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August 2, 2015 - 8:09pm
2 days 9 hours ago

The Zanesville Memorial Concert band wrapped up its summer season this evening.

The final concert featured a very special guest, from the President's United States Marine Corps Band and an Ohio Composer theme.

"We have somebody who is a composer of band music from Ohio come and direct the group on the pieces that they have written," said Assistant Director of ZMCB Janine Schmeltzer. "This year we have First Lieutenant Ryan Nowlin. "

Schmeltzer said the...

August 1, 2015 - 3:48pm
3 days 9 hours ago

Kids entering kindergarten this school year filled their backpacks with items they need for the first day.

The Muskingum Families and Children First Council came together to purchase school supplies and give them away to those who struggle to afford everything on the ever growing list.

"We want to celebrate with the kindergartners for going into kindergarten or joining school altogether so we want to help them celebrate as well as help out the family," said M.F.C.F.C...

August 1, 2015 - 3:38pm
3 days 9 hours ago

North Terrace Church of Christ hosted its 'Free Stuff Giveaway' today.

Everything from clothing to cabinets was available for free. Hundreds came out to the event and went home with something new to them.

"It's everything," said Student Minister Stephen Warner. "I mean a lot of the people come. They're looking for big items, they're looking for the big stuff in the back. But a lot of people come. They're just looking for clothes. They're looking for anything they...

August 1, 2015 - 3:34pm
3 days 9 hours ago

The East Muskingum School Soccer Boosters raised money for the soccer program as well as a cause they felt connected to through the very thing they use to play the sport..feet.

The Family Fun Day included a Barefoot Mile, walking without shoes to spread awareness about people in other countries who walk barefoot each day, also spreading knowledge about those sold into human trafficking whose shoes are often taken from them to make escape more difficult.

The man who started Joy...

August 1, 2015 - 3:27pm
3 days 9 hours ago

275 gun enthusiasts took to the Briar Rabbit Shooting Range August 1.

The Ohio State Shooting Championship continues through tomorrow and today the shooters took aim on 200 clay pigeons.

"They shoot 200 birds in the main event, 100 birds in the preliminary which was yesterday, they'll shoot their two hundred birds over today and tomorrow and it's for the state championship," said Owner of Briar Rabbit Shooting Range Jan Crawmer.

The high overall score will take...

July 31, 2015 - 8:52pm
4 days 12 hours ago

The memory of missing and dead women was etched in chalk tonight.

One of the women remembered is Barbara Frame. She went missing in January of 1985 and her daughter Kathy Hubert pleas for answers to this day.

"I hope that somebody calls in with some tip," said Hubert. "Every little tip adds up and will get us answers eventually. "

Frame left for an appointment that night over 30 years ago and Hubert said while she believes her mother is no longer with us...

July 31, 2015 - 4:22pm
4 days 12 hours ago

 A History Channel hit show will be filming in Ohio this fall.

American Pickers will be rummaging through the state to film this October. The show is all about traveling the country in search of unique items, antiques, and classic memorabilia.They are looking for leads in the state.

If you would like to invite the crew to your home to look through your trash and treasures, you can send your name, number, address, and description of the loot to the email americanpickers@...

July 31, 2015 - 4:13pm
4 days 12 hours ago

Volunteer Fire Departments make up 70 percent of all departments in the state of Ohio.

As membership goes down, the number of calls goes up.

"In the last several years the membership of volunteer fire departments across the country has declined over 12 percent with the call volume of calls coming in for emergency services tripling so there's a tremendous need for extra help and the resources to try to recruit volunteer fire fighters," said Volunteer Fire Fighter Josh...

July 31, 2015 - 3:23pm
4 days 12 hours ago

The Animal Shelter has been getting to know a Poodle Miniature mix named Bear and they said he's ready for a family.

Bear is believed to be 16 years old and the adoption fee for him is just 40 dollars. Executive Director Jody Murray said he's perfect for anyone looking for a new pet.

"As you can see he's a great little dog, very friendly, very calm, good with people, good with other cats and dogs, just a great little guy and we're trying really hard to find a home for him,...

July 31, 2015 - 2:45pm
4 days 12 hours ago

The Zanesville Summer Concert Series is coming to a close this weekend.

The Zanesville Memorial Concert Band is playing its final show of the season at Zane's Landing Park Sunday, along with a special guest.

"Our final concert of the year, we've always invited in an Ohio born and educated conductor/composer and we've had number of them over the years, and this time we really feel privileged to have 1st Lieutenant Ryan J. Nowlin, he is the Assistant Director of the President'...

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