The Coshocton man who fatally shot his uncle and wounded his grandmother will be spending the rest of his life thinking about it behind bars.
Donald Eugene Jones was sentenced to life in prison Thursday in Coshocton County Common Pleas Court for shooting his grandmother Roberta Cruxton and killing his uncle Shane Layland. 20 year old Jones pleaded guilty to four charges in connection with the double shooting, one count each of aggravated murder, an unclassified felony, attempted...
The New Lexington Sheriff’s Office is still investigating a major drug bust as a canine unit sniffed out and put an end to a meth lab in Perry County.
39-year-old Fred Thompson of Roseville was arrested Monday night after a routine traffic stop. After the K-9 found methamphetamines in his car, police searched his home at 10369 Township Road. Police and Sheriff’s deputies discovered eight guns and a meth lab hidden in a trailer near the residence. Thompson has previous convictions for...
We’ve all about had it with the rain and so have some local farmers and with more threats of rain today, replanting flooded crops is no longer an option for some.
The future of an important crop like hay may be affected later.
OSU Extension Agent for Muskingum County Mark Mechling says, “we’ve been unable to make hay in a timely manner. So, that impacts the quality of the hay made which impacts the condition of the livestock down the road.”
The Zanesville Police Department reports that they have two men in custody suspected to be involved in an early morning armed robbery at Jocko’s Café.
According to Zanesville Detective Randy Ritchason at about 2:22 this morning officers were dispatched to 2121 Linden Avenue. The owner of the café told officers he was robbed by two white male at gunpoint. The robbers reportedly stole an undisclosed amount of money.
Ritchason says while the two men were fleeing in a car,...