The magic number used to be 65, but with more Americans foregoing retirement, the number of working people 55 and older has grown to 22 million, the largest growth since 1948. And right here in Zanesville 81-year old Jeanne Penn is one of those Americans.
Penn’s story has become national news; she was included in the June issue of “U.S. News and World Report”. The article is titled, “You Call this Retirement?”
The article says many older people just can’t afford to...
A jury took only four hours Thursday to convict a man of murdering a Hamilton couple as they slept to steal 20 dollars from them.
The jury will return on Monday to decide whether to recommend the death penalty of life in prison for 22-year old Jason Campbell.
Campbell’s defense team didn’t contest the charges. They said Campbell wanted to plead guilty but agreed to a trial solely because he wanted a jury, rather than a panel of judges, to decide his sentence.
He was supposed to appear this past Monday for his sentencing, but now a bench warrant has been issued for the arrest of 32-year-old Kevin Sands.
According to Assistant County Prosecutor Jim Workman, the Zanesville man was arrested on May 11, 2003 on the Maysville Pike after a routine traffic stop revealed nearly 25 pounds of marijuana in his car.
After filing to have evidence in the search suppressed, the legal process continued. In April Sands plead no contest to one...
The Noble County Art on the Square is this weekend in Caldwell. Bill Saling and his wife Beth started the art show 28 years ago and says every year it gets bigger and better.
Handmade paintings, drawings, sculptures, jewelry, rugs, everything you can think of, will be available to buy at the show. The Salings say people come from all over Ohio and the country to experience Art on the Square.
A big event is scheduled for this Sunday at the New Hope Full Gospel Church on the East Pike. The event is to honor families who have lost loved ones in Iraq.
A member of the Bikers for Christ Organization Ron Holshuer, says over 300 bikers are expected to make the trip out to the Church. In addition, two local families will be present for the worship service honoring their sons, who lost their lives fighting in Iraq.
Pastor Fred Z, who gave up drug dealing and devoted...