The State Highway Patrol says a trooper injured while investigating a fatal pileup on the Ohio Turnpike that killed three people is in serious but stable condition. A series of crashes Wednesday involved at least 50 vehicles on the turnpike after a blast of winter weather struck. The Patrol says trooper Andrew Clouser from the Milan Post was being treated at a Toledo hospital. The 29-year-old Trooper has been with the Patrol just over a year. The Patrol also says Clouser was...
The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department has received a $42,000 grant from the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
The Muskingum County Sheriffs Office applied for the grant based on the number of fatal crashes on local roads as well as the number of partnerships within our community. Between 2011 and 2013 there were 30 fatal crashes in Muskingum county as well as 127 serious injury cases.
With the grant, the ZMCHD and Ohio State Highway Patrol will focus on...
We normally THINK green in March, but the Ohio Health Department along with Help Me Grow is reminding families to EAT their greens and make healthy choices.
The month of March is National Nutrition Month. Along with promoting fruits and vegetables, Help Me Grow is recognizing March as the time to evaluate eating habits and to make positive adjustments to physical activity.
"Every year there's a different theme and this years theme is enjoy the taste of eating right and...
Country music star Neal McCoy is making his way back to the Zanesville area this April. McCoy along with local band DoubleCut will perform at Secrest Auditorium on Saturday April 12th at 7pm.
"Neal's one that is just a really great entertainer. He's had a ton of songs, 34 different singles have charted on country charts. But he's one that we were consistently hearing from folks in Zanesville, 'when is Neal McCoy coming back into town?'," said Darren Tigner with...
A local hero has been nominated and is in the running for a National award.
Major, a service dog for retired Marine Corps Veteran McGlade, was rescued from a hoarding situation in Detroit in May of 2011. Since his rescue, he has undergone training with Stiggy's Dogs.
Stiggy’s Dogs is a nonprofit organization that provides military veterans living with PTSD and TBI another method of healing through service and companion dogs. It was founded to carry on the compassion...
The Zanesville Post of the Highway Patrol is investigating why a Starlight school bus ended up in a ditch Wednesday morning. Lt. Matt Boyd says it happened around 8:30 on State Route 93 around 3 miles north of I-70 near Adamsville. Boyd says there were six students on board and there were no injuries or damage to the bus. Lt Boyd says there will not be a citation since there was no accident. A tow truck will pull the bus back onto the road.
The John Glenn Boy's Varsity basketball team is on their way to the regional semi-finals.
After winning their battle against rival Cambridge for the District Championship. The Muskies now turn their focus on long time nemesis the Dover Tornadoes.
"It's going to be physical," said John Glenn Head Coach Greg Woodard. "Offensively you know both teams have some skilled kids that they look to that have been consistent all ear. At this point anybody you play is...
Both Daybreak and Noon Rotarians are selling roses by the dozen for their annual Rotary Rose Sale. Roses are $18 a dozen and can be picked up on Tuesday's and Wednesday's at L.A. Emmert near the corner of South 3rd Street and South Street in downtown Zanesville.
"The Tuesday's that they're available are March 11th, 18th and 25th from 11 to 2 p.m. and then Wednesday's the 12th, 19th and 26th from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m," said Krysta Berkfield, Rotary Rose Chair.
The Muskingum County Community Foundation is helping area children get a head start on college.
Area students in grades 6 through 12 are invited to attend the Muskingum County Community Foundation's 8th Annual College Night. Director of College Access Programs, Heather Sands, says the event not only prepares students for college, but it also educates students on how the financial aid process works, scholarships, and admissions.