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Meth Lab Discovered In Coolville Home During Investigation Into Murder Threat

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Athens County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating an alleged murder threat and also allegedly discovered a methamphetamine lab in a Coolville residence Thursday afternoon. The suspect is still on the loose, according to deputies. Deputies were called around 11 a.m. when a woman reported that her husband had threatened to kill her with a shotgun…. Read More

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New Information Surfaces In McArthur Wrongful Foreclosure Case

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More details surrounding the widely-circulated McArthur wrongful foreclosure case continue to emerge, as a police report detailing the Wellston bank's mistake may call into question some of the homeowner's initial claims. In addition, Vinton County Prosecutor Trecia Kimes-Brown has declined to pursue any criminal charges against the bank for their actions.  Katie Barnett, of McArthur,… Read More

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Bank And Homeowner Disagree On Losses Claims In Wrongful Foreclosure

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A McArthur woman is fighting to retrieve lost belongings after a Wellston bank accidentally foreclosed on the wrong house, sparking national attention to the case and involving local enforcement to decide whether the bank is criminally responsible. Katie Barnett, of McArthur, says the First National Bank of Wellston owes her $18,000 in missing belongings. An… Read More