Stories tagged with: Guernsey County

May 6, 2014 - 11:23pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

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.

December 17, 2013 - 5:48am
1 year 41 weeks ago

 We do still have some counties that remain under snow emergencies as we begin our Tuesday. 

Those under a level one snow emergency include:

  • Coshocton
  • Perry

A level one snow emergency means that roads are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow and you should drive with caution. Keep with WHIZ for any changes.

July 11, 2013 - 7:55am
2 years 12 weeks ago

 The Ohio Bureau of Worker's Compensation announced $8.7 million in worker's compensation rebate checks are headed to Muskingum and Guernsey Counties.

Administrator and CEO Steve Buehrer said the rebates to private employers, local governments and schools are part of a billion dollars in rebates announced by Governor John Kasich in May. 

Buehrer said in the past rebates and a number of checks have remained uncashed or ignored over concerns they weren't legitimate....

June 26, 2013 - 4:04am
2 years 14 weeks ago

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.




May 7, 2013 - 5:46pm
2 years 21 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
2 years 23 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
3 years 13 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
3 years 13 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
3 years 25 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 38 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...

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