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9 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Athens County to join Rt. 33 drug task force

Athens County law-enforcement officials said today they are joining the Fairfield-Hocking Major Crimes Unit to collaborate in investigating drug trafficking and related crimes along the Rt.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Nelsonville, OH, Ohio University, Fairfield County, OH

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WBNS

Teen Killed In Athens County Crash

Troopers say the accident happened Tuesday on State Route 239, north of the village of Stewart around 7:30 p.m. The Highway Patrol says 18-year-old Michael Allen Rood was driving a 1996 Saturn when he drove off the right side of the road, hitting an embankment, going airborne and striking a tree.

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Related Topix: Stewart, OH

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Athens County sheriff's ammo purchases questioned

Kelly used the sheriff's office's purchasing power last year to buy ammunition not only for deputies but also to fulfill orders from civilians, including his office's fiscal officer, one of his lawyers and an Athens County commissioner.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Columbus, OH

Times Recorder

Habitat for Humanity returns to Perry County

Habitat for Humanity is returning to Perry County, and it already has plans to build a new house in Crooksville.

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Related Topix: Perry County, OH, Crooksville, OH, Ohio, Athens, OH, Somerset, OH

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Norwalk Reflector

Mount Orab chief didn't know shooting address was at Ohio University

Chief Bryan Mount, who has been with the Mount Orab Police Department for 27 years - 14 as its chief - didn't mean to cause a ruckus on the Ohio University campus on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Mount Orab, OH, Ohio University, Brown County, OH, Athens, OH

TheCourier.com

New Trial Date For Ohio Sheriff In Corruption Case

Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly has pleaded innocent to charges including theft in office, tampering with records and engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity and is confident he will be exonerated.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Judge postpones trial of suspended Athens County sheriff

The trial date for indicted Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly has been moved to Jan. 26, visiting Judge Patricia Cosgrove said today.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Evacuation at Ohio University came after man said he shot his mother

ATHENS, Ohio Sections of Ohio University's campus and dorms were evacuated this afternoon, after a man called emergency personnel, saying he'd shot his mother.

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Related Topix: Ohio University, Athens, OH, Brown County, OH, Violent Crime

Thu Jul 10, 2014

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.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Chauncey, OH, Nelsonville, OH, Glouster, OH

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Marietta Times

ODNR pays for public records lawsuit

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is pointing to a clerical error as the reason for the most recent public records complaint filed against the agency-the third to result in a monetary settlement since 2012.

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Related Topix: Columbus, OH

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WBNS

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.

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Related Topix: Glouster, OH, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Athens County Man Dies From Crash Injuries

Rome Township , Athens County , Ohio A Coolville man died Wednesday from injuries he sustained in a single-vehicle accident on Township Road 147 earlier this week.

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Related Topix: Coolville, OH, Prison, Federal Prisons

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Ohio.com

Ohio panel dismissses appeal of Athens County injection well

An appeal of a drilling permit for an Athens County injection well has been dismissed by the Ohio Oil & Gas Commission.

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WBNS

Car Slams Into Building Near Ohio University Campus

A suspected drunk driver slammed into a building in Athens county and then tried to run from the crash.

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Related Topix: Ohio University, Athens, OH

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

ODNR pays to settle third public-records lawsuit

For the third time since 2012, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources has turned over documents and cash to settle a lawsuit contending the agency illegally withheld public records.

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Related Topix: Columbus, OH

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