AEP Ohio was at the Muskingum County Fair on Friday performing safety and awareness demonstrations for the crowds.
The power company performed five shows throughout the day, that taught the public how to be safe when dealing with electricity.
" A lot of people do their own trimming and they won't understand how close the lines are. They won't look up, they'll drop trees into it and they don't understand that electricity tracks down into the trees, even if it's a 30 to 40...
The Red Cross along with the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department and American Electric Power met with the Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency to discuss where they stand a week after the storm.
Emergency Management Agency director Bo Keck says if you suffered uninsured damage to report the estimates to the EMA office, this will be collected to determine if funding will be provided to Ohio.
AEP gave an update on their restoration of power to the area.
Here are the latest outage numbers from American Electric Power.
Muskingum County: 16,419
There are still approximately 3,500 Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative members without power. The Mt. Sterling substation was re-energized at 7:15 p.m. last night. Progress has slowed as linemen work away from main roads, where trees are...
As of 8p.m. Monday night American Electric Power had restored power to approximately 42 percent of the 660,000 affected by the storms that moved through the state, Friday. Here's a breakdown of how it looks in our area.
American Electric Power reports that the Lancaster area should have power by midnight Saturday....
The energy industry is expected to boom over the next decade, and skilled workers will be in high demand to fill those jobs.
American Electric Power is participating in a national program to train low-income, young adults for energy positions. Director of Workforce Diversity Joe Cisneros said AEP is teaming up with Zane State College and Mid-East Career and Technology Centers to offer specialized classes.
"What it's doing is providing them with the baseline...