Stories tagged with: Guernsey County

May 7, 2013 - 5:46pm
1 year 46 weeks ago

Election Results:


West Muskingum School District 5.9 mills/5 yrs-Emergency Requirements-Additional

YES: 1741 NO:1371

East Muskingum School District 1.3 mills/5yrs-Emergency Requirements-Renewal

YES: 995  NO: 300

Village of Dresden 3.8 mills/5yrs-Current Expenses Renewal

Yes 113 NO: 52

April 22, 2013 - 5:13am
1 year 48 weeks ago

A chance to prevent pill abuse and theft will take place this weekend.

Saturday, April 27, local law enforcement officials and the drug enforcement task force will hold a drug take back day.

Last September Americans turned in 244 tons of prescription drugs at over 5,200 site operated by the DEA and local law enforcement.

Authorities said medicines that sit in home cabinets are susceptible to diversion, misuse and abuse. Studies show that a majority of abused prescription...

July 2, 2012 - 11:26am
2 years 38 weeks ago

Disaster relief reaches Guernsey County courtesy of a presidential campaign.

The Romney for President Campaign made a bus visit to Cambridge, Monday morning. Supporters and volunteers spent the weekend collecting over 25,000 bottles of water along with granola bars, crackers, trail mix and pretzels.

The items delivered to Cambridge will be taken to their cooling center at the Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center and the emergency shelter at the Senior Center. The supplies couldn't...

June 30, 2012 - 7:02pm
2 years 38 weeks ago

Cambridge residents have been left to pick up the pieces from the storm that rattled and devastated many parts of Ohio Friday evening.

"The storms came really quickly, my daughter and I were driving from here in town, the car started shaking really bad, I tried to pull over but I didn't feel safe so we continued driving on. We were dodging trees going around any way we could to get back to the house." explained resident Christy Rome.

In Guernsey County approximately 10,...

April 11, 2012 - 6:14pm
2 years 49 weeks ago

The Pritchard-Laughlin Civic Center in Cambridge was host to hundreds of businesses looking to discover local opportunities in the shale industry, and industry that is rapidly growing in Ohio.

"The oil and gas companies, the big producers, are going to be coming to Ohio, there is a big energy future here." said CDC Development Solutions Senior Director Michael Levett.

With that big future comes fear. Fear of the unknown, and in some cases, fear for the surroundings....

January 6, 2012 - 7:32pm
3 years 11 weeks ago

One person is dead following a one vehicle crash in Guernsey County Friday afternoon.

It happened around 2 p.m. on Byesville road. Cambridge State Highway Patrol Trooper Shawn Allar says a 30-year-old male drove off the right side of the road, overturned, struck a ditch, and hit several trees. The victim, who has not been identified yet, was not wearing a seatbelt, something Trooper Allar says could have drastically changed the circumstances.

"A big thing that could...

August 19, 2011 - 8:55am
3 years 31 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol said they'll hold an OVI checkpoint Friday in Guernsey County.

The checkpoint will take place from 8p.m. to 12a.m. on US 22 Glenn Highway near mile post 6. 

The checkpoint is funded by federal grand funds and is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers.  

February 18, 2011 - 2:28pm
4 years 5 weeks ago

A preliminary hearing took place Friday for two Guernsey County murder suspects.

24-year-old Sara Willey of Buffalo and 36-year-old James Dunikowski Junior of Tennessee appeared in Cambridge Municipal Court where  a judge ruled that both of their cases will now go to Common Pleas Court.

Willey and Dunikowski are charged with the shooting death of Donald Kay in his home at Seneca Lake Resorts on January 29th.

Sheriff Mike McCauley says the...

February 14, 2011 - 2:50pm
4 years 5 weeks ago

The Guernsey County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a weekend shooting death.

The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Jason Miller of Muskingum County.

The Sheriff’s Office says Miller’s body was found around 2:30 Sunday morning beside Howell Road in Spencer Township.

Miller had been shot multiple times.  The Sheriff's Office says Miller had a lengthy criminal record.  Sheriff Mike McCauley says Miller was wanted in Muskingum...

November 2, 2010 - 11:39pm
4 years 20 weeks ago

In the race for Guernsey County Commissioner, Democrat Tom Laughman is the winner over Republican challenger Michael Belaj.

Tony Brown easily won in the race for county auditor by more than 4,500 votes against his opponent Democrat Kevin Davis.

Voters approved the Children's Services levy  by a vote of 6,938 to 4.956.

Other issues passing in Guernsey County include  the City of Cambridge fire protection levy, Oxford Township fire protection levy and the...

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