Celebration and togetherness filled the air of the Zanesville Community Center Saturday afternoon.
That's because the 8th ward held its annual coming home reunion. In the mid 1960s the Turner Street organization started the event as a monthly block party where families came together to celebrate life. Reverand Doctor Gloria Wade Dillon moved away but feels it is necessary to come back every year because the 8th ward will always be her home.
Local schools aren't the only ones gearing up for the new school year. The Muskingum Recreation Center is ready to start the fall season as well.
Three special events will take place in the month of September. The first is an open house on the seventh to show people around the building. The Health and Special Population Coordinator Brooke Smith said the fall is a good time to reboost your workout.
"With school back in session and parents having a little more time it's a...
When Sandy Kirbride went to volunteer at the salvation army Monday she was met with a huge surprise.
After years of volunteering for the salvation army, for sometimes more than 40 hours a week, Kirbride received recognition from the Ohio Secretary of State, John Husted. The original liaison for the Secretary of State's office, Bob Kalish presented the award to Kirbride this afternoon. And the first thing she thought about was the people that get help.
Saturday at the Nelson T. Gant Foundation, the Inkwell Reunion Panel dipped into Zanesvilles history.
Earnie Bynum Sr. and Rev. Robert L. Palmer Sr. reminisced about their time at pool #2. Palmer said that during his time as director and pool manager back in the '40s he was unaware of its name " Inkwell" but he recalled fond memories of teaching aquatic classes.
"We always had a wonderful time there. We had classes. I taught classes. Swimming, boating, fishing and...
Football season hasn't even started yet and Zanesville has already suffered two losses.
The OHSAA has suspend one Zanesville student athlete for six games for violating a recruitment rule. The student transferred from Maysville to Zanesville during last school year and will serve a six game suspension for violating one of the OHSAA bylaws.
Zanesville is appealing the decision, and as a result the school has been fined 200 dollars and a coach has been suspended for one game. this...
The 6th Annual Y Bridge Arts Festival is taking place at Zanes Landing Park the first weekend in August.
The event will run from 6PM to 10PM Friday evening. It will also run from 11AM to 10PM Sunday. The festival brings together over 100 artists from around the nation, 16 are coming all the way from China. Those who attend will get to enjoy food, music and of course artwork. Volunteer Coordinator Tami Swope, says there is a lot of variety for viewing and purchase.
Have you ever wondered about the history of the Y Bridge? Saturday, July 19 you have the opportunity to learn more.
The event is being held at 2PM at the John McIntire Library Auditorium. Director of Museums for the Pioneer and Historical Society of Muskingum County, Jim Geyer says that they are very honored have David Simmons as a speaker for Saturday's event.
Geyer said, "We are really honored to have David Simmons as our speaker tomorrow for the program. He is the...