A swearing-in ceremony is planned for later this week for all the elected officials from the city of Zanesville. It’s scheduled for Thursday at the John McIntire Library.
Mayor Jack Fenton will be there and also encourages the public to attend the event. Fenton says, “It’s a good chance to talk to all the elected officials so I think it would be in their interest to come.”
The ceremony will take place Thursday at 7pm at the library.
The Zanesville school board had a busy Monday night. It voted to approve 14 million dollars in contracts for the construction of two new middle schools in Zanesville. Superintendent Mike Pockle tells Whiz news that the bids on 17 contracts were approved at the meeting and it means the construction of the new schools is on schedule. The board also decided to place a 3.63 mill emergency levy on the March ballot to replace an issue that is expiring.
Both coaches and gymnasts at Zanesville Gymnastics are flipping with joy this week after two of their own came back from the state meet with top honors.
12-year-old Shawnee Seeley was State Runner-Up in the level 4 all-around competition, but it didn't stop there for the team. 9-year-old Julie Lewis stole the show as she captured the Level 4 State All-Around Title.
Coach Jennifer McCollister says, "She's always came in with a tremendous work ethic and is a very positive...
An Ohio man was charged Monday with spilling a red liquid that is supposed to resemble blood near an Enola Gay Exhibit. 73-year-old Thomas Siemer of Columbus us charged with felony destruction of property and loitering.
Authorities say he was part of a small group of protester who briefly disrupted the official opening of the National Air and Space Museum’s new annex at Dulles International Airport.
Several elderly atomic bomb survivors from Japan also expressed...
It’s looking more and more like the Zanesville Fire Department has an arson problem on its hands. The fires that have been plaguing our area are under investigation and causing a lot of problems for authorities.
Last night marked the sixth fire that has occurred in the Greenwood area, all at vacant homes. These fires can be costly not only for local residents, but for the city as well.
Chief Dave Lacy comments that the fires tie up police officers who are assisting...