If adopting a pet is on your to-do list, this week would be a good time, as the Muskingum County Animal Shelter won’t have much to pick from after this weekend.
Larry Hostetler is the Executive Director of the Animal Shelter in Zanesville. He says he will be attending an event at the Detroit Zoo this weekend called “Meet Your Friend at the Zoo.” He says this gives him the chance to clear out the local shelter in order to house more animals from around our area.
The US Department of Health and Human Services, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department are joining forces this week in an effort to urge parents to vaccinate their young children.
This week is National Infant Immunization Week. It recognizes that vaccines are among the 20th century’s most successful and cost-effective public health tools for preventing disease and death.
Music was in the air this afternoon at Coshocton High School.
More than one hundred singers from Coshocton Community Choir came out to the McKinley Auditorium to perform there Spring program.
Among the songs performed today were those of Garry Cornell, who also directed the choir. He said, “It’s always a pleasure. History is filled with accounts of composers who go their entire life and never heard their music performed. And not only to hear it performed but to direct it...
The Boy Scout motto is, “Be prepared”, and the 800 area scouts who took part in this weekends activities learned how valuable this lesson can be; especially when it comes to preparing for the weather.
This weekend marks the 95th Anniversary of the Boy Scouts and the 75th Anniversary of the Cub Scouts. Scouts from all over the area met at Muskingham Valley Scout Reservation last night, expecting the weather to cooperate; but they were wrong.
In Muskingum County Court this week an area man was sentenced to ten years in prison for his involvement in a recent rape case, and he was labeled a sexual predator.
According to Assistant Muskingum County Prosecutor, Eric Martin, 42-year-old Ronald Trussell of Fultonham previously pleaded guilty to charges of gross sexual imposition, rape and disseminating matter harmful to juveniles.
Martin says the charges stem from incidents that occurred between August and September...