Stories tagged with: facebook

November 26, 2015 - 3:46am
2 days 19 hours ago

 The Coshocton Sheriff's Office reports a sting operation turned into a chase.

On Wednesday around 5:30 pm Coshocton undercover officers met an adult male who believed he was there to meet a 12-year-old girl he had solicited for sex through Facebook.

As officers moved in, the suspect fled ramming into an undercover sheriff's vehicle. The fleeing suspect then led officer on a chase through the City of Coshocton and into West Lafayette where a West Lafayette Officer...

February 18, 2014 - 5:06pm
1 year 40 weeks ago

The Animal Shelter Society in Muskingum County is seeking your help.

In efforts to raise money to help keep the non profit organization up and running , Executive Director, Jody Murray is encouraging animal lovers to participate in the Kennel Sponsorship Program.

"It's a program where either businesses, individuals for $100 donation will put a sign up on the kennel for them, it could be to advertise their business, it could be in memory of someone, it could just be a family...

November 21, 2013 - 10:59am
2 years 1 week ago

The Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency dives into social media.

While the agency already has a Facebook page the site doesn't get much use and there is no presence on Twitter. Plans are in the works to change that with the addition of a social media coordinator.

Currently, full time clerk for the County Commissioners Caitlin Tacker will take care of updating the sites with weather warnings, road closures and any other general information necessary.

"What we'...

July 19, 2013 - 4:46pm
2 years 18 weeks ago

What has more than 2,000 likes, 10,000 page views this week alone,and is helping local law enforcement, the Zanesville Police Department's Facebook page.

The department created the page two months ago and since its induction, Its had a direct impact on criminals.

"The very first day that we started the Facebook page we posted some of the most wanted pictures. The people actually came in and turned themselves in and surrendered themselves on the first day," said...

June 6, 2013 - 9:17am
2 years 25 weeks ago

Zanesville Police find a new way to track down criminals.

Sunday, the department launched its Facebook page. The idea came from the Medina Police Department, who use the popular social networking site to help them serve warrants.

After using the site, Medina saw a 30 percent increase in the number of warrants they were able to serve. In Zanesville, there are several hundred warrants unserved.

"For the most part a lot of people who have unpaid fines or are trying to...

March 12, 2013 - 10:32am
2 years 37 weeks ago

A click will mean a can for area food pantries.

Daybreak Rotary needs you to "like" their Facebook page, for every "like" that they get a non perishable food item will be donated to Christ's Table, Eastside Community Ministry and the Salvation Army. It's part of the club's "Feed the Need" campaign.

"It's a simple way for people to give back. I I think so often we look around and say I want to be able to do something, but I don't have the money....

October 7, 2009 - 10:55am
6 years 7 weeks ago

While men take ownership of purchases made in the home, experts say its women that make the decisions.

That's why local business owners got a lesson in how to market their product towards those women Wednesday morning. An executive at the Martin Agency, who presented at the seminar says on of the biggest mistakes a company can make is stereotyping.

"I think really getting a chance to really get to know their customer, especially their women customer and what life stages they...

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