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Weapons of Mass Destruction Exercise


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The normally vacant Athens Fairground was flooded with emergency responders from Athens, Logan and Columbus last week. They raided homes, arrested drug dealers and discovered chemical labs.  Although the energy was real, the emergencies were not. From early morning until evening, the responding officers worked to solve a mock chemical emergency scenario in a weapons… Read More

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New Marshall Campus Plan Recommends Renovations

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Marshall University's new campus master plan recommends renovating nine buildings and demolishing two others. Renovation projects include the Memorial Student Center, the Cam Henderson Center, Gullickson Hall, Twin Towers, Morrow Library, the Science Building, Corbly Hall, Jenkins Hall and Prichard Hall. The 10-year plan recommends demolishing Holderbly and Laidley Halls because of the high cost… Read More

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Area Officials Undergo Training To Combat Terroristic Events

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A hands-on, live-action training seminar took place Wednesday at the Athens County Fairgrounds giving first responders and emergency management personnel valuable experience in dealing with biochemical and terrorist incidents. “It gives the county a chance to interact with the state,” said Athens County Emergency Management Agency Director Fred Davis. “It gives us a chance to… Read More

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Little Hocking Woman Admits Stabbing Herself; Attack Story Made Up

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For two days the Washington County Sheriff's Department investigated a reported stabbing in Little Hocking that sent a woman to the hospital and forced a nearby elementary school into lock-down.  It turns out the woman likely stabbed herself and made up the attack. WTAP Television in Parkersburg reports that Tina Whealdon, 46, confessed to the… Read More

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Investigation Discovery to Share Local Woman’s Cyber Bullying Tale

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The story of a Chauncey woman’s journey to confront her cyber bullies has been shared across the Internet, radio stations, news publications and will now be featured on the Investigation Discovery television series ‘Karma’s a B*tch!’ In October, The Messenger shared the story of Caitlin Seida, 25, of Chauncey, who was shocked to find that… Read More

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Brown Bagging Through History


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Author Diane Vezza came to Campus Martius to speak about her recently published a book entitled Letters Home. Letters Home is a detailed work of historical literature compiled painstakingly over the last six years. It focuses on George Turner, an officer in the Civil War, who wrote a series of 96 letters to his family…. Read More

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Film Series Donates to Food Pantry


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By: Anne Campolongo  The holiday season is about giving.  While most of us do a majority of receiving during the holidays, the Athena Cinema in uptown Athens is giving back. Beginning with the Saturday after Thanksgiving and then every Saturday in December, the cinema plays a holiday movie.  The price of admission is a non-perishable food… Read More