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Students compete in SkillsUSA competition
Volunteers and donations are encouraged to help their neighbors.


Many disagree with the jury's decision
Athens High School and Middle School Teachers to attend training session


Next winter storm strikes on Sunday


This week's edition of The OUtlet.


A federal bankruptcy judge is calling for parties to meet to discuss how to conclude the case of Freedom Industries, whose January 2014 chemical spill caused a tap-water ban for 300,000 people for days.

Four Ohio University students who were arrested for disrupting an OU Student Senate meeting will be re-charged with a fourth degree misdemeanor after they refused to plead guilty to lesser charges.

There is a LEVEL 2 Snow Alert for the following counties:

•Athens     •Gallia

•Hocking   •Meigs

•Jackson   •Vinton

A 58-year-old Logan man will spend the next 17 years in prison after he pleaded guilty last week to two rape charges involving a minor.

Jeffrey A. Rumer appeared in Hocking County Common Pleas Court Thursday for a change of plea hearing with his attorney Zachuary Meranda of Columbus.

Transportation officials say some Ohio motorists will soon be able to renew their vehicle registration at grocery store kiosks.
A judge has set a May trial date for a former Ohio sheriff's deputy accused of fatally shooting an ex-colleague more than three decades ago.
The forecast for big wind farms in Ohio is cloudy at best after policy changes at the state level.
State regulators have granted a site certificate for a proposed natural gas-fired power plant in Moundsville.

Special Olympics Ohio was the reason for about 125 people freezing as they dove into Lake Snowden on Saturday afternoon as part of the annual Ohio University Polar Plunge.

It began nearly nine months ago, but grievances filed against Trimble Local Schools may finally be coming to a resolution.