Stories tagged with: Muskingum County

March 9, 2016 - 10:49pm
23 weeks 6 days ago

The Ohio Presidential Primary is less than one week away and the state said 200,000 ballots have been cast early for the election.

Voters are able to vote in person or by mail. Muskingum County Board of Elections Director, Timothy Thompson updated us on voting locally.

"The Secretary of State released numbers for early voting and in Muskingum County we have had a total of 2,440 request for absentee ballots or early voting request and actually have received back 18,039....

March 9, 2016 - 9:26am
24 weeks 9 hours ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation said a portion of Foxfire Road in Muskingum County will close in the coming weeks. 

The road will close in two locations at the intersection of State Route 22 on the north and south side on March 29 for culvert replacements. State Route 22 will not close. 

The road is expected to reopen on Thursday, March 31st, weather permitting.

 

 

 

March 7, 2016 - 10:07am
24 weeks 2 days ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation said that a State Route in Muskingum County will close March 20. 

State Route 345 will close between Hoover Street and Porter Run Road for a culvert replacement. 

Crews will work from 7:30am-5pm. The road will open after 5pm, weather permitting. 

Traffic will be detoured via State Route 93 to State Route 669.

 

February 16, 2016 - 5:11am
27 weeks 1 day ago

Some residents of Muskingum County are waking up without power Tuesday morning.

American Electric Power reports over 570 customers are without service at this time.  The outages are in the Avondale, Frazeysburg, Dresden and Duncan Falls areas. AEP has no estimated time for the return of service, but crews are working on the problem.

There are also over 115 without power in Coshocton County. Crews are currently working to restore service in that area.

 

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February 3, 2016 - 5:11pm
29 weeks 1 hour ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation and Muskingum County have been awarded a grant of more than a half million dollars for a bridge replacement project.

Congressman Bill Johnson announced Wednesday that the $557,600 grant from the Federal Highway Administration will be used to replace the bridge on County Road 7/Cannelville Road.

Johnson said the money will be used to fix the problematic bridge and make the area more accessible for residents and travelers.

He said its a...

January 11, 2016 - 6:24pm
3 weeks 5 days ago

Muskingum County and the City of Zanesville will once again apply for a 'CHIP' Grant to make improvements to area homes.

The Community Housing Improvement Grant of $850,000 would allow homes in the city and county to see repairs. President of Ohio Regional Development Corporation Dale Hartle said the county and city have partnered to apply for the grant for years in order to better the lives of those residing in the local area.

"The program is designed to make the house more...

January 8, 2016 - 6:36pm
3 weeks 5 days ago

There is a new furry friend looking for a forever home.

The Animal Shelter Society is featuring a new pet this week and her name is Clementine. Clementine is a 6 year old large female Terrier Cross mix weighing in at 34-pounds.

"She's been with us for quite a while so we're definitely looking for a new home for her, as you can see she is very friendly. Seems to get along with people and other dogs just fine. She is a little curious with about cats but, we would love to find...

Matt Ryan
December 21, 2015 - 1:56am
35 weeks 2 days ago

 A look inside one of Muskingum County's hidden gems: Mixed Martial Arts

Matt Ryan
December 12, 2015 - 12:53am
36 weeks 4 days ago

 MAYSVILLE 65
WEST MUSKINGUM 56

PHILO 34
MORGAN 66

SHERIDAN 63
NEW LEXINGTON 39

JOHN GLENN 85
CROOKSVILLE 35

NEW PHILLY 53
ZANESVILLE 63

ROSECRANS 73
RIVER VIEW 30

CAMBRIDGE 73
MARIETTA 58

DOVER 46
MEADOWBROOK 51

CLAYMONT 39
COSHOCTON 52

HEATH 51
GRANVILLE 53

NEWARK CATHOLIC 57
LICKING HEIGHTS 64

NORTHRIDGE 50
LICKING VALLEY 54

JOHNSTOWN 57
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December 11, 2015 - 6:18pm
36 weeks 4 days ago

A mind is a terrible thing to waste, so in the spirit of giving one local company donated books to pay it forward.

Dollar General donated nearly 30,000 books to United Way early Friday morning. The United Way then distributed the books to the Muskingum county and surrounding communities to go towards local schools, and organizations that has a focus on literacy.

"I have about 28 agencies within a 4 to 5 county radius that are coming to pick up books. Most of those locations...

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