The Athens County Sheriff’s Office has found Haley Bedsole age 9 of Chauncey. Thank you for your assistance.

Haley Bedsole Found

The Athens County Sheriff’s Office has found Haley Bedsole age 9 of Chauncey. Thank you for your assistance.

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Missing 9yr old female Chauncey, Ohio

Haley Bedsole Found

The Athens County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a missing juvenile. Haley Bedsole age 9 of Chauncey has been missing since 12:00 PM Thursday, 7/28.  Haley was last seen on Elm Street in Chauncey.

Haley’s description;

9 year old white female, with brown hair in a pony tail. She is 4 feet tall, and weighs 82 pounds.  She was wearing a dark colored zip up hoodie and shorts.  She was carrying a multi-color backpack and a duffle bag.

Any person having information on Haley Bedsole should call the Athens County Sheriff’s Office at 740-593-6633 or 9-1-1.

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E 4th St The Plains CLOSING at 8AM Fri, 7/29 between 56 and 76 for water and sewer line work, lease avoid this area

ACWS Road Closed

The Plains Water and Sewer District will be CLOSING East 4th Street in The Plains at 8:00AM Friday, July 29th between the addresses of 56 and 76 for water and sewer line work in the area. The roadway will be closed until repairs are complete. Please avoid this area.

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EMA-G290/291 Basic Public Information Officer Series, February 15 – 17, 2017, Glouster, Ohio

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EMA-G290/291 Basic Public Information Officer Series

Hosted by the Athens County EMA, 911& PIO Network and

Provided by the Ohio EMA Training and Exercise Branch

February 15 – 17, 2017

Course Description:

This “Free” training course is the Basic Public Information Officer Series. It uses interactive presentation and practical applications to convey information and engage the participants in learning. The Basic Public Information Officer (PIO) Course is designed to prepare participants to function as full or part-time PIOs. Additionally, this training is a prerequisite and foundation for more advanced training that takes participants from the awareness level to the mastery level in their public information careers. This training will equip participants with the basic skills such as oral and written communications, and understanding and working with the media, and basic tools and techniques needed to perform effectively.

This is an “Elective” course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program.

  • Course Date: February 15 – 17, 2017
  • Application deadline: February 8, 2017
  • Time of Course: Registration: 8:45 – 9:00 AM
  • Course time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM – Daily
  • Location: Hocking, Athens, Perry Community Action 3 Cardaras Drive Glouster, Ohio 45732

 

Who Should Attend? The primary audience for this training is individuals who have public information responsibilities as their main job or as an auxiliary function at the state, tribal, or local level of government. Also, Emergency management personnel, including fire, law enforcement, public health, voluntary organizations active in disasters, and others who have either full or part-time responsibilities for public information in their communities or departments.

Enrollment: Students must enroll via the Department of Public Safety Training Campus website: https://trainingcampus.dps.ohio.gov/cm/cm710/pstc/pstc.html. Students experiencing difficulty enrolling should call Ohio EMA Training at (614) 799-3666 / 3824 for assistance with registration. Course registration will generally close 10 working days prior to the course start date. You can check your enrollment / approval status via the Department of Public Safety Training Campus website.

Lodging & Per Diem Information: Lodging, Meals, Per Diem and all other travel expenses are the responsibility of the student or the parent organization.

The FY 2016/2017 Ohio EMA Training Catalog at http://ema.ohio.gov/Training.aspx provides additional information.

State Point of Contact: Susan Traylor, State Training Coordinator, Ohio Emergency Management Agency, (614) 799-3666, sctraylor@dps.ohio.gov

Course Flyer PDF:

G-290-G291 Basic Public Information Officer – Athens – Feb 2017

 

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ATHENS CO FLASH FLOOD WATCH UNTIL 10PM TUE 7/26, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS!

Flash Flood Watch

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR ATHENS COUNTY UNTIL 10 PM TUESDAY, 7/26.

THUNDERSTORMS, WITH VERY HEAVY DOWNPOURS. WILL BE MOVING THROUGH THE AREA. THESE STORMS HAVE HAD A HISTORY OF PRODUCING 1.50 TO 2.50 INCHES OF RAIN IN AN HOUR.

