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Athens Messenger (Newspaper) - August 14, 2015, Athens, Ohio I in Al in a is my vast Liger Friday August 14, 2015 Page a i we know you re proud Call Athens county your Home so let us Tell everyone about it tweet a photo of yourself enjoying Athens county or Post a message and photo on our Facebook Page. Use the has tag i Mathens co. You can also email info Athen messenger. Com nominate others. By Sarah Guinn messenger staff journalist although Rhonda Meeks is originally from Pickaway county she a called Athens county Home for More than 40 years and lives currently in the Lodi twp. She taught at Alexander schools throughout the years and is Lodi creative critters head 4-h adviser. Meeks loves working and helping kids. She a hosted nightly mock showmanship contests at her House for the past two months help Young 4-h�?Ters learn How show their beef at the fair she said and she gets her entire family involved in it Tex. Between herself her husband and son and daughter one person is the judge and others help instruct she said and the work has paid off at Athens county a fair this year. A we did really really Well tuesday at the beef show a she said and added four of her 4-h�?Ters claimed the top spots. For her Many roles As an educator Meeks is proud say. A i am Athens Why be a 4-h advisor in a a 4-h advisor because i love kids. In a a retired teacher and so i love working with kids and i love seeing the enthusiasm that they get from learning and they re All like sponges and so they learn very quickly and they pick everything up and its just very rewarding work with the kids. What a your favorite thing about the Athens county fair my favorite thing about the fair a there a so Many. I guess the rewarding feel Rhonda Meeks ing that we get from All the hard work that the kids put in and see their accomplishments and see How Well they do and again their enthusiasm. Is there anything anyone would be surprised learn about you i love Hunt. In a a Hunter. I Hunt Deer and Turkey. Last year my son and i got a Turkey together we shot at the same time and got one. I have yet get my first big Buck but in a still working on it. What a your favorite thing about Athens county i think that everybody works together. We re a close knit Community and everybody works together the betterment of everybody else that a probably my favorite thing. Is there something you would like see in Athens county that it does no have right now i think that there really needs be More for Young people do. The kids can go the movies and Bowling but there a not a whole lot More for Young kids do and i think that s something that really is a necessity in Athens county. New surgery Center Jessie Randolph of Claypool electric works on the parking lot lighting of joint implant surgeons new facility under construction in Athens at University estates route 682. Orthopaedic surgeon or. Jason Reed said its hoped that move in can begin at the end of this month and that the physicians can begin doing surgeries at the new location in october. Messenger photo by Steve Robb Kroger managers go head head in bbl rib Cook off by Sara Brumfield messenger staff journalist shoppers who stopped by the Athens Kroger on monday around lunchtime were treated free Barbecue ribs live music and Snowville Creamery ice Cream As part of a Friendly Cook off Challenge Between the grocers employees. Kroger general manager Josh Wise said that he was tired of hearing Kroger liquor store manager Randy Davis brag about his grilling talents. After watching a throw Down with Bobby Flay Quot on television Wise said he decided Challenge Davis a rib Grill off in the stores parking lot. A each month we try do something fun for the employees and the Community a Wise said on monday. Both Wise and Davis selected a team of fellow employees help them create their ribs which were provided free the Community. Although both teams used the same Cut of meat from the Kroger meat department each had a unique recipe. Wise a ribs were falling off the Bone and smothered in sauce. Davis ribs seemed messenger photo by Sara Brumfield Athens Kroger general manager Josh Wise left and his team of Kroger and Pepsi employees Are seen around the Grill preparing their ribs for judging on monday afternoon in the parking lot of Kroger. Heartier and featured a dry rub. Which included Brown sugar and Pepper. Judges included Snowville Creamery co owner Warren Taylor. Athens fire chief Bob Rymer and Athens City councilman Steve Patterson. The judges said that the ribs were so different from one another that it was unfair compare them. Ultimately the judges ruled the Competition a tie. In addition the free food and beverages live music was provided by electric Hillside evolution. Jeffrey Hammon of Athens said he was just stopping by the store pick up some groceries when he decided grab a bite of Barbecue. A i think it s really great that they re doing this a he said. use Noer com twitter 0sarabmessen Gerland transfers listed prices do not necessarily reflect actual property dues. Poston Brothers Lac 22 acres York twp., Athens con Rovancy $65,870. Stonecrest income and Opportunity fund i Lac dwelling 25 Patton st., Nelsonville