A methamphetamine lab was seized from a Somerset home where a 10-month-old child was living.
The Perry County Sheriff's Office received information on Tuesday that meth was being produced in front of the child at a home located at 305 West Sheridan Drive. Narcotics detectives with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force and Perry County Child Services responded to the residence to find an active meth lab hidden behind a furnace. The 10-month-old child was found lying in...
The community of Somerset celebrated the Fourth of July holiday with their annual festival Saturday afternoon.
Local residents turned out to enjoy a wide variety of activities kicking off with the parade at 11AM. Ventriloquists, magicians, a talent show, pedal pull, car show, and of course, food and fireworks were also all present at Saturday's event. Deb studer, event committee member, said this is the 30th year the festival has taken place.
A child was Life-Flighted to Columbus after being struck by an SUV in Somerset earlier Monday afternoon.
According to Trooper Pat Townsend of the State Highway Patrol, Jodi Beckstede was driving her black Chevy Tahoe down West Main Street around 5 p.m. Monday when she noticed 10-year-old Chelsey Searles and other kids riding bicycles down an adjacent alleyway.
Townsend said from there, Searles pulled out on her bike in front of the vehicle and was struck at around 5 mph.
The celebration of their German Heritage brought the community of Somerset out Saturday for a unique ride around town.
Among the hustle and bussel of art, crafts and food vendors a unique sound of a slower pace was heard...the rhythmic clip-clop of a horse- drawn wagon. Roger Hillis has been providing the community with the one-of-a-kind experience for nearly 10 years. Although Hillis will provide the novelty rides at weddings and other events, he said the work is by no-means a...