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Here are the unofficial 2022 primary election results for Muskingum County

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MUSKINGUM COUNTY, Ohio (WOUB) — Here are the unofficial results for contested races and local issues in Muskingum County. Melissa Bell will be the Republican candidate for Muskingum County Commissioner in November. She won the primary with 4,273 votes compared with 4,159 votes for her opponent, Anthony Adornetto. Voters in the Village of Dresden approved a… Read More

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The unofficial 2021 General Election results for Muskingum County

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MUSKINGUM COUNTY, Ohio (WOUB) —  The contested races for Muskingum County have been decided, with only 22.18% of registered voters casting their votes.  There were three winners for Zanesville City Council at large: Ann Gildow with 1,340 votes, Rob Sharrer with 1,192 votes and Joey Pennybaker Osborn with 1,155 votes.  There were four winners for… Read More

Coronavirus

Muskingum County Resident Tests Positive for COVID-19

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ZANESVILLE, Ohio (WOUB) — A resident of Muskingum County has been reported to be the first in the county to test positive for COVID-19. The Muskingum County Joint Unified Command Center announced the positive test belonged to a 48-year-old man resident of the county who had recently traveled out of state. He is now hospitalized. No… Read More

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Woman Claims Sold Drugs to Help Kids; Gets 11-year Sentence

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ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio woman who claims the reason she sold drugs was to raise money to buy a farm and send her five children to college has been sentenced to 11 years in prison. The Zanesville Times Recorder reports 41-year-old Janet Gartner’s defense attorney, Nicole Churchill, said Monday before sentencing in Muskingum… Read More

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Audit: Former Muskingum Co. Engineer Used County Resources on Personal Property

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — A now-deceased, former Muskingum County Engineer and his bonding company have been ordered to pay back thousands of dollars after a state audit revealed he used public resources for personal use. The Auditor of State’s fiscal year 2018 audit of Muskingum County, released Thursday, issued a finding for recovery for $18,517 against… Read More