The annual Zanesville High School Oktoberfest took place today, complete with hair coloring, kids games, and booths by various booster clubs.
Jennifer Stewart from the Class of ’68 says Oktoberfest is an important event for the school. “It’s a very important tradition for the Zanesville school community. We welcome the opportunity to see classmates, and visit with friends.”
Along with food and games, there was an obstacle course for children to participate in. ...
A tri-county fitness club is making some improvements. Two indoor tennis courts, a new floor for the basketball court and improvements to the swimming pool are some of the changes at The Field House off East Pike.
Mick Amicone says the improvements are standard every few years. “About every five years we either add on, retrofit, or remodel. I just think what we’ve done this year to try to get into our 20th year is to be as competitive as we can.”
Citing an outdated office structure, the U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to close 28 Farm Service Agency office locations around the state in the next nine months.
Executive Director of the Muskingum and Morgan County Office Bill Huston says location will play a factor in which offices are closed. “I would assume they’d be looking at offices that are within 30 miles of another offices. The reasoning behind that is it’s only going to add another 30 minutes to their trip to the...
A three day jury trial wrapped up Thursday evening in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court with a verdict of guilty.
It involved an assault on a fetus.
Assistant Muskingum County Prosecutor Jim Workman says 22-year-old Stephan Marshall of Zanesville appeared in Judge Kelly Cottrill’s courtroom to learn his fate after being charged with one county of involuntary manslaughter and one count of assault.
The trial began on Tuesday and it took jury members almost...
Today the Muskingum County Commissioners began reviewing proposals from 14 engineering firms for an upcoming sewer improvement project.
“We’ve asked for proposals from engineering firms to look at some sewers on Coopermill Road, the Potts Lane area,” says Muskingum County Commissioner, Brian Hill. “Because the EPA has asked us to try to remedy some issues in that area.”
Hill says once the commissioners review the proposals they will narrow down the candidates and choose...
Part of Zanesville’s sewer system will receive a face-lift in the near future.
Muskingum County Utilities Director, Jeff Pickrell met with county commissioners today to present bids for expanding part of the sewer system on U-S 40.
Pickrell says, “We ended up with 5 Bids received for the J-Station force main, which is the first phase of upgrading our sewer out for the East Elementary out on 40. And there’s also a subdivision going in out there.”