Local news roundup
Korey Whitmore, an administrator of the Nelsonville Crackheads Facebook page, has agreed to settle his counterclaim against former Clerk of Nelsonville City Council Andrea Johnson-Hashmman, after prevailing on the defamation claim – among others – she brought against him. (First Amendment Clinic at CWRU School of Law)
Water pressure is so low in certain parts of the Little Hocking Water Association area that there are now moratoriums on new taps for nearly 20 different neighborhoods and roads. (The Marietta Times)
Athens City Council approved more funding for the city’s new fire station, set for the east side of town, after all bids came in at least 20% over the estimated cost. (Athens Messenger)
An Ohio University student’s perspective on Athens’ nuisance party law. (The New Political)
Marijuana remains illegal – and law enforcement may confiscate contraband and destroy it – but as far as local drug enforcement goes, it is low priority. (The Post)
Details of a former Vinton County township fiscal officer’s theft in office have been released; purchases included wildebeest, owls, a hot tub and snow cone machine, and more. (WOUB)
Lawyers for former Ohio Speaker of the House Larry Householder, of Perry County, and lobbyist Matt Borges plan to ask the judge to reverse guilty verdicts to seek a new trial. (Ohio Capital Journal)
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12 p.m.: Hocking Athens Perry Community Action Board Executive Committee has a regular bimonthly meeting at Hocking Athens Perry Community Action, 3 Cardaras Drive, Glouster. In-person only. Agenda
3 p.m.: Buckeye Hills Regional Council Broadband Committee has a meeting at the Buckeye Hills Regional Council, 1400 Pike St., Marietta. In-person only. Notice
4 p.m.: Athens County Children Services Board has a regular monthly meeting at the Ohio Child Welfare Training Program Southeast Ohio Regional Training Center, 2099 E. State St., suite A, Athens. In-person only. Agenda
6 p.m.: Athens-Hocking-Vinton Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health (317) Board has a regular monthly meeting at the Athens-Hocking-Vinton Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health (317) Board, 7990 Dairy Lane, Athens, and over Zoom. Agenda
6:30 p.m.: Nelsonville City Council’s Utilities and Finance committees will meet back-to-back “to discuss separating the job positions of code enforcement officer and City manager administrative assistant into two positions” at the Nelsonville City Hall, 211 Lake Hope Drive, Nelsonville, and over livestream.
9 a.m.: Athens County Budget Commission has a regular weekly meeting at the Athens County Courthouse, 15 S. Court St., 1st floor annex, auditor’s conference room, Athens. In-person only.
5:30 p.m.: Athens Township Board of Trustees has a regular biweekly meeting at the Athens Township Hall, 313 W. Union St., Athens. In-person only.
6 p.m.: Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities has a regular monthly meeting at the Beacon School, 801 W. Union St., Athens. In-person only.
6 p.m.: Federal Hocking Board of Education has a regular monthly meeting at the Federal Hocking High School, 8461 OH-144, library, Stewart. In-person only.
9 a.m.: Corrections Commission of Southeast Ohio has a regular monthly meeting at the Southeast Ohio Regional Jail, 16678 Wolfe-Bennett Rd., Nelsonville. In-person only.
10 a.m.: Buckeye Hills Regional Council Regional Advisory Council on Aging has a meeting at the Buckeye Hills Regional Council, 1400 Pike St., Marietta. In-person only. Notice
6 p.m.: Athens-Meigs Educational Service Center Governing Board has a regular biweekly meeting at the Athens-Meigs Educational Service Center, 21 Birge Drive, Chauncey. In-person only.
6:30 p.m.: Federal Valley Resource Center Board has a regular monthly meeting at the Federal Valley Resource Center, 8225 OH-329, Stewart. In-person only.
1 p.m.: Outdoor Recreation Council of Appalachia has a regular monthly meeting at the Baileys Trail System bike rental office, 23 Main St., Chauncey. In-person only.
5:30 p.m.: Jacksonville Village Council has a regular monthly meeting at the Jacksonville Fire Station, 34 S. 6th St., Jacksonville. In-person only.
7 p.m.: Trimble Township Board of Trustees has a regular monthly meeting at the Trimble Township Building, 14 Town St., Glouster. In-person only.
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