Stories tagged with: corning

March 18, 2013 - 4:22pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

Fire crews from several departments are responding to a house fire in Corning.

The fire broke out around 4:00 p.m. Monday at  10355 Portie-Flamingo Road.

Crews from Corning, New Lexington , Shawnee and New Straitsville are on the scene.

We'll bring you more information as it becomes available.

February 7, 2013 - 5:14am
3 years 12 weeks ago

The Perry County Sheriff's Office is investigating a robbery that took place late Wednesday night.

Around 11 p.m. the sheriff's office received a 911 call from John's Place at 113 East Main Street in Corning in reference to an armed robbery. 

When deputies arrived the clerk advised them that one white male entered the store and fired a shot into the ceiling and ordered the clerk to the ground. 

The suspect grabbed the cash register with an undisclosed amount of...

January 5, 2011 - 2:21pm
5 years 17 weeks ago

The Portersville East Branch Water Company is issuing a boil alert for customers in the Corning area.

The following areas are affected:

  • Twp. Road 462
  • Twp. Road 463
  • Twp. Road 291
  • Twp. Road 292
  • Twp. Road 293
  • County Road 50

Customers in this area should boil their water vigorously for 2 minutes before drinking or cooking-eating.

The boil alert is in effect until further notice.

November 11, 2010 - 5:05pm
5 years 25 weeks ago

Two Perry County residents are facing charges after authorities discover a large marijuana growing operation inside a Corning home.

Perry County Sheriff's Sgt. Kevin Starrett says deputies along with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force and the Corning Police Department seized more than 50 marijuana plants and hydroponic equipment from inside a residence at 167 Main Street around 8 a.m. Thursday.

Sgt. Starrett says a tip from a resident is what led them to the...

August 7, 2010 - 3:47pm
5 years 39 weeks ago

Five people are taken into custody following a drug bust in Perry County.

It happened at 6749 Monroe Township Road 1008 in Corning yesterday.

The Perry County Sheriff's Office along with agents from the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force responded to the residence after receiving reports of trafficking in heroin. Two search warrants were executed at the home, in some vehicles at the scene, and at a nearby camper. Sergeant Kevin Starrett says deputies seized an undisclosed...

July 26, 2010 - 5:53pm
5 years 40 weeks ago

The Southern Perry County Water District is issuing a boil advisory for a portion of Corning until further notice.

It went into effect around one p.m.

The areas affected include Township Road 390, Township Road 215-A, and Bohemian Road.


January 8, 2010 - 12:08pm
6 years 17 weeks ago

Cold weather made for what Corning Fire crews call extremely icy conditions as they battled a fire in the Village Friday morning.

The fire at the home of the Murphy's at 13966 Waterworks Road broke out around 4am. Living in the home were 50-year-old Amy, 82-year-old Dorothy, 54-year-old Theresa, 23-year-old  Laci and 2-year-old Caiden Murphy.

The home is considered a total loss and the family has no insurance.

Fire officials say the family got out safely. Corning crews...

January 8, 2010 - 5:33am
6 years 17 weeks ago

Crews from several volunteer fire departments are on the scene of a structure fire in the Village of Corning Friday morning. Around 4:15 a fire was reported at 13966 Water Works Road. The home was fully engulfed. Crews from Corning along with Shawnee, New Straitsville and New Lexington were on the scene. We'll bring you more details as they become available.




December 16, 2009 - 10:40pm
6 years 20 weeks ago

A Christmas display in corning known as "Santa's Land" brings in spectators from all around the area. Three houses on Porta Flamingo Road put their Christmas decorations together to create a winter wonderland for families. Patsy Plants, the owner of one of the houses, says it takes the family a couple weeks to put up, but they do it for a simple reason.

"To make the kids happy, make people happy, it just makes me happy to see other people happy," says Plant....

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