Stories tagged with: Muskingum County

November 4, 2013 - 5:36pm
23 weeks 1 day ago

The November general election is set to take place Tuesday.

Voting will start at 6:30 in the morning and will run until 7:30 in the evening. Muskingum County Board of Elections Director, Chris Hamill says finding out where to vote is an easy process.

"We do have 35 locations and 68 precincts," said Hamill. If you're wanting to know what precincts you are in you can go on our web site and you can view that or you can contact our office and we can let you know what...

October 31, 2013 - 4:26am
23 weeks 6 days ago

Some American Electric Power customers woke up in the dark Thursday morning.

Around 1:50a.m. a spokesman at the power company said that a mechanical problem arose at a Maysville substation and some equipment was damaged. 

At one time power was out to over 2,200 AEP customers. Service was restored just before 6:30a.m. Thursday. 

 

 

 

October 24, 2013 - 4:13pm
24 weeks 5 days ago

The Muskingum County branch of the NAACP is having a banquet to celebrate movers and shakers from the local community.

The 45th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet will take place next month. The event will feature food, awards and a special guest speaker. Paul Newman is a Zanesville native that moved to Flint, Michigan to start an impressive career.

"Paul is a retired executive with the General Motors Corporation and he had a very large resume," NAACP Muskingum County...

July 11, 2013 - 7:55am
39 weeks 6 days ago

 The Ohio Bureau of Worker's Compensation announced $8.7 million in worker's compensation rebate checks are headed to Muskingum and Guernsey Counties.

Administrator and CEO Steve Buehrer said the rebates to private employers, local governments and schools are part of a billion dollars in rebates announced by Governor John Kasich in May. 

Buehrer said in the past rebates and a number of checks have remained uncashed or ignored over concerns they weren't legitimate....

June 26, 2013 - 10:22pm
41 weeks 6 days ago

The high school football season is almost two months away, but the first game of 2013 will be played this Friday night, with county bragging rights on the line. The annual Muskingum Valley-Licking County All Star game kicks off Friday, allowing graduated seniors one more chance to shine under the lights.

The Muskingum Valley squad wrapped up their final preparations Wednesday night at Sulsberger Stadium. Zanesville Head Coach Chad Grandstaff leads the Muskingum side that will...

June 15, 2013 - 9:18am
43 weeks 3 days ago

The Ohio State Highwaty Patrol in Conjunction with the Zanesville Police Department  said they will hold an OVI checkpoint Saturday in Muskingum County.

The checkpoint will take place from 8 p.m to 12 a.m. on Pershing Road in Springfield Township.

The checkpoint is funded by federal grant funds and is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers.
 

May 23, 2013 - 6:15pm
46 weeks 5 days ago

The Muskingum Growth Partnership was started in 1989 to advance economic growth and development within Muskingum County using private sector leadership and resources. The commissioner's received an update on how things are going.

"They, along with the city invest a lot of money in economic development every year through the Port Authority and we try to be a good partner to the Port Authority. So we just wanted them to know what we were up to on the private sector side," said...

May 18, 2013 - 11:17pm
47 weeks 3 days ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's office is investigating the drowning of a two year child from the Akron area. The incident happened at a camping site off of Stillwell Road in Muskingum County's Cass Township.

A 911 call came into the Sheriff's office at around 8 pm and crews responded to the area at that time. The Sheriff's office said that the investigation is still ongoing at this time, and the name of the family and the child are not being released. WHIZ will bring you up to date...

May 7, 2013 - 5:46pm
49 weeks 13 hours ago

Election Results:

MUSKINGUM COUNTY:

West Muskingum School District 5.9 mills/5 yrs-Emergency Requirements-Additional

YES: 1741 NO:1371

East Muskingum School District 1.3 mills/5yrs-Emergency Requirements-Renewal

YES: 995  NO: 300

Village of Dresden 3.8 mills/5yrs-Current Expenses Renewal

Yes 113 NO: 52

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April 22, 2013 - 5:13am
51 weeks 2 days ago

A chance to prevent pill abuse and theft will take place this weekend.

Saturday, April 27, local law enforcement officials and the drug enforcement task force will hold a drug take back day.

Last September Americans turned in 244 tons of prescription drugs at over 5,200 site operated by the DEA and local law enforcement.

Authorities said medicines that sit in home cabinets are susceptible to diversion, misuse and abuse. Studies show that a majority of abused prescription...

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