Ohio University Zanesville and Zane State College held an active shooter drill on their campuses Friday.
The safety event brought together observers and 10 different emergency agencies from across the area. Director of Public Safety, Bethany Hayes says that training like this is incredibly relevant in todays day and age.
"In today's day and age I mean it is very very relevant. 74 shootings have happened since Sandy Hook in December of 2012. So we have to be vigilant, we have...
Between traveling, holiday celebrations and picking out the right present, the holiday's aren't always the most wonderful time of year. While some people look forward to the holiday's, others simply try and cope with the stress of it all.
"It's the extra shopping, it's the food preparation, its the grocery shopping, it's just a lot of money is going out in a short period of time," said Kelly Riley of the stresses the holiday's bring.
A local organization produced a free short film that will premiere at Ohio University Zanesville Friday evening.
The group, Chaos in Rhythm is comprised of writers, actors, photographers, artists and directors who all came together to create the 30 minute film "Consequence of Sound". The short movie took over a year to complete and is now ready for its big debut.
"It's about a couple who have a music band duo and they are trying to make in the music business and...
Thursday evening a march will take place for healthier babies.
March of Dimes is celebrating its 75th anniversary and Muskingum County is getting involved. The walk will take place along OUZ campus. The march supports research for different issues affecting babies and their mothers.
" They've done a ton of research, their mission basically emcompasses healthy moms and babies so they've done a lot of research about healthy moms and folic acid and the benefits of that....
Local students are being honored for their academic achievement.
Ohio University Zanesville recognizes students who performed with excellence at its annual Honors Luncheon. Many of the students faced obstacles while trying to obtain their degrees.
Applied Management Outstanding Student, Danielle Fairchild said " I am a young mother. I have a son, he seven months old and I actually went through a lot during my pregnancy to graduate in time. I am...
The Muskingum Recreation Center is one step closer to completion. A groundbreaking ceremony took place today on the Ohio University Zanesville campus. The multi generation facility will aim to improve health, wellness and physical fitness for community members.
"This will be the 2nd best day, the best day will be the grand opening, which we hope will happen in a little more than a year from now."
The facility will house an eight lane lap pool for competition, a two-...
After three years of hard work, fundraising, and planning, the Muskingum Recreation Center will break ground Wednesday.
The ceremonial groundbreaking will take place at 3 p.m. on the Ohio University Zanesville Campus. The aquatic recreation facility will host swim meets and basketball tournaments, and encourage all ages of the community to make lifestyle changes.
"To actually see the groundbreaking come into fruition is really a dream." said Muskingum Recreation Center...