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Report shows noise complaints at a 10-year low


Some say it would help female students protect themselves, detractors say it doesn't address the fundamental issues


Stories of the week from Athens and Ohio University


People who want to learn more about Nelsonville’s past can take part in history tours that will be held this coming Friday and April 24.

The Alexander Local School District, in a joint venture with Holzer Health System, has designed an all-encompassing Alexander Community Wellness Center meant to benefit students and community members.

After almost two years, Zachary R. Dunn’s trial has begun. The prosecution kicked off its case against Dunn Thursday afternoon with opening statements that outlined the alleged chain of events that lead to Dunn’s arrest.

LOGAN – During the 1950s and 60s, children diagnosed with juvenile diabetes were often made fun of or were treated as though they had leprosy or some other type of disease.

The arrival of spring may end the snow and ice, but it brings thunderstorms, flooding, and tornadoes.

With all of this potential for severe weather, it's important to remember to stay safe.

Here are some tips on how to stay safe this spring:

The political action group We Are Ohio stated its case for why right-to-work is wrong at Ohio University's Baker Center on Thursday night. 

The Columbus-based coalition led the successful opposition effort to Senate Bill 5, a 2011 measure that tried to curb public employee unions. 

With former Athens County Sheriff Patrick Kelly being sentenced to seven years in prison on Friday, many say they are glad the case is over, but note that no one is a winner with this outcome.

Ohio lawmakers are targeting violent crime with a new bill that would increase prison time for repeat offenders.

The former Athens County Sheriff who was found guilty on 18 felony counts including corruption and theft in office charges will now spend seven years in prison on the charges. 

Athens County Democrats are scheduled to meet this coming Wednesday to appoint a replacement for former sheriff Patrick Kelly, according to County Democratic Chairman Alan Trout.