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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

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Trustee Deny Allegations Of Corruption In Benton Township

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Benton Township Trustee Robbie Davis is denying allegations of corruption in Benton Township made by trustee candidate Bruce Johnson, and told The Logan Daily News that the allegations could hurt his logging and excavating business. “We’re a small community and when my name gets involved in something, it can hurt my business,” Davis said. Davis… Read More

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Collecting Bras For The Lighthouse

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In celebration of National BRA (Breast Reconstruction Awareness) Day, which was Oct. 16, Fairfield Medical Center, Central Ohio Plastic Surgery and Ohio University Lancaster facilitated the collection of 50 bras for the Lighthouse, a domestic violence shelter for women. “According to the Women’s Health Act of 1998, if an insurance company covers a mastectomy, it must… Read More

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Sheriff: Largest Meth Maker In Hocking County Arrested In Logan

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Hocking County Sheriff Lanny North believes one of the largest methamphetamine manufacturers and distributors in Hocking County was arrested Wednesday after the man reportedly solicited people walking inside CVS in Logan to purchase pseudoephedrine. Criminal informants working with the Hocking County Sheriff’s Office have reportedly said the man had the most potent type of meth… Read More

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Former Laurelville Police Officer Arrested On Drug Charges

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A former Laurelville police officer who was terminated last week for failing to report to work after taking an injury leave in June was arrested on charges of possession of heroin and possession of drug instruments. Ronnie Gillispie, 25, of Laurelville, was traveling in a 2005 Saturn minivan along U.S. 23 near North Court Street… Read More

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Thousands Attend Rootwire Music Festival

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Four thousand people visited Rootwire Music Festival at Kaeppner’s Woods this past weekend in what organizers are calling the biggest and best one so far. “It’s definitely gotten a lot bigger than the first few years,” said Rob McConnell, who plays bass guitar for Papadosio, the band who originally formed the festival in 2010. “It’s… Read More

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‘Ice’ Meth Found In Hocking County

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Members of the new Hocking County Sheriff’s Office Interdiction Unit stopped a vehicle on Laurel Run Road for a traffic violation Monday night and found .3 grams of “ice” methamphetamine, which is reportedly the most powerful kind. “It’s associated with much larger, sophisticated drug operations associated with the Mexican cartel,” noted Hocking County Sheriff Chief… Read More