Get ready to pop open those popcorn tins! The local Boy Scouts of America spent the first few weeks of November selling popcorn, and now that popcorn is in.
Tonight volunteers spent the evening sorting and packaging more than $100,000 worth of popcorn.
“Tonight we’re at the Bloomer Candy Company sorting all the product for our boys, in preparation for a busy Saturday morning,” says John Harding, Scout executive for the Muskingum County Council of the Boy Scouts of...
If you were born or lost a loved one over the past 23 years in Muskingum County, chances are you came in contact with Kay Hedges.
Kay will be retiring at the end of the month as Local Registrar of Vital Statistics.
She has been responsible for registering all births and deaths for Muskingum County. “23 years in one spot is long enough. It’s time for new faces and to do something a little bit different,” a smiling Hedges said.
A local artist received a grant today from the Muskingum County Community Foundation in remembrance of one family’s daughter.
Bryan Rapp received the $500 grant from Mary Ann Bucci to continue his art career.
The award is in both Ronna Bucci and former Art Center Director Dr. Charles Deitz’s name. “I know that she would be so proud, as would Dr. Deitz. They would be so proud that their names are remembered and they’re doing a small little thing that’s going to help...
The Muskingum County Commissioners listened to bids today for the Coopermill Rd Sewer Project.
After receiving several bids from area firms, the Commissioners listened to bids from four this afternoon.
The project comes after several conversations with the Health Department. “This will provide sewer services to homes that would be close to the city near the fairgrounds going out on Coopermill Rd, a certain distance away from Potts Lane and a couple of side streets...
For troops overseas, the holiday spirit and coming home for the holidays is just a thought.
But now you can bring the holidays to them. All you have to do is visit www.whiznews.com and click on the “Home for the Holidays” link. Then you can submit the troop’s email address and they’ll get a link to watch the Home for the Holidays show right on the net. Coordinator Danny Maxwell says last year was a great success.
“A lot of families heard from their loved ones that are...