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July 9, 2015 - 4:05pm
3 weeks 2 days ago

A water main break on Pinecrest Drive has forced Muskingum County Water officials to issue a boil advisory .

Water Department Manager Don Madden says the areas affected are west of the Pinecrest water storage tank which includes the Timber Run Subdivision, Walnut Hills Subdivision and the Villages of Mt. Sterling and Gratiot.

The boil advisory does not affect areas along the West Pike or old National Road.

Madden says the advisory is in effect until further notice.

July 9, 2015 - 3:32am
3 weeks 2 days ago

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office said they arrested three men during a search of a home. 

The Sheriff's Office said just before 10pm Wednesday they executed a search warrant in the 700 block of South Sixth Street in the city of Coshocton. 

As a result drugs and drug trafficking paraphernalia were seized. The incident remains under investigation.

Assisting detectives were members of the Coshocton County Sheriff's Office Special Response Team and the Coshocton...

July 8, 2015 - 9:16pm
3 weeks 3 days ago

An energy group based out of Cleveland Ohio has the community of East Fultonham up in arms.

Quasar Energy Group is located at 6400 Maysville Pike and uses "advanced anaerobic digestion technology to recycle energy from organic waste." The different materials being broken down creates a foul smell which is greatly noticed around the community. The company breaks down processed sewage sludge, grease trap, and food waste. During a meeting about the matter Wednesday, residents...

July 8, 2015 - 6:39pm
3 weeks 3 days ago

St. Luke Lutheran Church is having a community fundraiser Saturday in an effort to give back.

The event will feature live music, games, raffles and prizes for the entire family. Both the Zanesville Police and Fire Departments will make an appearance.

Church member, Steve Oliver explained, "all the proceeds will go to reaching out to the community to help the community's needs. There will be some clothing to give away, we also work with the food pantries around here, clothes...

July 8, 2015 - 6:38pm
3 weeks 3 days ago

A community staple has been specializing in pottery for over 60 years.

Zanesville pottery puts a different spin on the local craft. There, you will not find antiques, Weller or Roseville pottery .

"Back in the day, there were several factories, 25-30 different factories in the area and that's what started," said Kim Castor, Head Bottlewasher. "Our forte is we can diversify and get into a lot of different items now. We have the capability to do 3D scanning, and 3D...

July 8, 2015 - 6:35pm
3 weeks 3 days ago

Ohio Attorney General, Mike DeWine is warning Ohioans to beware of potential lottery and prize scammers.

Already five people in Muskingum County alone have fallen victim to this scam. DeWine talked to us about how it works.

"You get a phone call and they say you've won the lottery, and they use a name that sounds familiar, 'Powerball' or something, and of course the deal is you have won all this money, millions of dollars, but you have to send them some money first, and that...

July 8, 2015 - 5:22pm
3 weeks 3 days ago

Buckeye Lake saw a sign of economic hope today.

North Valley Bank invested one million dollars in the Walnut Street branch. President and CEO Fred O'Dell said he hopes the bank can serve the community through this time of strife.

"I think that it'll help quite a bit," said O'Dell. "I think the lake will rise again as they say so I think they'll be fine. I hope it doesn't take four or five years.. I think maybe in a year or two they'll be back up and running again...

July 8, 2015 - 1:58pm
3 weeks 3 days ago

The next two weeks in Southeast Ohio are all about pottery. 

The annual pottery week is well underway, and the Old Towne Antique Mall in Zanesville is celebrating as well. The store has shelves full of locally made pottery. Owner, Jeff Snyder, said it's a great time of year. 

"It really is," he said. "It's a pottery celebration week for people here. Being a shop owner here in town with this much pottery and I'm extremely fortunate for the dealers I have...

July 8, 2015 - 1:49pm
3 weeks 3 days ago

For years, the Southeastern Ohio Solid Waste Management District has accepted electronic recyclables at a special event. 

The event is going on Monday through Wednesday of next week. The district will accept all electronics relating to TVs, phones and computers. Robert Reiter is the SEO Solid Waste Management District Coordinator. He said many of the things accepted shouldn't be thrown out because of the make up of them. 

"There's been a big push for several years...

July 7, 2015 - 5:15pm
3 weeks 4 days ago

Pottery enthusiast, Patti Bourgeois, has been coming to Zanesville for 25 five years to showcase her unique pieces.

The Massachusetts native is one of the many dealers participating in the annual Pottery Lovers show. The event kicked off Tuesday at the Holiday Inn Express in Zanesville, and she said its always a success.

"This is certainly our favorite show of the year, the one that's really well-attended by pottery lovers, people come out who absolutely share the same...

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