One person was taken by med-flight to Grant Medical Center in Columbus after a head on collision near 4480 State Route 37 in Perry County Wednesday evening.
According to Ohio State Highway Patrol Sergeant Aaron Vollmer, right before 6 p.m.., a young male driver operating a gold Chrysler sedan was driving east on 37, when he was stung by a bee, causing him to drive left of center, striking a Jeep Liberty traveling west head on.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one vehicle crash that happened Saturday night in Salt Lick Township.
Troopers from the Lancaster Patrol Post in Perry County responded to a call at 7:14 p.m. from a driver reporting an accident.
According to the OSHP, Michael R. Starlin, 53, of Zanesville was driving westbound on SR-155 on his Harley Davidson when he lost control of his motorcycle. Starlin traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a pole, ejecting...
Ohio's Attorney General announced a plan to address existing gaps in sexual assault services across Ohio and some of that money will come to Perry County.
Attorney General Mike DeWine said the formation of a Sexual Assault Services Expansion Program comes after a survey conducted by his office found that 59 percent of Ohio's counties do not have comprehensive, direct sexual assault services.
According to the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence, a county with comprehensive,...
People in Perry County had an opportunity to get their questions about fracking answered.
The Perry County Landowner's Association hosted an informational meeting at the Somerset American Legion. Executive Director of the Perry County Chamber of Commerce John Ulmer said the goal is to educate residents before the oil and gas industry makes its way to the area.
"I think, mostly as a private landowner, they want to know how much money is in it for them," said Ulmer...
The results are in for the Perry County Commissioners races.
James O'Brien won the race for the Democrats, while Thad Cooperrider took the race for the Republicans. Ron Baker (R) won the race for County Treasurer, and will go against Democrat Melissa Walker in November. In the race for County Recorder, Democrat Jackie Hoover stood in the winners circle, and will face Republican Ashley Heavener.
Only two issues were on the Perry County ballot. Both the Corning and New Straitsville...
A man was taken to the hospital by Medflight after being shot Monday by a Perry County Sheriff's Deputy.
The incident happened on Poplar Street in Junction City around 6 p.m. Monday evening.
The man, who is now identified as Dustin Dugan, was shot several times by a deputy and was transported to Grant Medical Center in Columbus. He was later transferred to The Wexner Medical Center at the Ohio State University where he is listed in serious condition. The...
The Perry County Sheriff's Office says deputies discovered a meth lab Monday at a Crooksville home.
According to Sgt. Kevin Starrett, the lab was discovered at 9796 State Route 669. Authorities found the lab while assisting the Perry County Common Pleas Court Probation Department in the search for 46-year-old Keith Watts at the home.
Starrett says Watts is wanted on outstanding warrants and probation violations. He is still on the loose. If anyone knows of his...