Stories tagged with: zanesville

July 18, 2014 - 2:20pm
5 days 2 hours ago

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...

July 14, 2014 - 12:10pm
1 week 2 days ago

The Zanesville area has received over an inch of rain in the last 24 hours, and with those heavy rains, comes the risk of flooding.

Quick heavy downpours and extended amounts of rain tend to allow for ponding and even flash flooding on the roadways. With the Muskingum river cutting through Zanesville, there is important to be mindful of high waters. Kenny Jones, Firefighter of the Zanesville Fire Department says Canal Street is particularly prone to flooding.

"Right down...

July 4, 2014 - 5:42pm
2 weeks 5 days ago

Many have seen the beautiful fireworks display at Stars and Stripes on the River, but are unaware of the hard work and family tradition behind it.

For the last 20 years, the Vincent Family has been lighting fireworks for many displays around the area, including the display at Zanes Landing. Stephen Vincent, Pyrotechnician of Record for Friday's show, says a lot of hard work goes into preparing the Fourth of July fireworks.

"Thousands of shells obviously, we start at 2"...

June 23, 2014 - 8:23pm
4 weeks 1 day ago

 Zanesville's Morgan Smith and Ashonda Underwood teamed up with John Glenn's Mackenzie Prater to represent the East District in the 2014 Ohio Underclass Fastpitch Tournament at Pickerington High School Central.

The East team was hoping to rebound with a win against the Northwest after falling, 6-2, to the Southeast, but came up short. The Northwest scored six runs in the first inning en route to a 9-4 victory.

Kierstyn Czuchran of Buckeye Local provided a bright spot for the...

June 18, 2014 - 9:31pm
4 weeks 6 days ago

The search for a missing Blue Rock man continues and now search parties are being organized to help find John Bartholow.

The 67-year-old has been missing since Friday, according to the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office. John was last seen wearing a brown striped shirt, brown pants and boots. He has shoulder length gray-black hair and green eyes. John is known to walk from Duncan Falls all the way to Zanesville. Tonight, about 60 people met in Duncan Falls and searched the surrounding...

May 30, 2014 - 10:54pm
7 weeks 4 days ago

H.S. Baseball:

Division IV Regional Final at Beaver Field:

Newark Cathoilc 6 Steubenville Catholic Central 2
Newark Catholic will play Western Reserve Thursday in State Semi-Finals at 1pm

H.S. Track:

At the Division I Meet in Pickerington Zanesville's Tiara Wiggins accomplished her goal of getting back to the State Meet at Jesse Owens Stadium with a great pair of runs this afternoon...

May 28, 2014 - 9:21pm
7 weeks 6 days ago

High School Softball:

Division II Regional at Pickerington Central:

Indian Creek 0 Licking Valley 7
Licking Valley advances to play Logan Elm/Maysville winner Saturday at 12pm

High School Track:

Regional Track got underway tonight for Division I and III and local athletes punched their tickets to the regional finals. Zanesville's Austin Gillinger qualified for the 100 meter finals with a...

May 22, 2014 - 6:03pm
8 weeks 6 days ago

An educational class was held on Thursday at the health department to teach local water departments how to properly test a special water safety device.

Back flow is the reversal of water flow in piping and without the installation of prevention devices, dangerous chemicals and substances could potentially get into the city's water supply. Experts use a chemical plant as an example.

"If you have like a chemical plant or something and they had something happening in their...

May 19, 2014 - 11:18am
9 weeks 2 days ago

Zanesville City Officials announced Monday that a portion of Taylor Street will be closed this week.

Starting Tuesday at 8 a.m., Taylor Street will be closed for 3 days from Carmen Drive to Vinsel Street.

Detours will be posted during the closing.

Crews will be working on road repairs from water main breaks.

 

May 13, 2014 - 10:23pm
10 weeks 20 hours ago

H.S. Baseball:

Division II Tournament at Gant:

West Holmes 4 John Glenn 7

Philo 1, Dover 7

Division I Central District at Kenny Wolford Park:

Dublin Coffman 6 Tri-Valley 3

Division III Tournament at Ridgewood:

Buckeye Trail 0 Coshocton 14
C: Gavin Gray- No Hitter; Hunter Haas- 4RBI

H.S. Softball:...

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