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Pair of former Buckeyes staying in the Buckeye state

by Matthew Herchik on April 27, 2018 at 1:06 am

ARLINGTON, TX — A couple of former Ohio State Buckeyes will be staying in the Buckeye state to continue their professional careers. After drafting Baker Mayfield #1 overall, the Cleveland Browns selected former Ohio State cornerback Denzel Ward with the 4th overall pick of the NFL Draft. Ward was a consensus top-10 pick, and the… Continue Reading

Browns select QB Baker Mayfield no. 1 in NFL Draft

by Matthew Herchik on April 27, 2018 at 12:50 am

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Cleveland Browns believe all Baker Mayfield has in common with Johnny Manziel are height and a Heisman. After months of dissection and debate, the Browns selected Mayfield, Oklahoma’s cocky and charismatic quarterback with the no. 1 overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday, a somewhat surprising selection by a… Continue Reading

Scotties win pitcher’s duel over Tri-Valley

by Matthew Herchik on April 27, 2018 at 12:24 am

DRESDEN, Ohio — The Scotties defeated the Sheridan Generals on Thursday night by a final of 2-1, beating their MVL rivals from Thornville for the second time this season. The game was scoreless for the first five-and-a-half innings until Tri-Valley broke the deadlock in the bottom of the 6th. Kaden Lawler and Tyler McLellan each plated… Continue Reading

4-27-2018 Baseball/Softball Scoreboard

by Matthew Herchik on April 27, 2018 at 12:20 am

  HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Zanesville 5 Meadowbrook 2 Grove City Christian 12 Rosecrans 3 Sheridan 1 Tri-Valley 2 John Glenn 13 West Muskingum 6 Philo 5 Crooksville 4 New Lexington 10 Morgan 2 Maysville 1 Ridgewood 7   HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL John Glenn 7 West Muskingum 1 Philo 6 Crooksville 1   *You can always… Continue Reading

Annual Suicide Awareness Banquet

by Rodneya Ross on April 26, 2018 at 7:48 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- An annual suicide awareness banquet was held at Coburn Methodist Church this evening. The event is put on by the Mental Health and Recovery Services Board’s Suicide Prevention Coalitions from multiple counties. The banquet helps raise awareness for those who lost their lives to suicide and to share prevention efforts. The theme this… Continue Reading

12th District Congressional candidate makes stop in Zanesville

by Rodneya Ross on April 26, 2018 at 6:50 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- We’re just shy of two weeks away from the primary elections and the 12th District Congressional race is heating up. Jackie Patton is one of seven Democrats running for the open seat. As the only woman representing the party, Patton said it’s time for women to have a seat at the table. As… Continue Reading

6th Street Bridge has reopened

by Briana Malaska on April 26, 2018 at 5:23 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio– The 6th Street Bridge has officially reopened. According to ODOT public information officer, Morgan Overbey, the project is complete and took less time to finish than originally anticipated. ODOT closed the bridge on April 16 so grates could be replaced and patchwork could be done to the concrete. The project was initially estimated to… Continue Reading

Carr Center Cake Auction takes over Colony Square Mall

by Rodneya Ross on April 26, 2018 at 3:32 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- The 32nd annual Carr Cake Auction kicked off this morning at Colony Square Mall. The Carr Center has been serving the Zanesville community for more than 60 years. The Cake Auction has served as their main fundraiser providing support to their work. This year over 380 cakes are up for grabs to the… Continue Reading

Postal worker retiring after nearly 40 years

by Brian Armstrong on April 26, 2018 at 12:51 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- A familiar face at a Zanesville post office will be retiring after nearly 40 years. If you have walked into the Post Office on Zane Street, over the last 20 years, you’ll have likely seen Teresa Hildebrand hard at work. In just over a week if you see her at the post office, it… Continue Reading

Fieldhouse Foundation awards

by Brian Armstrong on April 26, 2018 at 12:50 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- The Fieldhouse Foundation awarded several high school athletes with college scholarships for their work on and off the field. Two Zanesville High School students were co-winners of the Courage in Athletic Award. Libby Dolan and Brian Berry have both overcome medical difficulties to be successful in sports, the classroom, and the community. Berry has… Continue Reading