Several Zansville Police canines took the afternoon off to meet the very people they are helping to protect.
From 11 to 1 Saturday all were invited to stop by North Valley Bank on Maple Avenue to meet Vestly, one of the trained police canines.
"All three of our dogs are duel role dogs, they can do apprehension work tracking searching for people hiding for us, but they also search for drugs," said Lieutenant William Shaw from the Zanesville Police Department.
Dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge. That's what Crooksville residents did Saturday, but all in honor of Erica Jones.
Erica Jones was diagnosed with brain cancer in November, 2011. The constant doctors visits and continuous MRI's have caused some financial hardship for Erica and her family. However, friends and family are determined to do all they can to help.
"I've tried to do dodgeball, cancer walks we've done a lot because she is not employed and is unable to work. Erica is...
The snow is beginning to melt which means soon spring will be in the air.
The 12th annual "Spring Fever" Home Gardening Symposium took place Saturday at Ohio University Zanesville. The event featured nationally known speaker, Felder Rushing, who educated attendees about the art of slow gardening.
"My program is about slow gardening, it's about savoring what you do, savor it, enjoy it, use all of your senses and then share it with others. It's nice to grow stuff...
This weeks spunky pet of the week is nothing if not precious.
Precious is a female beagle mix who has been at the animal shelter for several weeks now but this happy pup is ready for her forever home.
"She's very easy to handle, the staff has been taking her out. She's very close to being house broken so we think with just a little effort that could be completed really easy. The really good thing about her is that she has a sponsored adoption fee, so her adoption is $50.75...
Incoming Ohio State University students won't be allowed to schedule classes next fall if they're not up to date on their vaccinations.
The requirement by the University comes after almost 500 students were sickened around campus last year during a mumps outbreak. A subsequent measles outbreak in Ohio has only intensified the University's decision.
"I think mostly it comes from there being a lot of foreign students in there and they don't have the same requirements...
Wayne Manufacturing has produced the highest quality steel fabrication in Central Ohio for over 30 years.
Now, they are taking their business to the next level as they open their doors to a new facility. Previously located in Duncan Falls, Wayne Manufacturing has relocated to a new 20,000 sqft facility in Zanesville.
"It's a steel fabrication facility, we do mainly fabricated structural steel for commercial building markets so building frames, heavier construction, but...
UPDATE: The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is reporting that McPeek has been located and that she is safe.
The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing adult. Detective Mike Ryan says he is looking for Dominique S. McPeek. She is a white female who is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 250 pounds. She has short brown hair and brown eyes. Detective Ryan says she was last seen in the South Pembroke Avenue area in South Zanesville. Anyone with...