strategic realty fund Lac bj075. Carl rider manufactured Home 406 White Ash Road lousier Daniel Connelly $ xxx pole Bam garage 3,000. And partnership car Wash 519 Richland ave., Athens Lassie car Wash of Athens Lac $500. Xxx. Benjamin r. And Katharine e. Banta dwelling 27 Curtis t., Athens Steven Berta and Usa Mcvey Berta $ 131xxxbonnie Edwards dwelling 187 n. Congress st., Athens Anes g. Stewart and Zornitsa Vode ska $190. Xxx. Connie Mccaroll dwelling 1102 Altamonte drive Athens i Lora Pettit $ 123, xxx. Wallace Fischer dwelling 19336 route 550, Annsville Ayne Gilchrist $276,000. Skyline acres Lac dwelling 327 e. State st., Athens aia tree alive Lac $100,. Joyce Schultz Janet Coe and Cecil Morrison la dwelling 368 n. Cincinnati Ridge Road Coolville Pamela and Ceil Morrison ,$44, xxx. Bank of new York trustee dwelling 47 e. First st., the Lams Riley United rentals Lac $52,602. Thomas Anderson dwelling route 78. Murray City Aula and William Stover $ 17,500. Thomas and Valerie Conley dwelling 5045 Marion Johnson Oad Athens Lewis and Kathryn Mangen $310,700. Jane Balbo dwelling 15 Elmwood place Athens Robert Oland $245. Xxx. Janice Mcdaniel Blower trustee dwelling 5 old coach Oad a Athens Bradley and Usa Cohen $412,. Kimberly Cole apartment 16 Broad st., Glouster mat new Jasper $47. Xxx. Vernon Roy Gaston and Debra Gaston Brig Man dwelling Joi n. Rock Riffle Road Athens diversified properties of thens us $30, xxx. Ralph and Catherine Keefer dwelling 3228 Marshfield Oad Albany James Parish $88 Ekx. Usa and Abraham Reshad dwelling 64 Columbia ave., thens Christin Tripp $143,000. David Harvey dwelling 9611 Amie Orchard Road Louster Brittany and Paul Russell jr., $1 xxx. Danny Debra and Laura Jackson condominium 15 s. Shar st., Athens Andric co. Lac $87. Xxx. Patrick and Dolores Mccuistion dwelling 6 xxx Radford Oad Athens Linsey Sledge and Jason Hugo $2 xxx. Ohio prisons chief Calls for compassion toward wrongdoers Columbus a Ohio a prisons chief is calling for More compassion toward wrongdoers As he continues a push reduce the states inmate population. Too often an a us is. Them mentality gets in the Way of instituting programs prevent people from going prison and keep former inmates from returning corrections director Gary Mohr told a legislative prison inspection committee thursday in remarks that at times were closer a Sermon than a speech. A your hearts need be softened some degree a said Mohr director of the department of rehabilitation and correction. A we have think about the sense of when Mohr started his prisons career 41 years ago Ohio had 8,3 x inmates in seven prisons including 291 female inmates. The total now is holding steady at about 50. Xxx in 27 prisons including 4,200 female prisoners. The states incarceration rate was 5.3 per i xxx compared 68.1 today said Mohr in a 40-minute speech the bipartisan correctional institution inspection committee. Mohr is also dissatisfied that i in 4 state employees now work in adult corrections. Society a Tough on crime attitude does no match statistics showing violent crime at historic lows he added. But Mohr also sees signs of optimism As commitments from the states biggest counties drop thanks the growth of Community alternatives in or Man struck killed by roller coaster at Cedar Point Sandusky Ohio apr a Coroner says a Man entered a restricted area at Ohio a Cedar Point amusement Park look for a lost cellphone and was struck and killed by a rollercoaster. The Erie county Coroner says a Man in his mid-40s entered a fenced area thursday evening and was hit by a ride called the Raptor. He has been identified. The Park in Sandusky confirmed the guests death in a statement on its twitter account and Facebook Page. The statement says a a guest entered a restricted fenced area of Raptor and was struck by the the statement added a your thoughts and prayers go out the no further details were immediately released. Cedar Points website says the Raptor travels at speeds up 57 mph. Ban areas. The next Challenge is extending such programs the remaining 82 counties where commitments have increased. The state is taking advantage of programs seeking better integrate prisoners into society As Well. Mohr said. And the expansion of medicaid will help inmates As they re enter communities. Among other issues Mohr addressed a 8.4 k Ohio inmates spend less than a year in prison a Short period of time Likely better served in communities in some form. A i in 4 inmates is a probation violator a trend that needs be reversed by giving judges More discretion when sex offenders make mistakes. A the High population numbers of some Ohio prisons is troubling and raises Security messenger9300 Johnson Road Athens Ohio 45701 740 592-6612 fax 740 592-4647 email tuesday sunday by the messenger publishing co. . Box 4210 Athens Ohio 45701 circulation customer service 740-592-6612 second class postage paid Athens Ohio Post office postmaster Send change of address the messenger publishing co. . Box 4210 Athens Ohio 45701 subscriptions available by Carrier motor route or mail Call for information single copy ,50c a sunday $1.75 it uses 03s-sz0 member the Athens messenger is printed on recycled paper

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