Stories tagged with: Morgan County

August 17, 2015 - 7:45pm
6 weeks 5 days ago

Despite going winless last year, the Morgan Raiders are optimistic about the 2015 season. Since taking on the head coach position for the Raiders, Derek Bragg has used the word "believe" as a motivator for his team. Morgan Overbey has the story. 

April 9, 2015 - 6:54am
25 weeks 2 days ago

 The Ohio Department of Transportation's traffic website is reporting some road closures in our area due to high water. 

According to State Route 669 in Morgan County is closed near McConnelsville.

There's also a road closure in Coshocton County on State Route 715. The roadway there is closed between County Road 20 and the Village of Walhonding. 

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office said they've also gotten reports of high water on State Route 16 in...

March 19, 2015 - 10:38pm
28 weeks 2 days ago

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...

December 3, 2014 - 5:33pm
43 weeks 3 days ago

 Ohio Department of Transportation Officials announce that  State Route 60 in Morgan County, just south of Vinegar Hill, is closed in both directions due to an accident.

Time of reopening is unknown.

Motorists can expect delays.

November 5, 2014 - 12:24am
47 weeks 4 days ago

 The unofficial results are in for Morgan County.

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...

September 4, 2014 - 4:37pm
1 year 4 weeks ago

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...

July 10, 2014 - 2:35pm
1 year 12 weeks ago

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.

Kasich says, "...

May 6, 2014 - 11:10pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

 The votes are in!

So far from Morgan county we have the results for one issue.

The issue to provide services for abused and neglected children passed by 95 votes.

April 20, 2014 - 11:00pm
1 year 23 weeks ago

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.

January 25, 2014 - 11:54am
1 year 35 weeks ago

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.

The robbery remains under investigation.

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