One suspect is in custody at Muskingum County Jail tonight with charges pending from a n armed robbery that occurred last night at the Red Roof Inn at East Pike.
The suspect is a 24-year-old woman from Cambridge who apparently took an undisclosed amount of cash from the motel and fled the scene and was eventually found driving on Underwood Street without any headlights on.
Officials believe the female suspect wasn’t the only one involved.
The face of Underwood Street business sector in Zanesville is about to change.
Shoney’s Restaurant has closed.
The store located at 445 Underwood Street shut down Monday.
A district manager at the store refused to comment. But Shoney’s President and C-E-O Rodger Head, in a press release, says a lack of profitability gave the company little choice but to close the store.
Head says ever effort is being made to relocate employees to other stores....
A man is scheduled to death this morning, 22 years after killing and dismembering a couple.
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to block the execution of 52-year old William Wickline.
He’s been taken to the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility where he’s to be put to death by lethal injection for killing Christopher and Peggy Lerch in his Columbus apartment over a six thousand dollar drug debt.
A state prison official says Wickline’s brothers David and Robert plan...
As with most things, nothing lasts forever. And with the county now being in charge of the water department, when they are in need of new vehicles it is up to the Muskingum County Commissioners to approve the proposal to purchase them.
At a meeting today, the County’s maintenance supervisor asked for two new trucks to be replaced because they both are simply too old.
He is still waiting to receive a quote from a manufacturer, before the county makes a decision. ...
It’s that time of the year again, appraisal of all land and building in Muskingum County. Today at the County Commissioners the County Auditor presented her contract for the upcoming appraisals.
Anita Adams, the Muskingum County Auditor, says that the state of Ohio requires that property be appraised for tax purposes every six years. The county is working with a Dayton company, Manitron, to assess all property in the county. That includes residential and commercial.