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Athens Messenger (Newspaper) - June 18, 2015, Athens, Ohio Villon mrss rip r i . Ii Iii 18. 2 11.1 i w i ocl news Lexander local schools adds to its ranks May 29,1992 May 29, 1992 Roy Cross longtime Athens messenger reporter Bangs out another Story on a 1990s-style word processor in the messenger newsroom. By Wesley Ratko Spegal eur the messenger Alexander Faical schools will Welcome a few new teachers to its ranks in the upcoming school year. Tuesday night the Alexander school Board unanimously approved the hiring of three new teachers for the 2015-2016school year Crystal Altman Lyndi Maxwell and Andrew Monk or a of Man recently mined from Florida and will teach Tith Grade starting in the tall she said her family built a Home in the area and is excited to he Here. W Ith nine years of teaching experience. Maxwell recently graduated with a pm i in education. Starting in the fall she will teach the second Grade she said she is looking Forward to coming Hack into the classroom after three years As a student herself a i love working with kids. I m thrilled to he Here and i look Forward to getting she said Monk is currently the head varsity wrestling coach at Alexander High school he spent four years teaching in Cincinnati and another year at Nelsonville York before coming to Alexander where he has been hired As the Junior High and High school intervention specialist a i m now in the position where i want to he said big Ard president bred Davis told the new teachers that the Board is proud of both the students and the staff he said the Board was Here to ensure their Success wellness enter i updates i he Board unanimously and with hit discussion approved an agreement with by i architects for professional services related to the design of the wellness Center i he most updated version of the wellness Center plans were available for Public inspection though they weren t formally presented supt Lindy Douglas said the plans reflect the latest requirements of Holer. Which requested an additional 2 kit Square feet of space and a phlebotomy room Douglas added that the Block Walls will he filled with foam insulation additional a Davis announced that Community member Rollie Swart passed away june 15. He asked that a letter of condolence be sent to mrs Art s family on behalf of the Board a i Ouglas told the Board that construction of the bus garage has begun with holes dug for the support beams completion of the Structure is expected at the end of july. Athens woman pleads innocent to drug charges endangering children by Sarah Hawley messenger Stopp journalist an Athens woman remains in jail on a $ a xxx kind Atter being arraigned on drug charges in Athens county common pleas min on wednesday morning. I Risha vanity be. 33. Of Mush run Road. Athens was indicted on monday on one count each of illegal Munu tac Tun of drugs illegal Assembly or Possession of chemicals for the manufacture it drugs and endangering children. Vandyke pleaded innocent according to the indictment. Vandyke is alleged to have manufactured methamphetamine in the Vicinity of a juvenile which makes the Trisha Vandyke illegal manufacture of drugs charge a first degree felony. Che remaining charges Are second Degn a felonies Vandyke was arrested earlier this month following a months Long investigation by the Athens county major crimes i nit into the alleged illegal manufacturing of methamphetamine at the residence. Quot i his Long term investigation was aided greatly by tips and information passed from the Community to the Athens county sheriff s office and the Athens major crimes i nit. Stated Athens county sheriff Rodney Smith in a news release at the time of Vandyke s arrest assistant Athens county prosecutor Meg Saunders stated during the arraignment hearing that the charges were the result of an investigation from Stokr 2014 to june 2015 which included Many Calls from family members and neigh Kirs regarding alleged illegal act in try. Saunders also noted that there were two minor children at the residence and the potential danger of the alleged actions As reason for requesting kind to be set at $75,000 in the matter. Public Dixie Uderjohn comely i sintered. Asking for Vandyke to be released on her own recognizance in order to take care of things at her residence As her lease is set to expire in August judge George Mccarty instead set kind at $ too ski without to percent permitted noting the serious nature of the charges against Vandyke a pretrial hearing in the Case is scheduled for july 20 Vandyke remains held in Southeastern Ohio regional jail following wednesday s arraignment i Locking county senior apartments get of from finance Agency by Steve Robb messenger staff journal just i xxx a n a in it it sed development that would create 40 apartments near Logan for senior citizens has been Given a exist by the Ohio housing finance Agency Hocking senior Village w hich is planned Tor Fraser Helber Road has been awarded a tax credit and is earmarked for other financial assistance. According to information released wednesday on the Ohio housing finance Agency s website the project has been awarded a Wmk of i annual tax credit Over to years and is earmarked for $1.5 million under the housing development loan program and s750.000 under the housing development assistance program the latter being a soft loan with a less rigid repayment plan Ark be Alston spokes woman for the Ohio housing finance Agency said that the tax credits were awarded wednesday but assistance under the other programs is awarded on a different schedule. However having amounts reserved on the list released wednesday is a Good indication that the other financial assistance will in awarded later she said. The Hocking county project is a joint Effort of Frontier Community serv ices of Chillicothe and i w associates of Ashville. Betsy Weller of i w As Socrates said construction will hopefully Kim this year and be completed Iii 2016. I he 44 two bedroom apartments will a for moderate income people who Are age 55 or older she said. Quot we re really excited about rial Siddon Sot Frontier Community serv ices said of the project. According to the face