Employees at the Muskingum County Board of Elections are working over time trying to keep up with the amount of people registering to vote before Monday’s deadline.
Director Martha Thomas says her office is overwhelmed by the great turnout. Thomas says the presidential candidates hit the campaign trail hard in our area, making the southeastern Ohioans feel like their votes count in this election.
The Deadline to register is Monday. Stop by the Board of Elections to...
The names of two suspects involved in the murder of an area businessman were released this week.
According to Muskingum County Prosecutor Michael Haddox, 21-year-old Shaun A. Norris of 532 Forest Avenue in Zanesville, and 28-year-old James E. Walls of 459 Bonifield Court in Zanesville were both indicted this week on one count aggravated murder with a death specification, which alleges that the suspects committed murder while in commission of an aggravated robbery.
After a three day trial, a verdict has been reached in the Jared Higgins murder trial. Eighteen year-old Higgins has been found guilty of murdering 21 year-old Michael Allen on Spangler Drive last year. The trial took place in Judge Howard Zwelling's Muskingum County Common Pleas Court.
After nearly five hours of deliberation, the jury found Higgins guilty of murder, but was unable to reach a verdict on an additional charge of aggravated murder. The 12 member jury decided unanimously...
An underground piece of our local history was discovered unexpectedly, and it’s leaving a lot of questions unanswered.
The American Legion recently bought the old Rokel Electrical wholesale property on 3rd. Street, behind the city jail.
Roy Schultz from the American Legion says they were digging for their new landscape when they discovered a huge underground cave, about 10 ft deep, 20 ft wide. Shultz says he thinks the room was used to store coal in the early 1900’s....
Hundreds of parents, administrators, and students filed into the Philo High School Auditorium tonight to ask and listen to Ohio state leaders and candidates talk about key issues affecting our public schools.
The candidates each received 4 minutes to talk about improving education with state funding being the number one issue addressed.
Parents say local property taxes are not enough to support their kids’ education.