Dozens of children were at Colony Square Mall this morning for the “Most Beautiful Baby Contest.”
Children from newborns to age six were placed in six categories, and then brought on stage to impress the judges with their smile and personality.
Contest directors try not to emphasize competition, but rather how special kids are. “It really gets the point out to the children that its not whether you win or lose, every child’s a winner,” said director Ed Matt.
Workers from Dollar General took advantage of the nice weather today and painted a home for “Make A Difference Day.”
The projected was slated for October 22, but was canceled due to bad weather. Over 30 employees came out and helped repaint a home on Melrose Ave.
Dollar General started taking part in “Make A Difference Day” a few years ago with some inspiration from their code of values. “We wanted to be able to help out the community and it also goes with Dollar...
A gospel songfest and an auction tomorrow at Maysville Elementary will benefit a local infant.
18-month-old Melody Burns is having surgery on Monday to remove a lump on her brain. “She has a mass on her right temporal lobe and it’s caused her to have some pretty bad seizures, and it’s gotten a lot worse and she’s back in the hospital,” said Melody’s aunt, Krystal Etters.
The event runs from 1-6pm and will help raise money to cover medical and family expenses. ...
A local organization has come up with a unique way to raise money.
A puzzle displaying art work by artists of the Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project is on sale to benefit Eastside Community Ministry. “It’s a collage of local, downtown buildings and businesses, different landmarks around Zanesville,” Marcy White of Eastside Community Ministry said.
There is an open house at the ministry from 5-8pm tonight, displaying the puzzle and the artwork that inspired the...
Today may be a balmy seventy degrees, but winter isn’t far away. And the Ohio Department of Transportation is already taking steps to prepare.
Today they rolled out their equipment to make sure it’s ready for the first snowfall. ODOT’s preparation includes putting down a salt-water mixture before the snow hits and checking pavement sensors that determine road conditions around the county.
ODOT District 5 Spokeswoman Cindy Brown says they try to be prepared even before...