Stories tagged with: Darrell Lear

January 12, 2011 - 10:31pm
3 years 13 weeks ago

The Zanesville City Schools first Board of Education meeting of the new year was held Wednesday. With the recent passing of City Schools employee Darrell Lear, the district is continuing on with work, despite its loss. Click the video link on the left to watch reporter Mark Bullion's full story.

"I know I can hear him in my mind right now saying hey, I'm okay, you guys go ahead and do your job. "

Those are the words from...

January 4, 2011 - 9:42pm
3 years 15 weeks ago

Family and friends are paying their last respects to a longtime Zanesville School official.

Over 1,500 people attended the calling hours held for Darrell Lear at the Snouffer Funeral Home in Zanesville Tuesday evening.

After battling cancer for several months, Lear passed away at 63-years-old on January 1st at the Genesis Hospice Morrison House.

WHIZ spoke to family and friends about his life.

"I remember when he was a year old, that's when we started...

January 4, 2011 - 11:56am
3 years 15 weeks ago

Darrell Lear was a man that believed in Zanesville City Schools.

The superintendent of the school district said Tuesday that Lear was the type of man that would work 12-14 hours a day and even weekends if needed.

Now, the district he loved so much is planning to honor his efforts in the form of a memorial bench and tree.

"Darrell has been my right hand man in so many project here in the last few years," explained Superintendent Terry Martin. "We feel that we...

September 23, 2010 - 11:45am
3 years 29 weeks ago

One local road will soon be easier to travel on during school rush hour.

Crews at the new Zanesville High School are working to get the parking lot finished before Thanksgiving. Construction Liaison Darrell Lear said when it's finished it should alleviate some of the traffic on Blue Avenue at the start and end of the school day.

"Parents are going to go up the drive as we're standing here and go up this way they'll come out another entrance down there it's...

August 17, 2010 - 9:55pm
3 years 35 weeks ago

It's eye candy from the outside. But this evening I got a chance to take an exclusive behind the scenes look into the new Zanesville High School.

Desks are empty now and construction still ongoing but in three short weeks these empty halls will be full.

"Although the other building was very long this building is very big," explained Darrell Lear Zanesville School District's new construction liaison. "We'll have all the rooms tabled, but it's going to take some time...

July 16, 2010 - 5:26pm
3 years 39 weeks ago

Soon you'll be able to see a new high school off of Blue Avenue.

Within the next couple of weeks the old Zanesville High School will be completely knocked down.

"It'll be down probably by the third week of August. Now it wont be hauled away by then, but hopefully they have it all on the ground by then," Darell Lear said.

It will take a couple of months until it's totally gone. The goal is to have it cleared away by November.

"Usually the last day you...

July 1, 2010 - 5:16pm
3 years 41 weeks ago


This is the last weekend for Zanesville High School.


Starting Monday they will start tearing down the music and gym wing of the school. Zanesville City Schools' Darrell Lear says some will be sad to see it go.


"Some of them are going to be sad because they are going to see a building coming down thats been here all their lives if they live in Zanesville and have went to school there as well as myself," Lear said.


Lear said during the...

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