A very big announcement was made today regarding a gift for the Muskingum County Community Foundation.
Executive Director Dave Mitzel says this big gift couldn’t have come from a more humble person—Emmitt France.
“It was a gift from a gentleman who was very quiet, lived a quiet life on a farm, it was announced by two of his nephews Lloyd and Tim France and it was a gift of $922,000 to the foundation,” says Mitzel.
The election is just one day away and as you can imagine candidates are doing everything they can in the last hours of the campaign. In Zanesville today volunteers had a special visitor to help them get the word out.
At the Kerry Edwards headquarters today it was all about the volunteers especially with a visit from Mrs. Edwards herself who came to rally the troops and thank all the volunteers for their support.
“We can not let up not a single moment. Everything looks...
An 18 year-old man found guilty in the shooting death of Michael Allen, also of Zanesville, was sentenced today.
In Muskingum County's Common Pleas Court, Judge Howard Zwelling sentenced Jared Higgins to 18 years to life in prison. Because Higgins was found guilty of murder, that means the court had to sentence Higgins to 15 years to life. However, the gun specification charge adds an additional three years, so ultimately Higgins will spend 18 years behind bars and will not be up for...
The temperatures are dropping… which means winter isn’t far away. The Ohio Department of Transportation knows it’s vital to be ready for what’s to come.
ODOT had their annual equipment testing today statewide; we visited the Muskingum County location to see what they do to ensure our safety. They have all the snow and ice equipment checked out before the snow hits.
ODOT spokeswoman Cindy Brown says it’s good to have an outside eye.
Tonight is Trick-or-Treat night in Zanesville and some kids got more than candy at one house.
In fact, youngsters got quite a scare as they visited this haunted house off of Military Road. Frankenstein and all his buddies scared kids as they walked through the haunted house. He says his favorite part is seeing the looks of terror on the kids' faces and of course, the smiles.
Trick or Treaters were chased with a chainsaw as they ended the tour, but even over the roar of the...
As a way to promote literacy and reading, the Zanesville Country Club is hosting a two-day book festival.
Tomorrow is the 6th annual National Family Literacy Day. Christopher Canyon, an award-winning artist, musician and performer spoke about the importance of reading. "The purpose of the program is for children to create a feeling of empowerment of their own creativity and to enjoy their own stories and share those stories with others," says Canyon.
A one car accident Friday night sent an area man to the hospital with serious injuries.
According to officials with the Coshocton County Sheriff's Office, the 9-1-1 call came in at 9:17 of an injury accident involving a vehicle driven by Brian L. Bassett.
Apparently Bassett lost control of his car while traveling west on CR 9 close to the intersection SR 751. It slid off the roadway and struck an embankment then went airborne eventually landing on its wheels.