Stories tagged with: Coshocton County

May 5, 2015 - 9:28pm
2 weeks 6 days ago

Voters could decide on two issues in Coshocton County Tuesday. 

The Coshocton County Joint Vocational School District 1 mill for 5 years to be used for general improvement, commencing in 2015, passed. 

FOR: 1,775 (57%) 

AGAINST: 1,328 (43%) 

Residents of the city of Coshocton voted on a levy for law enforcement, criminal justice and general safety and security of the citizens and public passed as well. 

FOR: 652...

April 9, 2015 - 6:54am
6 weeks 4 days ago

 The Ohio Department of Transportation's traffic website is reporting some road closures in our area due to high water. 

According to State Route 669 in Morgan County is closed near McConnelsville.

There's also a road closure in Coshocton County on State Route 715. The roadway there is closed between County Road 20 and the Village of Walhonding. 

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office said they've also gotten reports of high water on State Route 16 in...

March 21, 2015 - 9:15pm
9 weeks 2 days ago

A woman is dead following an accident Saturday evening in Coshocton County.

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office says they received a 911 call just before 6:00 p.m. in reference to a one vehicle accident with injuries on County Road 5. The accident occurred near the intersection of SR 93 on County Road 5 in Lafayette Township.

The driver of the vehicle was traveling south on County Road 5 when he lost control and struck a tree. Both the driver and his passenger were transported...

February 6, 2015 - 8:38am
15 weeks 3 days ago

Here are the top 5 stories to start your day:

Arrest In Coshocton Couple's Slayings

COSHOCTON COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - According to the FBI the search is over for three suspects with ties to a double murder in Coshocton County and a string of armed robberies in three eastern states. Murder suspect, 29-year-old Robert Clark, along with robbery suspects 26-year-old Tabatha Hazel, and 28-year-old Jeffrey Caley Jr. are all in custody.

Muskingum Valley...

February 3, 2015 - 4:44am
15 weeks 6 days ago

For the second year in a row Coshocton County leads the state for deer checked in during deer hunting seasons. This year the county checked in more than 7,500 deer during the state's 2014-2015 deer hunting seasons. 

Across the state officials said hunter checked in more than 175,000 deer. The archery season for deer hunting closed Sunday. 

That number is down from the more than 191,000 the previous season. The State contributes that to the effectiveness of deer...

January 22, 2015 - 9:12pm
17 weeks 4 days ago

The Associated Press is reporting that a burned-out car belonging to a missing Strasburg couple has been found near Bakersville in Coshocton County.

The 1986 Pontiac was found on Adams Township Road Thursday, and according to NBC affiliate WKYC, the bodies of its owners, 88-year-old Doyle Chumney and his 79-year-old wife Lillian, were later discovered inside.

The Associated Press says the elderly couple was reported missing by family members Wednesday. The couple last...

November 4, 2014 - 11:20pm
28 weeks 5 days ago

Voters Tuesday approved many of the issues on the ballot in Coshocton County.

The Children Services/Renewal 1 mill levy passed with 5,693 yes votes to 3,382 no votes.

The OSU Extension Renewal  .4 mill levy passed with 5,651 yes votes to 3,440 no votes.

The River View Local School District 1.8 mills/permanent improvements levy passed with 2,527 yes votes to 1,359 no votes.

The Adams Township/Renewal 2 mills/general construction of roads and equipment purchase...

September 19, 2014 - 5:17am
35 weeks 3 days ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced plans for an OVI checkpoint in Coshocton County.

The Patrol, in conjunction with the Coshocton County Sheriff's Office, said the checkpoint will take place Saturday evening. The exact time and location of the checkpoint will be announced Saturday morning. 

The checkpoint, funded by federal grant funds, is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers. State troopers make an average of 25-thousand o-v-i arrests each year, in an...

May 20, 2014 - 10:46am
1 year 5 days ago

Three area counties rank in the top ten for spring wild turkey harvests.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says Ohio hunters checked in over 16,000 wild turkeys during the wild turkey hunting season and youth hunting season that ran from mid-April to May 19.

The numbers are down slightly from 2013 when over 18,000 turkey's were harvested.

In our area Coshocton County came in third in the state with 480 birds taken in. Guernsey County was fourth with 466 birds and...

May 6, 2014 - 11:06pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

 The votes are in! 

For Coshocton county....

The issue for Joint Vocational School District 1mills for General Improvement won by a close 11 votes.

The Jefferson Township issue for 1.5 mills to put toward road improvements won 122 to 79 votes.

The Coshocton Street Levy for 2.4 mills for construction to repait streets, roads and bridges won 58% to 42%.

The West Lafayette issue for 4 mills towards general operating expenses for the police department lost...

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