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Southeastern Ohio Drug Kingpin Found Hiding in Bathtub

Southeastern Ohio Drug Kingpin Found Hiding in BathtubOhio Mugshot. Agents with the Southeast Major Crimes Task Force, along with the Athens County Sheriff’s Office, Athens County Prosecutor’s Office, and the Glouster Police Department, executed a search warrant at 1 South Eighth Street, Jacksonville, Ohio 45740 after an investigation into suspected drug trafficking.
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Ironton Tribune

Free food for seniors at the Southeast Ohio Foodbank

LOGAN — Are you, or do you know, a senior who could benefit from a monthly food box? The Southeast Ohio Foodbank, a program of Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP), is currently accepting applications for the Commodity Supplemental Food Program. The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) provides food...
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Spartans fall to Rockets in sectional finals

WELLSTON — The Alexander Spartans got a third shot at the Wellston Golden Rockets, but still weren't able to solve Hanna Potts. Potts pitched a one-hit shutout and hit a three-run home run as No. 3 Wellston defeated No. 27 Alexander 14-0 in five innings in a Division III sectional final on Thursday.

Hocking College celebrates graduation of more than 300

NELSONVILLE — Hocking College welcomed over 300 new students into the ranks of alumni on May 7. This ceremony covered students from all five Hocking College Schools: the School of Arts, Business & Science, the School of Natural Resources, the School of Nursing & Allied Health, the School of Public Safety Services, and the School of Workforce Development. It was hosted by Hocking College’s president, Dr. Betty Young, alongside the college’s Vice Presidents, Deans, and Board of Trustees. ...
The Daily Sentinel

Dinner cruise tickets now on sale

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — The Point Pleasant River Museum has announced plans for a dinner cruise on July 25 aboard the Belle of Cincinnati. The Dinner Cruise will include a full band set to sail on July 25 from Point Pleasant. The benefits of this cruise will support the...
The Daily Sentinel

Pomeroy Fire Department celebrates 175th anniversary

POMEROY — Seven decades of Pomeroy firemen gathered on Saturday, April 30 to celebrate the 175th anniversary of the Pomeroy Fire Department at the Farmers Bank Community Room in Pomeroy. A large crowd of 75 people were welcomed to a social hour with refreshments as current and past members celebrated the history of the department, personal achievements, and the renaming of the department’s Butternut Avenue building.
Athens News

Master Gardener Plant Sale

The Athens County Master Gardeners Plant Sale returns this year with a wide variety of plants, including annuals, perennials, herbs, and vegetable seedlings. Most plants are from $1 to $4, with a few special items priced separately. The sale will be at the Athens Community Pool parking area on East State Street, from 9am to noon, Saturday, May 14. Proceeds help fund Master Gardeners educational activities, including the Children's Garden and the Master Gardeners booth at the Saturday Farmers Market.

Keeping Bobcats Informed, May 11, 2022

We did it. The school year has wrapped up and we are finally headed into summer. Encourage your Bobcat to take some time to refresh and recharge, while still making the most of their summer. It's not too late to get ahead of required courses, look for a summer job, or think about their options after OHIO.
The Daily Sentinel

Holzer to host free skin cancer screening

JACKSON — The month of May is recognized as Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Skin cancer is the most common cancer among people in the United States, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation. However, it is also one of the most preventable forms of cancer. Through sharing facts, lives can be saved.

Marker brings history of Berry Hotel to life

A marker recently installed near 15 N. Court St., in Uptown Athens, offers a glimpse into Southeastern Ohio’s past. Brian Koscho, through his multimedia project Invisible Ground, recently partnered with the Southeast Ohio History Center to exhibit their first immersive historic marker across the street from the former site of the Berry Hotel.

Peddler's Junction offers shoppers variety of vendor products

If you're looking for something as ordinary as an old board game, or out of the ordinary, like fashions for lawn geese, the Peddler's Junction Vendor Mall might be for you. You might even be able to call the recently opened vending mall an American Pickers paradise. In March, Peddler's Junction officially set up shop in The Market on State, 1002 E. State Street, Athens. Located in the former Elder-Beerman...

Something Different Winner

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Athens skate park rolling forward with updates

As a kid growing up in Athens, Leif Wakefield didn’t spend his days tossing the pigskin or playing soccer. Instead, he found his home away from home skateboarding with his friends. “The skate park was my life growing up. I spent more time there than I did at my...