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Seven Indicted In Drug Trafficking Ring

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More charges may be pending from a spring 2011 drug bust that already netted seven arrests. The Perry County Grand Jury handed down indictments to those seven county residents suspected in a prescription drug trafficking ring. The Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force and agents with the Ohio Board of Pharmacy conducted an investigation into… Read More

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Commissioners To Ask For State Hearing On Injection Well

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A public hearing on a permit application to drill an injection well in Troy Twp. is being sought by the Athens County Commissioners, who also approved a resolution Tuesday in support of legislation that would ban disposal of fracking waste in injection wells. Both actions were requested by the Athens County Fracking Action Network (ACFAN),… Read More

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Countywide Accountability System Brought To First Responders

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After seven months of debate, the county fire departments and other first responders now have a uniform system of accountability for emergency response. The Passport is a system that keeps an incident commander aware of where individuals are during an emergency situation, through use of tags from fireman’s helmets or medic identification badges. According to… Read More