Here’s a scary statistic. According to the Center for Health and Health Care in schools, it reports the percent of school age children ages 6 to 11 that are over-weight, more than doubled between the late 1970’s and 2000.
To combat the problem in our area, local educators herd speakers today from the Ohio Department of Health to discuss way s to conquer the obesity problem and to promote healthy kids in our schools.
One idea for kids’ healthier eating habits is a new...
If you’re in the mood for race cars and helping feed the hungry then stop by the Colony Square Mall for the annual Stock Car Show. This year’s show will be benefiting the United Way’s Operation Feed Campaign.
There will be 40 cars on display throughout the mall and people can vote for their favorite by either donating a canned food or a dollar. Half owner of the Rough Rider on display, Sonny Barcus, says that it’s a win-win situation for everyone.
It is the fourth fatal crash and the fifth life lost on a Perry County highway this year.
The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that a fatal accident occurred early Thursday morning a little after 3 o'clock.
The victim, thirty-year-old Stacie Clarkston of Newark was driving westbound on State Route 204 near Thornville, when she lost control, went off the roadway, struck a fixed object, flipped the vehicle over, and then continued on into a utility pole....
Ohio University officials say they don't plan on making a sexually oriented offender move out of coed dorms on campus.
Officials claim they are unhappy they didn't know about the situation, however they say freshman student, Raphael Edwards of Akron has caused no problems and there's no reason to cancel his dorm room privileges.
The nineteen-year-old pleaded guilty in July to sexual conduct with a minor, a thirteen-year-old girl. He claims he didn't know she was that young...
The Zanesville Police Department arrests a man wanted in connection to an incident last Friday.
According to Detective Ric Roush, 36-year-old Kenneth Johnson of Zanesville was arrested Thursday afternoon on one count robbery and three counts grand theft.
These charges stem from Johnson’s alleged involvement in the Friday evening incident in which a 74-year-old Zanesville woman was robbed while getting out of her car in the 700 block of Indiana Street. The woman’s purse...
There’s no kidding around today for the people collecting donations for the Genesis Hospital System’s Operation Feed food drive.
The weather may be to blames for today’s bad turnout, but the group hopes that the community will help out all the other donation centers at the Bethesda Campus, local banks, churches and numerous other places.
All donations will be accepted until the end of April and will go towards the Muskingum County United Way.