The Athens Messenger - Monday eNews



Remembering MLK Jr.'s Athens visit

Athens has long drawn speakers with groundbreaking ideas to the area, many thanks to Ohio University’s location within the city. Read more


Free market benefits Glouster residents

GLOUSTER — Dozens of cars filled the parking lot of Trimble High School on Saturday, Jan. 18. Some of the visitors were there for a sports … Read more

Two proposals seek to eliminate rape statute of limitations in Ohio

An Ohio House Democrat is adding two more proposals to the legislature’s list of bills seeking to remove the statute of limitations for rap… Read more


Pike crash results in injuries

A one-vehicle crash on State Route 335 near Higby Road in Pike County early Saturday morning resulted in injuries to the driver and passeng… Read more


OhioHealth personnel shift in wake of higher minimum wage

The world of business is never easy. Read more



Rockets blast Bobcats, 83-74

Jeff Boals knows his team, stocked with youth and some potential but precious little experience in winning games, is trying to learn as muc… Read more


Rockets blast Ohio, 83-74

Junior guard Marreon Jackson had 29 points on just 18 shots, and led Toledo to an 83-74 win over Ohio on Tuesday night inside the Convocati… Read more



Troop 1407 receives Girl Scout Bronze award

Members of Girl Scout Troop 1407 recently received their Girl Scout Bronze Awards during a special Court of Awards. The third highest award… Read more

Upcoming community events

Winter Wonderland Front & Center, Saturday, Jan. 25, 12-1 p.m., ARTS/West, 32 W. State St., Athens. Special guest is singer/songwriter … Read more


Beck-Aden inducted into High Point honor society

Emmy Beck-Aden was inducted into the High Point University chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta, the national honor society for first-year student… Read more

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Richland Ave. pedestrian passageway construction timeline set

The $3.6 million Richland Avenue pedestrian passageway project has been set to move forward on March 2, Ohio University has announced. Read more

Athens marijuana dispensary facing license revocation

Athens residents hoping for the long-expected medical marijuana dispensary to open on West Union Street may have to wait much longer as the… Read more

Non-life threatening shooting reported in Athens

The Athens Police Department reported a shooting that took place at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 17. Read more

Search ends where human remains were discovered in Jackson County

BLOOMFIELD TWP. — Jackson County Sheriff Tedd Frazier has announced that authorities have completed their search of the area where human re… Read more

Trimble Township fire leaves family homeless

Glouster Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Monday, Jan. 13 on Route 78 in Hollister, located in Trimble Township, that has l… Read more