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April 28, 2015 - 5:39pm
6 days 16 hours ago

Two organizations are giving you the opportunity to master your garden.

The John McIntie Library and the Zanesville Museum of Art are joining together for a five part gardening lecture series. It starts Saturday May 2, with a bonsai lecture. Executive Director of the Museum of Art, Laine Snyder, explained the series.

"We're thrilled to be having these lectures because there's so many wonderful gardeners in this community, and we have Art in the Garden Gala and garden tour...

April 28, 2015 - 5:25pm
6 days 16 hours ago

The Muskingum Valley Health Centers are rolling out a new brand, but they are keeping the same message. 

The centers will  now solely go by MVHC. CEO Dan Atkinson said this is because they also serve communities outside of the Muskingum valley. The company is undergoing a six month long rollout of its new brand identity. Atkinson explained why they're doing it over a long time frame. 

"We also want to take time to ensure that our identity doesn't get lost...

April 28, 2015 - 5:12pm
6 days 18 hours ago

Four years ago, the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department started the breastfeeding cafe and now, that cafe is expanding. 

A small group of moms meet in the morning on the third Wednesday of each month to share experiences of breastfeeding. Breastfeeding coordinator, Lisa Davidson, said many moms wanted to come, but it didn't fit their schedule, so beginning on May 6, the health department is starting a monthly, evening cafe. 

"It started about four years...

April 28, 2015 - 9:29am
1 week 1 hour ago

The Muskingum County Engineer said a road closure this week will last seven days. 

Westwood Drive in Springfield Township will close on Thursday, April 30 for slip and roadway repair. 

The engineer said that anyone with questions should contact the Springfield Township Trustees.



April 28, 2015 - 9:10am
1 week 2 hours ago

The City of Zanesville Fire Department will continue hydrant flushing in the Pershing Road area on Wednesday. 

Hydrant flushing will take place on Pershing Road south to the city limits including Maysville Avenue, Arch Street and June Parkway, including all side streets. 

Flushing will be from 7:30am-2:30pm. 

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

It's advised to wait until after 4pm for the water to clear...

April 28, 2015 - 7:34am
1 week 3 hours ago

Top Stories for Tuesday, April 27, 2015.

New Information on Deceased Baby Found on Muskingum University Campus

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Muskingum County Coroner, Dr. Charles Feicht, says the deceased baby found on Muskingum Universities Campus last week was born alive. The mother of the baby was interviewed by Muskingum County Sheriffs Detectives, at this time no charges have been field.

Adam Siddle in Court


April 27, 2015 - 10:04pm
1 week 13 hours ago

Zanesville City Council held their second of two monthly meetings Monday evening.

Public hearings were held for two different ordinances to be added to the agenda prior to the council meeting. One of those dealt with a request by Frueh Enterprises Incorporated to vacate a portion of Dresden Road near the point at Maple. We spoke to Pat Denbow, Planning and Zoning Administrator for the city, who told us more.

"So that they can increase the amount of property they have in...

April 27, 2015 - 9:48pm
1 week 12 hours ago

The Fieldhouse Foundation is holding an event this weekend to help raise funds for a local man.

Chad Foster and his daughter Alyssa were both diagnosed with leukemia and the Fieldhouse is asking the community to come out and support. We had the chance to talk with CEO of the Fieldhouse, Mick Amicone, who told us they will be helping to raise funds in a few different ways.

"We're excited to have them here as apart of the Fieldhouse and opening up our entire facility for a...

April 27, 2015 - 5:44pm
1 week 17 hours ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to a one car rollover accident Monday afternoon.

It happened shortly before 3:00 p.m. just east of Chandlersville at the intersection of 146 west and Watson Road. According to the highway patrol, a man in his early 60s was heading east on 146 when he veered off the right side of the road and struck a culvert. That impact caused his Toyota RAV4 to roll onto the passenger side and land upright on the opposite side of Watson Road.

The highway...

April 27, 2015 - 5:33pm
1 week 12 hours ago

A group looks to get improvements to the Muskingum County Dog Pound. 

Right now, dogs at the pound only have access to tiny cages, and the only form of exercise they get is being walked by volunteers.

A group of those volunteers told the Muskingum County Commissioners Monday that there's no opportunity for the dogs to play. This is one of the reasons the group is pushing for either a new or improved pound. 

"We will actually form a formal committee and get...

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