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January 17, 2016 - 9:39pm
3 weeks 1 day ago

 A three story home just outside of Frazeysburg is considered a total loss after a fire earlier Sunday evening.

Crews were called to a structure fire on Dove rd. just after 5 p.m. First Assistant Chief of Frazeysburg Fire Department Rich Pierce said it started on the porch of the home where a space heater was on to keep the family's pets warm. Three members of the family were home at the time and noticed the porch fire. They attempted to extinguish it. But, were not successful...

January 17, 2016 - 9:21pm
3 weeks 1 day ago

 Fire crews were called to 735 Hopewell Rd. for a building fire that fire crews say could cost a local golf course thousands of dollars in damages.

The call came in around 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Lieutenant Andrew Jones with National Trail Fire Department said the fire happened in a maintenance building on Crystal Springs Golf Course.

"When we arrived on scene there was heavy smoke showing, some flames showing.  Not real sure of what started it, no one was around. As...

January 16, 2016 - 6:27pm
3 weeks 2 days ago

 Some residents of New Concord celebrated a very special birthday Saturday.

Mary Hamilton turns 99-years old on Monday, January 18th and to kick-start her birthday several of her close friends, family, and neighbors came out to Evergreen Village to help her celebrate.

"It is such a rare privilege in this time to be able to celebrate the birth of someone who has been alive for 99 years and see all of the things that she has gone through over the years. The different...

January 16, 2016 - 6:17pm
3 weeks 2 days ago

 There was a lot of fun and excitement at a health expo in Coshocton Saturday morning that had something for everyone.

The Coshocton County Chamber of Commerce co-sponsored the 4th Annual Coshocton Health, Safety and Wellness Expo at the Kids America Indoor Sports Venue. The expo is intended to promote health and wellness in the community.

"The Chamber of Commerce here in Coshocton is responsible for the Coshocton Safety Council and when I took over as the Executive...

January 16, 2016 - 6:07pm
3 weeks 3 days ago

 Sergeant Jon McCoy with the Zanesville Police Department said alcohol is believed to be a factor in a two car injury crash earlier Saturday.

According to Sergeant McCoy the driver of a maroon van was heading south-bound on Linden Avenue when he collided into an unoccupied 2002 silver Mercedes which the driver claims he didn't see. The driver continued driving pushing the Mercedes approximately 100 to 200 feet south on Linden Avenue, into on-coming traffic and then off the road....

January 16, 2016 - 1:01pm
3 weeks 3 days ago

 UPDATE: Two car accident on U-S 22 just outside of New Concord that happened Friday evening.

The Guernsey County State Highway Patrol said the people involve in the accident is 20 year old, Kevin Scrudders a Kimbolton resident that was driving a 2006 white Chevy Uplander van accompanied by Cambridge resident, 18 year old Katherine Hall. The second vehicle involved was a 2002 black Chevy S-10 pick up truck driven by 34 year old, Troy Hall, a Cambridge native. Scrudders was...

January 15, 2016 - 9:27pm
3 weeks 1 day ago

 The Guernsey County State Highway Patrol said 3 people were transported in a two car accident on  route 40 just outside of New Concord Friday evening. One person was transported to Genesis hospital here in Zanesville and two were transported to Grant Medical Center in Columbus. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time. We'll bring you more on as it becomes available.

January 15, 2016 - 6:27pm
3 weeks 3 days ago

 As Zanesville police continue to deal with the ongoing problem of shoplifting, one local man is speaking out on the toll it's taking on his business.

Shoplifting has been a long time issue for businesses. However, it's extremely detrimental to small businesses and the owner of the Winerak, Mike Alfman said it's time that someone spoke up.

"A lot of store owners don't like to talk about shop-lifting it's sort of sweeped under the rug. We take it on as a cost of doing...

January 15, 2016 - 6:13pm
3 weeks 3 days ago

 If you see emergency response vehicles on the side of the road while you are driving, you probably switch lanes out of courtesy. But, there is a law that actually requires you to do so.

Ohio's Move-Over law has been in effect since 2004 however, the Ohio State Highway Patrol is making an extra effort to promote the law through educational aspects to help keep their fellow drivers and law enforcement officers safe while on the road.

"The purpose of the law is to enhance...

January 15, 2016 - 4:08pm
3 weeks 3 days ago

Law makers in Ohio have formed a task force to discuss the highly contested issue of medical marijuana.

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz is apart of the marijuana task force. He says it's good to get a dialogue going regarding this issue especially with people from different perspectives and backgrounds.

"You basically want to get a some people to sit down in a room. Have people from diverse cultures diverse backgrounds to bring different points and perspectives to it. The...

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