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Amount Of Hazardous Material Seeping From Landfill Unknown

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The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is not sure how much hazardous material is escaping from the Green I Landfill located along Hunters Woods Road, according to EPA Spokesperson Heather Lauer. "There are several different areas where there is leachate that has escaped from the landfill itself," Lauer told The Logan Daily News Friday afternoon. "We… Read More

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Man Dives Into Lake Logan While Trying To Elude Deputies

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A 26-year-old Logan man was pulled from Lake Logan with symptoms of hypothermia last week after jumping into the freezing cold water in an alleged attempt to elude deputies. Three deputies were dispatched to a report of domestic violence at Justin D. Sudlow’s home on Blosser Road Thursday afternoon. When they arrived, Sudlow allegedly fled… Read More

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Hocking Co. Commissioner Calls For Division Of Solid Waste District Assets

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Hocking County Commissioner Clark Sheets Jr. has said he wants to divide the assets of the Athens-Hocking Solid Waste District because the district’s contract with the non-profit group that operates the recycling center on Route 13 near Chauncey is competing with the private sector. “We’re not going to be in the recycling business and competing… Read More

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Search underway for suspect in East Front Street meth lab

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Local law enforcement are asking for the public’s help in finding Lloyd Williams, who allegedly fled from his parents’ home on East Front Street at about 10:40 a.m. Wednesday. Deputies from the Hocking County Sheriff’s Interdiction Unit were investigating a tip they received and allegedly found an active methamphetamine lab inside Williams’ bedroom on the… Read More

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Man Indicted On 38 Counts Of Sex Crimes Involving Juveniles

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Thirty-seven-year-old James A. McManaway of New Straitsville is being held at Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail in Nelsonville on a $200,000 cash or surety bond after more than 300 nude photos of children were discovered on his computer following a five-month-long investigation by the Hocking County Sheriff’s Office. McManaway pleaded not guilty to all 38 counts… Read More

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Haydenville Man Found Dead In Motel After Release From Prison

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A Haydenville man who was released from jail on bond Wednesday was found dead inside an Athens motel room early Thursday morning. Officers from the Athens Police Department found Jerry Miller, 43, unresponsive inside the Sunset Motel located at 135 Columbus Road. Miller was arrested in Haydenville last month as part of a drug roundup… Read More

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Haydenville man found dead in motel after release from jail

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A Haydenville man who was released from jail on bond Wednesday was found dead inside an Athens motel room early Thursday morning. Officers from the Athens Police Department found Jerry Miller, 43, unresponsive inside the Sunset Motel located at 135 Columbus Road. Miller was arrested in Haydenville last month as part of a drug roundup… Read More