A Group of Muskingum County sheriff’s deputies returned from an area hit hardest by Hurricane Katrina last night.
Led by Sheriff Bob Stephenson, the group arrived in Mississippi Monday morning. While in the affected area, the group performed various tasks to help organize the area and maintain order. “We weren’t sure what we were going to do. We had no idea. All we knew is that the state of Mississippi made the request. We didn’t know if we were going to be doing traffic...
Three people are homeless this evening after a fire destroyed their house this morning.
The fire occurred on the seven hundred block of Dryden Rd in Zanesville, just after 9am. “When we arrived, the front door was completely consumed with flames, the back doors were on fire, and the attic was full of fire,” Kevin Thomas Assistant Fire Chief.
The fire also caused damage to a building behind the home, and also damaged the siding to a neighboring home.
The Muskingum County Transportation Improvement District’s (TID) Board of Directors met today, at the Welcome Center, to discuss current and new projects for the Zanesville-Muskingum county region.
Tom Poorman, Chairman of TID says the Board of Directors mainly talked about the future of the 93/22-connector project. Poorman says Congressmen Ney helped TID obtain over 4 million dollars, in the federal budget, for the construction of the road, which is slated for construction in 2009....
An early morning fire in Avondale left two residents homeless.
The fire, which started shortly after 5am, started in the kitchen and destroyed most of the house.
The victim, a mother and son, are currently living with other family members after receiving help from the Muskingum Valley Red Cross. "We provided them with food, clothing, and I believe we are going to replace someone's eye glasses that got lost in the fire," Julie Davis said.
“You only have one opportunity to make a first impression” that was the motto today down at the Muskingum County Opportunity Center.
September is work force services month around the state and the Muskingum County Opportunity Center wanted to do something different this year, by giving job-seekers the first ever make-over, to help them boost their moral when looking for a job.
Bob Mercer, supervisor of the Muskingum County Opportunity Center Says they want people to...