Tag Archives: July 2017

Athens, Ohio, Recovery Operations Resumed in the Hocking River Sunday Morning for a Missing Middle-aged Male Kayaker

Search and recovery operations resumed on the Hocking River in Athens for a missing middle-aged male kayaker at 8:00 AM today. The investigation and recovery operation has been transferred to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.  Crews from Athens Fire … Continue reading

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Athens, Ohio Rescue Operations for Missing Kayaker suspended until High Waters in Hocking River Lower

The Athens Fire Department has suspended search and rescue operations for a missing kayaker in the Hocking River at approximately 9:15 PM this evening. Recovery operations will continue once the Hocking River water levels lower to safer levels.  The Hocking … Continue reading

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Athens, Ohio, 6 kayakers swept over Whites Mill water fall, 5 rescued, 1 person still missing

The Athens Fire Department and Police Department were alerted at approximately 2:07 PM, Saturday July 8, 2017 for multiple kayakers in the Hocking River near the Whites Mill water fall at 2 Whites Mill Drive in the City of Athens. … Continue reading

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for SE Athens Co until 4:15PM Fri, 7/7/17, Seek Shelter if threatened!!!

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Southeastern Athens County until 4:15 PM Friday, 7/7/17. At 335 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 14 miles northeast of Marietta to Parkersburg to … Continue reading

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Northern Athens Co until 3:45PM, Seek Shelter if threatened!!!

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Northern Athens County until 3:45 PM. At 257 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles west of Caldwell to near Chesterhill to near … Continue reading

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Athens Co Rd 67, Goose Run Rd closure, Taylor Rdg Rd to SR78, scheduled for Mon, 7/10, delayed until further notice

The Athens County Engineer’s Office has delayed the closure of Athens County Road 67, Goose Run Road between County Road 67, Taylor Ridge Road and State Route 78 in Trimble Township, scheduled for Monday, July 10th at 8:00 AM.

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Athens Co Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 9PM, Fri, 7/7/17, watch for changing weather conditions!

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR ATHENS COUNTY UNTIL 9:00 PM, FRIDAY, 7/7/2017. REMEMBER, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA. PERSONS IN THESE … Continue reading

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South Blackburn Rd CLOSED, between addresses 6424 and 6549, Mon, 7/10/17, 11AM to 4PM, please avoid this area

The Athens Township Trustees will be closing South Blackburn Road, in Athens Township, between the addresses of 6424 and 6549, Monday, July 10, 2017, from 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM. The roadway is being closed for roadway core sampling.  Please … Continue reading

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SR690 CLOSED, 0.1 miles N of Dutch Creek Rd, to 0.9 miles S of SR550, Wed, 7/5/17 to Fri, 7/21/17, avoid this area

The Ohio Department of Transportation has CLOSED State Route 690, 0.1 miles North of Dutch Creek Road, Athens County Road 34 and 0.9 miles south of State Route 550 from Wednesday, July 5, 2017 until Friday, July 21, 2017. The … Continue reading

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