Stories tagged with: Dick Sorg

September 21, 2013 - 5:45pm
43 weeks 3 days ago

Despite the heavy rain, the National Wild Turkey Federation of Zanesville held an event to teach children about the great outdoors.

The Y- Bridge Long Beards hosted their 14th annual Juniors Acquiring Knowledge, Ethics and Sportsmanship day better known as "Jake's Day". This is the 2nd time that the event recognized long term member and past president, Dick Sorg who tragically died in an accident in July of 2012.

"You can't say what type of person Dick was,' said...

July 5, 2012 - 5:28pm
2 years 2 weeks ago

A well-known figure in the Zanesville community is being remembered by his family and friends.

Dick Sorg passed away Tuesday night.  He recently retired from the Muskingum Soil and Water Conservation District after nearly 40 years.  Kenny Rupe worked closely with Sorg for much of that time.  Rupe said he and Sorg shared a lot of laughs over the years.

"One of the young technicians we had here, we were always kind of tough on him, and he told us that we...

July 4, 2012 - 7:48pm
2 years 2 weeks ago

A well-known figure in the Zanesville community was struck and killed by lightning.

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz said Dick Sorg passed away Tuesday night.  Lutz said that Sorg was at his home on Mount Perry Road when he was electrocuted.

Sorg recently retired from the Muskingum Soil and Water Conservation District after nearly 40 years.  Lutz said that Sorg's body was discovered by his neighbor.

July 21, 2011 - 7:27pm
3 years 3 days ago

A retirement party was held Thursday for a well known local Program Administrator.

Dick Sorg, from the Muskingum Soil and Water Conservation District says after nearly forty years, retirement hasn't really sunk in yet, but he is excited for what the next forty years have to offer.

"I'll stay involved with a lot of community organizations." said Sorg. "Whether it's the Farm Bureau, The National Wild Turkey Federation, I'm sure in some fashion with the local Soil and...

June 10, 2011 - 5:49pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

A well known figure in the Zanesville community has announced his retirement.

After nearly 40 years with the Muskingum Soil and Water District, Program Administrator Dick Sorg will be retiring effective July 29th. Sorg says some of the greatest satisfaction with his career over the years has been helping landowners solve their problems.

"It's been an interesting career like any. It has it's bumps along the way but it's been a great career," said Sorg.

Sorg plans...

July 12, 2010 - 12:12pm
4 years 1 week ago


One local group is hosting a free camp this weekend.

The camp is called Wheelin' Sportsmen Fishing and Fun Day and it's for people with special needs.

"It's an opportunity to introduce them to an activity outdoors that maybe they never had done before," President of the Y-Bridge Long Beards Chapter National Wild Turkey Federation Dick Sorg said.

Sorg said they will have fishing, bb gun shooting, archery, crossbow shooting, and food. He said...

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