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July 5, 2015 - 6:01pm
23 hours 8 min ago

Anitera Sharrer, 5, of Zanesville was struck by an oncoming Ford 150 shortly after 5:00 p.m. Sunday. 

Her father, Aaron Sharrer said Anitera was crossing Luck Avenue just south of Dryden Road. Sharrer also said, it appeared that the driver of the truck strongly applied the brakes. Zanesville Patrol Officer, Vickers said there was no indication the truck was traveling at a high rate of speed.

Anitera was transported to Genesis Hospital. Before being transported, both Sharrer...

July 4, 2015 - 11:46pm
2 days 8 hours ago

 The video above has a short clip of the Zanesville fireworks on Saturday. 

July 4, 2015 - 8:30pm
1 day 20 hours ago

The Vincent family is at it again and this show is the biggest in Zanesville to date. This clan has been setting off fireworks for more than 20 years and they truly make it a family affair

"Of six of the Vincents, four of them are licensed pyrotechnician or assistants and the other two help out a lot, they help with clean up and setting up and so fourth they just don't go out and shoot," said Pyrotechnician of Record Steve Vincent.

The family spends hours preparing the...

July 4, 2015 - 8:24pm
1 day 20 hours ago

Today was all about the red white and blue all over the U.S.A and Zanesville, Ohio was no exception.

An audience surrounded Cliff Cody in the early afternoon and swayed to the sound of country music and offered kind words to those fighting to keep America, the country they love.
"I would say thank you for serving in the military," said Justin Sweat. "The Army... thank you for having the country to be saved," Emma Lynnpape."Thank you aunt Stephanie, Uncle...

July 4, 2015 - 7:07pm
2 days 8 hours ago

The community gathered for the Fourth of July Family Fun Fest at the Boy Scout Service Center Saturday.

The property is open to the public each year for fireworks viewing. This year, some new and exciting events were added for area families to enjoy. Executive Director, Ed Mulholland told us more.

"We've got a shooting gallery, we have an archery range, face painting, we're giving away free cotton candy and hot dogs and drinks."

Music, fire dancing by Pyrotechnica...

July 3, 2015 - 5:57pm
3 days 13 hours ago

Dr. Chad Brown said building pathways to help college become more affordable is one of his main focuses as Zane State College's new president.

Dr. Brown officially began his duties this week. He told us developing pathways will help people in the community recognize an affordable way to combat rising costs, in order to complete their degree and educational objectives.

"When we talk about pathways, we talk about being able to see how courses you take, maybe as a college-...

July 3, 2015 - 5:49pm
3 days 13 hours ago

The annual Stars and Stripes on the River 4th of July celebration kicked off Friday.

The two-day festival started with a bang, complete with live music, food and fun for the entire family. Attendees can expect games, rides and a wide variety of different food for their enjoyment.

Jaycees President Nick Roberts explained, "I think we have a great event this year, we have a lot of vendors coming down, we have two bands tonight, three bands tomorrow that are going to play, we...

July 3, 2015 - 5:45pm
3 days 13 hours ago

Fieldhouse expansion efforts are in the works, after owner Mick Amicone announced this week the acquisition of approximately 3.5 acres of land.

The land, adjacent to the company's campus at the Sunrise Center, doubles the facility and provides 1,200 linear feet of interstate 70 frontage.

"We're really excited to bring this to the southeastern Ohio community, and obviously as you can see to my left 77,500 cars, the best visibility and advertisement for our new opportunity......

July 3, 2015 - 2:11pm
3 days 13 hours ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office would like to remind the community that setting off fireworks without the proper permit and training is illegal.

Sheriff Matt Lutz said that although they can't monitor the entire 680 square miles, law enforcement will react to complaints.

Using fireworks illegally is considered a misdemeanor crime and can result in a $1,000 fine and up to six months in jail. Lutz said it all comes down to staying safe this holiday.

"We've had...

July 3, 2015 - 2:06pm
3 days 13 hours ago

Zanesville's very own earned the 2015 National American Miss Ohio Princess title.

7 year old Mackenzie Welch stopped by the studio to talk with us about her experiences at the pageant.

"We did formal wear, introduction, interview and we did some optional contests," said Welch. "I think I did every optional contest. I did photo shoot, I did, formal, well casual wear.. two casual wears."

Now that Welch has earned the crown, she'll be volunteering in the...

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