Stories tagged with: Frazeysburg

June 19, 2014 - 10:44pm
4 weeks 3 days ago

The Frazeysburg Homecoming Festival concluded by candlelight Thursday night as the town of 1,300 turned out to celebrate the life of Lucas Templin.

Family members say the 11-year-old was accidentally shot and killed while playing with his best friend Tuesday afternoon.  While the town may be small, their large hearts are helping family and friends through the difficult time.

"This is a very close community," said Pastor Robert Mesnard of Frazeysburg...

June 17, 2014 - 9:38pm
4 weeks 6 days ago

An 11-year -old boy has passed away following a tragic incident involving a gun.

According to Muskingum County Sheriff's Department Lieutenant, Mike Lecocq at approximately 3:30 p.m. their office received a 9-1-1 call that male juvenile had been shot in the chest by another male juvenile at 43 First St. in the village of Frazeysburg.

"Our detectives are here working this and the Muskingum County Coroner has just arrived as well we should be in a better state sometime...

June 13, 2014 - 2:15pm
5 weeks 3 days ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office was on the move this week.

Shortly after 2 a.m. Friday morning, the sheriff's office received an alarm for a robbery at the Duke and Duchess station at 259 Third Street in Frazeysburg. An officer pulled over the suspect's green Ford Explorer at 2:44 a.m. on North River Road West. Muskingum County Prosecutor Mike Haddox said 30-year-old Jason Calhoun of Dresden is currently facing one count of aggravated robbery and one count of misdemeanor...

June 5, 2014 - 6:15pm
6 weeks 4 days ago

Muskingum County Community Development Director Sheila Samson met with the county commissioners Thursday to discuss the allocation of funds.

The county is eligible for $133,000 from the 2014 Community Development Allocation Grant funded by the state of Ohio.

"They were reviewing the subrecipient applications that different communities had submitted," Samson said. "They were reviewing their grant requests along with their match dollars and gave a...

February 18, 2014 - 6:44pm
21 weeks 6 days ago

Icy conditions in Dresden presented challenges for fire fighters at the scene of a garage fire this evening. Chris Baruning of 5180 Fawn Drive called Falls Township Fire Department after 3 PM to extinguish a fire in his garage.

"We arrived on the scene and had a fully involved two story garage," said Chief Joe Hunt of Falls Township Fire. "Due to water shorateges and no fire hydrants in this area we called for tankers from Dresden, Frazeysburg, and Licking...

January 24, 2014 - 7:16pm
25 weeks 3 days ago

A fire destroys a barn in Muskingum County.

At around 1:30 p.m. the Dresden Fire Department was called to 10362 Frazeysburg Road to deal with a fully engulfed barn fire. Firefighters say they have yet to determine a cause of the blaze.

"It was reported that the tractor was on fire, but we really don't know at this point what started it .The owners live here on the farm and we haven't really been able to talk to them too much yet, " said Dresden Fire Department Assistant...

January 23, 2014 - 5:26pm
25 weeks 4 days ago

The State Highway Patrol is investigating a one vehicle accident that claimed the life of a Coshocton woman.

It happened on State Route 16 near Frazeysburg around 9:00 a.m. Thursday.

The Zanesville Post reports that 60-year-old Rhonda Blair was driving west on State Route 16 when she lost control of her pick up truck and slid off the right side of the road into a median.

Authorities say Blair's vehicle then struck a guardrail and overturned ejecting her...

December 12, 2013 - 10:57pm
31 weeks 4 days ago

A family is unharmed after a fire erupts inside a mobile home in Frazeysburg this afternoon.

According to Jessica Spellman, a resident of the home on N.Canal Rd. at approximately 3 p.m. Spellman saw an orange glow coming from behind the dryer, once she pulled the dryer away from the wall she saw sparks and shortly after she witnessed flames. After making sure her three children were safe and notifying her mother who also lives in the home, Spellman says she called the Frazeysburg Fire...

November 18, 2013 - 4:07pm
35 weeks 18 hours ago

The Village is Frazeysburg is has lost its second police Chief in a year.  Village Solicitor Gerald Tiberio Jr. says that Police Chief John McCall is no longer an employee of the village.  Tiberio says on November 14th McCall offered his letter of resignation to Mayor Gary Middlemus and it was accepted.  Tiberio says McCally cited financial and geographical reasons for resigning.  Earlier this year Nick Garver quit as Police Chief. Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz...

September 2, 2013 - 3:04pm
46 weeks 15 hours ago

The Village of Frazeysburg showed their appreciation for American Veterans through the unveiling of a patriotic mural at their municipal building.

In 2012 local artist, Sean Elliott completed the middle of portion of the mural and on Monday, the left and right sides of the large painting were revealed. Elliott served as an air force desert combat instructor in Nevada and says this mural has close ties to his heart.

"I served for six years and I paint these things to connect...

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