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ATHENS, Ohio – A suspect involved in a fatal shooting last month on the west side of Athens will spend more than two decades in prison after pleading guilty to various charges Tuesday. Bernard C. Mitchell, 23, of Athens, entered guilty pleas to involuntary manslaughter, aggravated robbery, robbery, breaking and entering, grand theft, burglary, engaging… Read More
ATHENS — Four men have been indicted on charges of murder, engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity and other charges in connection with a shooting that left one man dead on the city’s west side on Nov. 25. The men are accused of leading a drug operation that included trading stolen property for drugs… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio – A suspect tied to the recent fatal shooting on the west side of Athens has pleaded guilty to firearm, drug and other felony charges. Jonathon Champe McLaughlin, 23, of Glouster entered the plea to a bill of information Tuesday that charged him with engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, having weapons… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio — If you are looking for ways to stay warm in the cold months to come, local business owner Marilyn Wentworth might have an answer for you: her alpacas. Wentworth, owner and resident of the Alpacas at Phoenix Hill Farm, invited the public to her annual open house Sunday, October 14, to showcase… Read More
The community is invited to attend this annual memorial service for our neighbors who were served by the staff at OhioHealth. All community members are invited to honor their loved ones, whether or not they were served by hospice. Guests are encouraged to bring a photo of their family member or friend.
Poetry & Music Jam Event with local poets, Appalachian women poets, OU academic poets, international poets, poets of any gender, and open mic session for just about anyone who wants to read their own poetry or someone else’s. We’ll end up with a bar party and a group conversation for those who want to stay further. Poet Laureate… Read More
The Ohio Health Registry will hold its first Southeast Ohio registration in Athens on June 23rd. We will be collecting health data from people of all ages who live, work, or go to school near gas and oil infrastructure. Researchers need this data in order to research how living near injection wells, compressor stations, well… Read More
Activism has long, historical roots in the United States that are sewn into the Constitution. The right for individuals to peaceably assemble has, and does, pave the way for groups to achieve political goals. But has activism changed? The OUtlet’s Juli Holbert takes a look at how different generations view protest and activism. Nina Richner,… Read More
The School of Art + Design proudly presents the “Athens LGBTQ Legacy Project,” a historical tour, stories, film and panel discussion facilitated by Becky Chmielewski, at Seigfred Hall’s Mitchell Auditorium April 13 and 14. “The Legacy Walk,” will begin at Seigfred Hall on Friday, April 13 at 4:30 p.m. and conclude at Athens Uncorked by 7:30… Read More
Kidfest is a fun-filled day which provides an opportunity for Athens-area individuals, organizations, and businesses to work together for children. Kidfest is also Athens County Children Services largest event during Child Abuse Prevention Month.