The Muskingum County Community Foundation is now accepting nominations for the Thomas Community Service Award. The award was named after the Foundation’s founder Ray Thomas.
Recipients will receive a $1000 grant that will be given to the winner’s charity of choice. According to Ann Day, Special Projects Coordinator, the award is for people who have volunteered in the community to improve the quality of life in Muskingum County.
It's a guilty plea for a Columbus mother who admitted she had acted irresponsibly the night her eight-month-old son drowned in the bathtub.
Authorities say 22-year-old Sharina Burkes admitted to drinking eleven beers and had been smoking with neighbors on August tenth when the incident occured. She also told police she recalled giving the baby a bath and getting out of the tub herself to get a towel, but nothing after that.
Election Day has arrived in Ohio and ten other states today.
The polls opened this morning at 6:30 and will close tonight at 7:30.
Voter turnout has been predicted at 34 percent, however, every Presidential Primary in recent memory was over before it ever got to Ohio. That's not the case this year with those running on the Democratic ticket.
Even though ten other states are holding primaries or caucuses today, Front-runners John Kerry and John Edwards have...
Election time is here. Today people came to the Board of Elections to vote absentee, but tomorrow you’ll be able to vote for the primary.
The elections were moved up from May to March so Ohio could play a bigger role in the primaries. Martha Thomas, Director of the Board of Elections says it’s very important for people to come out and vote.
“It’s very important for people to voice their opinion and narrow down the field of candidates and the primary election,” said...
Today at the County Commissioners Office the board members reviewed the one and only bid they had for waste collection. Waste Management offered the new bid. The County has decided to re-advertise the bid to attract a better deal.
According to Ed Kenily, a Muskingum County Commissioner, the bid offered was $232 cheaper than what the original companies were charging.
Kenily says that the other bids may not have been offered because no one else saw the advertisement....