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July 26, 2016 - 3:53pm
4 days 14 hours ago

SOUTH ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Riesbeck’s in South Zanesville is getting ready for its yearly summer safety event.

This is the fifth year they have put on the event to educate the public about summertime do’s and don’ts. Representatives from the Sheriff’s Office, the Animal Shelter Society, Genesis HealthCare, and the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department will be there for safety demonstrations.

Jane Dombroski with Riesbeck’s...

July 26, 2016 - 1:13pm
4 days 17 hours ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – A Muskingum County Sheriff’s K-9 that suffered from heat exhaustion has made a full recovery and is back with his handler.

At seven-years-old Drako is the oldest dog the Sheriff’s Office has. Drako was being cared for by the Muskingum County Dog Pound while his handler, Deputy Ryan Paisley, was on vacation. Sheriff Matt Lutz said that Drako was taken outside and because of the heat and anxiety from being away from his family he...

July 25, 2016 - 9:35pm
4 days 19 hours ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- The Riverside Dog Park Committee has been working hard putting together quotes for construction and raising funds.

After hearing about the project, Nestle Purina reached out to those involved in the dog park to learn more about the park, and possibly how they can help out.

“The committee was really excited about that,” said Jay Bennett, Public Service and Community Development Director, City of Zanesville. “We did a tour of...

July 25, 2016 - 9:06pm
5 days 9 hours ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- A two-vehicle accident occurred at approximately at 4:35 p.m. at the intersection of State Route 146 and Tunis Rd. State Trooper Troy Hale said that a red sedan was traveling eastbound on SR 146 trying to turn into Tunis Rd and was rear ended by a van traveling eastbound. The driver of the sedan was not transported to the hospital, but the driver of the van was transported to Genesis for minor injuries by Falls Township. State Trooper Troy Hale also...

July 25, 2016 - 5:52pm
5 days 12 hours ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – At the Zanesville County Club Blue Devils squared off against Bishops on the golf course.

‘The Battle of the B’s Golf Challenge’ is a Ryder Cup style tournament that pits Zanesville High School alums versus Bishop Rosecrans’ alumni with proceeds raised from a silent auction going towards both school’s golf programs. Club pro Mike Durant said each team had 20 participants and that they hope to raise $1,000 for each...

July 25, 2016 - 5:08pm
5 days 13 hours ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio - Local produce is now in high demand at the New Concord Farmer's Market.

John and Pauline Hawkinson are residents of Senecaville, Oh and they sell fresh produce straight from their garden and have been doing so for the last six years. Pauline said both of them are originally from Minnesota and was raised working in the garden.

"We just like gardening and we always have a garden. We have had a garden our entire life and it's all full of good...

July 25, 2016 - 4:55pm
5 days 13 hours ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio - As Ben Hogan would say, "the most important shot in golf is the next one" and Monday many area golfers would agree.

Muskingum University Athletic Boosters hosted their 27th Annual Golf Tournament at Eaglesticks Golf Club. Director of Athletics, Larry Shank said this event started as a chance to reunite with the alumni and fellowship.

"It's very important because, it brings a lot of our alumni back together. They reminisce, they...

July 25, 2016 - 1:23pm
5 days 16 hours ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – A Monday morning accident on I-70 closed eastbound traffic and sent one person to the hospital.

24-year-old Brittany Darby of Zanesville was traveling westbound on I-70 in her 2006 GMC Envoy near mile marker 146. Authorities received a call of the accident at 6:34 a.m.

“She got off onto the right side of the roadway, on the rumble strips,” said Trooper Wes Archer with the Ohio State Highway Patrol. “She overcorrected and...

July 25, 2016 - 10:42am
5 days 19 hours ago

The Zanesville Highway Patrol says one person was seriously injured after an early Monday morning accident on I-70. It happened around 6:30 just east of Zanesville and forced the closing of the eastbound lanes for 90 minutes. Troopers say 24-year-old Brittany Darby of Zanesville was traveling west on I-70 and started to swerve and ended up in the median overturning one time and ended up in the east bound lanes. She was ejected from the vehicle. The Patrol says Darby suffered serious injuries...

July 25, 2016 - 10:39am
5 days 18 hours ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Fanatics is one of the area’s largest employers and they are looking to add more.

Fanatics will have a job fair at Ohio Means Jobs this Thursday. The sporting apparel distributor will be looking to hire hundreds of new employees at their Frazeysburg location.

“Fanatics will be hiring over 1,500 individuals for season work,” said Julie Metzger of Ohio Means Jobs. “They have seasonal positions through the week. They...

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