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February 16, 2015 - 3:18pm
1 week 6 days ago

Area fire fighters battled the cold and a house fire Monday in Duncan Falls.

It happened at the intersection of Main and Millers Lane. Three people inside were rescued by off-duty firemen. Wayne Township Fire Chief Don Alexander told us how they discovered the blaze.

"Our assistant chief Steve Harris was driving down the road and saw the smoke and retired fireman Bill Hatfield was right behind him and they stopped. The fire was all upstairs in the attic coming out the front...

February 16, 2015 - 8:05am
1 week 6 days ago
The search is over for a missing Muskingum County teenager. On Thursday the Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office asked the public for help in finding 18-year-old Jessica Reed. Detectives wanted to verify that Reed’s disappearance was voluntary. ZPD Captain Tony Coury says since the case was within the city limits it was turned over to Zanesville Police on Friday who were able to make contact with Reed on Saturday and set up a meeting with the missing girl and her mother on Sunday. The two met...
February 16, 2015 - 7:42am
1 week 6 days ago

Top Stories for Monday, February 16, 2015:

GOP Polls

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNBC) - New polls show the republican race for the White House in 2016 is wide open. NBC News - Marist Polls found former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul and Senator Lindsey Graham all have double-digit support in at least one of the three early nominating states -- Iowa, New Hampshire and South...

February 16, 2015 - 7:33am
1 week 6 days ago
*A WINTER STORM WARNING is in effect for Fairfield County Until 5 AM Tuesday* *A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is in effect for Muskingum, Perry, Morgan, Licking, and Noble Counties until 5 AM Tuesday* DISCUSSION: Clouds will continue to thicken up throughout the morning across the region. Temperatures will be very cold this morning as well, with most of the region below zero early this morning. The good news is that there will not be much of a breeze, so wind chill factors will not as cold,...
February 15, 2015 - 7:27pm
2 weeks 2 hours ago

The Zanesville Trail Riders held the 2015 Indoor Motorcycle Swap Meet and Bike Show Today.

Motorcycle lovers headed to the Muskingum County Fair Grounds for the event. With an entry fee of $5 people got access to some of the newest motorcycles, along with parts and accessories. If they looked carefully they may have even found some hidden treasures.

"I think a lot of people come out, they said they're coming and finding a lot of the parts that they've been looking for to...

February 15, 2015 - 12:50pm
2 weeks 7 hours ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office reports that due to a power outage 911 service was disrupted in the Norwich area early Sunday afternoon. 

This includes any number beginning with (740) 872-XXXX. If you live in this area and have an emergency the Sheriff's Office asks you call their 7 digit County Fire line at (740) 452-4583. Service was restored by late afternoon. 



February 15, 2015 - 7:57am
2 weeks 18 hours ago

Coshocton County Sheriff's Officials said alcohol is believed to be a factor in a three car injury accident.

The accident took place just after 8pm Saturday, February 14, on US 36 near the intersection of Coshocton Road 170. Authorities identify the driver causing the accident as Joshua Simmons of Reynoldsburg. 

Simmons vehicle was heading east on US 36 when he struck two other vehicles also heading east. After striking the vehicles he went off the right side of the roadway...

February 14, 2015 - 11:22pm
2 weeks 1 day ago

A multi-car accident occurred on Interstate 70 Westbound just before Gratiot Saturday evening.

Rich Lanning, Trooper with the Ohio State Highway Patrol says white out conditions and vehicles spinning out were to blame. Lanning told us the number of vehicles involved is uncertain.

"We really don't know how many vehicles were involved. 11 of them were here that I handled the crash with but evidently there were several vehicles that left the scene."

No citations were...

February 14, 2015 - 5:28pm
2 weeks 1 day ago

Dustin Wilson and Tristen Kroukoupf were freshmen at rival High Schools when they first began their relationship.

"I remember telling him I was falling in love with him," said Tristen. "Which is really funny because he didn't really say anything back, I didn't know, and then on the fourth of July he told me he loved me."

Valentines Day, 2015, as young adults, they met at a snowy white chapel in Nashport, Ohio, and in front of friends and family they pledged...

February 14, 2015 - 1:32pm
2 weeks 1 day ago

Roses are red.
Violets are Blue.
We’ll be driving slowly.
You should too.

Over 80 ODOT plows will be on duty this morning and throughout the afternoon.
Crews will be plowing and salting interstates, state and US routes, ramps and bridges in Fairfield, Guernsey, Licking, Muskingum, Perry, Coshocton, and Knox counties.

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