Without a doubt, one of the biggest attractions to the 158th Blue Ribbon Muskingum County Fair is the rides.
With dozens of rides to chose from, kids and adults have the chance to scream all day long. While the scrambler was a hit with the little ones, the older kids got a thrill being whipped upside down in the Top Gun and the Zipper.
The amount of fatal crashes in Ohio is down. Officials from the State Highway Patrol say a ten percent decrease statewide is attributed to seatbelt awareness, motorists reducing their speed and stricter enforcement of traffic laws.
In 2003, in Muskingum County, there were 18 total fatalities, 4 of those alcohol related. Already into August of this year and there have been 10 fatalities, alcohol is to blame for 4 of those deaths.
The two men arrested last week for their alleged involvement in a shooting on South Luck Avenue appeared in Zanesville Municipal Court Friday.
According to court documents, 20-year-old Ryan Saxton and 19-year-old Daniel Gause, both of Zanesville, were arrested last Wednesday afternoon, after a shooting at 1040 South Luck in which 25-year-old Aaron Willett was hit with a bullet. The two men fled and were caught in the same area of the shooting.
The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office has been hot on the tail of a mountain lion for at least a month now.
There have been a total of 19 sightings from area residents in Muskingum County and surrounding counties. The sheriff’s office is now in process of finding specifically trained dogs to sniff out the animal and run the big cat up a tree.
A veterinarian from the Wilds is on call with a tranquilizer gun if they get a chance to get the animal cornered. A goat, a...