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Athens County Honors Its Veterans

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Locals spent Friday morning honoring those that are currently serving and the veterans that that have gone before them. High school marching bands, including Athens, Federal-Hocking & Alexander serenaded the crowds throughout the route. This year the parade started at Morris Avenue cut to State Street turned up Carpenter then marched on Court Street and… Read More

Athens Co. Prosecutor Featured In Investigation Of Official Spending

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Athens County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn was subject to scrutiny in media reports questioning his spending habits during “training trips.” Brooks Jarosz, investigative reporter for ABC 6 in Columbus, investigated Blackburn’s use of the Furtherance of Justice fund, which is used by prosecutors and sheriffs in Ohio for criminal investigation and training uses. Jarosz found that Blackburn… Read More

Methamphetamine Lab Found In Athens Shed

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Athens and Hocking County law enforcement joined forces to investigate an alleged methamphetamine lab located in Athens County late last week, officials said. Detectives from the Hocking County Sheriff’s Office’s Interdiction Unit notified the Athens Major Crimes Unit after they received information about a possible meth lab located in a shed behind a residence on… Read More

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Logan Doctor’s Office Employee Arrested For Forgery, Trafficking

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An employee at a Logan doctor’s office was arrested for allegedly forging prescriptions and trafficking in prescription medication, according to authorities. Elizabeth L. Noble, 38, of Logan was arrested after investigators with the Hocking County Sheriff’s Office Interdiction Unit and Detective Bureau were notified by a local pharmacy of “some questionable prescriptions” allegedly being filled… Read More