The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol is continuing to investigate an afternoon fatal crash. Troopers say 25-year-old Holly Cain of New Lexington was driving Westbound on State Route 37 when she lost control of her car and struck a guardrail. The car then overturned and Cain was ejected. Cain was transported to Fairfield Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead...
A weeknd stabbing sent one man to the hospital for stitches. According to the Zanesville Police Deprtment, a 34-year-old suspect slashed the throat of 28-year-old John Medley Junior early Sunday morning outside a bar on Ridge Ave. The suspect's name is not being released pending charges, police do say the two men were acquaintances.
A Zanesville man could face up yo 8 years in prison after pleading guilty to slashing his girlfriend with a boxknife. According to Muskingum County Prosecutor, Mike Haddox, 50-year-old Richard Allen Valentine was in court Monday and pleaded guilty to one count of felonious assault. The incident happened at a residence on West Muskingum Ave. in February this year. The victim, Mary Draughn recovered from wounds to both the face and chest area.
Each week the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office releases information about one of the area's most wanted suspects. And for the second week in a row, an anonymous tip has led to the capture of a suspect... Just before 5 p.m. Monday, deputies picked up this week's most wanted: Terry G. Dalton on South River Road. Dalton is charged with felony domestic violence. He will have his first court appearance tuesday and is being held on 25 thousand dollars bond
A Morgan county grand jury will hear the case of a local family accused of numerous drug charges. 34-year-old Marsha Halloway, 47-year-old Hank Halloway and 29-year-old Kelly Adkins, Hank's son, all of Chesterhill, are accused of trafficking in Marijuana. The family's home at 5265 Strode Lane, was raided at the end of April by Morgan county sheriff's deputies and Cleveland police. Investigators say they confiscated a large amount of marijuana, almost 100 guns and 10 vehicles. Detectives are...
A 14-month-old child, who fell down an elevator shaft in the abandoned Montgomery Ward department store building In Zanesville is reported in fair condition. The boy fell from the third floor to the first floor of the building on Saturday. He was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Zanesville, before being taken to Columbus by Med-Flight. He only suffered minor cuts and bruises.
Guernsey County High School Students got down and dirty at Cambridge City Park. Hundreds of students turned out to participate in the county's "Mud Madness." In an attempt to promote drug and free fun. The event consisted of mud volleyball, sack races, and tug of war. The program was sponsored by the Alcohol and Drug Services of Guernsey County, the Guernsey County Youth Commission, and the Ohio Department of Safety.
Muskingum and Guernsey Counties kicked off the start of National Tourism Week. Muskingum County kicked off the week by stopping by the Colony Square Mall in Zanesville. While in Guernsey County the Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center housed the "Your Passport to Discovering Guernsey County. Both places offered exhibitors displaying their tourist attractions. Both places were sponsored by their county Visitors and Convention Center.
Tourism in Muskingum County is about to take center stage. To kick off National Tourism Week, the Chamber of Commerce will host the 10th annual "Spotlight on Tourism." The event will be held at the Colony Square Mall from noon to six and will feature over 35 booths representing the tourism industry. Their will also be various activities throughout the week for the event.
May is motorcycle month and in Perry County, bikers of all ages gathered to hear a special proclamation. The county commissioner proclaimed that May was motorcycle month, and to be aware of the bikes on the road. After the proclamation was made, motorcyclists hopped on their bikes for the annual Slow-Joes Spring Run, which was hosted by the NewLex Classic Riders. This year's run was dedicated to Joe Ellis, who was the group's founder.