Its final days are here. The Big Bear grocery store on Maple Avenue will be closing for good on Thursday.
That means shoppers only have today and tomorrow to get what’s left.
Zoning Administrator, Bryan Mason says no one has contacted him about buying the Big Bear lot; he doesn’t expect the area to remain vacant for a long time. The Big Bear Store In Mt. Vernon also closes this week.
As our area prepares for the 50 million dollar ethanol plant that is to be built in Coshocton, WHIZ News caught up with Bill Huston of the Farm Agency to find out how this will affect the local farming industry.
Huston says, “ anytime we develop a business that uses an agricultural product its good news for the industry in general I think in this area of the state most of our grain is fed to livestock that’s gonna create more of a demand.”
The Girl Scouts are out and about in the community again, but not just selling their cookies.
Instead, they are donating scarves they hand-made to the Eastside Community Ministry.
Barbara Ranck the Troop leader says, “ we decided we’d do a project for Eastside Ministry buying the material through the fund the girls have earned through nut and cookie sales and make scarves. We ended up making 40 scarves.”
Ranck says this was a good project because it taught...
The South Zanesville Fire Department has their own little hero tonight.
Five-year-old Dalton Britton is credited with saving the lives of his family and six kittens after a fire ripped though their home last Saturday. Today he was presented with a plaque for his heroic efforts.
Dalton’s mother is certainly proud of her son and grateful he saved her life.
She says, “ I definitely know that I would not be here today if it wasn’t for him.”