Stories tagged with: St. Patrick's Day

March 17, 2016 - 4:19pm
6 weeks 1 day ago

 March Madness kicks-off today, and area bars are inviting the community out to watch their favorite teams play.

The Barn on Linden is hosting March Madness festivities all month long. Owner, Jim Watson said folks have been out celebrating today as early as 8 a.m this morning. He said they want to be the place that people come to watch their favorite teams play. And there will will also be brackets located in the bar to help make it easier for the fans to keep up with their teams...

March 16, 2016 - 3:15pm
6 weeks 2 days ago

The State Highway Patrol is asking drivers to stay sober behind the wheel this Saint Patrick's Day.

Between 2009 and 2013, 276 deaths were reported nationwide in drunk driving crashes on the holiday. Lieutenant Matt Boyd said Troopers will be watching out for signs that impaired drivers are on the road Thursday night and will be more vigilant about violations.

"We'll stop people for any violation to check and make sure that they're not impaired," said Boyd. "If...

March 16, 2015 - 6:56pm
1 year 6 weeks ago

Saint Patrick's Day is Tuesday and the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office will have more deputies on the roadways.

Sheriff Matt Lutz said it's not to cause trouble, but rather to protect against it. Many people will head out to celebrate one of the biggest party days of the year. Lutz said officers will be out to help slow people down.

"The biggest thing is just being careful," Lutz said. "Just trying to be as patient as possible, and of course that goes to when you...

March 14, 2014 - 5:12pm
2 years 6 weeks ago

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz is asking the public to stay safe during the weekend leading up to St. Patrick's Day coming up this Monday.

Sheriff Lutz says with March Madness, warmer weather and the impending holiday there are plenty of reasons why there will be more traffic throughout the area. He says his team will have a few extra cars on patrol to keep the county safe throughout the holiday.

"We're doing what we call the High Visibility Enforcement Grant and that's...

March 17, 2013 - 8:46pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

The Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra performed Irish music at Muskingum University's Brown Chapel Sunday evening. The concert featured symphonic renditions of Percy Granger, Lord of the Dance, The Irish Rhapsody and the song, "Oh Danny Boy."

"The symphony orchestra itself is a wonderful mix of just about everything that's instrumental, just about the best mix that you can have. You have all the string families, violins, violas, cellos, bases," said Laura E...

March 16, 2013 - 5:17pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

About 100 people dressed in green participated in the St. Patty's Day Mud Run on Saturday afternoon.

"This is our second annual St. Patrick's Day Mud Run, and we were real excited, we were hoping to have 100 runners and that's exactly where we ended up this year. Fortunately the weather held off and we're having a great time and they're having a great time on the course," said YMCA Executive Director, Craig Miracle.

Prizes were given to the top three male and...

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