More than 1,000 needy kids will be set for school this year thanks to the efforts of a local organization.
Eastside Community Ministries in conjunction with the American Legion Post 29 Ladies Auxiliary is hosting “Tools for Schools”, for the fifth year in a row.
According to the interim executive director for Eastside Community Ministry, Bob Davidson, this program helps kids who have no other means of obtaining the much-needed supplies. “Each year, we have kids that...
It was a perfect day to take a swing for a good cause at a local golf course.
Eagle Sticks hosted the 15th annual Diosi Classic this afternoon to benefit the Carr Centers “Kids on the Block” Program.
According to Roseanne Diosi, the “Kids on the Block” program is a crucial learning tool for children as it teaches youngsters about accepting everyone, regardless of their abilities. “It’s a program sponsored by the Carr Center to go out into the local schools and teach the...
A cigarette tax is forcing some area residents to fight back after feeling the heat of the recent price increase.
We’ve received word from workers with the “Smoker Friendly” store that more and more smokers are attempting to fight the hike by rolling their own cigarettes. According to “Smoker Friendly” employee, Kim Woolfe, “Once you get all the equipment to do it, it works out to be about eight dollars a carton, compared to forty-five dollars.”
It’s only a week away… the Muskingum County Fair is set for August 14th through the 20th and not only are the rides and trailers rolling in already, but a new addition is almost complete.
The building known as “Veterans Hall” will hold 52 merchants during the weeklong event. It took almost five months to build the 25,000 square foot multi-purpose facility after the setback it faced in May.
Fair Board Treasurer Don Jordan says he is thrilled the hall will be open for the...
It’s summertime and that means hot and humid weather. But along with those dry conditions comes serious problems that could affect many area residents.
Brush fires are one of the most prolific problems when the temperatures peak and fire chief Dave Lacy says it doesn’t take a lot of time to create a serious problem. You know, when it’s raining, it’s not a problem, but it doesn’t take a significant amount of time when the heat and sun come back that we’re dry again.”