The Morgan County Sheriff's Office says The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has found an erosion of the west bank of the Muskingum River on the McConnelsville-Malta Dam.
ODNR and a private contractor are working to shore up the river bank. Morgan County Road 2 is closed as a precautionary matter to allow workers to repair the embankment without delay. There appears to be no danger of a dam collapse.
ODNR intends to have temporary repairs made late Thursday night and will...
In the race for commissioner, Republican Tim Van Horn defeated Democrat Keith Nelson.
As for some of the major issues in Morgan County, Kate Love Simpson Library renewal levy passed, the Morgan County Senior Citizens Services renewal levy passed, the McConnelsville Village renewal fire protection levy passed, the Village of Stockport renewal fire protection levy passed and the Village of Chesterhill renewal fire...
The United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan counties is having a Campaign Kick-off week. Events start Monday September 15 with a Take Control of Your Credit Score! event.
The credit score event is a one-on-one sit down to discuss what your credit score actually means and how you can keep track of it. That is only one of many events that United Way is having during the Campaign Kick-off for 2014-2015. We spoke with the Community Impact Director for the local United Way, Amy Davis...
It’s a big day for a Morgan County Company. Governor John Kasich was in McConnelsville for the announcement of an expansion by Miba Sinter. The company is located on State Route 60 North and is a manufacturer of auto parts. Officials from Miba were present to take part in the celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony. Governor Kasich says that the expansion of a company like this one, will bring McConnelsville jobs and the well being of families.
It started as a way to help a family in need, but after 10 years and many memories, the "Smitty Shootout" finally came to an end. WHIZ sports reporter J.T. Raymond caught up with the tournament organizers--including brainchild Brandon Smith--to look back on all of the great times the 3-on-3 basketball tournament had to offer.
The Morgan County Sheriff Office is reporting that at around 1:30 p.m. Friday Afternoon the Malta Branch of North Valley Bank was robbed. Deputies says the suspect entered the bank and demanded money.
The man was described as wearing a skull mask, blue jacket with a light stripe on the sleeve, blue jeans, dark shoes, and brown jersey goves. The suspect is about 6 feet tall and left the bank on foot.
An area man is dead after a one-vehicle crash in Morgan County early this morning.
According to the Marietta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says around 9 a.m. 66-year-old, Gary Combs of Beverly, was northbound on Ohio 60 near mile post 3, when his vehicle went off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree.
State Patrol was assisted by The Morgan County Sheriff's Office and M & M Fire Department. Although authortities do not believe...