Stories tagged with: Morgan County

January 25, 2014 - 11:54am
11 weeks 6 days ago

The Morgan County Sheriff Office is reporting that at around 1:30 p.m. Friday Afternoon the Malta Branch of North Valley Bank was robbed. Deputies says the suspect entered the bank and demanded money.

The man was described as wearing a skull mask, blue jacket with a light stripe on the sleeve, blue jeans, dark shoes, and brown jersey goves. The suspect is about 6 feet tall and left the bank on foot.

The robbery remains under investigation.

Anyone with information on...
November 24, 2013 - 8:25pm
20 weeks 5 days ago

An area man is dead after a one-vehicle crash in Morgan County early this morning.

According to the Marietta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says around 9 a.m. 66-year-old, Gary Combs of Beverly, was northbound on Ohio 60 near mile post 3, when his vehicle went off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree. 

State Patrol was assisted by The Morgan County Sheriff's Office and M & M Fire Department.  Although authortities do not believe...

November 24, 2013 - 1:27pm
20 weeks 5 days ago

According to the Marietta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol a man is dead after a one-vehicle crash in Morgan County.

Dispatch reports that the incident occurred on Ohio 60 near mile post 3 at approximately 9:06 a.m.

The male  driver was reportedly driving a Kia mini van and died on scene.

The accident is currently under investigation and details will be released as the become available.



October 18, 2013 - 5:05am
26 weeks 1 day ago

One Morgan County polling location will see improvements thanks to the Secretary of State's Office.

The Center Township Fire Department received over $2,000 to install a 20 by 30 foot parking area that contains two accessible parking spaces, a small sidewalk and step. It also provides funs to put in striping and vertical signage.

Morgan County was one of five counties to receive part of the over $11,000 to improve polling places in the state to comply with the Americans with...

September 2, 2013 - 6:04pm
32 weeks 3 days ago

Another area fair is gearing up and preparing for fun, food, games and entertainment!

The 161st Morgan County Fair, in McConnelsville, starts Tuesday and continues through Saturday. On Monday, fair board members, traveling fair personnel and other involved fair community members where setting up the fairgrounds for a week of activities.

"We start around 10 o clock, the first program we have is a tribute to the veterans, then a karaoke contest after that,”...

August 5, 2013 - 6:16pm
36 weeks 4 days ago

A Zanesville man is being charged in connection with a burning body found in Morgan County last month.

Muskingum County Prosecutor, Mike Haddox says Shaquille Davis,19 is on the loose tonight and is considered armed and danngerous.  He is accused in the death of Phillip Lawrence Kimbro Jr,24 .

"The complaint was filed in Zanesville Municipal Court against Shaquille D. Davis charging him with one count of aggravated murder with a gun specification, "...

June 22, 2012 - 4:20pm
1 year 42 weeks ago

Authorities in Morgan County say a body discovered earlier this week has been identified as that of a recent shooting victim.

According to a press release from the Morgan County Sheriff's Office, investigators identified 36-year-old John Davis III through fingerprints and tattoos.

His body was found Wednesday at the edge of a creek near Bald Eagle Road in Windsor Township.

A preliminary autopsy report shows that Davis died of a single gunshot wound...

May 15, 2012 - 3:52pm
1 year 48 weeks ago

A piece of American history is coming through Southeastern Ohio Memorial Day weekend.

The Vietnam Memorial Wall will start in Zanesville at the VFW on Moxahala Avenue, and then will be accompanied by a police escort and more than 1,500 motorcyclists into McConnelsville where the wall will be displayed.

John Christy of the Malta VFW said he would like to see the public line up on State Route 60 as the wall travels to Morgan County in support of their fallen heroes.


November 9, 2011 - 12:51am
2 years 23 weeks ago

In Morgan County, elected to McConnelsville Council were Mark Dille and Mary Gessel.

In the race for Malta Mayor, voters have chosen Gregory Hill by 116 votes over opponents Terry McGrath and Alice Kay Mitchell.

And in the Village of Chesterhill, voters have elected Richard Wetzel Senior as their Mayor over Brandy Mayle.

Also in the race for Chesterhill Council, Chasity Mayle and Tony Mayle-Tabler.

Elected to the Morgan Local School...

July 10, 2011 - 8:02pm
2 years 40 weeks ago

Bringing history to life, reminds us of the bloodshed and battle for those who fought in this country's deadliest war. A closer look at the group that has been re-enacting parts of the Civil War for over 20 years in McConelsville....preserving what happened nearly 150 years ago.

Confederate and Union Solider's prepared for battle Sunday afternoon.

"It's going to be bloody, always is," said Re-enactor Robert Collins. "We believe in what Lincoln's doing and we...

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