The Powerade Muskingum County/Licking County All-Star Basketball games will be held Sunday, March 21st at Maysville High School. Game sponsors are Powerade/Coke, The Energy Coop and Domino's. The girls game starts at 2:00 p.m., 3 point shoot-out at approximately 3:30 p.m., followed by the boys game at 4:00 p.m. The rosters are as follows:
Copper pipes and wires can be a hot item for thieves.
Muskingum County Sheriff, Matt Lutz, says 2009 saw a spike in the amount of copper-related thefts.
"We had different kinds of thefts from people breaking into the power stations, we had some houses people broke into and took copper pipe right out of the basement and left water running in people's abandoned houses and such, so there have been some of those issues," tells Sheriff Lutz.
Also, meeting with Muskingum County Commissioners Monday was Prosecutor Mike Haddox.
Commissioner John Bates says the Prosecutor's Office was one of the county agencies that cut back last year, when others did not.
"We asked most departments to freeze the salaries and the wages and not spend anymore than they had to, so they did turn some money back in at the end of the year and we're very glad of that and there was some that went ahead and gave their employees raises,...
Muskingum County is one step closer to having wireless Internet access all across the county.
Director of Information Services for the county Dan Long says the project will be a long process, but is needed for the area.
"It's trying to get the broadband out to areas of the county that don't have a Time Warner, or AT&T or Verizon," said Long. "The ultimate goal is to get that information out there or that service out for the public."