Athens County Newswire (Page 2)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Athens County, OH. (Page 2)

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  1. Report: Elyria taps Sean Arno to take over football programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Cleveland.com

    ... three seasons there. He took that job after serving nine years as football coach at Alexander High School in Athens County. Arno told the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram in 2014 that Alexander was similar in size to Wellington, a Division V school. He ...

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  2. Auditor Yost announces bid for Ohio attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    ... who might run against Mr. Yost include Steve Dettelbach, a former U.S. attorney from Cleveland, and current Athens County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn. The Ohio Democratic Party has made no endorsements. Mr. Yost said his top priorities as attorney ...

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  3. Lady Marauders fall at Nelsonville-York, 56-40Read the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | Point Pleasant Register

    The Meigs girls basketball team - which lost to Nelsonville-York on December 12, by a 41-30 count in Rocksprings - fell to 0-2 against the Lady Buckeyes, as the NYHS claimed a 56-40 decision, in Monday night's Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division showdown in Athens County. The Lady Marauders stumbled out of the gates, falling behind by an 11-4 clip, eight minutes into play.

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  4. "Busted" #5: Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Poverty in America EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... begins as we did, with the Virgil of our expedition, Jack Frech who was, for 33 years, the welfare director of Athens County in Appalachian Ohio. He has led legions of journalists on the tour, grappling all the while with the customs and quirks of ...

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  5. "Busted" #1: The Poverty TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... gets told -- and whether media attention makes any difference -- with the help of Jack Frech , a longtime Athens County welfare director who has been leading reporters on "poverty tours" of Appalachia for decades. "Busted: America's Poverty Myths" ...

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  6. Steve Dettelbach begins raising money for likely Ohio attorney general campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Cleveland.com

    ... and likely running for governor in 2018. Auditor Dave Yost is the early GOP front-runner to succeed him. Athens County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn and Ohio Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni of the Youngstown area also are mentioned as possible ...

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  7. Letter: Rise up and rescue MedicaidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... eligibility under ACA, more than 2,700 (as of November 2016) people have been added to the Medicaid rolls in Athens County, a 21 percent increase. At the state level, more than 700,000 people have been added to the Ohio Medicaid rolls. With the ...

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  8. Appeals court upholds ex-Ohio sheriff corruption convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | O-R Online

    ... An appeals court has upheld the conviction of a former Ohio sheriff imprisoned for public corruption. Ex-Athens County Sheriff Patrick Kelly was accused of pocketing cash by selling county vehicles to a salvage yard and spending public money on ...

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  9. Zombie apocalypse: An addiction crisis in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... striking. Many counties are more than 95 percent white - and experiencing rising death rates. For example, in Athens County, home to Ohio University, the death rate for white women ages 35 to 54 rose 24 percent in the first decade and a half of this ...

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  10. An addiction crisis along a the backbone of AmericaaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... striking. Many counties are more than 95 percent white - and experiencing rising death rates. For example, in Athens County, home to Ohio University, the death rate for white women ages 35 to 54 rose 24 percent in the first decade and a half of this ...

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  11. Ohio's crime lab struggles with persistent problemsRead the original story

    Dec 25, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... about," said Godsey. "We have deep concerns and are hopeful that BCI will lead us through a thorough process." Athens County prosecutors were set to charge Jerry F. Lewis with shooting his wife in the chest when crucial evidence in the case ...

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  12. Former Myrtle Beach football player arrested in Ohio for aggravated robbery caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | WMBF

    Former Myrtle Beach Seahawks football player Kyle Belack was arrested at Ohio University University on alleged charges of aggravated robbery. According to Athens County Prosecuting Attorney Keller J Blackburn, Athens Police were called to investigate the incident on Shafer Street in Athens on December 7, 2016.

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  13. Jury begins deliberating man's cancer case against DuPontRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... in punitive damages, to a man who blamed C8 for his testicular cancer. In October 2015, a jury awarded an Athens County woman who had kidney cancer $1.6 million in compensatory damages, but no punitive damages. On Monday, Douglas said that over the ... 12 comments

  14. Lady Falcons fall at Trimble, 61-29Read the original story

    Dec 16, 2016 | Tri-County News

    The Wahama girls basketball team dropped its 56th consecutive Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division decision Thursday night following a 61-29 setback to host Trimble in Athens County. The visiting Lady Falcons never led in the contest as the Lady Tomcats stormed out to an 18-6 first quarter advantage and never looked back.

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  15. Wayne Forest frackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... was a protest Downtown last week, and a rally was planned at the forest this weekend. Roxanne Groff, former Athens County commissioner and advocate for the Athens County Fracking Action Network, said these actions could prompt federal officials to ...

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  16. Martin, MarthaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Newark Advocate

    ... Phone Company after 26 years of service. She was the valedictorian of her class from Hollister High School in Athens County. She was a very talented lady, she played her saxophone in the church orchestra and sang in the church choir for over 40 ...

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  17. Muskingum County woman receives 2016 Jenco Award for visionary leadership in Appalachian OhioRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2016 | Daily-Jeff.com

    Under the lights of the historic Markay Cultural Arts Center in Jackson, the Jenco Foundation Fund and the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio announced the 2016 Jenco Award recipients. Honored at FAO's annual Celebration of Legacy, this year's honorees include Linda Lake of Muskingum County, Robin Bozian of Washington County, Becky Cropper of Brown County, Carl Felger of Carroll County, Kari Gunter-Seymour Peterson of Athens County, Amy Hill of Athens County, and Barbara Summers of Jackson County.

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  18. Ohio's hard-hit Appalachia region strains to fund drug-addiction treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    For every person with an opiate addiction who walked through his agency's doors in 2000, psychologist Joe Gay said, there are now 50. Gay and others in southern Ohio watched addiction snake through their communities like a virus, flourishing in areas with high poverty, high unemployment and scant public resources. "As this epidemic emerged, the treatment funding formula was backward," said Gay, executive director of the Athens County-based addiction and mental-illness-treatment agency Health Recovery Services.

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  19. Ohio's Reality Helps Expose Poverty MythsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

    ... by one mistake when you're poor and you have no resources to catch yourself." GANZER: "You pointed out that Athens County, Ohio, is kind of a go-to spot for reporters looking for a quick story about poverty. Is that laziness do you think on the part ...

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  20. Former boxer champions poor, rural Ohio school districtRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2016 | The Delaware Gazette

    ... e school district was so poor educators turned to other districts for hand-me-down textbooks. Today the rural Athens County district has new textbooks, iPads, interactive smartboards and other educational technology thanks to Boxing for Books, the []

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