Over 850 students were forced to evacuate from two area schools this morning after a natural gas line leaked into the schools.
According to the Principal Les Richards from Grover, around 10:00 a.m. the Zanesville Fire Dept. called Grover Elementary and Wilson Elementary saying there was a problem. The schools immediately went into lock down, closing all doors and windows.
Minutes later, they ordered an evacuation. The students walked to the Manor just down the street...
The local animal shelter is warning pet owners that the pesky bugs are out in full swing during springtime and that prevention is key.
Larry Hostetler is the Executive Director of the animal shelter in Muskingum County; he says they have a great, affordable treatment for animals to prevent fleas, $10 a dose for cats and up to $14 for dogs, depending on weight. But beware if your animal isn’t treated, you can get bites too.
A man is dead after a shooting that occurred in Newark late Monday night.
It happened just before midnight, when Newark Police say they responded to a call of shots fired near apartment D-3 at 41 North 40th Street. That's where they found an unidentified man bleeding from gunshot wounds.
The man died early Tuesday morning at Licking Memorial Hospital.
Authorities say two local men are currently in custody, 22-year-old Josh Saxton of 58 Linden Avenue, and 29-year...
Ohio farmers are taking advantage of April’s unseasonable dry spell to get a jump on planting crops.
You may recall during the fall and winter the flooding really affected the farming industry. Now farmers are welcoming this dry weather.
“Crops rely on adequate moisture throughout the growing season, but because of all the rain we had over the winter some of the problems associated with that rain its really given farmers a window of opportunity to get this work done,”...