Several Muskingum County roadways will soon see repairs.
The commissioners opened bids today for resurfacing roads in Union Township and the resurfacing of John Glenn School Road. The pressure is on to finish the road before school starts.
"There's a completion date of August 17th, which is the week before school is in session. With all the activity there, the Middle School, you've got the High School there, we'd like to see it finished that's why we put the...
A portion of Springfield Township will now be considered part of the Village of South Zanesville.
Muskingum County Commissioners approved 10.3 acres of the township to South Zanesville. The annexation will bring a community center and an apartment complex into the Village.
"Both Springfield Township and South Zanesville will benefit. Springfield Township will still get a good portion of some of the property tax along with South Zanesville with the building of the apartments...
The Muskingum County OSU Extension Office is submitting its 2013 budget request.
On Thursday Extension Educator Mark Mechling discussed the report with the county commissioners. He said the office utilizes the funding to provide educational programming in agriculture, natural resources and youth development throughout the county.
"Primarily our main budget item is personnel for the extension office budget," said Mechling. "Other costs also include...
It's been a little over a week since the Muskingum County Commissioners announced the closing of the Muskingum County Home. Thursday the Commissioners met with lawyers to make sure the proper procedures are in place.
Attorney Martha Sweterlitsch says one of the biggest concerns is making sure all of the residents have a place to go once the home closes. She says while many residents may already be Medicaid or Medicare approved, they may not yet qualify for long term care.
Muskingum County is looking to hire a bee inspector.
On Thursday the county commissioners interviewed Jack Head, who already inspects the hives in Belmont and Guernsey Counties. He said it's important to check the colonies once a year for dangerous diseases.
"That's the number one thing that we're looking for when we get in there," said Head. "It's highly contagious, and if you don't do something about it, it'll spread to the other hives in the area....