State Officials find no trace of Chronic Wasting Disease in Ohio's Deer population.
In a press release from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources it states that 519 samples were taken from deer in 2012. For the 11th year in a row all the samples returned negative for CWD.
The ODNR Division of Wildlife and the Ohio Division of Animal Health along with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife and Veterinary Services, has...
A Muskingum County Sheriff's Deputy was injured on Monday night when his cruiser struck a deer.
Deputy Darrin Bohn said he was following Deputy Jonathan Merry on the way to assist the Licking County Sheriff's Office on a call around 6:30 PM. Bohn said they were traveling on State Route 146 with their emergency sirens on when Merry struck a deer close to State Route 586.
"I just came across him sitting alongside the road," said Bohn.
A Muskingum County Sheriff's Deputy was injured Monday night when his cruiser struck a deer.
According to Sheriff Matt Lutz, around 6:30 p.m. the deputy was traveling with his emergency sirens on to assist the Licking County Sheriff's Office on a call. Sheriff Lutz says while driving on State Route 146 in Nashport the deputy struck a deer.
The impact caused the cruiser's airbags to deploy, which caused burns to the deputy's face. The Sheriff says the burns are believed...
Owner Greg Clossman of Clossman Taxidermy in Zanesville says business has been good so far this week. He offers a few suggestions to ensure that the deer remains in good condition before it is mounted.
"The sooner the better, if they're going to process it themselves, if they don't know what they're doing, call ahead, make sure they skin it right," he said.
Clossman said it takes about 8 to 12 hours of working...
Muskingum County is welcoming hunters from all over.
With the start of deer gun season also comes tourism to Muskingum County which is widely known for its great hunting locations.
"When Fall comes we know what's next, and when hunting season and so deer season is right up with that, packages are sold for the hunters coming into the area," said Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce Kelly Ashby.
This year's deer-gun season is expected to draw about 420,000...
Experts say more than five-hundred-thousand hunters will hit the woods tomorrow as gun deer season begins here in the Buckeye State.
Hunting hours begin a half hour before sunrise and end a half hour after sunset from Monday until this next Sunday and then for an additional two days December 18th and 19th. If your wondering what to expect this season, you may want to look to the sky.
"Of course a lot of it depends on the weather. If we get some more cold mornings...
The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol says a deer is to blame for an accident on Interstate 70.
It happened around 6:30 p.m. near mile marker 148. Trooper Adam McKenzie says a Jeep Liberty was traveling in the right, eastbound lane when the driver, Yang-Jing-Yi Lu of Marietta, struck a deer. He says she proceeded to swerve into the left passing lane where she was struck in the rear by a semi, driven by Richard Olsen of Brookfield, Illinois. The force of the impact pushed...