The village of South Zanesville is having some water problems. Administrator Richard Guss Sr. says residents can expet disclored water until Friday of this week. Guss says it's due to a problem with the water filter in the plant. Although Guss says the water is safe for drinking and cooking, residents need to watch when washing clothes.
The Longaberger family has made another investment in Licking county. Rachel Longaberger, president of the Longaberger Foundation, has purchased the Hartford Farm and Horse Barn. She bought the property from Anton Pohlmann, who owns Buckeye Egg farm. Longaberger says that "after searcing in various locations, it's great to have found the perfect place to pursue two life dreams...helping kids in need through a not-for-profit therapeutic riding program and breeding world class horses for...
The tragic death of a Blue Rock boy prompts some members of the community to join together and raise some money for his family. Earlier today at the Speedway on Maple Avenue, a car wash was held to help the family. The 9-year-old Duncan Falls Elementary student was killed by a stray bullet a week ago as he was riding his bike in an alley way.
The Summer Festival over at the historical Flint Ridge State Memorial park is helping people learn about the rich traditions of the Native American Indian culture. History, storytelling, music and dance were the highlights of the three-day event. The Ohio Historical Society and the Boy Scouts hosted the event.
The 8th annual car show concluded the Chandlersville Homecoming today. Close to 50 cars, trucks, and bikes turned out for the event in hopes of being named the best. Participants from all corners of the state were in town for the event. Thirty trophies and plaques were handed out to the winners.
The third annual Sternwheeler Cruise-In is in going on through the weekend...it's a chance for area residents to learn about the history of the boats, but also to raise awareness of the signifigance of the Muskingum River area. The Cruise-In is sponsored by the Port O'Morgan Boating Club. Activities are planned through Sunday; all entertainment is free and open to the public.
Putnam Hill Park was jamming Saturday night during the "Righteous Rap Fest," a Christian music festival with the purpose of showing the youth of today how awesome the love of God is. Youth aged 15 and older took part in the music...proving that lyrics don't have to be R-rated to be enjoyable. The entertainment was from local churches. This is the second year for the Rap Fest.
Local fire fighters hung up their hoses and picked up some putters to take part in the third annual Zanesville Professional Fire Fighters golf scramble. The event raises money to help the community through such programs as "Jerry's Kids" and the "Burnout Fund." Fire fighters hope to surpass last year's proceeds which totaled over $17,000.
Three men were stabbed with a small pocket knife during a late night confrontation in the parking lot of Captain D's in Newark. According to the Newark Police Department, the incident occurred shortly after 10:30 last night. The three victims allegedly been making lewd comments and acting belligerently inside the restaurant to a female relative of the suspect. The suspect then got out of his car and allegedly attacked the men with a small pocket knife. Two of the victims were flown to Ohio...
The seventeenth annual Corporate Cup Challenge was kicked off today at Zanesville High School. The week-long competition features many fun-filled activities like kickball, flag football, and many others. The event is a place for members of the business community to meet, play friendly competition, and to learn about other businesses. The event will conclude next Saturday with relay races at Zanesville High School.