Kirk Page Tor Hocking senior \ ii Iago. A Market study showed a need Tor the apartments i hey will not in rent subsidized although the i. Tee Knik Page states that the Ohio housing finance Agency assistance will lower rents i ease applications will be accepted several months before construction is Complete. Hie project w ill include a Community building that will include a main Narni for dinners dancing yoga. Jazzed Cise and other gathers there also will a an exercise room with workout equipment and a lending Library. According to the website . A shelter House will be built adjacent to the Community building a 5it Al Square Dixit fenced open space will be available As an exercise area for dogs in addition there w ill be a Community Garden Weller said residents can Plant whatever they like in the Garden whether it a Flowers or vegetables. She said that one thing seniors often miss when moving from their Homes is the ability to Garden. use Noe r com twitter r of Stem. Rat use Noer water testing agreement is Rev ised a revised agreement will give the option of doing Baseline water testing near More injection Well locations than just the Kah partners site in Athens county is i in twp. Last week. The county commissioners signed an agreement with Ohio University is Voinovich school of leadership and Public affairs to do water testing for a fee of $15,637. That contract mentioned Only Kah partners although a revised agreement that is being implemented would also allow testing to in done near other injection Wells Iii the county the specific injection Wells have not been selected although Kah in expected to be included Jennifer Bowman the Voinovich school s principal hives Ligator on the project said tuesday that the next step w ill in to find private property owners near injection Wells who Are w Illing to have their water Wells tested. The project Calls for testing nine water Wells for the $15,637. Injection Wells in used to Dis Rise of Saltwater and tracking waste from Oil and Gas Wells Baseline water testing shows the condition of groundwater which could in useful if Contarina Don is found in the future. Senior lev y distribution decided Lins years distribution of Revenue from a 0.75-Mill senior citizens Levy has been decided by the Athens county commis stoners. The Lions share of the Money a s375. Xxx will go to United seniors of Athens county the commissioners have traditionally Given the largest amount to United seniors because it offers county wide programming and uses the Money As match for Federal funds United seniors w ill receive part of the Money now. And the remainder when the second halt real estate tax collection is completed. Hie commissioners awarded a total of $509,927, slightly less than the $524,010 requested. Others awarded funding from the Levy include Albany Community seniors. $9, xxx. Albany Community Center $ 11 we. Athens senior club. $ 11xxx Chauncey Circle s4.4k0 Federal Valley seniors. $4. Xxx. Glouster project. $u278. I xxx works. $3.5 1 lot Lodge seniors $10,000 Nelsonville i unch Bunch is xxx. Corporation for Ohio pm Malachian in vehement $25. Xxx three Star club. $8.1x1 Troy twp. Seniors. $5,500 Shade seniors,$7,705 Waterloo Community seniors $7,600 senior citizens of Nelsonville $13,264. Public Square roads to close for taste of Home expo the Nelsonville Street department w ill close vehicle traffic on thursday from noon to 11 . Due to the taste of Home cooking accused in stabbing Beld on $100,000 Bond by Sarah Hawley messenger staff journals a Man from the Plains is being held on a xxx a Ltd Atter pleading innocent to charges that allege he stabbed a Man Dunn an altercation James d Warrener. 41, of the Plains appeared in Athens county common pleas Chirt on two charges of aggravated burglary and two charges of felonious assault according to pres ious messenger reports. Warrener allegedly stabbed Ralph Hart Man in the Back with a knife causing serious physical harm Hartman was taken to Ohio health o Bleness Hospital where he was treated for to injuries and later released Dunn arraignment on wednesday. Athens county assistant prosecutor Meg Saunders stated that the victim was allegedly stabbed following a heated argument Between the two men the aggravated burglary charge stems from Warrener allegedly remaining on Hart Man s property following the stabbing after being advised by him to leave. The incident allegedly occurred on May 11 in the Vicinity of the Plains elementary Ater outage expected thursday the City of Athens will be repairing a water main and water valves near the South Blackburn Road water tank on thursday interruption to serv ices w ill to to Albany Road. Andover court. Ball addition. Berkeley place. Clearview i Ane. Rimes i Ane. I arson s Way. North Blackburn Road. South Blackburn Road. Westfield place and wonder Hills sub div is Ion interruptions w ill Kim at 9 am and continue until work is completed a it in order will be issued once service is restored Lac a Mijano messenger aug Media of Ohio 9300 Johnson Road Athens Ohio 45701 740 592-6612 fax 740 592-4647 email published tuesday sunday by the messenger publishing co., p o Box 4210 Athens. Ohio 45701 circulation customer service 740-592-6612 second class postage paid Athens Ohio Post office postmaster Send change of address to the messenger p o. Box 4210 Athens Ohio 45701 subscriptions available by earner motor route or mail Call for information single copy .500 a sunday $1.75 uses 035-620 member a 0 Niter the Athens messenger is printed on recycled paper. James d. Warrener school causing the school to go on a precautionary lock Down for a skit peruse of time there was never a threat to the school according to revues reports Saunders requested Wammer remain held on a $ a xxx x kit and As set in Athens county municipal Smirt in the matter. While the defense argued for a release on his own recognizance judge George Mccarthy agreed with the prosecution Given the serious nature of the charges and set kit and for $ too Akk Warrener was ordered to have no Contact with Hartman the next hearing in the Case is scheduled for june 29. With a jury trial scheduled for july 7

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