Bringing Christmas joy to the less fortunate is the job of Christ Table. And once again they will be serving Christmas dinner. Back in November you may remember they were short on food but with the help of the community the pantry is now full. However with the end of the year, and Christmas approaching they still need help. If you would like to donate food you can drop it off at Christ's table.
With big plans for the future on the horizon, the disabled community center is receiving some new additions for the holidays. A new executive director has been named to the Alfred Carr Center and some in house improvements are being made as well to make room for the growing numbers of clients. As the new executive director, Sonya Mawhorter wants to collaborate with the center board as well as the staff and community to upgrade services at the center. With the remodeling that is currently...
Local fire officials are continuing to look into what caused a house in Zanesville to catch fire this morning. Officials say that a vacant house on 662 Schaum Avenue was smoldering when fire crews arrived. The fire was located in the rear of the house and no one was at the residence at the time. There were no injuries involved and only minimal damage was done to the back portion of the home. The Zanesville fire Department is continuing to investigate.
Two area people were killed in a weekend accident in Perry county. The Highway Patrol says it happened on State Route 383 Sunday morning. Troopers say that 21-year-old James Nash was prounounced dead at the scene. 23-year-old Rhett Winegardner and 23-year-old Brandon Haggenjos were transported to Fairfield Medical Center, where Haggenjos was pronounced dead. Winegardner sustained minor injuries and was released fromt the hospital. The Patrol says the three were traveling on state route 383...
Zanesville's youngest residents were at the Muskingum County Welcome Center to take part in the "America's Miss Elite Pageant". Donned in their finest outfits that consited of everything from ruffles to lace, Zanesville's little women took center stage. A panel of four judges graded the the girls ages from newborn to 19 on their overall presentation. Over 30 young girls competed in the trials. Winners from the preliminary will go on to compete at the state level.
One of Zanesville's mortorcycle clubs took the time out to spread some holiday cheer among Muskingum County Home resdients. The Gold Wing Road Riders Association Chapter Y-2's long standing tradition helps brighten the Christmas season for those who are unable to visit wiht family members of their own. With Santa Claus leading the way, the group passed out gifts to each resident of the home. Alos, they sang Christmas carols for the residents.
The Morgan County Humane Society held a spay and nueter clinic today in the small village of Stockport. Pre-apporved low income familis were able to bring their dogs and cats in for sterilzation at no cost. Also at no extra charge, the pets were able to receive a check-up and all their shots. The Morgan County Humane Society feels that the free mini pet clinic is a much needed service for the area. Millions of unwanted dogs and cats are abandoned each year
Volunteers for the Salvation Army's annual Angel Tree Project have a lot to smile about this Christmas holiday. After a very slow start, the community responded with an overwhelming display of human kindness. In just one week, the organization collected over 2,000 toys for the area's children. Although Saturday, December 15th was the last day for the Angel Tree at the mall, you can drop off toys at the Salvation Army located at 515 Putnam Avenue through this coming Thursday. The project has...
The work of a local artist will be showcased in her very first open house at Buckeye Stoneware this Sunday. From noon to 5PM, people will have the opportunity to view and purchase original watercolor paintings done by Mary Ann Bucci. Referring to herself as a neophyte at painting, the modest artist's works are inspired by the simpler things of life. Bucci says that the collection of about 25 watercolors that have never been reproduced will be available at reasonable prices.
It's bad news today from the AAA auto club. It is closing five offices around the state, and one of them is in New Lexington. The agency blames declining revenues for its travel planning services. The other offices that are closing are in downtown Columbus, Circleville, Fostoria, and Concord. AAA will still have 34 offices in the state.