Two local fire departments met at Jaycee's Golf Course and played a couple of rounds to raise money for their stations.
This is the first year that South Zanesville and the Newton Township Fire Departments participated in the joint golf outing.
"It worked out really well," said Newton Township Chief, Allen Deaver. The two departments work great together on a day to day basis on runs just about every fire run we go on, so it was a natural thing for us to work together to...
Community Ambulance, Newton Township and the South Zanesville Fire Department responded to the scene of an accident just after 10 a.m. on Friday. According to Trooper Samuel Hendricks of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a Zanesville woman was pulling out of a hair salon when she failed to stop and struck a car on Maysville Pike.
Trooper Hendricks explained, "Marlene Parish from Zanesville, Ohio was pulling out of the Studio 22 Salon and it looked like it might have been a medical...
When most people barbecue, they do it in the late afternoon or evening hours, but not for one local fire department...they were up at 2:30 Sunday morning prepping for a big day ahead.
More than 1,100 chicken halves were grilled by the Newton Township Fire Department with all proceeds going back into their operation. Last years barbecue raised about $10,000, providing the fire department with 35 walkie-talkies with each device costing upwards of $400 a piece.
A fire in Muskingum County destroyed a garage on Thursday evening.
Newton Township Fire Chief Allen Deaver said firefighters from Newton Township, Roseville and South Zanesville responded to a call around 5:30 PM. He said the garage at 6050 Tignor Road was engulfed in flames when they arrived.
"There was a mechanic inside working on a small ATV," said Deaver. "Initial reports are that something exploded."
An all day concert battled it out to show their support for troops overseas and their families.
The first ever Battle of the Bands took place Saturday at the Newton Township Fire Department. All money raised will go towards the Military Family Fest - a free family fun day designed for troops and their families to learn more about opportunities available to them.
"It shows our Military that people do support what we do here in this town," said Organizer Pamela Stephens...