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Leasing Info Meeting Draws Landowners


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A meeting hosted by an Athens attorney and an energy company Thursday night at the Market on State drew a crowd of more than 100 landowners interested in leasing their land for drilling. Cunningham Energy is seeking mineral rights in Athens, Vinton, Meigs, Perry, Morgan, and Washington counties.   Lawyer John Lavelle represents several landowners… Read More

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OU Workshop To Address Child Behavioral Problems


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A new workshop will help parents and child care workers learn how to interact with children who are dealing with emotional and behavioral challenges. Sherry Shamblin, the director of early childhood mental health programs at Tri-County Mental Health Counseling and creator of the program, says that as many as 10 to 30 percent of children… Read More

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OU Student Arrested For Uptown Rape


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UPDATE: 1:30 PM An Ohio University student faces rape charges following an early morning incident in the Athens uptown area. Athens Police officers are investigating a rape they say took place early Friday morning. A 17-year-old girl told police she had been raped at a residence by a "known subject." Police arrested Michael Alexandrov, 19,… Read More

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Four Athens Educators Laid Off

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The Athens City School District laid off a principal and three teachers Thursday night. It also abolished 16 aide, cashier, cook and other positions. The action was largely due to the board’s previous decision to close Chauncey Elementary school. Chauncey Principal Peggy Williams was among those let go. The three teachers affected by the Reduction… Read More