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Home » Articles »   By David DeWitt
Wednesday, April 1,2015
Local NEWS

Details emerge in alleged case of elder abuse where victim died

By David DeWitt
Various court filings have revealed more details in the case of a Nelsonville couple who have been charged with multiple felonies, each related to a lack of care that allegedly contributed to the death of a disabled woman.
Wednesday, April 1,2015
Campus NEWS

Area’s senator fought voting law for out-of state students

By David DeWitt
While state Sen. Lou Gentile attempted to remove language from a transportation bill that requires out-of-state college students to obtain an Ohio driver's license and vehicle registration in order to vote, the new rules passed the chamber regardless. Late Wednesday, Ohio Gov. John Kasich line-item vetoed the measure.
Wednesday, April 1,2015
Local NEWS

Police report follies: Tales from Athens County

By David DeWitt
A lot of strange things happen throughout Athens County that draw the attention of local law enforcement but don't necessarily end up in charges, press releases or news reports.
Wednesday, April 1,2015
Local NEWS

Opponents appeal dismissal of River Gate zoning lawsuit

By David DeWitt
Attorneys for the Summit at Coates Run apartment complex have filed a notice that they intend to appeal a decision by a local judge to dismiss their lawsuit against a planned apartment building near South Green, due to a lack of standing.
Sunday, March 29,2015

Judge recalls Billy Milligan's painting of him

By David DeWitt
The death of Billy Milligan late last year led to the reemergence of many memories about his time in Athens, and in the case of retired Athens County Common Pleas Judge L. Alan Goldsberry, the reemergence of an oil-painting portrait Milligan had done of him in the 1980s.
Sunday, March 29,2015
Local NEWS

Holzer tax debate continues

By David DeWitt
A Federal Hocking School Board member is asking the Athens County Commissioners to follow through with rescinding several measures related to Holzer Clinic of Athens as the medical outfit continues to seek tax exemption from the state of Ohio.
Saturday, March 28,2015
Local NEWS

Grenade found in yard near Glouster Municipal Park

Ohio Rt. 13 open again after detonation

By David DeWitt
UPDATED: Ohio Rt. 13 in Glouster has been reopened after the detonation of a hand grenade Glouster Mayor Miles Wolf said was found Saturday afternoon by an area resident digging in his yard.
Wednesday, March 25,2015
Local NEWS

Eighth frack well on way with approval of K&H No. 3

By David DeWitt
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has approved a new drilling-waste injection well in eastern Athens County that will become the third owned by K&H Partners of West Virginia.
Wednesday, March 25,2015
Local NEWS

Danger zone to the highway; residents call for safer Radford Road

By David DeWitt
Some residents of Radford Road concerned about safety want to see stop signs and traffic signals installed right away, but according to Athens County Engineer Jeff Maiden that just won't be possible.
Wednesday, March 25,2015
Local NEWS

Trimble coach, teacher and firefighter mourned by community

By David DeWitt
Members of the Trimble Tomcat community are in mourning following the death of a teacher, coach and volunteer firefighter Monday. The school district brought in extra counselors this week to help stud
 
 
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