A local resident is leaving a legacy for Muskingum County . Sarah Slack, better known as Sally, died last month at the age of 87. She was a retired school teacher and in the last years of her life, suffered from Macular Degeneration, a diease causing blindness.
In her will, she left the Muskingum County Community Foundation a generous gift between $700,00 to 900,000 to fund research for the leading causes of blindness.
People that knew Sally say she was a very giving...
Seventy-one years of tradition may soon come to an end, if a bill allowing alcohol sales on Sunday gets voted into law.
Not since Prohibition has a bottle of liquor been legally sold on a Sunday. That all changed when Huffman’s Market in Upper Arlington made State history by becoming the first store in Ohio to have carryout liquor sales on a Sunday. Now some lawmakers and consumers are trying to make it a legal reality.
Harold Newell was recently denied the right to receive a permit to carry a concealed weapon from the Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office, stating Harold had a felony conviction from 1966, a crime he committed when he was 18. He and some friends stole 5 cases of beer from a small business.
He has spent over 20 years in the Marine Corp., and became a VIP Arms Specialist. He received his federal firearms license to buy and sell firearms, which he did for 9 years. It wasn’t until 1988, he...
We have some new development to tell you about today. At today’s County Commissioners meeting a member of the Crimson King Farms, Jon McCarty says they have purchased the land on Old Stage Road for development. It would result in 16 to 17 news homes.
The homes are expected to cost between $185,000 to $220,000 and will be three to four bedrooms.
McCarty says the improving economy has made this area very profitable for them.