IF THE RAINFALL IS REALALIZED, SOME AREAS COULD SEE FLASH FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS AND ROADS, ESPECIALLY IN LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS: A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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EMERGENCY BLOOD DRIVE! Tue, 8/2/16, Athens Rec Center, 701 E State ST, 2PM to 8PM, 1-800-RED CROSS or redcrossblood.org

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There is still an emergent need for blood. Give blood if you can and please share this information with friends, family, co-workers and use your social media to help spread the word.  Together we can alleviate this blood crisis.

EMERGENCY BLOOD DRIVE

 SPONSORED BY,

ATHENS COUNTY AREA FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION
RED CROSS DISASTER SERVICES

Tuesday, August 2
Athens Recreation Center – 701 East State Street
2 pm to 8 pm

To Schedule an Appointment Call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org

ALL DONORS RECEIVE A CEDAR FAIR TICKET

GOOD FOR CEDAR POINT/KINGS ISLAND

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HEAT ADVISORY FOR ATHENS CO MON 7/25, 12NOON TO 8PM, TAKE PRECAUTIONS AGAINST HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES!

Heat Advisory

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY FOR ATHENS COUNTY WHICH IS IN EFFECT MONDAY 7/25 FROM 12 NOON TO 8 PM.

  • HEAT INDEX VALUES – UP TO 102 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER 90S AND DEWPOINTS IN THE LOWER 70S BOTH DAYS.
  • TIMING – 12 NOON TO 8 PM EDT. MID TO LATE AFTERNOON WILL BE THE HOTTEST TIME PERIOD BOTH DAYS.
  • IMPACTS – HEAT STROKE, HEAT EXHAUSTION AND OTHER HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES CAN QUICKLY OCCUR IF YOU SPEND A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF TIME OUTDOORS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:
A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS, STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM, STAY OUT OF THE SUN AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK, THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY, CALL 9-1-1.

 

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HEAT ADVISORY FOR ATHENS CO SUN 7/24, 12NOON TO 8PM, TAKE PRECAUTIONS AGAINST HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES!

Heat Advisory

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY FOR ATHENS COUNTY IN EFFECT SUNDAY, 7/24 FROM 12NOON TO 8 PM.

  • HEAT INDEX VALUES – 100 TO 105 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER 90S AND DEWPOINTS IN THE LOW TO MID 70S.
  • TIMING – 12 NOON TO 8 PM. MID TO LATE AFTERNOON WILL BE THE HOTTEST TIME PERIOD.
  • IMPACTS – HEAT STROKE, HEAT EXHAUSTION AND OTHER HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES CAN QUICKLY OCCUR IF YOU SPEND A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF TIME OUTDOORS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:
A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS, STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM, STAY OUT OF THE SUN AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK, THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY, CALL 9-1-1.

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HEAT ADVISORY FOR ATHENS CO SAT 7/23, 2PM TO 8PM, TAKE PRECAUTIONS AGAINST HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES!

Heat Advisory

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY FOR ATHENS COUNTY WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 8 PM SATURDAY 7/23.

  • HEAT INDEX VALUES – UP TO 103 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 80S AND DEWPOINTS IN THE MID 70S.
  • IMPACTS – HEAT STROKE, HEAT EXHAUSTION AND OTHER HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES CAN QUICKLY OCCUR IF YOU SPEND A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF TIME OUTDOORS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS:
A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS, STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM, STAY OUT OF THE SUN AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK, THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY, CALL 9-1-1 IMMEDIATELY.

 

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SW ATHENS CO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING UNTIL 630PM, INCLUDING ATHENS, ALBANY, CHAUNCEY, THE PLAINS, SEEK SHELTER

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR SOUTHWESTERN ATHENS COUNTY UNTIL 630 PM.

AT 524 PM A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR MCARTHUR MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

HAZARD – 60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE – RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT – HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING AND TREES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE ATHENS, ALBANY, CHAUNCEY AND THE PLAINS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS;
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING.

PLEASE REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING TOLL FREE 1-800-401-9535, WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.

YOU MAY ALSO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER BY POSTING YOUR REPORT TO THE CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FACEBOOK PAGE OR BY USING THE TWITTER HASHTAG, #NWSRLX.

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