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July 5, 2016 - 2:43pm
2 weeks 4 days ago

ZANESVILLE,Ohio- Saturday Terry's Tavern will host Riverfest 2016.

The Muskingum Riverway Advocacy Council is sponsoring Riverfest 2016. The goal is to raise funds to keep our river clean, navigational, and safe.

"That's what MRAC is all about," Muskingum Riverway Advocacy Council President Jake Creeks said. "We're made up of all volunteers and we need volunteers. We need members. We need the support."

Riverfest 2016 will be begin at 1 p...

July 5, 2016 - 2:32pm
2 weeks 3 days ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- The Mid-Ohio Foodbank and Appalachian Center for Collaborative and Engaged Learning will be hosting a free produce market Wednesday at the Ohio University Zanesville/Zane State Campus Center.

Wednesday's free produce market will be indoors.

"We're very fortunate that our partnership with Zane State and OUZ has allowed us to be inside the campus center for our free food giveaways," ACCEL Project Manager Jason Schroeder said. "...

July 5, 2016 - 12:23pm
2 weeks 4 days ago

 ZANESVILLE, Ohio- The $449 million Mega Millions Jackpot is the largest jackpot since late 2013.  Not to be overlooked, the Powerball jackpot is now worth $313 million.

The Mega Millions cash option is an estimated $313 million, while the Powerball's is $179.7 million.

Drawings for the Mega Millions is Tuesday night at 11 p.m. and Wednesday night at 11 p.m. for the Powerball.  

The $1 Mega Millions tickets can be purchased until 10:45 p...

July 4, 2016 - 6:41pm
2 weeks 5 days ago

GRATIOT, OH- The Gratiot United Methodist Church celebrated their annual Independence Day Celebration on the 4th of July.

Pastor Matthew Blau said that each year they have a big cookout with a large assortment of foods, beverages, and desserts.

As a part of the 4th of July celebration, they also held their annual parade down Main Street in Gratiot.

“We have people in ATVs, Fire trucks and Police cars, we got a big variety of floats and other...

July 4, 2016 - 5:24pm
2 weeks 4 days ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Thousands will gather in downtown Zanesville Monday night for this year’s fireworks display. While most will have their eyes glued to the skies, a group of five workers and one pyrotechnician will be focused on the Y-Bridge.

Stephen Vincent has been working the Zanesville fireworks for the better part of two decades. It’s his job to set off the fireworks from the Y-Bridge and make sure everything runs smoothly. Vincent works as a...

July 4, 2016 - 4:22pm
2 weeks 5 days ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- It would not be the fourth without stars, stripes, and barbecue.

Many locals gathered at Zane's Landing Park to celebrate day two of the annual Stars and Stripes on the River event

"Getting the whole community down here together to light off the fireworks," Zanesville Jaycees board member Ty Berkfield said.
"[This event] gives everybody something to do, a central location to watch [fireworks], and have a good time with...

July 4, 2016 - 1:18pm
2 weeks 5 days ago

THORNVILLE, Ohio – Gray skies and sprinkling couldn’t stop this year’s Thornville Fourth of July parade.

The parade kicked off at 11 a.m. on Columbus Street in the Perry County village. John Ulmer is the director of the Perry County Chamber of Commerce and was the announcer for this year's parade. He said that weather gave them a bit of a scare this year.

“There was a lot of uncertainty if we were going to be able to have it. But weather...

July 4, 2016 - 12:24pm
2 weeks 5 days ago

ZANESVILLE,Ohio- This Fourth of July started off rainy and soggy. But that did not stop the participants of the Red, White, and Run 5K event.

Siblings Trayven and Daryan Wood have been running in the Muskingum Rec Center's Red, White and Run 5K for the past 3 years.

"Honestly when I got up this morning and saw the forecast, it was like I guess I'm just going to run, to say I ran a 5k in the rain because it's kind of nasty outside," Daryan Wood said....

July 3, 2016 - 8:57pm
2 weeks 5 days ago

 ZANESVILLE, Ohio-The Zanesville Memorial Concert Band performed a lot of patriotic songs to honor and salute veterans and current military members.

Fred Smith, Navy Veteran and Zanesville Memorial Concert Band Member, said that he has been apart of the band since 1991.

“I joined the Navy right after high school and spent 4 years in the navy. After that, I went to Ohio University and then got a job teaching physics at Zanesville High School,”...

July 3, 2016 - 4:39pm
2 weeks 5 days ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio - The Annual 'Stars and Stripes' on the River festival kicked off Sunday.

This two-day event takes place at Zane's Landing Park by the river to celebrate Independence Day. Zanesville Jaycees, Media Chair Chad Hanson said if you come out you can expect to enjoy some great food, live music and activities for the entire family.

"It's a community event, it's family friendly as you said. You got your food, your live entertainment, you have the...

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