Stories tagged with: Guernsey County

April 29, 2016 - 9:26am
1 day 13 hours ago
The Cambridge Post of the Highway Patrol says one person is in custody after a multi-county chase and standoff. Initial reports indicate the incident started in Akron and involved a stolen vehicle and included Tuscarawas and Guernsey Counties. The suspect ended up on US 22 and rolled his vehicle near Salt Fork State Park just after 5:30 a.m. A standoff with Troopers occurred after the suspect pulled out a handgun and made threats. The issue is now resolved and one man has been arrested. No...
February 15, 2016 - 3:48pm
10 weeks 5 days ago
The Guernsey County Sheriff’s Department is searching for a suspect wanted in connection with a big marijuana plant disocovery last week. Detective Bill Patterson says on February 9th two Pennsylvania State Troopers were following up with a crime victim at a home in Londonderry Township when they smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from a neighboring abandoned home. Patterson says the troopers contacted the sheriff’s office which got a search warrant, investigated and discovered 100...
August 16, 2015 - 3:57pm
36 weeks 6 days ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced Guernsey County Road 366 will be closed for the next several months. 

Crews will close a portion of the road west of I-77 and south of CR 633 for bridge replacement. ODOT announced that crews will begin work Monday and the road is expected to reopen Saturday, October 31, weather permitting. 

The project is a part of the Ohio Bridge Partnership Program, which is a recent initiative by the state to reduce the number of...

July 14, 2015 - 9:41pm
41 weeks 3 days ago

Public officials in Guernsey County won't be officiating marriages of any kind in the near future.

The Columbus Dispatch reported that not one of the three judges in the county are willing to perform any marriages, gay or straight, all citing different reasons. Cambridge resident, Levi Wade, and his partner have been together for three years and wish to get married in their hometown, by a local official.

"It's been more frustration than anything else, and it's kind of...

April 10, 2015 - 7:16am
1 year 3 weeks ago

Top stories for Friday, April 10, 2015.

Level 2 Road Advisory

GUERNSEY COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Sheriff's Office in Guernsey county has issued a road emergency due to flooding in the area. Sheriff Michael McCauley has placed Guernsey County under a Level 2 Road Advisory.

Water Covered Roadways

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - Heavy rain and severe weather can cause waterways to overflow onto the roads, making it hazardous for drivers. The...

April 10, 2015 - 3:32am
1 year 3 weeks ago

 The Sheriff's Office in Guernsey County has issued a road emergency due to flooding in the area. 

Sheriff Michael Sheriff  McCauley has placed Guernsey County under a level 2 road advisory. 

The sheriff said roadways are hazardous with severe flooding and only those who feel it necessary to travel should be on the roadways.

To view road conditions in your area visit


March 6, 2015 - 10:34am
1 year 8 weeks ago

Those traveling Interstate 77 in Guernsey County will see delays and lane restrictions starting next week. 

Beginning Monday March 9, The Ohio Department of Transportation said they'll begin removing trees on the west side of the roadway. 

Once clearing is complete lanes will be restricted for loose rock removal. 

ODOT said the southbound driving lane will be closed the day of tree removal. The lane will be closed around the clock for a total of 35 days, with...

November 4, 2014 - 10:50pm
1 year 25 weeks ago

Unofficial results are being reported Tuesday evening  in Guernsey County.

 In the race for Guernsey County Commissioner, Republican Dave Wilson is the winner with 6,429 votes. Wilson defeated candidates Frank Fleisher and Charles Drubel.

In the race for Probate/Juvenile Judge, Republican David Bennett won with 5,404 votes to Democrat Andy Warhola's 4,525 votes.

As for issues in Guernsey County, the general construction of streets, roads, bridges 1.5 mill...

September 2, 2014 - 5:06pm
1 year 34 weeks ago

A 265 thousand dollar "Strong Families, Safe Communities" Grant has been awarded from the State of Ohio to Muskingum, Guernsey, Coshocton and Perry Counties.

The Ohio Departments of Mental Health and Addiction Services along with the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities announced the grant this afternoon at the John McIntire Library. Dan Carpenetti, from Tompkins Treatment Inc. described what the grant money would be used for across the four counties.


August 28, 2014 - 4:13pm
1 year 35 weeks ago

Howard Stewart of the Southeast Area Transit District addressed the Muskingum County Commissioners Thursday afternoon. The meeting focused on renewing funds for 2015.

The county commissioners have supported the bus service in the past, and that will not change for next year. Stewart requested a renewal of the $10,000 the county gave SEAT this year. That plan was agreed upon. Stewart said that SEAT is providing a service and people are utilizing it.

"We move people to provide...

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