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Can you beat the clock?

A new business has recently opened that affords Guernsey County residents a new option for entertainment. Escape Zone!! owner Karen Abrams first got the idea roughly seven years ago while on a business trip out to Tucson, Arizona, where she was first introduced to the escape room experience. Abrams describes...
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Local News Briefs

The Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association will hold its executive board meeting at noon Tuesday, at the OMEGA office, 326 Highland Ave., Suite B, Cambridge. Diane Lautenschleger, Mindy Brems, and Jackee Pugh will be the guest speakers. Law Library Resources board to meet. The Guernsey County Law Library Resources Board will...

Ohio man in jail after assaulting two sheriff’s deputies

WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) — Noble County Sheriff Jason Mackie told 7News that 30-year-old Justin Fisher of Ava remains behind bars. According to Sheriff Mackie, the Noble County man was charged following an alleged assault on two of his sheriff’s deputies on November 23rd. Sheriff Mackie says Fisher, who remains at the Noble County Jail, went […]

Area students learn about leadership and empowerment

Twenty-nine female students from several schools across Guernsey County attended the first Guernsey County Girls’ Empowerment Day event Nov. 22, hosted by the East Central Ohio Educational Service Center’s (ECOESC) Educational Services Department at Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center. The five-hour workshop kicked off with icebreakers. Afterward, students were...

Grant will help with city's reservoir project

Cambridge City Council recently approved the appropriation of a $250,000 grant for the city engineer from Ohio House Bill 168 which will be used for the city’s upcoming water reservoir engineering project. Also adopted was an ordinance authorizing the application for Coronavirus emergency supplemental funding. An ordinance authorizing the...

Meet Linda Kohl Klark, a Newcomerstown native

Linda Kohl Klark is a native of Newcomerstown who now resides in Oklahoma. She recently retired there after spending many years working in recreation and outdoor education. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE QUOTE? – “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.” – Robin Williams.

ODNR awards $17 million to transform abandoned mine lands

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will grant $17 million to encourage economic and community development across Appalachian Ohio. Pending federal approval for the recommended Abandoned Mine Land Economic Revitalization Program (AMLER) projects, the Division of Mineral Resources Management (MRM) will fund six projects that eliminate hazards left behind by historical mining activity and/or improve areas with abandoned mine lands in six counties.

Experienced, deep Buckeye Trail boys squad has high expectations for season

OLD WASHINGTON −Buckeye Trail head coach Gregg Strasser enters year two leading the Warriors boys basketball program, and with a total of seven lettermen back in the fold. And with that veteran experience back, along with an 11 man varsity roster he believes can all contribute. Strasser has high hopes his Trail squad will be able to improve upon last year's 10-14 record.

Too much punch: Belmont Union Local knocks out Zoarville Tuscarawas Valley

Belmont Union Local grabbed a 49-35 victory at the expense of Zoarville Tuscarawas Valley in an Ohio girls basketball matchup. Last season, Belmont Union Local and Zoarville Tuscarawas Valley squared off with February 25, 2021 at Zoarville Tuscarawas Valley High School last season. For more, click here.
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Union Local Blasts Bobcats

The Cambridge High School girls’ basketball season didn’t get any easier on Thursday night at they traveled to Morristown to take on powerhouse Union Local. The Lady Jets, coming off a state tournament run a year ago, defeated Cambridge 81-17. Union Local took control early jumping to a...

Lore City Buckeye Trail wallops Bowerston Conotton Valley

Lore City Buckeye Trail showed it had the juice to douse Bowerston Conotton Valley in a points barrage during a 46-25 win in Ohio girls basketball on November 30. Last season, Lore City Buckeye Trail and Bowerston Conotton Valley squared off with January 8, 2022 at Bowerston Conotton Valley High School last season. For a full recap, click here.

Gnadenhutten Indian Valley outduels St. Clairsville in competitive clash

Playing with a winning hand, Gnadenhutten Indian Valley trumped St. Clairsville 61-47 at St. Clairsville High on December 3 in Ohio boys high school basketball action. Last season, Gnadenhutten Indian Valley and St. Clairsville faced off on February 17, 2021 at St. Clairsville High School. We covered the game. For a full recap, click here.

Why Ohio’s top oil and gas producing counties continue to lag in jobs

A decade after the start of Ohio’s shale gas boom, counties with the most oil and gas production continue to have higher-than-average unemployment rates. A review of state data shows that unemployment rates in Belmont, Carroll, Guernsey, Harrison, Jefferson, Monroe, and Noble Counties have exceeded the statewide average every year since 2010, casting doubt on […] The post Why Ohio’s top oil and gas producing counties continue to lag in jobs appeared first on Ohio Capital Journal.