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September 10, 2009 - 11:35am
4 years 49 weeks ago
The community dug deep last Friday to help the Zanesville Police Department's injured K-9 officer.

The Maple Avenue donation drive brought in nearly $12,000 to help pay for the medical care Bosco has needed since being shot.

"It just goes to show you that people have good hearts and they care about their community and it let's us as police officers, not just me, and not just Bosco, but the police department as a whole know that the community is standing behind us," says...
September 9, 2009 - 9:27pm
4 years 49 weeks ago
Authorities arrested three men after discovering a methamphetamine lab in Perry County Wednesday afternoon.

Law enforcement was attempting to locate a wanted person at 3530 Reading Township Road 123 in Junction City, when they smelled a strong chemical odor coming from an RV parked in the driveway. According to a press release, Sergeant Kevin Starrett of the Perry County Sheriff's Office and Chief Joe Carr of the Crooksville Police Department discovered the meth lab inside the RV....
September 9, 2009 - 9:24pm
4 years 49 weeks ago
Blended harmonies and lovely choruses are ringing out of Grace United Methodist Church.

The Y-City Barbershop Chorus is practicing for their annual barbershop show. The show is September 26th at Secrest Auditorium and will feature the Y-City Barbershop Chorus along with guest quartets.

"We have two guest quartets, roaring twenties quartet, which is an older quartet, but they are really good and they have also medaled in past years. We have a young quartet that we got and...
September 9, 2009 - 9:11pm
4 years 49 weeks ago
The Zanesville Code Enforcement Committee says there are just over 400 vacant homes south of I-70. Half of them are unlivable. The committee is hoping to have 30 to 45 of these structures torn down by the end of 2010. The committee says they will begin surveying north of I-70 this winter.

The committee also discussed yard sales, garage sales and side walk sales. According to city code a person may have three yard sales a year, but each may not exceed three days. The committee...
September 9, 2009 - 9:03pm
4 years 49 weeks ago
It isn't how you start, it's how you finish. The Lady Muskies were not fazed after New Lexington won the first set in the fish tank, John Glenn simply gathered themsevles and won the next three. In the process, the Muskies handing the Panthers their first loss of the young volleyball season, and now remain one of the two unbeaten volleyball teams left in the MVL.

New Lexington (3-1, 3-1) 25 20 19 9
John Glenn (4-2, 3-0) 16 25 25 25

Claire Adams (JG): 6 Aces, 15...
September 9, 2009 - 5:43pm
4 years 49 weeks ago
A Newark home is a total loss after an early morning fire.

It happened just after four a.m. at the corner of South 32nd Street and Hollar Lane.

Newark Fire Department Captain Jim VanWinkle says when crews arrived the fire was intense, with the home completely engulfed in flames.

He says the home was vacant.

The cause of the fire has not been determined. VanWinkle says it remains under investigation.
September 9, 2009 - 5:42pm
4 years 49 weeks ago
The Zanesville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says it had more than 600 contacts with drivers this holiday weekend.

Post Commander, Lieutenant Chad Neal, says most of those contacts dealt with speed, but overall, he says it was a fairly safe Labor Day weekend.

"Not only was there no fatalities reported in this post area, but also in the district. There were no fatalities reported in this southeast part of the state, " says Neal.

He says there were 17...
September 9, 2009 - 5:39pm
4 years 49 weeks ago
The dreaded tax season may be months away, but the IRS has a new program to help you with your taxes.

The Internal Revenue Service launched a line of videos on YouTube to help answer frequently asked questions when it comes to your taxes.

"What we're trying to do is we know that social media is a new way where people are getting a lot of information," said Erickson. "There are so many new things out there, that is impacting a lot of people. We've created little videos and...
September 9, 2009 - 5:39pm
4 years 49 weeks ago
A man is dead, after being found unresponsive in the Genesis Lifestyle and Fitness locker room in Zanesville.

It happened around one p.m. this afternoon.

Genesis Lifestyle and Fitness Center officials say once the man was found, employees began their emergency response procedures and notified EMS.

Community Ambulance transported the man to Genesis Bethesda Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

We'll bring you more information as it...
September 9, 2009 - 5:38pm
4 years 49 weeks ago
First time home buyers and teachers, listen up. You could be eligible for tax credits and deductions you may not know about.

Eric Erickson of the Internal Revenue Service says time is running out to cash in on an $8,000 tax credit if you are thinking about buying a home.

"With the first time home buyer credit, you have to have purchased and closed on your home buy December 1 in order to take that," said Erickson. "We're getting to that time, it's two months away or so,...
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