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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