Stories tagged with: Duncan Falls

July 14, 2014 - 4:14pm
1 week 6 days ago

A project that will close State Route 60 south of Duncan Falls for the next few months is now underway.

The roadway is scheduled to re-open on September 15th. The Ohio Department of Transportation will be drilling directly into the rock and removing it. They will then use wire mesh to contain the rock wall east of the road.

The entire road is closed due to the narrow route. The workers will need the entire road to work to avoid being pinned between falling rock and moving traffic...

July 9, 2014 - 10:58am
2 weeks 4 days ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation wants motorists to be aware of a major road closure set for next week.

State Route 60 will be closed in both directions about a mile south of Duncan Falls starting Monday, July 14. The closure will last until September 15.

ODOT said during this time crews will work on the eastern rock slope. Rock will be removed and steel mesh protection installed to ensure the safety of drivers and prevent potential rock falls from entering the roadway.

April 6, 2014 - 5:27pm
16 weeks 48 min ago

The Cub Scouts of pack 137 in Duncan Falls held their annual Cake and Ice Cream Social for the public.

The event is dubbed "The Gentleman's Cake Bake" and each cub scout was paired with an adult leader to prepare their baked goods. Organizers say it teaches the boys independence, while allowing them to bond with an older role model.

"That's what we try to encourage. We lead by example, so the more the parents get involved the better group we have and everything,...

April 6, 2013 - 5:46pm
1 year 16 weeks ago

Residents from all over Muskingum County walked the the track at the Franklin Local Track Complex to give cancer the boot.

"Our mini Relay is just an abbreviated event. We are considered a team at the Muskingum County Relay for Life and this is how we choose to raise our money for that main relay," said Lu Ann Gatewood of the Franklin Local School District.

Local Boy Scouts and Girl Scout troops, students from Roseville, Philo and Duncan Falls, as well as members of the...

March 4, 2013 - 5:44pm
1 year 20 weeks ago

Two Muskingum County Sheriff's Department officer's developed an idea to make their job easier and more efficient. Justin Thompson and Tim Maheney, owners of "T+M Tactical" have designed the "Tactical Light Glove." The flame-resistant gloves have LED lights sewn into them to give people visibility while keeping their hands available to perform other tasks. The gloves are proudly made in America and will be used by law enforcement officers, the military and hunters.

February 26, 2013 - 7:29pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

The KTM Junior Supercross Challenge is designed to give 7 and 8 year old riders a chance to feel like a pro- racer for a day.

Kids from all over the country participated in the 4 lap main event during the February 9th challenge in Wilkes-barre Pennsylvania. The number one overall finisher was a boy from Duncan falls named Austin Driggs.

"Its a race that little kids get to be in and they get to be pros for the whole day, they get gear and they get a bike to ride on and they...

January 5, 2013 - 2:52pm
1 year 28 weeks ago

Officials from three different law enforcement agencies take part in a chase ending in Duncan Falls. 

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz said the incident started in South Zanesville during a traffic stop of a suspicious vehicle. The sheriff said when the black pickup truck failed to stop for police around 11:45 a.m.. authorities from his department joined in the pursuit. 

According to scanner traffic the pickup led authorities over the 719...

February 13, 2012 - 11:19pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is on the lookout for a suspect involved in an attempted robbery.

Sheriff Matt Lutz said that around 8 p.m. on Monday a woman walked into the BP gas station in Duncan Falls and threatened the clerks working there.  He said she told the employees that she had a pipe bomb underneath her jacket.  Lutz said he's unsure if the woman stole anything from the store.  No one was harmed, and the woman fled the scene before deputies arrived....

September 4, 2011 - 5:20pm
2 years 46 weeks ago

The afternoon rain couldn't keep car lovers of all ages from supporting their local fire department.

More than 100 cars came out to Sam Hatfield Stadium in Duncan Falls to take part in the 18th annual car show. All money raised will benefit the Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department. Assistant Chief Steve Farus said it's one of the only fundraisers they host each year, making it all the more important.

"Whenever you go out on a fire or wreck usually something gets lost or...

June 15, 2011 - 5:02pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

A Duncan Falls Youth Group would like to invite you to a block party, dedicated to spreading the word of God.

Last year the United Methodist Church Youth Group decided they wanted to make a difference, and for the first time sponsored a block party here in Zanesville.

"These teenagers were not Christians a couple years ago," said Youth Leader, Debbie Gheen. "And they believe their lives have changed because of it, and they're just trying to pay it forward....

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