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Two Vehicle Fatal Accident in Muskingum County

by George Hiotis on July 22, 2017 at 3:46 am

The Zanesville Post of the Highway Patrol is investigating a two vehicle fatal crash on State Route 60 at Raiders Road.  It happened Friday just after 6:30 p.m.  Lt. Matt Boyd says 59-year-old Raymond Hindel of Warsaw was driving his vehicle west on Raiders Road when he failed to yield at a stop sign and collided… Continue Reading

Philo ready to defend MVL title

by Matthew Herchik on July 21, 2017 at 6:33 pm

DUNCAN FALLS, Ohio — There are only five weeks until the first Friday night of high school football season, and Philo is working hard to be ready to defend their MVL Title. Philo, who won a share of the MVL Title for the first time in 20 years, is coming off an 8-2 season in which… Continue Reading

Perry County Fair Flooding

by Karysa Kent on July 21, 2017 at 5:56 pm

NEW LEXINGTON, Ohio – Perry County Fair had lower attendance today due to flooding on the mid-way. Fair Board Director Taundra Householder said heavy rains caused the water to rise up to the benches attached to the picnic tables, which kept people deterred from attending. “We did have some flooding at the mid-way and at our first… Continue Reading

Suicide Prevention Resources

by Karysa Kent on July 21, 2017 at 5:40 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – United Way’s 211 hotline is not just for clothing, food, and financial assistance. It’s also used for suicide prevention resources. United Way of Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan Counties Community Impact Director, Becky Clawson said there has been 24 calls placed for suicide attempts and threats this year, which has tripled since two… Continue Reading

Youth group travels more than 500 miles to volunteer

by Brian Armstrong on July 21, 2017 at 5:05 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- A youth group from New Jersey traveled to Zanesville to help prepare hot meals for Christ’s Table. Every year the youth group does a mission trip to help out the community, and because their church’s pastor previously was a pastor in Zanesville, they added Christ’s Table to their trip. “We’ve been working here for several days, said Youth Group… Continue Reading

Century National Bank donated money to Muskingum County Hunger Network

by Brian Armstrong on July 21, 2017 at 4:56 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- Century National Bank is donating almost $13,000 to Muskingum County Hunger Network. The donation is almost half the operation cost for County’s Hunger Network. Executive Director Keely Warden said today’s donation is up from the donation last year and that mean they will be able to help more people. “This presentation today will go… Continue Reading

Pet of the week

by Brian Armstrong on July 21, 2017 at 4:42 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- It’s now time for this week’s pet of the week. This cat’s name is Bubbles, and she has been at the Animal Shelter Society since July first.  Bubbles is a Maine Coon mix. She was a stray, and she’s about eight months old. Her adoption fee is $60. “Kind of a unique color… Continue Reading

Man who is blind doesn’t let it stop him from golfing

by Brian Armstrong on July 21, 2017 at 4:26 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- Anyone who has played a round of golf has lost sight of the ball, but what if you could never see it, to begin with? Think of the most magnificent shot you’ve ever seen. Maybe a 50-foot putt, maybe a hole in one, but think if you haven’t seen a golf ball in… Continue Reading

Man Killed in Tractor Accident

by George Hiotis on July 21, 2017 at 10:08 am

The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office says a Newton Township man was killed in a tractor accident. Captain Jeff LeCocq says at just before 11:00 a.m. Thursday 79-year-old Robert Grant of 5395 Heckel  Drive was apparently run over by his farm tractor. LeCocq says Grant’s wife called a neighbor when Grant failed to return to the… Continue Reading

Zanesville Bun Factory Sold

by George Hiotis on July 21, 2017 at 7:44 am

A Zanesville bun factory has been sold to a Mexican bread maker. Reuters is reporting that Grupo Bimbo announced it had agreed to buy East Balt Bakeries in the Eastpointe Industrial Park for $650 million. The Mexican company stated to Reuters that “this acquisition drives Bimbo’s global growth strategy in markets and categories with high potential.”… Continue Reading