The effort to teach school kids the dangers of drinking and driving continues. Today, Maysville High School students got the chance to feel what it’s like to drive under the influence… with Sheriff’s deputies standing by.
High School seniors came in groups to hop into golf carts wearing “Fatal Vision Goggles.” They then drove through three different courses hitting many cones along the way. They tested their reaction time and driving ability.
Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) are now in danger of being eliminated, as the federal government is planning to stop the funding in the 2006 budget. But Perry County officials are working hard to stop this from happening.
This week is Community Development Week across Ohio. The Perry County Commissioners along with the Community Action Group are celebrating their local development efforts.
Community Development Manager Crystal Ratliff is with the Hocking,...
A major problem for Perry County residents is the outbreak of meth. labs. It’s easier to make the illegal drugs in rural areas. But catching the culprits has been a real challenge for law enforcement officers. But hopefully, that’s about to change. Among the country farms and residential areas, meth labs are easily camouflaged. The labs could be in sheds, garages or in people’s homes. The ingredients aren’t hard to find though, in fact, most can be found under household sinks....
We have an update on the progress of a petition recently formed by a local grandmother who is taking a stand against the early release of a registered sex offender.
We brought you the story a couple of weeks ago about the start of a petition prompted by resident Nancy Newell. Her efforts along with hundreds of other local citizens are now gaining the attention of out of towners who are driving to Muskingum County to place their signatures on this petition.