Stories tagged with: Juvenile Detention Center

August 14, 2015 - 2:15pm
15 weeks 3 days ago

Summer gardening is keeping the youth busy at the Muskingum County Juvenile Detention Center.

A project a year in the making, the new garden is giving at-risk kids in the community an opportunity to learn life-skills. In their efforts, the kids aren't just growing plants, they're growing as individuals.

"We've had several kids who want to come work in the garden, it's a reward for them, but the responsibility that they learn out here carries into the detention facility, and...

January 15, 2015 - 6:26pm
45 weeks 4 days ago

The Juvenile Detention Center in Muskingum County is making more upgrades.

Since their last meeting with the county commissioners, the center has received another grant from the state. Superintendent, Allen Bennett, says this grant is for a little more than $16,000 and will be used to replace some equipment in their kitchen.

"It's a little bit different than the other grant that we recently got. This was just a meeting to determine how we were gonna get, it's also a...

January 6, 2015 - 9:16am
46 weeks 6 days ago

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MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OH (WHIZ) - The Muskingum Riverway Advocacy Council is working on clearing the river from snags and debris. President, Jake...

January 24, 2013 - 4:50pm
2 years 44 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Juvenile Detention Facility seeks funds for personnel.

The Supervisor of the Juvenile Detention Center went before commissioners to ask for $12,000 more in order to pay for a nurse. The salary for the nurse is over $64,000.

"We kind of had some unexpected things with a contract that ended up being a little more than we thought it was going to be," explained Allen Bennett the supervisor of juvenile detention.

Bennett said they...

December 10, 2009 - 4:39pm
5 years 50 weeks ago

Thursday commissioners toured the Muskingum County Juvenile Detention Center to see upgrades that will be made with help from state funding.

A state grant will provide 60 percent of funding for the improvement project, as long as the county pays for the other 40 percent.

"They asked the commissioners to put the $47,000 up front in return we will get $28,000 back so it actually costs the county $18,000," says Commissioner John Bates.

The money will provide for...

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