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August 9, 2016 - 4:09am
2 weeks 4 days ago

The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol announced an OVI checkpoint will take place this week.

The county where the checkpoint will take place will be announced the day prior to the checkpoint and the location will be announced the morning of the checkpoint.

The Patrol said if you plan to consume alcohol, designate a driver or make other travel arrangements before you drink.

Operational support for the sobriety checkpoint will be provided by local law enforcement and...

August 9, 2016 - 3:05am
2 weeks 4 days ago
A Zanesville man facing sex charges involving a minor less than 10 years-old changes his plea. The Muskingum County Prosecutor’s Office says that 50-year-old William Lewis pled guilty to one count each of rape, gross sexual imposition and endangering children. Common Pleas Judge Kelly Cottrill continued Lewis’ bond at 500-thousand dollars and ordered a pre-sentence investigation.
August 8, 2016 - 9:58pm
2 weeks 4 days ago

 ZANESVILLE, Ohio- The Zanesville Junior Pioneers have earned more than a championship trophy to add to the shelf after this past weekend.

On Monday night at City Council, Mayor Jeff Tilton announced a proclamation making Monday, August 8, “Zanesville Junior Pioneers Day”.

David Balo, Head Coach for the Zanesville Junior Pioneers said that he couldn’t be prouder of his players.

“It’s probably a once in a lifetime...

August 8, 2016 - 8:10pm
2 weeks 4 days ago

NEWARK, Ohio - Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for anyone that has information that leads to the arrest of two men wanted for a Ross County murder.

Ross County Sheriff’s Office has issued warrants for the arrest of 36-year-old James Nelson II and 38-year-old Jesse Hanes. They are wanted to for the murder of 62-year-old Theodore Timmons of Londonderry, Ohio.

Nelson is describing as 5’7” tall and 165 lbs. with brown hair...

August 8, 2016 - 4:53pm
2 weeks 4 days ago

Zanesville, Ohio- The United States Department of Labor has finalized changes to overtime rules that will be taking effect on December 1st, 2016.

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce, the Muskingum Valley Human Resource Management Association, and the Muskingum County Library System will be sponsoring an informative meeting on the new overtime rules at the John McIntire Library on Wednesday, August 10th from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

“The chamber has...

August 8, 2016 - 2:20pm
2 weeks 4 days ago

Parents said goodbye to their kindergartners while they jumpstarted their academic year at Zane Grey Elementary.

The Kindergarten Jumpstart Program began at 8:45 a.m. and ran until 11:45 a.m. every Monday through Thursday morning. Intervention specialist, Kayla Jones said that during those hours the children learn how to interact with others and go through a refresher from their preschool studies.

"Just learning to get along with others and being even with...

August 8, 2016 - 2:01pm
2 weeks 4 days ago

ZANESVILLE, OHIO- The Ohio Mid- Eastern Government Association- OMEGA for short, met with Muskingum County Commissioners Monday.

The new Executive Director Jeannette Wierzbicki met with the commissioners to give them an overview of OMEGA, inquire to see if there is anything OMEGA could help the commissioners with, and to ask if there where any improvements OMEGA...

August 8, 2016 - 1:36pm
2 weeks 4 days ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center held the 2016 MVESC Administrators Opening Day Celebration at Zanesville high school Monday morning.

This celebration is to honor aspiring administrators, exemplary educators, as well as welcome new administrators and give recognition and service awards.

"This event is a great way to start the 16-17 school year, MVESC Assistant Superintendent Diane Jones said. "Because of the heart of what we...

August 8, 2016 - 1:15pm
2 weeks 4 days ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- The race for the White House is in full swing. But there are some deadline that are approaching the Muskingum County Board of Elections wants you to keep in mind.

The deadline for entities to put an issue or a levy on the ballot is Wednesday, August 10th.

"We received several issues from different townships," Muskingum County Board of Elections Director Timothy Thompson said. "We have one county wide issue that have been filed...

August 8, 2016 - 10:31am
2 weeks 5 days ago
The race for President makes a stop in Cambridge this week. Donald Trump’s running mate Indiana Governor Mike Pence will appear at the Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. for a rally. The campaign says Pence also plans an afternoon Town Hall at the Mandalay Banquet Center in the southern Dayton suburb of Moraine before his stop in Guernsey County. In you are interested in attending the Cambridge Rally you can reserve tickets by going to donaldtrump.com The doors open at 4:...
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