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07/23/2014 - 12:50am
Ohio University filed an objection Monday to a magistrate’s recommendation that finds the university liable for a student’s injury when an OU police officer handcuffed her. Lyndsey...
07/21/2014 - 11:37pm
Athens City Council members weighed in on hydraulic fracturing Monday, albeit in a non-binding manner that likely won’t see any immediate impact. Council members unanimously passed a...
07/17/2014 - 9:09pm
The original trial date for suspended Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly was pushed from Sept. 29 to Jan. 26, 2015, nearly a year after his Jan. 31 indictment, according to visiting Judge Patricia Ann...
07/15/2014 - 12:25am
City council members are getting closer to introducing an ordinance they say will make it easier for law enforcement officers to respond to complaints about noisy pets. At-large Democrat Steve...
07/14/2014 - 10:02pm
When Roderick J. McDavis became Ohio University’s president a decade ago, he moved into 29 Park Place, a 7,000-square-foot, 2 1/2-story home at the heart of OU’s campus in Athens. The...
07/14/2014 - 6:16pm
City of Athens officials say they need a new fire truck. Just like the last time city officials purchased a new one, they announced Monday they’ll once again get help from Ohio University...
07/14/2014 - 5:07pm
The death of an Athens man whose body was found in the Hocking River more than a month after he first disappeared in March was caused by drowning, the Athens County coroner said in an autopsy...
07/11/2014 - 9:40pm
Ohio University students will no longer need to make a mad dash to The Convo to catch a GoBus on time. Now, they need only sprint to the bottom of Baker University Center. The GoBus will move its...
07/10/2014 - 10:13pm
An Athens County Grand Jury indicted four people on 27 criminal counts related to a supposed drug ring that Athens County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn has said may stretch from Athens County to...
07/07/2014 - 10:10pm
Three Athens residents helped patch together a disagreement between Mayor Paul Wiehl and a member of Athens City Council at the body’s meeting Monday night. The discord centered on an...

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