Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Records Center

January 16, 2015 - 5:36am
1 year 18 weeks ago

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Licking County Crime Stoppers

LICKING COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Newark Police Department reports that on November 22, 2014, three suspects entered a home on North 12th street in Newark and threatened the residents with guns. Anyone with information is asked to call Licking County Crime Stoppers at 740-349-6888.

Muskingum County's Juvenile Detention Center


January 15, 2015 - 7:08pm
1 year 18 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Records Center is using new technology in an effort to save space.

Just a quick glance in the records center and you'll see paper records as far as the eye can see. Well, with the purchase of the Scan-Diva the process of getting these records scanned into a digital database is underway.

"The scanner allows us to scan the big old documents, the books, the documents. It'll free up more space in our records center, and consolidate," said...

December 15, 2014 - 6:18pm
1 year 23 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Records Center is making moves to get into the 21st century.

At a board meeting Monday the records commission discussed ways of getting paper records scanned into a digital database. Board members agreed on an action plan and a timeline to make the records more accessible.

"This was in the plan before," Muskingum County Commissioner Todd Sands said. "Basically in August the board started convening and talking about digitizing and again becoming...

August 26, 2013 - 4:31pm
2 years 38 weeks ago

A Muskingum County building that holds important historic documents suffered major water damage after last week's heavy rainfall.

The Muskingum County Records Center is in the basement of the Richard D. Hixson building on 5th Street and houses every county office records. Early Friday morning, records employees came to work with several inches of standing water in their department, ruining the carpets and nearly destroying some of the counties oldest documents.

"It was what...

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