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QuickBooks training sessions

by Brian Armstrong on February 19, 2018 at 6:15 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is offering training courses on a very popular software for businesses. There will be seven 90 minute sessions once a month explaining the different parts of QuickBooks. The computer program is an accounting software that enables companies to effectively run their finances. “Quickbooks has kind of become a… Continue Reading

Spring break vacations

by Brian Armstrong on February 19, 2018 at 6:15 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- With spring break right around the corner, many families are looking to take a spring vacation. There are plenty of places to travel to whether it’s across the state or around the world. AAA spokesperson Kimberly Schwind said most people are going south for their spring break vacation. Despite these warm next few days,… Continue Reading

Zanesville Sertoma Club seeks nominations for ‘Service to Mankind’ award

by Rodneya Ross on February 19, 2018 at 4:51 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- The Zanesville Sertoma Club is seeking nominations for its ‘Service to Mankind’ award. The Sertoma Club looks to recognize an individual that is serving the community through community service projects. The Sertoma Club said this is the most prestigious award given by from a Sertoma Club. They are looking for someone specifically from… Continue Reading

United Way’s dodgeball tournament returns this week

by Rodneya Ross on February 19, 2018 at 4:47 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio-  The third annual dodgeball tournament at the Muskingum Rec Center will have people competing in the ‘Five D’s’ of dodgeball. They are dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge. Each year the United Way of Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan Counties teams up with the Rec Center to host the tournament. Each team consists of… Continue Reading

ATV accident in Coshocton County

by Carolyn Fleegle on February 19, 2018 at 4:39 pm

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ohio–Authorities in Coshocton County are investigating an ATV accident that seriously injured a 32-year-old man. Coshocton County Sheriff Tim Rogers said the accident happened just before 1:30 p.m. Monday near the waste water treatment plant in West Lafayette. Rogers said  Kolt Daugherty of  West Lafayette was traveling east in a corn field when he lost… Continue Reading

Watch Out for the Latest Tax Scam

by Nichole Hannahs on February 19, 2018 at 11:18 am

(NBC) If a big, fat refund check from the IRS unexpectedly shows up in your mailbox or gets deposited into your bank account, do not try to cash it. “Now, that’s not your money and if you don’t actually return it to the IRS, you could get in trouble,” says tax lawyer and writer for… Continue Reading

Chief Gates: Quick Action Averts Disaster

by George Hiotis on February 19, 2018 at 7:26 am

Some quick action by the New Concord Fire Department averted a potentially explosive situation this past weekend. Chief Brent Gates says just after 2:00 am Saturday his crews were called to State Route 83 near Norfield Road for a tanker truck fire. The chief says a tire caught on fire and quick action was needed… Continue Reading

Z-ville Road to Close for Sewer Line Work

by George Hiotis on February 19, 2018 at 3:31 am

The City of Zanesville say an area road will be closed starting Monday. City Engineer Charles Saunders says Moxahala Avenue will be shut down from Cleveland Avenue to State Route 719 for Muskingum County sewer line installation. Saunders advises motorists to use an alternate route between February 19th through the 23rd.

City of Newark to Add Police Officer

by George Hiotis on February 19, 2018 at 3:22 am

Newark Mayor Jeff Hall has announced the addition of a new Police Officer to the department. A swearing in ceremony will be held Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. at the Newark Police Station. Hall says Nate Shiffel is a 1994 graduate of Dublin Coffman High School. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the… Continue Reading

18 year old Nicholas Clawson honored as an Eagle Scout

by Jordyn Dunlap on February 18, 2018 at 7:32 pm

NEW CONCORD, Ohio- A local teen has advanced his way to receiving the honor of becoming an Eagle Scout. Sunday, 18 year Nicholas Clawson was honored before his family and friends as he was advanced to the top ranking of an Eagle Scout.  “I started cub scouts when I was in kindergarden at six years old…. Continue Reading