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September 20, 2009 - 8:58pm
4 years 43 weeks ago

The Zanesville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says it is investigating a fatal crash that happened on Ohio 79 Sunday afternoon.

It happened a little north of the Licking County line just before 6 p.m.

Sergeant Jeremy Mendenhall says two vehicles crashed head on, injuring four people.

He says 60-year-old Jay Kaufman of Warsaw and his wife, 69-year-old Sue Kaufman, were traveling northbound on Ohio 79.

59-year-old Larry Hunt of...

September 20, 2009 - 7:59pm
4 years 43 weeks ago
Residents woke up early Saturday to help support a local charity.

Applebees on Maple Avenue hosted a pancake breakfast from 8 am til 10 am, with all proceeds benefiting the Animal Shelter in Muskingum County.

"It is a great event, they provide all the food and the location it is a 100% profit for our organization. It is very generous of them to provide this for us," says Larry Hostetler the executive director of the animal shelter.

The money raised will go...
September 20, 2009 - 7:34pm
4 years 43 weeks ago
No outdoor show would be complete without guns.

The 4th annual Muskingum Valley Outdoor Show added a gun show, swap and sale to the festivities this year. While shot guns are the best sellers, there are also smaller hand guns for sale.

"Well it is getting to be hunting season, so I think that is important to realize that basically they are here to find things for the hunting season coming up," says Drew Stiegler who is a private party dealer.

Anyone wanting to...
September 20, 2009 - 7:27pm
4 years 43 weeks ago
Local students hit the bulls eye the the Muskingum Valley Outdoor Show.

The National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) held a friendly competition for students to show their skills. The tournament is in its 3rd year and coaches say archery teaches these kids more than just how to shoot.

"Archery has a lot of great rewards, discipline, focus, skills they can use in their adult lives and tools that they learn that they can apply to other things, especially in the...
September 20, 2009 - 7:14pm
4 years 43 weeks ago
People in Thornville channeled their inner Daniel Boone today.

Even though the rain made the day a little soggy, the Backwoods Fest took people back in time to the way pioneers used to live.

"There has been a few people leaving, but a lot of people are just putting paper sacks over their heads and keeping on going and shopping. We have been selling in the rain too," says Norman Meyers of Shale Valley Primitive Crafts.

As one camper said, a little rain never...
September 20, 2009 - 6:13pm
4 years 43 weeks ago
Little Caesars Pizza, on Maple Avenue in Zanesville, is cleaning up after a car smashed into the side of its building this afternoon.

It happened around 4:30 p.m.

Zanesville Police Department Patrolman Burke says the driver was pulling out of the speedway gas station onto Military Avenue when he lost control of his car and hit the building.

Burke says no one was injured during the incident, but some of Little Caesars' employees told WHIZ that they were only...
September 20, 2009 - 3:40pm
4 years 43 weeks ago
A Zanesville family is homeless after an early morning fire on Saturday.

It happened just after 3 a.m. at 811 Curtis Street.

Zanesville Assistant Fire Chief, Dave Huey, says no one was home at the time of the incident. He says the owner, Darren Edwards, and his sister were out of town, visiting family, when the incident occurred.

Huey says damage to the home is estimated at more than 30 thousand dollars.

Muskingum Valley Red Cross Executive...
September 19, 2009 - 10:25pm
4 years 43 weeks ago
Toledo 0
Ohio State 38

Notre Dame (Portsmouth) 0
Bishop Rosecrans 13

Lakewood 0
Newark Catholic 27 (3rd Qtr)

Otterbein College 38
Muskingum University 21
September 19, 2009 - 6:38pm
4 years 43 weeks ago
Many Americans are descendants of war veterans....today some local heroes from long ago were honored.

Jacob Storts and Daniel Stotts,who served in the War of 1812 and the son, also named Jacob, who served in the Civil War were honored at Bear Run Cemetery in New Lexington.

Bronze markers and wreaths were placed on their graves to commemorate their commitment to America.

"By having this ceremony it will prove to other people who come up that Daniel, his...
September 19, 2009 - 6:28pm
4 years 43 weeks ago
Zane State College is celebrating its 40th anniversary. In honor of the occasion, the college is holding a community festival.

"Today is all about saying thank you to our community and celebrating together with the people in our community, the 40 years of higher education that we have been able to provide to this region," tells Pamela Jira, the Executive Director of Institutional Advancement.

Kids jumped on the moon bounces as their parents enjoyed the beer garden and...
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