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Road Closures This Week

by Nichole Hannahs on March 28, 2017 at 10:08 am

The Muskingum County Engineer announced that some roadway in Muskingum County will close this week. All road closures are do to culvert replacements. Wednesday: Zane Grey between Zane Trace and Sundale Roads Thursday: Morgan Rd will close between Ridge and Coopermill Roads Friday: Perryton Rd will close between O’Dell Road and McKee Lane The closures… Continue Reading

Rosters released for Cystic Fibrosis Basketball Classic

by David Carl Kinder II on March 27, 2017 at 11:01 pm

  PARKERSBURG, WV – Rosters have been released for the 16th Annual Battle Against Cystic Fibrosis Basketball Classic and several area players will be participating. The game pits some of Southeastern Ohio’s best seniors against the top seniors from West Virginia. There will be a girls game at 5:30 p.m. with a boys game to follow…. Continue Reading

City Council Authorizes Sale of ZPD K-9

by Matthew Herchik on March 27, 2017 at 10:01 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — City Council passed an ordinance tonight authorizing the sale of Vesly, a K-9 dog for the Zanesville Police Department. Vesly is nine-years old and came to the ZPD from the Ohio Highway Patrol. Public Safety Director Fred Buck said it was time for Vesly to retire. “He’s been with us after serving a stint… Continue Reading

Maysville Students Prepare for “Legally Blonde”

by Matthew Herchik on March 27, 2017 at 9:36 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — The students at Maysville High School began rehearsals tor “Legally Blonde” this afternoon. With show week upon them, Director Ryan Hutcherson said today was the first day that they put music, wardrobes, and full cast together to prepare for this weekend’s performances– his first as a director. It’s our first rehearsal for Legally… Continue Reading

Local Veterinarian Meets with County Commissioners

by Matthew Herchik on March 27, 2017 at 9:31 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — The owner of a local veterinary clinic met with the Muskingum  County Commissioners office this afternoon. Brian Williams, owner of “All About the Animals” veterinary clinic, has been working with the commissioners for about a year on a partnership that he hopes will result in happier, healthier dogs. “We’re working on developing a… Continue Reading

State Sheriff’s Association sends mailers for membership

by Briana Malaska on March 27, 2017 at 6:30 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- You may have received a letter in the mail asking for a donation to the Sheriff’s Office, but questioned it’s validity. Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz said his office received phone calls inquiring about the letter, and if it was a scam. He said that the letterhead used in the mailers vary from the… Continue Reading

New anti-tobacco billboards showcase local story

by Briana Malaska on March 27, 2017 at 5:38 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- You may have noticed a couple of new anti-tobacco billboards around town featuring one familiar face. Dr. Vicki Whitacre is locally featured for the Ohio Department of Health’s Tobacco Cessation Program; a campaign aimed to encourage Ohioans in the area to quit smoking. “They decided to find a champion in our area and I… Continue Reading

Big Brothers Big Sisters seeks volunteers

by Briana Malaska on March 27, 2017 at 5:05 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- The Big Brothers Big Sisters program of Zanesville is in need of volunteers. They currently have 79 ‘littles’ that are in need of a ‘big.’ The name may make it sound like a large commitment, but Executive Director of Zanesville Big Brothers Big Sisters Jenni Masterson, said the contribution doesn’t have to be. “We… Continue Reading

Zanesville Community Theatre to Show “Three Tall Women”

by Matthew Herchik on March 26, 2017 at 8:39 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — Tech rehearsals took place today at the Zanesville Community Theatre for “Three Tall Women.” A small cast of just four gathered with the production staff this afternoon to begin preparing for their performance less than a week away. Today is tech rehearsal for ‘Three Tall Women.’ And today is the first day that… Continue Reading

Zane Trace Riders Hold Club Fundraiser

by Matthew Herchik on March 26, 2017 at 8:30 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — One local club held a fundraiser this morning to help offset the cost of some upcoming expenses. The Zane Trace Riders 4-H Club held their “Homemade Pie Sale” at the Ohio Pottery today. Proceeds will benefit the club by assisting with the purchase of a variety of necessities, including vaccines for the members… Continue Reading