Thursday Jul 10
The Columbus Dispatch
Ex-Athens County police chief indicted on drug charges
A former police chief in Athens County was indicted today on drug charges that stem from his involvement in a criminal drug ring, Athens County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn said.
SE Ohio village police chief pleads not guilty
A southeast Ohio village police chief suspected of helping a woman avoid arrest has pleaded not guilty on 12 counts, including obstructing justice.
Ohio Valley Opry to perform at lodge
The dinner will begin at 7 p.m., and the show will follow. Reservations for the dinner must be made by noon June 26. Call 740-767-2112 to make the reservation.
Courthouse News Service
Town That Meddled With Local Business to Pay Up
An Ohio appeals court upheld a $1.1 million verdict for a towing company that suffered after a mayor made good on his threat to "make sure your business goes to hell."
Athens County faces abuse of power issues
A small-town police chief who reportedly shared his bed and gave protection to a woman wanted on drug charges is the latest official within Athens County to lose-at least temporarily-his position of authority.