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Athens Messenger (Newspaper) - August 14, 2015, Athens, Ohio Ohio s Mangen sustains season ending injury j sports St Friday August 14. 2015 so cents your Hometown news photos 8y Sara Brum Freud katrina Bunner 9, of Stewart tries her Best to not fail off a mechanical Bull at the Athens county fair on wednesday visit to see a gallery of photos from kids Day at the Sara Brumfield wednesday at the Athens county fair was att about the youngsters. Not that the fair Isnit packed with family fun every Day but special care was taken on wednesday to ensure that the Littlest fair goers had plenty to do. Children 12 and under were admitted free on wednesday Between the hours of noon and 3 . In addition to being Able to visit animals play games and ride the rides children were treated to some extra activities. See kids Day on Page As weather two girls Are seen on the Carousel at the a1 wednesday afternoon. Secretary of state rules county charter off Ballotts have a All during kids Day Everett Wayne Marks Board advises against clemency for Killerby Steve Robb messenger staff journalist although gov. John Kasich has not yet made a decision the Ohio adult parole authority has recommended against a Glouster Many a request for commutation of his sentence for a 1983 murder. The messenger reported last year that Everett Wayne Marks 60, filed a request for commutation of the sentence he received for the aggravated murder of Ohio University student Shawn Myers. A Everett Wayne Marks 60, filed a request for commutation of Theta tence he received for the 1983 aggravated murder of Ohio University student Shawn Myers. Marks was sentenced to life in prison on the aggravated murder conviction and 8-15 years for felonious assault involving another shooting plus two three year sentences because a gun was used in the crimes the messenger reported at the time. He has been in prison for 31 years and will not have his first parole hearing until 2026, according to the website of the Ohio department of rehabilitation and correction. Details of what Marks sought in his commutation application and his arguments for it have not been made see Marks on Page a6 Well owners sought for water testing project by Steve Robb messenger staff journalist water Well owners interested in participating in a water Quality study near injections Wells in Athens county Are being sought by the county commissioners. As previously reported by the messenger the commissioners have contracted with Ohio University a Voinovich school of leadership and Public affairs to do water testing near injection Wells for a fee of $15,637. The purpose is to determine the current condition of ground water in ease suspected contamination from an injection Well occurs in the future. Injection Wells Are used for disposal of Saltwater and other wastes from Oil and Gas Wells including tracking waste environmentalists have raised concerns about the potential for groundwater contamination from injection Wells but the Ohio department of natural resources a which regulates injection Wells Iii Ohio a has said injection Wells Are the safest method of disposal and Are not a threat to groundwater. Today a forecast sunny High 86 Low 62 John Baughman 88, Chauncey Edward Hitchcock formerly of Athens Mara Meacham 54, Logan Page a5 comics.b4 community.a5 editorial.a4 sports bl-2 vol. 110, no. 226 8 Uoo i a i in ii Athens messenger soc by Leah Keiter special to the messenger if you spend a night walking around the Athens county fair you la hear live music smell that intoxicating fair food smell and see an animal barn or two but the most classic tradition that can to be missed is the Neon glow of fair rides Whir of the electric motors working and accompanying squeals of Joy. The area where the rides sit is full of kids impatiently waiting in line running up As fast As they can when their turn comes. Rides Range from the incredibly tame classic Carousel to More intimidating experiences like the Gravity defying spin out which spins riders around while simultaneously moving them up in the air and tumbling them upside Down and Back upright again. The swings ride has always been my All time favorite so it was naturally the first place i went a a Good decision on my part because it turns out it still is the fairs Best. A Good mix of tame and a Little exciting moving up and Down while Hying Over the excitement of the fair is still surreal even As a College student. I feel like a Little kid again As i wave my dangling legs and hold tight to the chains. See rides on Page a6 there Are currently eight Active injection Wells in Athens county three Are located in the Guysville area along River and Frost roads three Are located in the Torch area on route 50 and Cincinnati Ridge Road and two Are located in the Alban area on Ladd Ridge and Baker roads according to the commissioners. The commissioners Are looking for landowners who have water Wells within two Miles of any of those injection Wells landowners interested in participating in see Wells on Page As

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