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Wednesday, June 4,2014
Local NEWS

Farm-to-school expansion

Educators, farmers, food producers, businesses and anyone else interested in creating or expanding a Farm to School program could learn from the experts how to do so during a series of Farm to School workshops this spring. The last one is next Tuesday, June 10, in Athens.
Wednesday, June 4,2014
Local NEWS

Take a bike and fly

Libraries' bike program has been rolling success

By Conor Morris
You can rent a bicycle just like you would a book at three branches of the Athens County Public Libraries system, including Athens, Nelsonville and The Plains. And the best part? The rental is completely free.
Wednesday, June 4,2014
Local NEWS

Take the cold water challenge

By Conor Morris
Fire departments in Athens County have localized a recent social media trend, the "cold water challenge," to provide donations for a New Marshfield woman who lost her husband and son in a recent car accident.
Wednesday, June 4,2014
Local NEWS

Man pleads guilty to sex with resident woman at care facility

By David DeWitt
A Millfield man who's accused of engaging in sexual conduct with a 22-year-old developmentally disabled woman in a local care facility pleaded guilty in Athens County Common Pleas Court Monday.
Wednesday, June 4,2014
Local NEWS

Holzer property value doubled to $21 million by Board of Revision

But valuation will have little significance if clinic gets tax exemption

By David DeWitt
The Athens County Board of Revision last week adopted the sale price of the property owned an occupied by Holzer Health Clinic on East State Street in Athens for its valuation following a complaint from Federal Hocking School District.
Wednesday, June 4,2014
Local NEWS

Would-be Craigslist thief sentenced to probation

By David DeWitt
One of two men charged with luring a man to an apartment with a deceptive Craigslist ad promising a "casual encounter" with a woman, then trying to rob him, was sentenced to five years of community control Monday.
Wednesday, June 4,2014
Local NEWS

Home invader gets 18 years for attempted murder

By David DeWitt
A man convicted of helping to rob and assault an elderly Coolville woman was resentenced Tuesday afternoon to 18 years in prison with no possibility of early release after an appeals court sustained one judgment in his case last month.
Wednesday, June 4,2014
Local NEWS

Richland Avenue to see big changes this summer

By Conor Morris
Residents of Athens' South Side should expect plenty of improvements and roadwork this summer for Richland Avenue and its sidewalks between Dairy Lane and Canterbury Drive.
Wednesday, June 4,2014
Local NEWS

Waste effort at fest hits close to zero

By Kaleb Carter
The Nelsonville Music Festival grounds at Hocking College were near spotless this past weekend. The display of cleanliness and eco-friendly, responsible disposal behavior was due largely in part to the efforts of a local group.
Wednesday, June 4,2014
Local NEWS

Crimes of the month for June

The following incidents have been listed by Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous as June 2014 Crimes of the Month. In each case, the reporting agency is also the source of the information.
 
 
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