The high cost of medical care is making some Muskingum County officials sick. The county is paying too much in medical cost for inmates in the county jail. Sheriff Bob Stephenson informed the County Commissioners today of the problem and came up with a possible solution.
This year the county anticipates spending close to $360,000 on medical costs in the jail alone. Currently, there are too many inmates requiring medical attention and the costs to treat them are becoming overwhelming...
It’s a big weekend for the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Zanesville. The organization will be hosting its annual Bowl For Kids Sake.
This event is the largest fundraiser and a way for Big Brothers and Big Sisters to recruit more members. According to Mollie Crooks, Executive Director of the Organization, kids have a positive affect when they have role models.
Tim Callahan, Coordinator for the Bowl for Kids Sake says that the program has been a tremendous success for...
Today in Judge Mark Fleegle’s Courtroom local members of the business community stopped by to give young probationers tips on getting back into the working world.
The speakers were Common Pleas Judge Mark Fleegle and Judge Howard Zwelling. From the business community were Hank Littick, President of WHIZ Media Group and Ron Bucci Manager of General Graphics and Buckeye Stoneware.
Fleegle says that this program provides the former inmates with valuable information ...
The Ohio Supreme Court has refused to head an appeal from imprisoned former Fairfield County Sheriff Gary Demastry on corruption charges.
The court, without comment, let stand a ruling by the Fifth Ohio District Court of Appeals that the trial judge did not err in the case. Demastry’s lawyers said visiting Judge Richard Marcus made numerous errors during the trial, admitted improper evidence and improperly sentenced the former sheriff.