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Sunday, February 22,2015
Local NEWS

Walking for the homeless

At the outset of the 13th annual Good Works Walk for the homeless Saturday in uptown Athens, walkers set forth from the First United Methodist Church of Athens, on College Street.
Sunday, February 22,2015
Local NEWS

Athens schools staff trained on reporting abuse

By Conor Morris
Amid calls for change from the community, Athens City School administration and employees underwent training last week following the conviction of a high-school teacher for sexual battery of a student.
Sunday, February 22,2015
Local NEWS

Not a strip club after all

Stimson plans now call for bar, banquet hall

By Conor Morris
The owner of a building on the corner of Stimson Avenue and Palmer Street, which once was the proposed site of a strip club, has received state approval of plans for a bar and banquet hall in that building.
Sunday, February 22,2015
Local NEWS

Kelly supporters writing letters, plan rally during sentencing

By David DeWitt
Supporters of former Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly have launched a letter-writing campaign and are currently planning a "peaceful demonstration" during his sentencing March 20 on 18 felonies at the Athens County Courthouse.
Friday, February 20,2015
Local NEWS

Man jailed for accidental shooting of wife while high on coke

A Doanville man was arrested and jailed Thursday after accidentally shooting his wife in the legs while he was under the influence of cocaine, a news release from the Athens County Sheriff's Office said.
Thursday, February 19,2015
Local NEWS

Errant church donation results in child-porn arrest

By David DeWitt
Two flash drives accidentally left with a donation to a local church have led to an Ohio University Computer Services Center employee being arrested Wednesday and charged with 10 felony counts related to child pornography.
Wednesday, February 18,2015
Local NEWS

Bat invasion forces OU's First Couple out of prez mansion

By Conor Morris
Ohio University President Roderick McDavis and First Lady Deborah are likely being driven batty by some uninvited, winged guests at the President's Residence at 29 Park Place on OU's campus.
Wednesday, February 18,2015
Local NEWS

Exhuming the Morgue: Fossil Fuel style

By Terry Smith
Over the past few years, the fossil-fuel debate has waged intensely in Athens County, with a bitter debate over the potential for oil and gas deep-shale drilling coming here, and the reality of several fracking waste injection wells already in the county.
Wednesday, February 18,2015
Local NEWS

New injection well permit could make Athens No. 1

It would be a dubious No. 1 – for most injection well waste in Ohio; Athens Co. already ranks first for out-of-state waste

By David DeWitt
A third injection well in eastern Athens County is slated to move forward with no public hearing from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources despite 200 letters of protest and a request by the county board of commissioners.
Wednesday, February 18,2015
Local NEWS

2 assaults reported to local law enforcement

The Athens County Sheriff's Office and Athens Police Department, as well as other local law-enforcement agencies, regularly issue reports on crime and calls handled by deputies and officers.
 
 
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