To raise awareness about poverty and homelessness, Muskingum College students from M.A.P, that’s Muskies against poverty, decided to be homeless and live in their make shift homes, cardboard boxes, for 24 hours.
The students say their main goal is to open peoples’ views about some of the misconceptions involving the homeless. The students are collecting donations for East Side Ministries, which do numerous services for the less fortunate.
Volunteers spared time at today’s Big Brother Big Sister Bowl for Kids charity.
This year 162 teams came to raise money for kids of Muskingum County.
Co-Chair Big Brother Big Sister, Tedd Murphy says, “last year we raised $44,000 dollars and our goal this year is to get close to $55,000. Every year this just keeps getting bigger and bigger and it’s from the support we get from our great community.”
A Zanesville man was arrested Thursday night through a joint investigation with the Internal Revenue Service and the Zanesville Police Department Narcotics Unit.
64-year-old Joseph Kennedy was arrested at 543 Thurman Street. According to IRS Public Information Officer Paul Brown, Kennedy was originally indicted on February 17th to six separate counts of mail fraud, one count conspiracy to commit mail fraud and one count conspiracy to commit mail fraud and to impede and impair the...
A new 10 million dollar highway bill is on its way to the senate after being approved by the house transportation committee.
Congressman Bob Ney supports the six-year highway bill. The bill will fund the relocation of St. Rt. 93 and US 22 from it’s current intersection just south of Zanesville to interstate 70/US 40 west of Zanesville.
Don’t expect to drive on this road anytime soon. As of right now construction is set to begin in 2007.