Stories tagged with: Perry County

March 12, 2010 - 10:12am
4 years 5 weeks ago

An investigation leads to the arrest of five Perry County residents.

Perry County Sheriff's Sergeant Kevin Starrett says Friday morning just minutes after 3 the Perry County Sheriff's Office along with the New Lexington and Crooksville Police Departments served two search warrants in New Lexington, one at 320 East Water Street the other 647 Center Street.

The warrants were a result of a three month investigation into the trafficking of heroin in the presence of juveniles....

March 6, 2010 - 9:27pm
4 years 5 weeks ago

Three people are arrested after a drug bust in Perry County.

According to the Perry County Sheriff's Office 45-year old Daniel Jacobs, 37-year old Dixie Owens and 43-year old Robert Carney all of New Lexington were arrested Friday after an investigation into the illegal trafficking of of morphine and marijuana.

The three are charged with various counts of trafficking in prescription drugs.

Deputies seized drugs, money and a vehicle as a result of the investigation....

March 2, 2010 - 1:47pm
4 years 6 weeks ago

The Southern Perry County Water District has lifted a boil order for all customers located in Millertown.

The area affected includes those living on Township Road 331 and Millertown Road.

If you have any questions you can contact the Water District at (740) 347-9030.

February 26, 2010 - 6:08pm
4 years 7 weeks ago

To help small business and entrepreneurs in Perry County the Chamber of Commerce, New Lexington Mayor and State Senator Tim Schaffer held an economic development summit.

The purpose of the economic development summit is to make sure small business owners have all the information they need to grow their business. State Senator Schaffer says the recession has been 'devastating' to Perry County and he wanted to see the experts in small business development meet and give advice to...

February 2, 2010 - 5:30pm
4 years 10 weeks ago

Bond is set at $25,000 for a Perry County woman whose facing a 2nd degree felony charge of felonious assault.

38-year-old Sabra Hilliard is accused of shooting Bill Wilson at a home on Cimmaron Road in Mount Perry Saturday afternoon.

Sgt. John Russell with the Perry County Sheriff's Office says Hilliard and Wilson were involved in an altercation over money.

Russell says Hilliard then got a gun and shot Wilson in the right shoulder.

January 21, 2010 - 12:38pm
4 years 12 weeks ago

The Southern Perry County Water District has lifted the boil order for all customers located in Pleasant Township.

The area affected included those living on Biddison Street in Moxahala and the Moxahala end of County Road 11.

January 19, 2010 - 12:26pm
4 years 12 weeks ago

The Southern Perry County Water District has issued a boil advisory.

The area affected is in Pleasant Township on Biddison Street in Moxahala and the Moxahala end of County Road 11.

Officials say the boil order is due to a waterline break and will remain in effect until further notice.


January 10, 2010 - 9:50pm
4 years 13 weeks ago

A head-on crash has left two people in the hospital Sunday night.

Two pick-up trucks hit head on around 4:30 PM on State Route 93 near Bristol Hill Road in Perry County. Captain Don Phillips with the New Lexington Fire Department says when they arrived on the scene everyone was out of the vehicles, but two people did need to be taken to the hospital.

"We had two patients, one is being transported by a squad the other one, the male subject, is being transported by med-...

December 9, 2009 - 8:34am
4 years 18 weeks ago

High winds have knocked out power to some residents in our area.

American Electric Power is reporting that  614 customers in Muskingum County are without power, in Guernsey County 547 are without service and in Morgan County 503 lost power. A spokeswoman from AEP says crews are making repairs, but high winds that are still blowing through the area are still knocking out power and hampering repairs.

Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative reports...

November 7, 2009 - 8:42pm
4 years 22 weeks ago

Christmas spirit is alive and well in New Lexington.

About 300 people packed into the St. Rose Parish Community Center to take part in the Perry County Community Club's "25th Annual Toys for Tots Auction," and there were about 280 items for people to bid on.

"It's all thanks to the people of this great community of Perry County. The businesses and the individuals that give and donate to it really make this event worthwhile, " says Perry County Community Club...

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