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Muskingum County Board Of Commissioners Hold Meeting to Receive Update on State Grant Application to Build New Jail

The Muskingum County Commissioner’s Office met today to discuss the status of a state grant application that could potentially help fund a new jail. The county is applying for funding through Ohio Senate Bill 310 which was introduced back in March, The due date for the application is June 30th. There are many different aspects […]

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Take “Auction” Against Elder Abuse Wreath Auction to be held to bring Awareness to Elder Abuse

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, Ohio- The Muskingum County Interdisciplinary Team is holding its first ever Take “Auction” Against Elder Abuse wreath auction to bring awareness to elder abuse. June is world elder abuse month and the I-Team has come together to host this virtual wreath auction. The I-Team began in June 2016 and is a state mandate […]

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Zane State College to offer new Digital Content Media Technologies Program this Fall

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- Zane State College is offering a new program this fall for students interested in audio and video content creation. The Digital Content Media Technologies program offers the perfect blend of technical, creative, and business training if you want to start a career immediately or transfer to earn a bachelor’s degree in interactive media […]

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Hydrant flushing on Friday

ZANESVILLE, Ohio–The City of Zanesville’s Water Division will be flushing hydrants Friday within the general area of Linden, Van Horn, McConnell, Hoge, Taylor, Oakwood, Newman street , and all side streets. Flushing will be from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Residents in these areas may experience discolored water and reduced pressure. It is advised to […]

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Ayers Enters “Not Guilty” Plea

A Zanesville woman charged in connection to three overdose deaths appears in Common Pleas Court in Muskingum County. Presley Ayers plead not guilty in front of Judge Kelly Cottrill to corrupting another with drugs, involuntary manslaughter and trafficking in drugs. Ayers along with five others are facing charges in connection to the overdose deaths of […]

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Former Area Principal Pleads Guilty

The Muskingum County Prosecutor’s Office says a former Maysville High School principal pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges in connection with an investigation involving a woman. 49-year-old Hank Jackoby entered the pleas Wednesday before Common Please Judge Kelly Cottrill, to one count of Tampering with Evidence, one count of Unlawful Restraint, and to a Prosecutor’s Bill […]

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