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June 5, 2016 - 6:26pm
2 weeks 6 days ago

Nearly 100 golfers took part in the annual Jaycee 9-9-9 Tournament Sunday.

This event is held each year to provide a number of high school juniors and seniors with $1,000 scholarships. Jaycee Golf Course Manager Mitchell Bowman said the golfers play a total of twenty-seven holes in a 8 hour time-span and stop for food and drinks throughout the day.

"The Zanesville Jaycees, my staff and I get together and everybody that knows somebody that's in business gets on the phone and...

June 5, 2016 - 6:14pm
2 weeks 6 days ago

Community leaders are promoting a new way to read a good book.

What is believed to be Muskingum County's first 'Little Free Library' had it's grand-opening Sunday at Mission Oaks Gardens. Several community leaders and residents participated in the ribbon cutting and celebration to a new addition to the community. Terri Clapper said their motto for the project is "Take a Book- Leave a Book."

"They are bird houses on a large scale with a front door on there as you can see...

June 5, 2016 - 6:04pm
2 weeks 6 days ago

June 5th is known around the world as a day to celebrate of life.

It's National Cancer Survivors Day and each year the folks at Genesis Cancer Care Center host a special event for area cancer survivors, their friends, and family.

"When people go through chemotherapy and different types of treatment for cancer they meet other people here at the Center that are undergoing the same type of treatments and and they form a bond. So, it's a chance for those families to meet other...

June 5, 2016 - 3:59pm
3 weeks 12 hours ago

The Zanesville Memorial Concert Band will be in Secrest Auditorium tonight due to rain.

The free concert will began at  7 p.m. 

June 5, 2016 - 3:38pm
3 weeks 12 hours ago

Dug Road will be closed Wednesday.

The City of Zanesville Street Division will be closing Dug Road Wednesday, June 8 for clean up, weather permitting. The rain date for the project will be Thursday, June 9. 

June 5, 2016 - 3:31pm
3 weeks 12 hours ago

Beginning Monday, June 6th, State Route 555 in Muskingum County will be restricted.

Crews will begin work approximately 10 miles South of Zanesville making bridge repairs and replacing the bridge deck. Traffic will be restricted to one lane utilizing a temporary signal.

The project is expected to be completed October 15, 2016. 

June 5, 2016 - 2:48am
3 weeks 1 day ago

 The South Zanesville Fire Department says a Saturday fire was the work of an arsonist.  It happened around 8:00 pm at 2275 Ridge Road.  Fire investigators say when they arrived on the scene of the moble home it was fully involved in flames. It took fire crews just under an hour to put out the fire.  After investigation it was determined that the cause of the fire is arson.  Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the South Zanesville Fire Department...

June 4, 2016 - 4:38pm
3 weeks 1 day ago

The New Lexington K9 Unit held it's 1st 'K9 Party in the Park' event Saturday afternoon.

Patrol Sergeant, William Dodd said the K9 unit is run solely on donations from the community and all of the proceeds from Saturday's event will be used to keep the K9 unit on the streets of New Lexington.

"Our key thing is everything runs by donation on the equipment, additional training, medical bills, safety equipment for the handler as myself and the dog. The idea formed about 6...

June 4, 2016 - 4:26pm
3 weeks 1 day ago

Folks of all ages participated in a color run at John Glenn High School.

The girls volleyball team organized the 'Color Run' in the effort to raise money toward purchasing new uniforms and equipment.

"It took a lot of planning both of our moms did it together and we bagged colors and separated them, that was really messy but, it was worth it, it was fun," said Izzy Bricker, Sophomore, John Glenn High School.

The run featured 4 different spray stations plus a...

June 4, 2016 - 4:08pm
3 weeks 1 day ago

Hundreds of area runners and walkers took part in the 5th Annual 'Run 4 Grant' 5K, Saturday morning.

'Run 4 Grant' was created in honor of Grant Hickman who lost his life unexplained 5 years ago Grant's mother Beth Hickman says the 5k is a fundraiser for the Grant Hickman Foundation to raise scholarship money for local deserving students.

"When Grant passed I was just really afraid that people would forget about him and a friend suggested lets do a little run and this...

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