To help small business and entrepreneurs in Perry County the Chamber of Commerce, New Lexington Mayor and State Senator Tim Schaffer held an economic development summit.
The purpose of the economic development summit is to make sure small business owners have all the information they need to grow their business. State Senator Schaffer says the recession has been 'devastating' to Perry County and he wanted to see the experts in small business development meet and give advice to...
A head-on crash has left two people in the hospital Sunday night.
Two pick-up trucks hit head on around 4:30 PM on State Route 93 near Bristol Hill Road in Perry County. Captain Don Phillips with the New Lexington Fire Department says when they arrived on the scene everyone was out of the vehicles, but two people did need to be taken to the hospital.
"We had two patients, one is being transported by a squad the other one, the male subject, is being transported by med-...
High winds have knocked out power to some residents in our area.
American Electric Power is reporting that 614 customers in Muskingum County are without power, in Guernsey County 547 are without service and in Morgan County 503 lost power. A spokeswoman from AEP says crews are making repairs, but high winds that are still blowing through the area are still knocking out power and hampering repairs.
Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative reports...
Christmas spirit is alive and well in New Lexington.
About 300 people packed into the St. Rose Parish Community Center to take part in the Perry County Community Club's "25th Annual Toys for Tots Auction," and there were about 280 items for people to bid on.
"It's all thanks to the people of this great community of Perry County. The businesses and the individuals that give and donate to it really make this event worthwhile, " says Perry County Community Club...
One man is dead after an early morning crash on State Route 188 near High Point Road.
The Lancaster Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says Robert Banfill of Thurston drove off the right side of the road, struck a guardrail and overturned. Troopers say Banfill was not wearing his seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene. Troopers are still investigating the cause of the accident.
Thorn Township EMS and the Perry County Coroner both responded to the scene.