The pretrial and rally for the Athens 8 has been pushed back to Monday March 24th at 8am at the Athens Municipal Court. The Athens 8 were arrested for blocking fracking waste from entering an injection well owned by K&H Partners of West Virginia near Torch, Ohio on February 1st, 2014.
An event to celebrate Appalachian Activism and raise funds for the Athens 8s’ legal fees is being planned. It will feature a community potluck with live music and speakers—tentative date is Sat March 22, 5-8 pm at the Dairy Barn! Stay tuned for details. You can also donate to the legal fees by going to https://www.wepay.com/donations/9881