A representative from Muskingum College was in Zanesville today asking the county commissioners for funding to support “The Invisible Child”.
It’s a program dedicated to overcoming the challenge of educating children in the heartland. Dr. Joy Cowdery of Muskingum College says there are a lot of programs for urban education, but when it comes to children living in rural poverty, the funds are lacking.
Cowdery says money is needed for a three day conference in September,...
Some elementary school kids in our area got a flying lesson from local aviation expert Art Moose.
He talked to the kids about plane safety and the dynamics of flying.
A group of second grader from Duncan Falls Elementary screamed and laughed as their teacher Mrs. Fuller boarded the small three-seat airplane and took off for a ride around River Side Airport. Moose has been doing tours since 1982 and says it’s good to start the kids young.
A judge in Cincinnati soundly scolded a woman who prosecutors say gave marijuana-filled brownies and wine coolers to her children.
Twenty-eight year old Melony Wikette was sentenced to one year in prison on Wednesday. The woman from Delhi Township Southwest of Cincinnati was convicted of endangering children, corrupting another with drugs and abusing harmful intoxicants.
Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge Steve Martin told Wikette she breached the trust her children had...
The two men arrested for their involvement in a weekend armed robbery at the Speedway Gas Station on Blue Avenue were in Judge Mark Fleegle’s courtroom Wednesday.
According to court documents, 21-year-old B.J. Richard-Bey of Zanesville plead not guilty to aggravated robbery with a gun specification, one count misdemeanor theft, one count robbery, one count felony theft, and one count of having a weapon while under disability. His bond has been set at $150,000. Richard-Bey is also...
The Governor will be stopping in Zanesville tomorrow to talk about one of the largest school building projects in the state.
East Elementary, one of the eight new Zanesville schools will have their groundbreaking debut tomorrow. Several political leaders including Governor Taft will be on hand talking about the 96 million dollar project.
The new elementary school is part of Phase One of the project, which also includes two new middle schools.
A local company received a prestigious honor from a military contractor, Lockheed-Martin. The ceremony was held in Zanesville at the Hollowed Hills and representatives from Lockheed-Martin from Akron and Rapicom from Grant, Alabama were present. In addition Mayor Jack Fenton gave out the awards.
Rapicom has a satellite company based here in Zanesville with three employees, but those employees made the company Lockheed Martin’s Star Supplier of the Year.