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.
The president of Bi-Con Services, Inc. Denny Patterson, was challenged to complete the Ice Bucket Challenge, so he and his company decided to take it to the next level.
The Guernsey County company set out just two and a half days ago to attempt to raise $5,000. They ended up with over $19,000 in donations. To match the massive donation, Patterson set out to find a huge bucket of ice water to dump on both him and his staff. They found three back hoes. A chilly Patterson shared his...
In Guernsey County the race for County Commissioner is set for November. In last night's primary Democrat Frank Fleischer and Republican Dave Wilson were winners and will meet in the fall. In the primary for Probate-Juvenile Court Judge Andy Warhola is the winner and will face David Bennett in November. The one big issue that voters decided was an alcohol-drug addiction/mental health program levy...and it passed easily.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol reports that a portion of Interstate in Guernsey County has now reopened. The closure affected the right lane of Interstate 77 southbound in Guernsey County between mile markers 56 and 58 and was caused by high water.
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...