Stories tagged with: Governor John Kasich

April 1, 2015 - 6:19am
34 weeks 6 days ago

Top stories for Wednesday, April 1, 2015.

Transportation Optimization Grant

COLUMBUS, OHIO (WHIZ) -A $1.76 million grant is being used by 20 school districts across South-eastern and Eastern Ohio to analyze and optimize transportation efficiencies. According to Noble Local School Superintendent, Dan Leffinwell, with this grant, there is a potential savings of $4 million.

When to Plant


March 24, 2015 - 6:11am
36 weeks 9 hours ago

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Temporary Home For Center for Seniors

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - Zanesville City Council passed an ordinance during Monday evenings meeting that allows the Muskingum County Senior Center to temporarily move into the lower level of Secrest Auditorium at no cost. It remains to be seen, though, if the senior center will in fact choose to utilize Secrest as director, Ann Combs, said that may not be the best option due to the...

February 2, 2015 - 7:41am
43 weeks 1 day ago

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Snow Emergencies

As of 7:45 A.M. Coshocoton, Muskingum, Perry and Guernsey Counties are under a Level One Snow Emergency.

Wanted: Robert Clark

29-year-old Robert Clark is wanted on a charge of murder in connection to the double homicide and abduction of Doyle and Lilian Chumney. Anyone with information is asked to call Chief Deputy Orvis Campbell at the Tuscarawas County Sheriff's Office...

January 15, 2015 - 5:25am
45 weeks 5 days ago

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Ohio Man Arrested for Capitol Threat

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal prosecutors say an Ohio man has been arrested in a plot to attack the U.S.. Capitol and kill government officials inside the building. A criminal complaint charges Christopher Lee Cornell with attempting to kill officers and employees of the united states.

Task Force to Fix Police Community Relations


September 10, 2014 - 4:43am
1 year 11 weeks ago

 Governor John Kasich issued an order that all flags are be flown at half-staff from sunrise until sunset Thursday. 

Thursday, September 11 is Patriot Day in honor of the lives lost in the terrorist attacks that occurred on that day in 2001. 

In addition, he asks all Ohioans to observe a moment of silence at 8:46a.m.

13 years ago the terrorist attacks claimed the lives of approximately three thousand men, women and children. Kasich said he urges all Ohioans...

August 14, 2014 - 2:45pm
1 year 15 weeks ago

The campaign for governor made a stop Thursday at the Muskingum County Fair.

Governor John Kasich stopped and talked to local farmers before addressing the crowds at the Republican Tent. He answered questions from his supporters pertaining to the budget, jobs, small businesses and education. Even taking immediate action about the recent concerns over the contamination of prison food.

"Let me ask you a question, are you willing to talk to the head of the prison if i put you...

July 10, 2014 - 1:35pm
1 year 20 weeks ago

It’s a big day for a Morgan County Company.  Governor John Kasich was in McConnelsville for the announcement of an expansion by Miba Sinter. The company is located on State Route 60 North and is a manufacturer of auto parts. Officials from Miba were present to take part in the celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony. Governor Kasich says that the expansion of a company like this one, will bring McConnelsville jobs and the well being of families.

Kasich says, "...

June 23, 2014 - 3:48am
1 year 23 weeks ago

Noble Local Schools becomes just one of 100 schools and educational entities selected as finalists for this year's Straight A Fund grant money.

Noble Local's project if funded would team the district with 19 others including Cambridge City to optimize transportation effeciences in a cross district consoritium.

If funded the grant would create shared services of transportation to streamline and elminate bus routes, track student ridership, reduce transportation time and share...

April 8, 2014 - 3:35am
1 year 33 weeks ago

Coshocton and Licking Counties see funds from Ohio's new youth drug prevention initiative "Start Talking."

The Governor's Office said that the building youth resiliency grants target students in 5-9 grades.

Over $62,000 was awarded to Coshocton Behavioral Health Choices. The program will work with all three local county school districts to provide life skills training. LST holds the distinction of being a top research based substance abuse prevention program.  They...

February 5, 2014 - 9:05pm
1 year 42 weeks ago

Governor John Kasich's message of, "Ohio is leading the way," was heard in front of hundreds of people Wednesday night at the Muskingum County Republican Party's annual Lincoln Day Dinner.

During his speech, Gov. Kasich touched on everything from God, family, taxes, and jobs. He told the audience that he wants Ohio to be a "well-rounded state," with less regulations, and said "jobs are the ticket" for making...

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