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April 20, 2015 - 5:27pm
2 weeks 2 hours ago

One organization hopes to fill downtown Zanesville with walkers to raise awareness for autism.

Director of Hope to the Rescue, Cheryl Coles, said everyone is welcome to participate in the walk Saturday morning. There is no set distance for the walk. She said some people can walk the whole downtown, just a few blocks or if you can't walk, you can just come on down and grab a seat to support the cause.

"We want to fill up downtown Zanesville for awareness for autism,"...

April 20, 2015 - 11:47am
2 weeks 10 hours ago
The Community Bank has announced the acquisition of two Community Savings offices in Cambridge. Community Bank has entered into a purchase agreement for the two Cambridge Offices of Community Savings of Caldwell. The existing Community Savings Offices located on Southgate Parkway and Wheeling Avenue will become fully operational offices with regular banking under the Community Bank brand, subject to regulatory approval. The Community Bank, through the acquisition, will assume all deposit...
April 20, 2015 - 11:11am
2 weeks 10 hours ago
A Frazeysburg man is sentenced on a rape charge. The Muskingum County Prosecutor’s Office says that 49-year-old Danny DeGarmo went before Common Pleas Judge Mark Fleegle and received seven years in prison. Judge Fleegle also classified DeGarmo as a Tier III Sexual offender. A sexually violent offender specification was dropped at sentencing.
April 20, 2015 - 10:22am
2 weeks 11 hours ago

The Zanesville Fire Department announced its Tuesday schedule for hydrant flushing.

The following areas will be affected:

  • Sunrise Center area
  • Greenwood Avenue
  • Wayne Avenue
  • Glessner Avenue
  • Downard Road
  • E. Main Street
  • Elm Street
  • Blandy Avenue
  • Zane Street
  • Wheeling Avenue including all side streets to the city limits

Flushing will be from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Residents in these areas may...

April 20, 2015 - 3:39am
2 weeks 18 hours ago

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office investigates a case involving a gunshot wound.

Authorities said deputies responded to the emergency room at Coshocton Memorial Hospital to investigate, Sunday morning.

The Sheriff's Office said the incident took place around 5:15 a.m. in the 51000 block of Linton Township Road 146 at a private residence.

An initial investigation confirmed the incident was an accident.

The victim was treated and released from Coshocton Memorial...

April 19, 2015 - 9:03pm
2 weeks 22 hours ago

The Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra wrapped up their 2014-2015 concert season Sunday.

Beautiful sounds of piano and strings filled the tall ceilings and captivated the audience at Brown Chapel on the Muskingum University Campus. We had the chance to speak to Dr. Laura W. Schumann, Music Director and Conductor for the orchestra. Schumann described the evenings musical line up.

"Tonight's a really cool eclectic mix. We have meditation from Thais which is from the 1800's...

April 19, 2015 - 7:19pm
2 weeks 1 day ago

Highway resurfacing will cause lane restrictions near Gratiot starting Monday, April 19th. 

Crews will be resurfacing lanes at the Gratiot interchange and five miles east in Muskingum County. According to the Ohio Department of Transportation there will also be resurfacing on Mount Perry Road at the Gratiot interchange.

Flaggers will be used on Mount Perry Road. Closures on I-70 will be limited between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday and between 7:00 a.m. and 2:00 p....

April 19, 2015 - 4:11pm
2 weeks 21 hours ago

Every other year, the Thursday Music Club hosts a celebration concert. 

It started a few years ago when the club and Secrest Auditorium wanted to showcase musical talent in Zanesville. This concert occurred this weekend. 

"We've kind of taken on this theme of Bach to Broadway, so that encompasses a wide area of different musical styles," concert co-chair, Larry Ledford said. "We're trying to feature some of our junior musicians who have been taught by...

April 18, 2015 - 8:36pm
2 weeks 1 day ago

The 12th annual Bet on Baylee event was held at the Perry County Fairgrounds Saturday.

Hundreds of community members gathered for an entire day to support those suffering with mitochondrial disease. Baylee Thomas, 15 years old now has been suffering from the disease since she was 9 months old. There was a $10 fee at the door to enter and enjoy a whole lot of fun, family and friends. Jody, Mother of Baylee told us more.

"We have poker, we have live auctions. Sheriff Matt Lutz...

April 18, 2015 - 8:02pm
2 weeks 2 days ago

Shortly after 12:00 p.m. Saturday, the Heath Police Department responded to a car versus motorcycle injury accident. 

The accident occurred near Mathew's Ford on Hopewell Drive. According to the Heath Police Department, 64-year-old Michael Kern of Butler, Ohio turned left from the access road for the Wendy's Restaurant. Kern made the turn in front of 39-year-old Apirantana Pornsopon of Granville. As a result of the collision, Pornsopon was ejected from his motorcycle. He was then...

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