Local man sent to prison and his home seized after pleading guilty to trafficking drugs
CAMBRIDGE − A local man's residence has been seized and he will spend the next decade in prison, according to Sheriff Jeffrey Paden. Kenneth R. Walter of Cambridge was sentenced earlier this week in Guernsey County Common Pleas Court by Judge Daniel Padden. The sentencing stems from a drug investigation last year by members...
News of public records: Guernsey County property transfers
Byesville 205 N. Seventh St.; Taylor Carol; Byesville Main Avenue Methodist Church; 2/22/2024; $115,00059222 South Acres Drive; Dyer Jerry D and Melissa; Dyer Matthew G and Jerry D Dyer; 2/13/2024; $110,000 Cambridge ...
CHS social studies and Model UN teacher receives Outstanding Teacher of the Year honors
CAMBRIDGE − Cambridge High School Principal Jason Bunting described Alisha Novick as a veteran teacher at who goes above and beyond normal responsibilities to build relationships with students. It is because of these relationships that she is able to create a classroom that is conducive to learning and focused on high achievement, he added.
An opportunity to return home behind Ray Leek's decision to leave Cambridge football
CAMBRIDGE − A new voice will be guiding the Cambridge High football program next season after head coach Ray Leek recently accepted the head coaching position at Dalton High starting next season. Leek complied a record of 19-24 during his four-year stint leading the Bobcats and guided CHS to the OHSAA playoffs three consecutive seasons before the streak ended last season. ...
Muskingum County Feb 29 Weekly Crime Report: 56 Incidents and 5 Crime Stories
Muskingum County Feb 29 Weekly Crime Report: 56 Incidents and 5 Crime Stories. During the last week, Muskingum County witnessed a total of 56 crime cases. The most common type of crime was 'Suspicious Situation', accounting for 18 cases, followed by 'Assault' with 12 cases, and 'Arrest' with 10 cases. Less prevalent but still significant were 'Theft' with 5 cases, 'Other' which includes harassment/threats and missing/runaway incidents with 3 cases, 'Vandalism' also with 3 cases, 'Trespass' and 'Disturbance' both with 2 cases each, and 'Burglary' with a single case. This data suggests a concerning level of criminal activity within the place, with a particularly high incidence of suspicious situations and assaults. The local authorities are urged to take immediate action to address this situation and ensure the safety and security of the residents.
BBB Warns of Spring Break Scams
ZANESVILLE, OH – The Better Business Bureau is warning Spring Breakers to beware. As the warm weather rolls in and students prepare for spring break getaways; the BBB wants you to know about some of the most common Spring Break scams. Judy Dollison, President of the BBB of Central...
Taste Trio: Discover the Top 3 Sandwiches in Zanesville
In this piece, we're exploring three of the most delectable sandwiches Zanesville has to offer. Have you had the pleasure of tasting any of these yet? If your answer is yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below:
Two out-of-state companies picked to lease parts of Ohio public land for fracking
The Ohio Oil and Gas Land Management Commission picked the “highest and best” bidders to lease parts of a state park and two wildlife areas for fracking Monday. West Virginia-based Infinity Natural Resources had the winning bid to drill in Salt Fork State Park in Guernsey County. Infinity Natural Resources — which has more than 120 wells in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia — leased two parcels at Salt Fork for $58.4 million.
Crosby Pleads Guilty
A convicted repeat domestic abuser admitted stalking and engaging in retaliation against his victim from behind bars. The Muskingum County Prosecutor’s Office said 31-year-old Kody L. Crosby is currently serving prison time in the Belmont Correctional Institution for abduction, domestic violence and witness intimidation. He appeared in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court to plead guilty to the charges against him.
Explore Cambridge Through Its Pizza: 4 Unforgettable Slices
This article presents four exceptional pizza places in Cambridge. Have you had the chance to taste any of their delicacies? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Brian Freetage of Coshocton gets six years in prison for possession of meth
COSHOCTON − A Coshocton man was sentenced Tuesday on drug charges in Coshocton County Common Pleas Court by Judge Robert Batchelor. Brian M. Freetage, 39, was indicted in October with one count of aggravated possession of drugs, a second-degree felony, related to methamphetamine from an incident on Sept. 8.
CVS, Ohio regulator settle claims of critical understaffing
The Ohio State Board of Pharmacy and CVS announced Thursday that they had settled claims of critical understaffing at 22 Ohio stores owned by CVS, the nation's largest pharmacy retailer. The settlement totaled $1.5 million in fines and fees and imposed other sanctions on the corporate giant. A spokesman for the pharmacy board said it was the largest penalty ever imposed by the regulatory agency. The post CVS, Ohio regulator settle claims of critical understaffing appeared first on Ohio Capital Journal.
Zanesville man pleads guilty to federal charges, found with 151g meth at traffic stop
ELKINS, W.Va. — A Zanesville man has pleaded guilty to two federal drug charges. 51-year-old Arkmeem Vaughn admitted to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and possession with intent to distribute meth. According to court documents, Elkins Police Officers conducted a traffic stop on Vaughn and his co-defendant, Cheryl Smith, in...
Things to do: Enjoy dinner and entertainment while supporting community development
Support the Guernsey County Community Development Committee and attend its 14th annual winter banquet on Saturday. Funds raised from the banquet will be used for the upkeep and repair of the Great Guernsey Trail along with other projects tackled by the development committee. Tickets begin at $50 with various levels of sponsorship available. The evening kicks off with a cocktail hour and live entertainment by Landon Boggs from 5 to 6 p.m., followed by a catered dinner, raffle and awards presentation. For more information and to purchase tickets visit https://www.eventbrite.com. The banquet will be held at the Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center 7033...
Bell Named ZAAP Artist of the Month
ZANESVILLE, OH – Spencer Bell has been named the ZAAP Gallery’s Artist of the Month. Bell is a photographer as well as the Vice Director of the Zanesville Appalachian Art Project. His photos contain landscape scenes from different parts of Ohio, including Muskingum County. Bell said his family...
Fort Frye bests Bellaire, advances to district final
CAMBRIDGE — That tried and true old adage that defense never takes a night off proved true once again Wednesday night in the Division III, Eastern District Semifinal at Cambridge High School between the No.1 seeded Fort Frye Cadets and the No. 4 seeded Bellaire Big Reds. Great team...
The coldest February in Muskingum County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Yappy Hour Returns to Benefit the Animal Shelter Society
ZANESVILLE, OH – It’s time to mark your calendars and get those tails wagging because the Animal Shelter Society’s Yappy Hour event is right around the corner!. Yappy Hour is set to take place on Thursday, March 7th from 6 to 8 PM at the Zanesville Country Club. Indulge in delicious food, sip on refreshing drinks, and bid on unique auction items all while showing your support for the animal shelter. Tickets are priced at $50 per person and can be purchased online.