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April 21, 2015 - 10:46pm
4 days 17 hours ago

An accident at U.S. 40 and Timber Run Road resulted in one woman with head lacerations being cut free from her car by first responders Tuesday night.

The accident was called in at about 7:30 p.m., and the woman, who authorities say is around 60-years-old, was reportedly coherent and talking to EMS staff when she was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital. Trooper T. E. Davis with State Highway Patrol explains what happened.

"We had two vehicles traveling eastbound on U.S. 40...

April 21, 2015 - 5:13pm
4 days 22 hours ago

A more permanent fix to the potholes popping up in the streets of Zanesville is on it's way.

According to Street and Sanitation Superintendent, Jeff Shook, the department is waiting for the plants that manufacture the hot mix to open. Which he said should hopefully be by the middle of next week. Until then they are continuing to fix the roads with the temporary mix.

"If it's rain and cold they'll wait a while to open that plant up. Because, when it's cold, you know, it's hot...

April 21, 2015 - 4:53pm
4 days 22 hours ago

As Ohio appears set to decide on the legality of marijuana in the near future, a recent poll done by CBS News, shows that a record high 53% of Americans feel that marijuana should be legalized.

We talked to CEO of Muskingum Behavioral Health, Steve Carrel about some of the reasons he feels this attitude shift is becoming more apparent.

"I think there is a growing acceptance of pot, legalizing pot, partly because that's what people are seeing in the media and stuff, partly...

April 21, 2015 - 3:00pm
4 days 22 hours ago

The annual Carr Center Cake Auction has grown this year.

Executive Director of the center, Kim Hosler, said there are more than 350 cakes and incentives in this year's auction, and with just a few days to go, the number is still growing.

"We are over last year, so we're excited about that," Hosler said. "Right now we're around 350 and that's really good. The important thing to stress though about the cake auction is that it really is all a gift to the center. All...

April 21, 2015 - 2:52pm
4 days 22 hours ago

For the past 20 years, the last week of April has been dedicated as National Infant Immunization Week.

During the week, the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department stresses the importance of getting infants their immunization shots. According to the Centers for Disease Control, immunization is a shared responsibility. Immunization Coordinator at ZMCHD, Jamie Heinzman, explains.

"That's when we're referencing herd immunizing," she said. "So you getting...

April 21, 2015 - 2:43pm
4 days 22 hours ago

Election Day is just two weeks away, and several local issues will be decided.

There are four issues on this year's ballot and a Republican primary race for Zanesville city law director. County wide, the Center for Seniors has a bond issue to provide funds for a new building.

In the Village of Philo, voters can decide on a levy for current expenses, in the Village of Dresden there is a natural gas aggregation issue and in Jackson Township there is an issue for cemetery operation...

April 21, 2015 - 1:18pm
5 days 3 hours ago
The Frazeysburg Police Department needs your help tonight. On April 9th just after 1:00 a.m. Johnston’s Pharmacy in Frazeysburg was broken into. Chief Eliasha Bourn says large quantity of narcotics was taken. The Chief is releasing pictures of the suspects that are being sought for questioning in this case. If you know who these individuals are you are being asked to call the Frazeysburg Police Department and leave a contact name and number. Please do not approach these individuals or try...
April 21, 2015 - 10:37am
5 days 6 hours ago
The Zanesville City Schools Board of Education met in executive session this week to discuss the applicants for the soon to be open superintendent position. Following the closed session it took action to approve interviews for twelve candidates. Here is the list: Charles Baker-Assistant Superintendent New Philadelphia School District…James Brady-Business Manager East Cleveland City Schools...Kacey Cottrill Principal Zanesville City Schools…Ronald Denton-Director Zanesville City Schools…...
April 21, 2015 - 10:27am
5 days 6 hours ago

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office said they've made an arrest in connection to a shooting incident, drugs and firearms. 

Authorities said that on Monday, April 20, officers were attempting to locate 32-year-old James Patterson on multiple warrants including trafficking in cocaine and charges in a January 8 incident where the sheriff's office stopped a vehicle in relation to someone shooting from a car on County Road 271.

When authorities spotted Patterson driving on...

April 21, 2015 - 10:25am
5 days 6 hours ago

The Zanesville Fire Department has announced its Wednesday hydrant flushing schedule.

It will occur  within the general area of Zane Street south to Canal Street, 9th Street to the river, Harvey Street, Underwood Street and everything West of Underwood Street (all of downtown) including all side streets.

Flushing will be from 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM.

Residents in these areas may experience discolored water and reduced pressure.

It is advised to wait until after 4:00...

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