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ROX program at the Fieldhouse aims to help girls build confidence

by Keely Lovern on August 14, 2018 at 4:43 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – This is a message to girls everywhere – are you ready to rule? Rule Your Experiences that is. ROX is a non-profit program for girls in elementary, middle and high school that focuses on skills and knowledge to discuss issues in today’s world. ROX facilitator at the Fieldhouse, Katie Snider, knew this was… Continue Reading

Fred and Herman Dreier Foundation Scholarship recipient

by Madelyne Watkins on August 14, 2018 at 4:38 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – A recent Zanesville High School student was just awarded the 2018 Fred and Herman Dreier Foundation Scholarship. Logan Miller, the class of 2018 valedictorian, was selected to receive the $40,000 scholarship out of over 30 applicants. He will be attending The Ohio State University in the fall, majoring in biology with a… Continue Reading

Zanesville City Half Marathon is a month away

by Madelyne Watkins on August 14, 2018 at 4:31 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The first annual Zanesville City Half Marathon is taking place next month. The Muskingum County Community Foundation is holding their first half marathon, 5K, and 1 mile run on September 15th. The race will begin and end at Zane’s Landing Park. Race Director, Hanna Luburgh-Agin, said marathons are a good way to… Continue Reading

Detective Ryan: Searching for Two Juvenile Runaways

by George Hiotis on August 14, 2018 at 4:23 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office is searching for two runaway juveniles.  Detective Mike Ryan said he’s looking for 13-year-old Alexis Dooley who is five feet tall, 100 pounds with brown eyes and hair.  She was last seen in the Avondale area on August 13th. Ryan said he’s also looking for 14-year-old Ian Nissley… Continue Reading

Zanesville Fire Department inspects fairgrounds

by Madelyne Watkins on August 14, 2018 at 4:18 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Making sure all of the vendors and food booths are safe is a top priority for the Zanesville Fire Department at fair this week. Before fair started filling up last week, Interim Chief Doug Hobson completed a full inspection of the fairgrounds to make sure everything is safe and up to date… Continue Reading

Bishop Rosecrans football preview

by Brian Armstrong on August 14, 2018 at 12:13 am

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- Size doesn’t always reflect power. Rosecrans football team reflects that statement and is looking to make school history this year.

Newark Catholic football preview

by Brian Armstrong on August 13, 2018 at 11:10 pm

NEWARK, Ohio- A new coach and a new start to try to get back to old Newark Catholic’s winning ways.

CareyTown Preschool teacher appeared in court

by Madelyne Watkins on August 13, 2018 at 5:57 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – A CareyTown Preschool teacher charged with rape appeared in Zanesville Municipal Court. oo 28-year-old, Derek Shaffer and his attorney went before Judge William Joseph to request Shaffer’s bond be reduced from $1 million to $50,000. Judge Joseph agreed to reduce Shaffer’s bond to $50,000. He said bonds are not meant for punishment, but rather… Continue Reading

Muskingum County Fair security

by Madelyne Watkins on August 13, 2018 at 5:50 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The 172nd Muskingum County Fair is officially underway and keeping fair goers safe is a top priority for the Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Matt Lutz said he and his deputies are there making sure that the fair is safe for everybody to come and have a good time. They also have… Continue Reading

Karen’s Kountry Kitchen food vendor at fair

by Madelyne Watkins on August 13, 2018 at 5:45 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Fair food is always a must have throughout the week. Karen’s Kountry Kitchen is highly recommended by fair goers. Owner, Karen Enos, is known for her roast beef, roast pork and noodles. She is from Cambridge and all of her meat is from the local J & K Angus and Meat Processing… Continue Reading