May 12, 2014 - 11:41am
10 weeks 1 day ago
Some residents of Perry County are without power at this time.
American Electric Power reports that 2,071 are without service at this time.
A company spokesperson says there is a problem with a transmission line and crews are working to restore service. There's no word on what caused the failure with the line.
They hope to have power back on by 12:30 p.m.
May 12, 2014 - 4:33am
10 weeks 1 day ago
In Licking County several American Electric Power customers found themselves in the dark to start Monday.
The company reported at one time 1,848 of its customers were without power.
Also in Coshocton County State Route 715 remains closed at State Route 206 in both directions between mile marker 6 and 6.4 due to flooding.
We'll keep you up to date of any changes throughout the day.
February 21, 2014 - 7:44am
21 weeks 4 days ago
American Electric Power reports that some of its customers are without service Friday morning.
Officials report that power was cut to 217 customers after a car hit a power pole. It will take one to two hours before power is restored.
As a result of the outage WHIZ's AM 1240 will be off the air until service is restored. We're sorry for the inconvenience.
November 1, 2013 - 4:18am
37 weeks 4 days ago
Some residents begin their Friday morning without power. The strong winds that came through our area have knocked service out to several American Electric Power customers.
The following is a list of the number of customers without power in our viewing area.
Muskingum County: 0 Licking County: 511 Fairfield County: 1,715 We'll keep you up to date on all those power outages throughout the day.
October 31, 2013 - 4:26am
37 weeks 5 days ago
Some American Electric Power customers woke up in the dark Thursday morning.
Around 1:50a.m. a spokesman at the power company said that a mechanical problem arose at a Maysville substation and some equipment was damaged.
At one time power was out to over 2,200 AEP customers. Service was restored just before 6:30a.m. Thursday.
August 16, 2013 - 4:05pm
48 weeks 4 days ago
AEP Ohio was at the Muskingum County Fair on Friday performing safety and awareness demonstrations for the crowds.
The power company performed five shows throughout the day, that taught the public how to be safe when dealing with electricity.
" A lot of people do their own trimming and they won't understand how close the lines are. They won't look up, they'll drop trees into it and they don't understand that electricity tracks down into the trees, even if it's a 30 to 40...
June 26, 2013 - 4:34am
1 year 3 weeks ago
The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office repors some storm damage affecting travel, Wednesday morning.
A dispatcher with the sheriff's office said that there are reports of downed branches and trees on some county roads as well as sporadic power outages.
American Electric Power is reporting that 900 of its Coshocton County customers are without service.
A-E-P says service should be restored by 8 p.m. Wednesday.
June 7, 2013 - 4:42am
1 year 6 weeks ago
Zanesville Police said a Thursday night accident led to one arrest and many being left without power.
Lt. Chris Phipps said it happened around 11 p.m. when a driver was traveling north on State Street and lost control of his vehicle, crashing it into a power pole at the Blue Avenue Speedway.
The accident knocked out power for several hours. At one time American Electric reported that over 300 of its customers without service.
The driver was arrested and charged...
December 26, 2012 - 3:49pm
1 year 29 weeks ago
American Electric Power is reporting some outages in our area.
In Farfield County over 490 of their over 30,000 customers are without service.
Statewide the weather has knocked out power to over 2,000 AEP customers. The largest outages are being seen in Madison County, which is located west of Columbus.
July 6, 2012 - 6:10pm
2 years 2 weeks ago
The Red Cross along with the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department and American Electric Power met with the Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency to discuss where they stand a week after the storm.
Emergency Management Agency director Bo Keck says if you suffered uninsured damage to report the estimates to the EMA office, this will be collected to determine if funding will be provided to Ohio.
AEP gave an update on their restoration of power to the area.