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June 6, 2016 - 2:53pm
3 weeks 15 hours ago

ZANESVILE, OHIO- The Zanesville Alumni Association is kicking off its biggest fundraiser of the year.

ZAA members are selling discount cards for the low price of $10.

"There are many perks," board member Ron Bucci said. "There are 20 generous local merchants that have given a discount of some sort. I personally saved over $200 by taking advantage of this discount."

Proceeds from this fundraiser go towards scholarships for graduating...

June 6, 2016 - 2:36pm
3 weeks 1 day ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- The 7th annual "Tee It Up For Autism" golf tournament kicked off Monday.

The Zanesville Country Club hosted this year's event which is sponsored by Coconis Furniture. More than $60,000 was raised in last year's tournament. President of the National Autism Association of Southeast Ohio Shannon Coconis said there were many contributing factors that made last year's tournament a success.

"A lot of local businesses really...

June 6, 2016 - 12:01pm
2 weeks 6 days ago

CROOKSVILLE, Ohio – The woman who was shot in a Crooksville convenience store over the weekend has been identified as Amanda Wisecarver. Perry County Sheriff William Barker says that the injuries sustained to Wisecarver are not life-threatening.

At approximately 7:15 p.m. Sunday night the Perry County Sheriff’s Office received a call of an armed robbery at the Southside Carryout at 5200 Ceramic Road in the village of Crooksville. The suspect shot...

June 6, 2016 - 8:57am
3 weeks 1 day ago

The City of Zanesville Fire Department continues to flush hydrants on Tuesday, June 7. 

Hydrant flushing will take place between 7:30am-2:30pm in the general area of:

  • Taylor Street
  • Winton Avenue
  • Harding Road
  • North & South Samuel Drive
  • All side streets

Residents in these areas may experience discolored water and reduced pressure. It's advised to wait until after 4pm for the water to clear before doing laundry.


June 6, 2016 - 7:10am
3 weeks 2 days ago
Perry County Sheriff William Barker says he is investigating an armed robbery that turned into a shooting. It happened Sunday night just after 7:00 pm at the South Side Carryout at 5200 Ceramic Road in Crooksville. Sheriff Barker says a female clerk was sweeping the floor when the suspect approached her with a gun and demanded money. Barker says at some point he shot her in the left leg. Her injuries were not thought to be life threatening. The suspect is described as a young white male....
June 5, 2016 - 8:08pm
3 weeks 2 days ago

Each year, outstanding high school students from across the area are invited to come together and perform with members of the Zanesville Memorial Concert Band.

Jeff Roquemore, Director, The Zanesville Memorial Concert Band, said that they decided to change it up this year to honor and remember two Morgan High School students who were involved in a fatal accident last fall.

“As a community band, we decided that we would get area schools together and perform a piece in memory...

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

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

The free concert will began at  7 p.m. 

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