An Albany man has filed a lawsuit against the Hickory Creek Nursing
Center in The Plains, which alleges that the nursing home suffers from
chronic shortages of staff and supplies, leading to seriously faulty
care of its residents.
While law enforcement and medical professionals are doing their best to
address the damage done by drug addiction and abuse in Athens County,
according to Sheriff Pat Kelly, they could use some help from the state
in the form of more funding for treatment and prevention.
As happened with another recent
incident that mixed Ohio University student sex with the misuse of
social media, the story of an OU student who's charged with blackmailing
another student into having sex with him has spread quickly over the
Internet and television news.
A landlord who had a rental property in
Nelsonville condemned earlier this year as unfit for human habitation
has been charged criminally for violating city code, the city's code
director confirmed last week.
In the wake of a dispute over
the Athens County Sheriff's office's interpretation of Ohio's concealed-carry
weapons (CCW) law, the county prosecutor's office has told the sheriff he's
reading the law incorrectly.