It’s been nearly a week since the flooding began in Southeast Ohio. Now that the water has gone down, some businesses in Guernsey County are finally able to start cleaning up.
The crews are working hard moving everything off the floor—which was covered with nearly a half inch of brown silt. Jerry Yingling of Service Master says that’s not the biggest concern. “With sewage it’s a health hazard not only for sewage but prolonged exposure can grow mold.”
The Zanesville Art Center showcased a new exhibit today. It's called "Scenarios" and it features paintings and portraits done by Linda Gall of Zanesville.
Gall says her inspiration comes from those close to her heart. "My inspiration comes from family and friends. I get figures from albums and place them in backgrounds that they are alien to, like China or Islamic mosques," says Gall.
Gall has painted all of her life. She did most of the work featured in the exhibit while...
Former Bengal star Anthony Munoz made a stop in Zanesville to applaud some caring mom and dads.
The former pro was the guest speaker tonight at the Muskingum County Children’s services banquet, honoring foster parents. Munoz says he was honored to speak at the event, he says we need to recognize how important parents are in a child’s life.
Munoz says foster parents have such a caring role to open their hearts and homes to children.
Today marks the three-year anniversary of September 11th. The local VFW Post 1058 is honoring those who lost their lives on that fateful day.
The veterans are holding their first golf tournament dedicated to 9/11, an event they hope to make a yearly tradition. Post Commander Bernie Harmon says, “Freedom is not free and you always to protect yourself and be alert all the time.”
Harmon says since the attacks, his post has drawn closer together. All profits of the 9/11...
Three people have now died due to the flooding in Guernsey County.
According to the Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol, a double fatal accident happened on State Route 313. Patrol troopers, Pleasant City EMS and Guernsey County deputies responded to a call from a resident that spotted the top of a car submerged in the floodwaters of Wills Creek.
43-year-old Gayla Norman and 43-year-old Lois Hastings, both of Derwent, occupied the vehicle. Both women were...
Guernsey County is still dealing with the aftermath of this week’s flooding. It’s now been declared a state of emergency.
Yesterday the county EMA projected water levels to crest at 24 feet but today they measured out to nearly 25 feet.
Many residents’ cars are submerged in water and local businesses along the Southgate Parkway are wondering how much damage this will cause. Dale Harvey, Assistant Manager of Big Lots in Cambridge says his employees spent...