Stories tagged with: Perry County Courthouse

November 12, 2014 - 9:23pm
28 weeks 15 hours ago

According to the Perry County Sheriffs Office, the Courthouse received a bomb threat Wednesday afternoon.

The call came on the non emergency line shortly after 12PM Wednesday saying that there was a bomb in the Courthouse. The building was evacuated for 2 1/2 hours as the State Fire Marshals K-9 unit searched the perimeter. The Sheriff's Department is unsure of where the call originated from but are working to find the caller. This is the second bomb threat out of Perry County this...

February 26, 2014 - 5:24am
1 year 13 weeks ago

A man accused of calling a bomb threat into the Perry County Courthouse appears in court.

A preliminary hearing was set for Thursday in the case of 29-year-old Gregory Allan Goodin. Bond was also set at $50,000 and an attorney appointed.

Sheriff William Barker said his deputies were informed by the New Lexington Police Department about the threat on February 18. The facility was evacuated  and searched by a bomb sniffing dog, which found nothing.

Goodin has...

March 10, 2011 - 10:20pm
4 years 11 weeks ago

Teachers, police officers, firefighters, and dozens of other public employees from all over the area joined together outside the Perry County Courthouse on Thursday to protest Senate Bill 5.

"It's kind of frightening some of the changes that they want to make," said High School Teacher Jacqueline Bolyard.

The bill, which is currently under review by the Ohio House of Representatives would eliminate collective bargaining rights for man than 350,000 union members...

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