarters to semesters. University trustees signed off on the big job Friday.
The Ohio State University Senate voted yesterday in favor of switching from a quarter based academic year to a semester-based year. If the change is approved by the university’s board of trustees, Ohio State would be the last public institution of higher leaning in Ohio to decide to make the switch.
Friday is the final day of classes for the fall quarter at Ohio State. In a few years it could be the end of the fall semester. Governor Ted Strickland wants to more closely coordinate the offerings of the state’s public colleges and universities. That includes changing the few remaining institutions that use the quarter system to a semester-based academic calendar.