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Home » Articles »   By David DeWitt
Sunday, September 7,2014
Campus NEWS

OU med school lawsuit continues

Action stayed pending immunity determination

By David DeWitt
A lawsuit against Ohio University's Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine in the Ohio Court of Claims has been stayed pending a determination on whether a doctor involved in the case is entitled to personal immunity under Ohio Revised Code.
Wednesday, September 3,2014
Local NEWS

Athens places 8th as Ohio’s safest city

By David DeWitt
Local law enforcement in Athens is anything but bored with plenty of property and party-related crime to patrol, but violent crime is rare, with a study ranking Athens as the eighth safest city in Ohio.
Wednesday, September 3,2014
Local NEWS

Status of sheriff’s deputy with ongoing investigation may hinge on ‘last chance’ ruling

By David DeWitt
An Athens County sheriff's deputy fired in 2012 by now-suspended Sheriff Pat Kelly for insubordination and sexual harassment got his job back four months ago, though a new investigation has made his current status uncertain.
Wednesday, September 3,2014
Local NEWS

OU student hit by truck that loses brakes on Richland

By David DeWitt
An Ohio University student was struck by a vehicle while crossing Richland Avenue Tuesday near Porter Hall when the automobile's brakes reportedly failed.
Wednesday, September 3,2014
Local NEWS

Crystal crasher to get hearing

By David DeWitt
A Shelby County man who was arrested in June for alleged impaired driving after crashing his vehicle into a car, a light pole and a North Court Street bar is slated for an appearance in Athens County Municipal Court later this month.
Monday, September 1,2014
Campus NEWS

Second student who set fire to rooming house pleads guilty

By David DeWitt
The second of two Ohio University students charged with setting a fire in a rental home has pleaded guilty and will enter the Athens County Prosecutor's Office diversion program.
Monday, September 1,2014
Local NEWS

Down-ticket Dem candidate talks small business in Athens

By David DeWitt
The Democratic nominee for Ohio Secretary of State, state Sen. Nina Turner, visited Athens Tuesday to meet with various area small-business owners to learn about ways to help if she is elected in November.
Monday, September 1,2014
Local NEWS

County will seek $$ for command vehicle next year

By David DeWitt
Athens County will now look to next year to seek a federally funded grant for money to purchase an emergency command vehicle.
Monday, September 1,2014
Election NEWS

Who's got the rural Ohio cred?

By David DeWitt
A debate has risen in the race for Ohio's 15th U.S. Congressional District about who has the right background to represent the large and varied district.
Wednesday, August 27,2014
Local NEWS

Commissioners cap retrieval fees at county dog shelter

By David DeWitt
The Athens County Commissioners voted Tuesday to set a cap for dog redemption fees at $30 after a local advocate expressed concerns about the inability of some people to pay when their dog is picked up by the warden or his staff.
 
 
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