One of the biggest local races in Muskingum County Tuesday night centered on Muskingum County Common Pleas Court.
And Kelly Cottrill defeated Howard Zwelling for the position. Zwelling stood on a platform of experience. Cottrill says his stand on tough crime put him over the top with voters because people in the community want to feel safe.
Cottrill says he’s encouraged and excited to start his new position in this county. Ohio Common Pleas Judges serve a...
Although we’re not even a week past Halloween, the annual Christmas parade in South Zanesville is rapidly approaching.
This year’s parade is on Sunday November 21t. Parade Chairman Dee Dee Dodson says this year will be even better than year’s past.
“It’s going to be bigger and better because bigger corporations bigger businesses, but it can be the smallest business it could be an independent you don’t even have to be a business you can just want to have a great time,”...
One local issue that passed with flying colors last night was the Rambo Health Clinic levy.
Cindy Harrison, Administrator for Rambo, says many will benefit from the money.
“With the levy passing, it means that Rambo will be here to provide all of our free programs and services to Muskingum County residents for another 5 years and we just want to take this opportunity, on behalf of the board of directors, the staff and myself, to say thank you so much.”
For the County Commissioner Race whose term begins on January 2nd, Democrat Rick Shriver beat out Mike Oliver and John Thompson. Shriver won with 2,088 votes. Oliver came in 2nd with a little over 2,000 votes. Thompson received 14,001 votes.
For the other county commissioner seat, Republican Dean Cain beat Rebecca Clawson by more than 1,000 votes.
Republican Kaye Tatman won for Morgan County Treasurer over Shirley Bellville.
There were some big wins in Perry County last night in the County Commissioner Races. Thad Cooperrider, a Republican was the victor with 6,476 votes over John Taylor and Tom Shafer for the seat that begins its term 01/02/05.
Democrat Charles Van Horn stole the other seat with 5,865 votes over Michael Heavener and Fred Shriner.
For auditor it was very close, there may even be a recount, as Republican Larry Householder edged out Democrat Bill Crane with 7,422 votes....
Some Zanesville voters may have been unable to get to their precinct today.
Voters called to complain after realizing one of the entrances to precinct 4-B was blocked. Public Service Director Mike Sims says, "We had a temporary closure in front of the building. It left some people unsure of the area how to get there."
Apparently the city's water replacement project along Kane Street blocked one of the entrances to the poll at the Civic League Community Center. Sims says...