05, Mar 2014 - Athens, OH Injection well protesters prepare for day in court
Eight protesters who were arrested Saturday during a demonstration at a Coolville area injection well for oil-and-gas drilling wastewater are probably going to fight their charges in court, and hope their case will draw attention to the dangers of such wells for Athens County and southeast Ohio.
03, Mar 2014 - Sheriff suspension ruling needn't be made public
According to a spokesman for the Ohio Supreme Court, the special commission that was due to rule this week on whether to suspend Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly is not required to make its ruling public.
03, Mar 2014 - Athens, OH Ohio University Student Pleads Not Guilty To Drug Trafficking Charges
An Ohio University student appeared in court on Wednesday for an arraignment on charges of trafficking in cocaine and marijuana.
03, Mar 2014 - Athens, OH Special election looks likely if Kelly's suspended
If a special commission set up by the Ohio Supreme Court decides to suspend Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly in the wake of his indictment on 25 criminal counts, it may mean that the county has to hold a special election to choose someone to fill out the remainder of his term.
03, Mar 2014 - Nelsonville, OH AGâ€™s office seeks TV news clip with ties to sheriff probe
The Ohio Attorney General's office is seeking to obtain TV news footage from a Columbus station - which may include statements by two Athens County residents about the sheriff's sale of property, some of it apparently belonging to the county, to a Nelsonville salvage yard.
03, Mar 2014 - Nelsonville, OH Ohio attorney general's motion lays out case against sheriff
A motion by the Ohio Attorney General's office, asking the state Supreme Court to remove Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly from office, includes details of exactly what Kelly allegedly did to earn indictment from a special grand jury Friday on 25 criminal counts.