With over 400 bridges in Muskingum County, the process of inspecting them is a serious issue. County officials are hard at work making sure that every one of them is safe for everyday travel.
Crews began inspecting the bridges back in January of this year, and now they are working on the final three. Today, they checked out the Gaysport Bridge, which is one of the largest in Muskingum County.
Bob Wilson is the Muskingum County Inspector. He explains why it’s so...
It’s almost time to get your “Mack” on… as the 9th annual Gus Macker tournament is set for this weekend in Zanesville.
Over 15,000 people are expected to be in town for the 3-on-3 playground style basketball tourney, with 740 teams registered to play. With this mass amount of people, organizer Dana Matz says volunteers have already started setting up.
“Volunteers unloaded the baskets yesterday, they came in from London, Ontario. Today, we’ll be putting the basket units...
An area man who traveled off the roadway Tuesday evening and into a creekbed, is recovering from only minor injuries at a local hospital.
According to Sergeant Pat Keck with the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office, crews responded to the scene a little after six to find 79-year-old Eugene Mumaw of Frazeysburg trapped inside his vehicle after it landed in a large culvert on Canal Road.
Fire officials say it appeared that Mumaw was traveling on the roadway and went over an...
It was a close call for an area woman and a small child Tuesday afternoon as the two narrowly escaped the flames of a burning structure.
Zanesville Fire Crews responded to what initially came in as a "car fire" call around noon, in Washington Township. However upon arrival, officials discovered the blaze had quickly spread to a nearby residence located at 2435 South Pleasant Grove Road.
Chief Dave Lacy of the ZFD says the house it a total loss, and that investigations are...
The official start to summer is still a few weeks away, but the weather is starting to shape up and that means more mosquitoes.
But with the increase in mosquitoes, comes the danger of your pet contracting heartworm disease. “It’s transmitted by mosquito bites. They bite a dog that has heartworm disease and then they spread it to another dog then it spreads in that dog through a process then the heartworm develops big long worms,” says A.G. Kempf.
As we head into vacation season, don’t forget to give the gift of life. The Red Cross is one agency that is in desperate need of blood right now.
A blood drive was held earlier today at the Good Samaritan gym in an effort to stock their dwindling supply.
“The summer months there’s more people that are going on vacation so we don’t get the regular donors in that we need to donate at that time. There’s more accidents because there are more people on the road and so we’re in...