According to Darrel Cubbinson with Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative, as of 10:30 p.m. Friday night, an estimated 2500 customers were without power. Cubbinson says this includes households in the nine-county service territory.
Cubbinson says these customers as well have lost power due to high winds, lightning and downed trees.
The electric cooperative will also be working through the night to restore power.
Employees in Zanesville and the rest of the country say they are fed up with the company. Over 100,000 workers of the telecommunications giant are on a 4-day strike in thirteen states.
Local employees are picketing on Linden Avenue and downtown, saying they hope to gain SBC’s attention. They want a better healthcare plan and job security. Workers say new technology such as DSL and voice-over internet has forced many local people out...
People leaving Muskingum Tech and Ohio University Zanesville will find it much easier to make a turn after the new traffic lights installed today are up an running.
The traffic lights are the first phase of the $1.5 million dollar project that also includes widening the road.
Director of Public Information for Muskingum Technical College John Charlton says, “it’s a high accident rate area we are concerned about the safety of our students and obviously trying to make a left...
Drugs are becoming more powerful and more prevalent, especially in Muskingum County.
In terms of drug usage, Muskingum County is statistically no different than any other county in America, but the problem still exists. According to the Director of the Muskingum County Behavioral Health Department Steve Carrel experimentation, in some cases, starts before puberty.
With both parents working, children have a lot of alone time, and it’s during that time, typically between...
The two men arrested for their involvement in a weekend Speedway robbery were indicted Wednesday by the Muskingum County Grand Jury.
According to Assistant Muskingum County Prosecutor Bob Smith, 20-year-old B.J. Richard-Bey was indicted on aggravated robbery with a gun specification, robbery, felony theft, misdemeanor theft, and having a weapon while under a disability.
He’s also facing a parole violation out of California.