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OU Mentioned in Supposed ISIS Threat


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Federal and local authorities are investigating claims of a terroristic threat that mentions Ohio University. The purported ISIS threat was made via social media. The university’s police chief, Andrew Powers, sent an email to students and staff stating, “OUPD, in consultation with state and federal partners, believe the risk associated with the post to be low… Read More

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Free Milk for Federal Hocking


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For Federal Hocking students, lunch come Monday, might be different. In Tuesday’s Board meeting, Superintendent George Wood proposed all students who pack their lunch should also receive free milk. The district currently provides free breakfast and lunch to all students. Wood said there is concern that students who pack lunch also get a free lunch… Read More

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Three Arrested After Attempted Marijuana Theft


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The Athens County Sheriff’s Office arrested three Athens County citizens after they attempted to steal marijuana allegedly growing at a residence on Monk Road early Tuesday night. After investigation, Chris Simms, 47, of Nelsonville; Phillip Simms, 49, of Athens; and Cindy Mender, 52, also of Nelsonville, were arrested and charged with aggravated robbery, according to… Read More