It's the only non-functional lock on the Muskingum River and some area boaters say they'd like to see that changed.
Dave Mathew spoke with Muskingum County Commissioners Thursday about the need to get the Ellis Lock, between Zanesville and Dresden, up and running.
"There's some structural problems and problems with the gates from lack of maintenance over many years. It's been closed for many 15 years," says Mathew.
Mathew says the Ohio Department of Natural...