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May 3, 2015 - 8:18pm
2 weeks 6 days ago

The community was out and about celebrating the nice weather Sunday.

We made a visit to Zane's Landing Park to talk to the community about the sunshine and warm air. The responses were unanimous.

"Stephanie: I absolutely love it. I wish it was like this a month ago. Anthony: It could stay like this till Christmas."

"Marianne: I really love this weather. I've been looking forward to it all winter. We've been outside most of the day playing with the kids, doing...

May 3, 2015 - 6:41pm
3 weeks 4 hours ago

 Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz is warning area residents about a scam that is taking place.  Lutz says some area residents are getting phone calls saying they have failed to show up for Grand Jury duty and they must pay money to get out of trouble.  Lutz says his department never solitics money over the phone and the call is a scam. If you recieve a call like this you should call the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office and report it. 

May 3, 2015 - 4:13pm
3 weeks 7 hours ago

 The Ohio State Highway Patrol has charged a man with his 7th OVI. 

According to the Highway Patrol, 40-year-old Scott D. Mautz of Zanesville was arrested at 12:49 a.m. Sunday after being stopped for a traffic violation. The case is being presented to the Muskingum County Prosecutor, pending further charges. 

May 2, 2015 - 9:48pm
2 weeks 6 days ago

The community gathered together Saturday to support and raise awareness about the dangers of bullying and its link to suicide.

For the very first time, No Bully Zone was held at the Eagles Club in Cambridge. Event Organizer Missie Watkins explained more about what guests could expect at the event.

"We have different things set up here. We have a Scentsy rep here, Origami Owl, we're having an auction, a Chinese auction, DJ. A dance team is going to be performing on bullying....

May 2, 2015 - 8:08pm
3 weeks 23 hours ago

**UPDATE 9:27 p.m.**

A car slammed into a house at 2036 Old Adamsville Road Saturday evening.

We spoke to Trooper Troy Hale of the Ohio State Highway Patrol who stated a white pick up truck was heading westbound on Old Adamsville Road before it went off the right side of the roadway, then the left side, striking a utility pole and then a house, ultimately overturning. Hale says the driver was 23 year old Nathan J. Lee from Norwich Ohio and was cited with OVI and...

May 2, 2015 - 6:45pm
3 weeks 1 day ago

Two motorcycles and a car involved in an accident early Saturday. 

The Heath Police Department reported that a car and two motorcycles collided at the intersection of S.R. 79 and Irving Wick Dr. E. The police department reports the call came in at 2:56 p.m. Saturday. One of the motorcyclists was seriously injured and was Air Lifted to the Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus. Police are not releasing any further information at this time. 

May 2, 2015 - 1:42pm
3 weeks 23 hours ago

 Fresh produce took over the Muskingum County Fair Grounds on May 2 for the first time this season. The sunny day brought vendors and customers together for fresh fruit and blooming flowers.

The Farmer's Market kicked off their first weekend with hanging plants, food stands, and homemade furniture. One of the most popular items for sale comes from owner of Curly Hair Farm Kristen Baughman. Her raw honey makes a statement at the market each year. Baughman explained why the honey...

May 2, 2015 - 1:30pm
3 weeks 23 hours ago

 The Muskingum County Animal Shelter hosted its 5th annual Indoor Yard Sale on May 2.

The sale took place at the MASS Bingo Hall in Zanesville and Executive Director of the Animal Shelter Jody Murray said all proceeds will help the shelter continue to serve the community and their pets.

"Everything here goes right back into the shelter to help keep our adoption prices low and to keep all of our services low so folks can afford those," said Murray.

The Animal...

May 2, 2015 - 12:59pm
2 weeks 6 days ago

17 new moms got the opportunity to prepare for their bundles of joy today at the Mid-East Career and Technology Center.

The Early Childhood Education program hosted their 5th annual Community Baby Shower. The event included sessions about car seat safety, baby care, immunizations, and more. Expectant mother Alyssa Bates said that she learned things she wouldn't have without today's event.

"Being new moms, you're doctors and stuff don't really, they don't...

May 1, 2015 - 5:00pm
3 weeks 2 days ago

The Zanesville High School Robotics Club is back from the world championships and they have good news to share with the community!

The team matched their school's best record of five and five in the championships. The competition featured 450 teams that are divided into 5 divisions with 90 a piece. ZHS placed 34th out of the 90. Lead builder Christopher Sheline says they are able to apply their team experiences to real life.

"Really the whole thing is, you're given a problem...

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