Stories tagged with: Muskingum County

July 11, 2013 - 7:55am
1 year 2 weeks ago

 The Ohio Bureau of Worker's Compensation announced $8.7 million in worker's compensation rebate checks are headed to Muskingum and Guernsey Counties.

Administrator and CEO Steve Buehrer said the rebates to private employers, local governments and schools are part of a billion dollars in rebates announced by Governor John Kasich in May. 

Buehrer said in the past rebates and a number of checks have remained uncashed or ignored over concerns they weren't legitimate....

June 26, 2013 - 10:22pm
1 year 4 weeks ago

The high school football season is almost two months away, but the first game of 2013 will be played this Friday night, with county bragging rights on the line. The annual Muskingum Valley-Licking County All Star game kicks off Friday, allowing graduated seniors one more chance to shine under the lights.

The Muskingum Valley squad wrapped up their final preparations Wednesday night at Sulsberger Stadium. Zanesville Head Coach Chad Grandstaff leads the Muskingum side that will...

June 15, 2013 - 9:18am
1 year 6 weeks ago

The Ohio State Highwaty Patrol in Conjunction with the Zanesville Police Department  said they will hold an OVI checkpoint Saturday in Muskingum County.

The checkpoint will take place from 8 p.m to 12 a.m. on Pershing Road in Springfield Township.

The checkpoint is funded by federal grant funds and is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers.
 

May 23, 2013 - 6:15pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

The Muskingum Growth Partnership was started in 1989 to advance economic growth and development within Muskingum County using private sector leadership and resources. The commissioner's received an update on how things are going.

"They, along with the city invest a lot of money in economic development every year through the Port Authority and we try to be a good partner to the Port Authority. So we just wanted them to know what we were up to on the private sector side," said...

May 18, 2013 - 11:17pm
1 year 10 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's office is investigating the drowning of a two year child from the Akron area. The incident happened at a camping site off of Stillwell Road in Muskingum County's Cass Township.

A 911 call came into the Sheriff's office at around 8 pm and crews responded to the area at that time. The Sheriff's office said that the investigation is still ongoing at this time, and the name of the family and the child are not being released. WHIZ will bring you up to date...

May 7, 2013 - 5:46pm
1 year 11 weeks ago

Election Results:

MUSKINGUM COUNTY:

West Muskingum School District 5.9 mills/5 yrs-Emergency Requirements-Additional

YES: 1741 NO:1371

East Muskingum School District 1.3 mills/5yrs-Emergency Requirements-Renewal

YES: 995  NO: 300

Village of Dresden 3.8 mills/5yrs-Current Expenses Renewal

Yes 113 NO: 52

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April 22, 2013 - 5:13am
1 year 14 weeks ago

A chance to prevent pill abuse and theft will take place this weekend.

Saturday, April 27, local law enforcement officials and the drug enforcement task force will hold a drug take back day.

Last September Americans turned in 244 tons of prescription drugs at over 5,200 site operated by the DEA and local law enforcement.

Authorities said medicines that sit in home cabinets are susceptible to diversion, misuse and abuse. Studies show that a majority of abused prescription...

March 18, 2013 - 1:21pm
1 year 19 weeks ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Welcome Center is gearing up for a busy tourism season and has already started showing off Muskingum County. As part of their marketing strategy, they have put together new brochures and tour guides for Muskingum County residents and visitors.

"Our visitor's guide is hot off the press, we have our new 2013 Lorena guide and schedule. We also have a brand new brochures marketing the Village of Dresden, and we also have hot off the press, the pottery...

March 14, 2013 - 10:36pm
1 year 19 weeks ago

A robbery happened at the National Road Pump and Pantry on Greenwood Ave. Wednesday around 9 p.m. Deputies say the suspect entered the drive-thru on foot and confronted two female employees and then fled on foot. A K-9 unit tracked the suspect through a cemetery to Eastman St. towards Fox Ave. before losing the trail.

Sheriff Lutz says there was a red truck in the drive-thru at the time of the robbery. Details on what was taken are not being released at this time. The sheriff's...

March 6, 2013 - 10:56pm
1 year 20 weeks ago

Over 200 people gathered at the Southwest Coshocton and Muskingum County Landowner's Association meeting earlier tonight. The monthly meeting was held at Tri-Valley High School in Dresden to discuss oil drilling and leases. The association's petroleum engineering consultant, and two legal teams were at the meeting to answer any questions the landowners had.

"The purpose is to get landowners together to form a group that will present a really good package to oil and gas companies...

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