Five people are taken into custody following a drug bust in Perry County.
It happened at 6749 Monroe Township Road 1008 in Corning yesterday.
The Perry County Sheriff's Office along with agents from the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force responded to the residence after receiving reports of trafficking in heroin. Two search warrants were executed at the home, in some vehicles at the scene, and at a nearby camper. Sergeant Kevin Starrett says deputies seized an undisclosed...
A Crooksville family is still looking for answers about what happened to 18-year-old David Savage Junior. The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that a vehicle struck Savage, who was walking along State Route 93, and continued driving without stopping.
David escaped death once. He was struck by lightning out in his backyard last summer. He was taken by MedFlight to Grant Medical Center in Columbus for serious burns but survived.
Tradition is binding together one small village in Perry County.
For 26 years, Somerset has been holding their annual celebration with food, antique cars, and lots of people. It begins with a parade that travels through the village and ends at Somerset Memorial Park. The celebration is funded through the generosity of the community.
"This whole thing doesn't happen without the support of the village and they've been very very supportive every year, all the money we raise to...
The United State's Department of Agriculture is expanding its Emerald Ash Borer quarantine to include Perry County.
The Ash Borer was located in an Ash Tree near State Route 668 at Township Road 133 within Wayne National Forest.
This is the counties first known infestation.
The quarantine helps slow the spread of the tree killing insect by prohibiting the movement of all hardwood firewood and Ash Tree materials. Since the Emerald Ash Borer was first discovered in Ohio in...
State Route 37 in Perry County was shut down for more than an hour Wednesday night as crews investigated a fatal accident.
According to the Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol, the one-car accident happened shortly after 4:30 on State Route 37 west of Adcock Road.
Troopers say 44-year-old James Mitchell of Groveport was driving a Cavalier westbound when he drove off the right side of the roadway, struck a tree and came to rest in a creek. Mitchell was ejected from the...
Perry County is highlighting some of its local artists.
40 vendors took part in the first Perry County Art Walk. There was something for everyone to enjoy, including photography, music, and artwork. Celebrity Chef Susie Cork of Lancaster attended and made a gourmet meal using local meat and produce. It was also the official kick-off of the Farmer's Market.
"We have a lot of beautiful things in Southeastern Ohio and in Perry County. You don't always have to go to the coast or...