DeWine declares state of emergency in counties affected by June weather

COLUMBUS, Ohio–Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced Monday that he has declared a state of emergency in 63 Ohio counties where severe weather caused serious highway damage in June. The counties included in the proclamation from our area are Coshocton, Guernsey, Muskingum, Morgan, Noble, Perry and Licking counties. The counties covered by the emergency declaration have […]

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Perry county drug indictments

NEW LEXINGTON, Ohio–The Perry County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of six people who have been indicted in three separate drug investigations. Authorities said Kyle Wickham and Roberta Osborn , both 33-years-old and from Crooksville, are facing multiple charges after authorities said they conspired to sell heroin and other drugs to an agent with […]

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Taylor Street closure

ZANESVILLE, Ohio-– The City of Zanesville is alerting motorists of an upcoming road closure. Beginning Tuesday, July 23 through Thursday, July 25, 2019, Taylor Street (from Blue Ave. to Bell St.) will be closed from 7:00 a.m.to 3:00 p.m. for water main work. Taylor Street will be re-opened to traffic daily at 3:30 p.m. Detour […]

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Two arrested in Perry County for drug trafficking

NEW LEXINGTON, Ohio–Two area men have been arrested on drug trafficking charges. Perry County Sheriff William Barker said 58-year-old Bryan Wolfe of Crooksville was arrested Thursday in Redfield in Clayton Township on three counts of trafficking bulk quantities of methamphetamine to an undercover agent. Barker said following Wolfe’s arrest, Detectives stopped 62-year-old Michael Whitehouse of […]

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