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Nelsonville man sentenced to 4-6 years in prison after pleading guilty to eight charges in three indictments

ATHENS, Ohio – Three criminal cases against a Nelsonville man were resolved Wednesday in Athens County Common Pleas Court with guilty pleas to eight counts. Matthew Long, 39, pleaded guilty to aggravated possession of drugs (F5), identity fraud (F5) and petty theft (M1) in one case and was sentenced by Athens County Common Pleas Court Judge George McCarthy to a total of a year in prison. He pleaded guilty to aggravated trafficking in drugs (F4), trafficking in heroin (F5) and identity fraud (F5) for a total of 18 months in prison and he pleaded guilty to aggravated possession of drugs (F2) and identity fraud (F5) for which he was sentenced to between four and six years in prison.
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Rockbridge drug dealer sentenced to more than five years in prison

ATHENS, Ohio (WTAP) - A Rockbridge woman will spend at least the next five and a half years in prison after pleading guilty to three felonies Wednesday in Athens County Common Pleas Court. Lindsey Woolever, 32, also known as Lindsey Coon, pleaded guilty to trafficking in heroin, amended from a...
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Local man arrested for parole violation

An Athens man was arrested after agents with the Southeast Major Crimes Task Force agents and Athens County Prosecutor’s Office investigators assisted the Adult Parole Authority with an operation Tuesday on Campbell Road. According to a press release, Ian Hayes Stevers, age 37, of Campbell Road, Athens, was being sought after failing to report to his parole officer. Units contacted with Stevers at his residence. Adult Parole Authority arrested him. ...
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More than 1,000 without power in Athens County

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — More 1,000 AEP customers in Athens County are without power after a line of strong storms moved through the area Wednesday afternoon. According to AEP’s outage map, about 1,300 Athens County customers are without power as of 8:30 a.m., Thursday. AEP said the power outage in Athens County is due to […]
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Community Sing-Along and Picnic

Join the Athens County Community Singers at 6 for an outdoor sing-along, with a picnic hosted by Radical Times starting at 6:30. Free and open to the public.
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Nelsonville to Receive 171,000 in H2Ohio Funding to Improve Drinking Water

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio EPA Director Laurie A. Stevenson announced today that the city of Nelsonville in Athens County will receive $171,000 in H2Ohio funding to improve drinking water quality and to upgrade aging water infrastructure. Nelsonville will use the H2Ohio funding to purchase new equipment that will...
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Athens County – Man Tries to Run From Police on Motorcycle, but Crashes

On Saturday June 18th, 2022, NPD Officer Tolliver was conducting patrol when he observed a male known to have active warrants operating a sport style motorcycle in the area of Williams Street in Nelsonville. Officer Tolliver got behind the motorcycle and followed a short distance while dispatch confirmed the Warrants....
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Retired lawman dies in farming accident

SHADE — A former longtime local law officer and two-time candidate for sheriff was killed in a farming accident Saturday. The Athens County Sheriff’s Office said Stephen Kane, 68, of Shade died in a tractor accident at his farm. According to Kane’s obituary, he had a long and varied career in law enforcement, beginning as a Deputy with the Athens County Sheriff’s Office and Mounted Posse, then as a patrolman...
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For the Record -6/25/22

June 20 5:16 p.m. — Deputies received a call about a reckless driver on Setty Road in Albany. Deputies patrolled the area but were unable to make contact with the driver. No further action was needed. 5:45 p.m. — Deputies responded to Coolville for a report of a female inside a vehicle yelling for help. Deputies were unable to locate the vehicle when they patrolled the area. ...
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Baileys trail system to hold volunteer cleanup

The Outdoor Recreation Council of Appalachia is seeking the community’s help in taking care of Baileys Trail System. A volunteer work day will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday (June 25) to address maintenance needs, according to Sustainable Recreation Manager and AmeriCorps member Elle Dickerman. The group will meet at Doanville-York Trailhead, 5034 West Bailey Road, Nelsonville. Participants are asked to register by Thursday at https://givepul.se/3u6ktg. ...
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County resident seeks help with cleanup from sewer project

Athens County resident Tom Franz asked the Board of Commissioners not to forget his Louise Lane neighborhood, off Radford Road, while cleaning up the sewer projects. The board meet Tuesday afternoon in commission chambers, second floor of the courthouse annex. During the past four months, no one from TAM Construction, the contractor of Contract B of the Route 50 Sanitary Sewer Project, has cleaned up the mess left behind by...
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EPA recognizes City of Athens for clean energy use

The City of Athens was recognized for its clean energy use during Monday’s city council meeting at council chambers, third floor of town hall. Councilmembers Alan Swank and Solveig Spjeldnes were not present. Mayor Steve Patterson joined the meeting via a teleconference call. Sustainable Ohio Public Energy Council Southeast Ohio Community Liaison Erin Stevens presented the city with two metal signs to be displayed at city entrances noting that the...
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Governor DeWine Announces H2Ohio Projects to Improve Water Quality in Ohio

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio EPA Director Laurie A. Stevenson announced today that the city of Nelsonville in Athens County will receive $171,000 in H2Ohio funding to improve drinking water quality and to upgrade aging water infrastructure. Nelsonville will use the H2Ohio funding to purchase new equipment...
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