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Monday, June 1,2015
Local NEWS

Investigators receive confession from suspect in St. Paul Catholic Church fire

By David DeWitt
A series of fires set to altar linens inside St. Paul Catholic Church Sunday led to an Ohio State Fire Marshal's Office investigation and a confession from a suspect Monday afternoon. 
Sunday, May 31,2015
Local NEWS

CFI program provides ample help for community gardeners

By Fred Kight
Andi Lynn Watt is a new community gardener who is doing more than putting food on the table.
Sunday, May 31,2015
Local NEWS

Bike path repairs momentarily stalled

Hocking Conservancy District to wait out repairs before dredging Hocking River section

By Conor Morris
Ohio University's contractor has stopped long-awaited repair work on the Hockhocking Adena Bikeway between Richland and Stimson avenues while it addresses "questions" relating to the project.
Sunday, May 31,2015
Local NEWS

Local groups team up on Healthy Food Access

By Fred Kight
Three area organizations are joining forces for a new initiative that is both an anti-hunger program and an economic development program.
Sunday, May 31,2015
Local NEWS

Bounty on the Bricks tickets on sale now

Tickets for the third annual Bounty on the Bricks will go on sale today (June 1), the Athens Foundation has announced. The 2015 Bounty on the Bricks takes place from 7-10 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8.
Sunday, May 31,2015
Local NEWS

Judge says no to default judgment in former education professor's suit against OU

By David DeWitt
A judge has declined to award default judgment in a lawsuit from a former College of Education faculty member against Ohio University after OU answered charges in the suit one day late.
Sunday, May 31,2015
Local NEWS

Prosecutor's forum looks at community justice

By David DeWitt
The Athens County Prosecutor's Office is holding a forum in Glouster Wednesday (June 3) intended to spark a conversation about community justice.
Sunday, May 31,2015
Local NEWS

State wants disabled-abuse cases combined

By David DeWitt
A Nelsonville husband and wife charged with multiple felonies related to a lack of care that allegedly contributed to the death of a disabled woman might have their jury trials joined if a motion by the Athens County Prosecutor's office is approved.
Wednesday, May 27,2015
Local NEWS

Human trafficking hits home

Push to raise local awareness grows

By David DeWitt
Human trafficking is not just a problem in faraway lands. It happens here in America, in Ohio, in Athens County. And it doesn't happen like it does in a Liam Neeson movie. It's subtle. It's insidious. And it can be hard to spot.
Wednesday, May 27,2015
Local NEWS

Federal official talks about region’s role in economic surge

In his keynote address during the May 12, 2015 Appalachian Ohio State of the Region Conference, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Jay Williams introduced himself as a native of Youngstown, Ohio, and shared a revelation: he was a penguin in bobcat territory.
 
 
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