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At SkillsUSA, students compete in battle of trades

NELSONVILLE — Dakota Harris tried to block out the chaos surrounding him, a dozen hammers and saws flying all over the place, and focus on his work.

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  1. Johnson Road crash injures driver

    Emergency personnel responded to a one-vehicle crash on Johnson Road in The Plains that caused minor injuries to the driver. The crash occurred Saturday around 4:15 p.m. and The Plains Volunteer Fire Department and Athens County EMS responded to the scene.
  2. Nelsonville Food Cupboard gets expanded facility

    NELSONVILLE — For 25 years, the Nelsonville Food Cupboard served Athens County residents in need from a tiny space on West Washington Street. The location was so small that only one person could get food at a time, leaving others lined up outside the facility braving the elements.
  3. Burrow leads Bulldogs to sectional title

    LOGAN — Athens senior Joe Burrow began Friday’s Division II sectional final by swishing a 3-pointer in the opening minute.
  4. MardiGrasParade

    Costumed kids and Honey fot the Heart Puppets dance in the Mardi Gras Parade around Nelsonville Public Square.
  5. Run ends for Athens

    CHILLICOTHE — The Athens Bulldogs have fought through adversity all season, from an 0-3 start to a season-ending injury to senior Olivia Harris.
  6. Cowboy Requiescence

    The figure of a naked cowboy calmly looking at his smartphone is one of the art pieces at Trisolini Gallery in Baker Center. The show is a first year graduate exhibition. The sculpture by Kelsey Duncan is called “Cowboy Requiescence.”

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Ohio basketball vs Buffalo, 1-24-2015

Videon from Ohio's 63-61 win over Buffalo on Jan. 24, 2015

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  • Ohio basketball vs Buffalo, 1-24-2015

    Ohio basketball vs Buffalo, 1-24-2015

    Videon from Ohio's 63-61 win over Buffalo on Jan. 24, 2015

  • OUPD searches for sexual offender

    OUPD searches for sexual offender

    Ohio University Police DepartmentUpdate to the Crime Alert for case 150030: Please take a moment to review the video and if you think you might recognize the suspect, call 740.593.1911 and ask for Detective Rick Sargent. Although it isn’t possible to recognize facial features in the video, we hope the suspect’s clothing, gait, or mannerisms may be familiar to someone.

  • Palm 2 Palm promotional video

    Palm 2 Palm promotional video

    Brent Hayes of Athens made this video to promote the Palm 2 Palm bike trip, which he completed Nov.30. 

  • Piano Man

    Piano Man

    OU Professor Emeritus Richard Syracuse was a familiar face around town for his performances on and off campus. Many knew him as a fine piano teacher who's turned out countless students who perform all over the world. His talent took him around the world, too, from his hometown in The Bronx, to Juilliard, Rome and finally to Athens, where he's lived, taught and performed for the past 46 years. He died Friday after being struck by a car on Radford Road.

  • Ohio University students react to Union Street fire

    Ohio University students react to Union Street fire

    As snow covers the aftermath of the Union Street Fire, students are only beginning to feel the heat.WOUB Reporter Alyssa Pasicznyk talks to students about what they lost, and how they're moving forward.

  • Union Street fire

    Union Street fire

    A fire early Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014 damaged several businesses and apartments on Union Street in Athens, Ohio.

  • Bobcat Madness

    Bobcat Madness

    Saul Phillips introduction, and Maurice Ndour dunks, as part of Bobcat Madness event

  • Route 33 accident results in charcoal spillage

    Route 33 accident results in charcoal spillage

    A semi truck accident occurred on Route 33 near Glen Ebon Road Friday morning, resulting in the spill of 40,000 pounds of charcoal bags.

  • Athens Halloween costume countdown

    Athens Halloween costume countdown

    The time find that perfect halloween costume for the block party this weekend is ticking away. Many people are finding cheap and sustainable options right here in Athens. WOUB's Taylor Petras has more on where people are finding their creative costumes.

  • Stephen F. Byus Homecoming Motorcade

    Stephen F. Byus Homecoming Motorcade

    This video is of the homecoming motorcade of Stephen F. Byus, a Wellston native, was on his third tour of duty in the Middle East when he was killed in a Taliban-claimed suicide roadside bombing Sept. 16, 2014 in Kabul, Afghanistan. He was assisting the Afghan National Army in improving its logistics capabilities and was employed by the Defense Logistics Agency. He was also a member of the United States Navy Reserves.


Bobo 60th anniversary
Updated: February 27, 2015 - 9:46 pm

William and Donna Bobo of Millfield celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday. They were married on Feb. 19, 1955, in Richmond, Ind., and have lived most of their married lives in Millfield.

Berger-Standley engagement
Updated: February 27, 2015 - 9:46 pm

Rebecca Berger of Northfield, Ohio, and Isaac Standley of Canfield, Ohio, are planning a late summer wedding.

Brown-Francis birth announcement
Updated: February 20, 2015 - 11:24 pm

Katie Brown and Larry Francis, 11611 Chase Road, Athens, announce the Feb. 16 birth of a daughter, Bailey Lenora Francis, at OhioHealth O'Bleness Hospital in Athens. They have three other children, Makenzie Kelsey, age 6; Madison Kelsey, age 4; and Lola Francis, age 7.

Taylor-Harmon engagement
Updated: February 20, 2015 - 11:24 pm

Rebekah Kathryn Taylor and Keith Andrew Harmon, both of Athens, are planning a summer wedding.

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