Local News

April 18, 2006 - 2:18pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
Zanesville Mayor Butch Zwelling today announced that City Hall will be closed for a few hours on Thursday.

Zwelling says between 10:30 and 2:00 o’clock City Hall will be closed so employees can attend the funeral of former Zanesville Mayor Jack Fenton.

The rest of the departments in the city will be open for business as usual.

Zwelling also announced that flags will be flying at half-staff from Thursday until Monday in honor of Fenton.

The funeral...
April 18, 2006 - 11:12am
7 years 6 weeks ago
It’s a third world county, and yet they have a successful radio station, but they need your help in expanding their listening area.

Manuela Lue from a mission in Belize works for a Catholic radio station reaching 200,000 people and wants the people of Muskingum County to see the importance of supporting their endeavor.

“I am here to promote the Mission in Belize to promote the Catholic Church in Belize and also to raise funds to expand our Catholic radio station throughout...
April 18, 2006 - 10:54am
7 years 6 weeks ago
Residents in six Southeastern Ohio counties will soon be paying new fees to help prevent flood damage on their property.

The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District, or MWCD, has prevented more than $6 billion in damage since 1930, and now officials need money to maintain and improve the dams and reservoirs.

They’ve set out a 20-year plan, but it will require funds from residents in Muskingum, Coshocton, Guernsey, Noble, Licking and Morgan counties.

April 18, 2006 - 10:20am
7 years 6 weeks ago
The votes are in, the lucky couple that will receive a worry free wedding is chosen.

Lindsay Grimm and Scott Michel have been hometown friends since they were 6 years old.

Both going to West Muskingum High School, the couple was born and raised in Zanesville and have their families here as well.

The bride and groom say they are ecstatic about being chosen and are excited for viewers and listeners to make their decisions for them, something they have trouble with...
April 17, 2006 - 9:08pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
In the rush to beat that midnight deadline, the Zanesville Post Office at 900 McIntyre Avenue got a steady stream of last minute tax filers Monday night.

Some people said procrastination is nothing new for them, and even after years of taxes, they still file as late as possible.

“I do everything last minute. I do better under pressure,” said last minute filer Jenny Dusenberry.

One local accountant said she makes sure to get her clients’ returns...
April 17, 2006 - 4:58pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
Some people may find it difficult to keep themselves organized, but imagine keeping thousands of files on hand for all of the county’s offices.

That’s exactly what the Muskingum County Records Commission does. They make sure the county office records are documented and stored.

They met today and approved two retention schedules, which determine how long they should hold on to certain records – one for the Muskingum County Commissioners and Human Resources....
April 17, 2006 - 4:38pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
Cambridge residents will soon have a few new places to eat, sleep and fill-up their tank.

Today the director of economic and community development announced Denny’s, Dairy Queen, Hampton Inn and Sheetz gas station are all moving to the neighborhood.

The new Fed-Ex building will open in September, creating new jobs, something Steve Gierhart was hoping for.

“We’ve been hoping for boom like this, it’s coming that way, but I think the people it gets them revved...
April 17, 2006 - 4:16pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
Whether it is charging excessive interest rates, tacking on fees or inflating appraisals, examples of predatory lending are everywhere.

Now the buckeye state is leading the nation in foreclosures. WHIZ reporter Jennifer Jarrell has more from one county that is trying to change that.

Guernsey County has the 11th highest foreclosure rate in the state, today state lawmakers, and county officials were on a mission to advocate and educate.

“As elected officials,...
April 17, 2006 - 12:28pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
Muskingum County Commissioners receive information on a new form of funding for a variety of expensive area projects.

Megan Browning from the Seasongood & Mayer funding company presented the commissioners with types of financing and loan programs that could be available for our area.

County Commissioner Dorothy Montgomery; “Financing and bond sales and things like that which we do use a lot of when we are doing many of our projects like sewer and water and that type of...
April 17, 2006 - 11:23am
7 years 6 weeks ago
An early morning accident lands two people in the hospital and tonight, authorities are still searching for answers.

The one car accident occurred on State Route 146 East toward Chandlersville at 10 this morning.

Duncan Falls Fire Department and the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol responded to the scene.

Community Ambulance transported the 33-year old driver and his passenger to Good Samaritan Hospital, both with minor injuries.

For the best experience, use one of the following browsers:      Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Apple Safari
Follow Us:  WHIZ-TV      Z92 Radio      AM1240      @WHIZnewscom      @WHIZweather      @Z92Radio