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Athens Sheriff’s Office Hands Out Snacks to Local Children

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) —  “Apple, oranges or bananas?” asks a deputy to a family in a car outside Walmart. People driving up to do groceries Monday morning got a little unexpected help. The Athens County Sheriff’s distributed some 500 snack bags for school kids complying with the “stay-at-home” order due to COVID-19. Outside Walmart, a… Read More

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Two Area Youth Organizations Receive Grants from Law Enforcement

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Two local organizations are recipients of grants provided by the Athens County Sheriff’s Office and the Athens County Prosecutor’s Office. In separate news releases, it was announced that both the prosecutor’s office and sheriff’s office would present grants of $250 to the Trimble Tomcat Bridgebuilders while the prosecutor’s office will also donate $1,000 to Big… Read More

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Sexual Assault Reported to Athens Co. Sheriff’s Office

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A female alleged that she had been sexually assault after a date two weeks ago, according to the Athens County Sheriff’s Office. The office is seeking more information about the man accused in the incident. The woman said the alleged sexual assault happened about two weeks ago, after the two had gone to the Athena… Read More

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Commissioners Postpone Discussion on Recouping Former Sheriff’s Pay

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The Athens County Commissioners want clarification of a state law before deciding whether to pursue the salary paid to former sheriff Patrick Kelly while he was under suspension awaiting trial. What they want clarified is whether more than just salary could potentially be recouped. Kelly was convicted last week in Athens County Common Pleas Court… Read More