Financial Secretary for Hartford Fair Board Arrested

The Licking County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of the financial secretary of the Hartford Fair Board. Sheriff’s detectives said that 48-year-old Brooke Williams Browning of Centerburg has been charged with felony theft for the misappropriation of funds from the Hartford Fair accounts. Officials said the missing or improperly spent funds appear to exceed $11,000. […]

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Funding for Recreation Trails

State Senator Tim Schaffer this week announced that the Ohio Department of Natural Resources will release funding for recreation trail projects throughout the state pending State Controlling Board approval. In Southeast Ohio, the Village of Byesville and Guernsey County Community Development Corporation were the two groups from Guernsey County receiving Recreational Trails Program grant funds of $59,889 […]

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Senator Schaffer Announces Funding for Volunteer Fire Departments

State Senator Tim Schaffer announced grants of more than $44,000 to volunteer fire departments throughout the 20th Ohio Senate District. The Byesville Fire Department will see $9,393 for personal protection equipment and hoses. Liberty Community VFD (Kimbolton) in Guernsey County is receiving $10,000 for personal protection equipment and emergency lighting equipment. Wayne Township- Duncan Falls […]

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Most Wanted Suspect

The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office needs your help in locating a most wanted suspect. 38-year-old Jeffrey Scott Body is wanted on a grand jury indictment for multiple drug charges including possession of cocaine, trafficking in drugs and the illegal manufacture of drugs. His last known address was in Newark. Body is described as being 5’11, […]

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