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Armed School Resource Officer To Be Hired
Nelsonville-York City Schools is one step closer to becoming the first district in Athens County to have an armed school resource officer just months after of a mass shooting at… Read More
Thousands Not Notified About Armed Fugitive Incident
Many Ohio University students were left in the dark last week, as the campus shut down Wednesday over concerns of an armed fugitive who allegedly robbed a woman at gunpoint… Read More
W.Va. Court Rules Negligent Mine Inspectors Can Be Sued
The West Virginia Supreme Court says federal mine inspectors can be held liable and sued when a negligent inspection results in the wrongful death of a coal miner. The ruling… Read More
Athens Police Looking Into Rape Case
Athens Police are investigating a sexual assault after a 19-year-old woman reported being raped in the city's south end. According to a police report, the woman told officers Tuesday she… Read More
Athens Co. Sheriff Seeks New Deputy
Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly told county commissioners Tuesday morning that his office is stretched too thin and he needs another deputy as a result. "My guys are covering… Read More
Man Charged With Animal Cruelty After Implicating Himself On Facebook
A Millfield man faces burglary and animal cruelty charges after he allegedly stabbed a pit bull over the weekend. According the Athens County Sheriff, Charles Dearth, 29, told deputies he… Read More
Ethics Panel Wants WV Judge Removed
A West Virginia judge alleges an ethics panel is illegally trying to remove him from office. The Judicial Hearing Board asked the Supreme Court to suspend Putnam County Family Court… Read More
Is Solar Energy Economically Viable In Ohio?
Ohio industry may have a future in renewable energy. Local solar energy companies, the Ohio Development Service Agency and Ohio University’s Voinovich School are all working on making solar an… Read More
Chris Hillman And Herb Pedersen Plus Tommy Emmanuel At The Fur Peace Ranch
Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen featured in performance at the Fur Peace Ranch from October 13, 2012. Plus, Tommy Emmanuel from June 3, 2012. Hillman Pedersen Emmanuel pt 1 Hillman… Read More
Armed School Resource Officer To Be Discussed
Police and school officials will be discussing the possible hiring of an armed school resource officer with members of the Nelsonville City Council’s finance committee during a meeting Tuesday evening…. Read More
WV State Troopers Searching For Robbery Suspect
Troopers are searching for a man who allegedly robbed a Dollar General Store in Cabell County Monday night. West Virginia State Police troopers said the man got away with a… Read More
Hometown Proud: The Ridges Debut Casa Concert Series
Victor Rasgaitis' group The Ridges has performed with numerous bands in cities and towns throughout the U.S. However, few of those bands had ever set foot in Athens, Ohio.
Rasgaitis is hoping to change that with "The Ridges Present," a new concert series debuting this Thursday at Casa Cantina.
Morning Update For February 5
Ohio hunters bagged 218,910 deer this hunting season. West Virginia officials are reviewing the use of the state's fleet of airplanes and helicopters. Details in your morning update.