20-year-old B.J. Elder Richard-Bey of Zanesville is headed to jail for his part in the May 9th robbery of the Speedway Gas Station on Blue Avenue.
According to Assistant Muskingum County Prosecutor Bob Smith, Richard-Bey, along with his accomplice 43-year-old Phil Mayle, was arrested a short time after the robbery. Both men plead not guilty to the crimes they were facing, but Smith says in July Richard-Bey changed his plea to guilty.
It’s been 4 days since Hurricane Charley made landfall packing winds of around 180 miles per hour at times. While we’ve been telling you a lot about families who have suffered in Florida, one local family knows exactly how they feel.
Shaunta Kendall a former Port Charlotte resident says, “It hits home because it’s not just some town somewhere it’s where I grew up. It’s seeing the places I saw everyday destroyed and not knowing if my friends are ok.”
Sad news out of New Lexington, as 12 year old Maggie Woltz of Shawnee Ohio succumbed to injuries sustained as a result of a 2 vehicle crash on Portie Flamingo Road in Perry County.
The crash occurred around 4:15 this afternoon and investigators say the driver of the vehicle 19 year old Steven Norris of New Lexington was medflighted to OSU hospital where he is in critical condition.
Norris who was driving eastbound on Portie Flamingo Road apparently went off the left side...
Some local residents wait for it all year, and now the wait is over.
The 158th Muskingum County Blue Ribbon Fair kicked off today at the Fairgrounds under beautiful weather. The ribbon ceremony included Marlene Greten, the fair’s veteran nurse for 50 years. She received cutting honors.
Senator Joy Padgett was there and congratulated Muskingum County on their continuous excellence and dedication to agriculture.
2003 Fair Queen Cynthia Paagzig crowned Kim Watson...