Polling closes for this year's primary election Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. We sought out people voting in the election.
There were only a handful of things to vote on in Muskingum County, and Director of the board of elections, Chris Hamill, said that's one reason she expected a low turnout. As of late afternoon Tuesday, she did not think voting would hit 13 percent. But one voter said everyone should get out and vote.
Election Day is just two weeks away, and several local issues will be decided.
There are four issues on this year's ballot and a Republican primary race for Zanesville city law director. County wide, the Center for Seniors has a bond issue to provide funds for a new building.
In the Village of Philo, voters can decide on a levy for current expenses, in the Village of Dresden there is a natural gas aggregation issue and in Jackson Township there is an issue for cemetery operation...
ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - According to Zaneville Police Chief Kennith Miller around 12:30 P.M. Monday afternoon detectives staked out a residence at 1030 State Street for Jerry Melrose Junior, who was wanted on drug charges in Perry County. Melrose faces manufacturing and possession charges.
MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - More than 1,200 colorful eggs peeked from the trees and bushes this Easter in Violet Flickinger's yard during the Annual Community Egg Hunt and Cook Out. The event has been going on for at least 30 years. Over 50 people attended.
Baketball for Charity
NEW LEXINGTON, PHIO (WHIZ) - 14 former Ohio State football players hit the...
ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - According to detective Brad Shawger, the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is looking for missing 18-year-old female, Jessica Reed. She was last seen wearing a red jacket with burgundy sweatpants on February 11th around 3:45 in the afternoon in the area of Schultz Drive in Zanesville.
Muskingum County Board of Election members met this week to certify candidates and issues that will be placed on the May 5th ballot.
Of the 20 candidates to be placed on the ballot, 19 were certified. One council at large member was not and was notified by mail.
"There will be one contested race, and it is in the republican ballot and it is the law director," said Muskingum County Board of Elections Director, Chris Hamill. "So if you're wanting to request an...
ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) -As of 7:20 A.M. Coshocton and Morgan Counties are under a Level 1 Snow Emergency.
Final Filing for May 5th Primary
MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - Making his first run for public office, (R) John Moor added his name to the ballot for Zanesville City Council's Second Ward. Moor is running on the campaign promise of cleaning up the drug houses in...
MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - As of 7:30 A.M. Coshocton, and Guernsey Counties are under a Level 1 Snow Emergency.
Bond Set For Jeffery Stewart
COSHOCTON COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - An Ohio judge has set a 2 million dollar bond for 21-year-old Jeffery Stewart. Stewart was charged with one count of murder in the deaths of 88-year-old Doyle Chumney and his 79-year-old wife,...