It’s been over four months since Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, and area residents are still trying to help Zanesville’s Sister City Slidell, Louisiana.
Tomorrow night, Terry’s Tavern on Linden Ave will host a spaghetti dinner with proceeds going to the Zanesville Hurricane Relief Fund. “All of the profits from the dinner, a $7 donation, will go to hurricane victims, as well at 10% of the gross profit made at the bar,” commented Courtney Kerns.
Several area kids will have their holiday wishes granted thanks to a program with the Muskingum County Children’s Services.
Volunteers for Adopt a Child for Christmas spent the day wrapping gifts at Beth Abraham Synagogue. “It’s hope for them. It tells them you can ask for something, and it’s possible,” said Volunteer Diana Carter.
Volunteers spent the day buying and wrapping presents before members from the Philo basketball team helped load the truck to take gifts...
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...