Road Closure Announced for Today

In association with the Athens County Commissioners US 50 Sanitary Sewer project D.V. Weber Construction, Inc. will be completing work on West Clearview Drive beginning today. The road will be closed at US 32/50 intersection so access to the Clearview Subdivision will be via Carol Lane in the Wonder Hills Subdivision. Weather permitting the closure should be for one day only. Residents and those driving in any area of the US 50 Sanitary Sewer Project are asked to slow down and use caution where work is being conducted.

Township Trustees Amend Meeting Schedule

The regular meeting of the Athens Township Trustees, scheduled for May 24 at 5:30 p.m. at the Athens Township Hall, 313 W. Union St. has been moved to May 31 at the same time and location. The regularly scheduled June 14 meeting has been cancelled. Any matter needing attention can be reviewed at a call of the board chairman for a special meeting as per Ohio Revised Code 121.22 (F).

All meetings are open to the public.

On This Day in History

On this day, May 10, 1865, Confederate President Jefferson Davis was captured by Union forces in Irwinville, Ga.

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