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U.S.A Olympic Medalist Signs Autographs At Cake Auction

by Matthew Kinchla on April 25, 2019 at 5:44 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – A 2002 Olympic Silver Medalist made an appearance Wednesday night at the 33rd Annual Carr Center Cake Auction. Lea Ann Parsley-Davenport of Granville won the silver medal in Skeleton at the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics.  Skeleton is a high speed, dangerous sport similar to bobsledding and luge. Racers go down head first… Continue Reading

Z.F.D Pairs With SE Ohio Red Cross Saturday For Sound The Alarm Event

by Matthew Kinchla on April 25, 2019 at 5:22 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Zanesville Fire Department is teaming up with the Red Cross on Saturday the 27th to give out free smoke alarms to local residents. The event is put on by the Red Cross of Southeast Ohio. Zanesville Fire Chief, Jeff Bell said the organizations will go door to door knocking to see if… Continue Reading

Day One Of 33rd Annual Cake Auction

by Matthew Kinchla on April 25, 2019 at 5:09 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Cake Auction is underway at the Colony Square Mall, and Carr Center Executive Director, Kim Hosler said it is running smoothly so far. Some of the volunteers said they have close to 340 cakes, and they planned to auction off 200 of them on Thursday and the rest of them tomorrow…. Continue Reading

UPDATE:Semi accident on I-70 near US 40 exit

by Carolyn Fleegle on April 25, 2019 at 4:20 pm

UPDATE: (4:30)The Ohio Department of Transportation said the right lane of I-70 West is now open to traffic. ********************************* ZANESVILLE, Ohio–The State Highway Patrol is investigating a semi roll-over accident on Interstate 70 West. It happened just before 3:00 p.m. near mile marker 148. According to the Ohio Department of Transportation, the right lane of… Continue Reading

Recovery is Beautiful Walk Kicks Off May 4th

by Jennifer Henry on April 25, 2019 at 4:15 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Recognizing the beauty in recovery. The 5th annual Recovery is Beautiful walk kicks off on Saturday, May 4th at Zane’s Landing Park. The walk celebrates recovery from mental illness and addiction, and is put on by NAMI, an organization helping people understand and cope with mental illnesses. Mayor Jeff Tilton will present a… Continue Reading

Walk For Autism This Weekend

by Jennifer Henry on April 25, 2019 at 4:10 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – In conjunction with Autism Awareness month, a local organization is gathering the community to walk together.  Hope to the Rescue is holding their 5th Annual Walk For Autism event Saturday, April 27th. The walk starts from the Zanesville V.F.W. on Putnam Avenue. Participants are welcome to form a team or join the walk… Continue Reading

South Pleasant Grove Road Closure

by Carolyn Fleegle on April 25, 2019 at 11:04 am

ZANESVILLE,Ohio-– The Muskingum County Engineer’s office announced Thursday that work will continue on South Pleasant Grove Rd between Clay Pike and SR 40. The road will remain closed through Wednesday, May 1, 2019 from 7:00 a.m. to  3:00 p.m.  for multiple crossover pipe replacements. Motorists are advised to plan routes accordingly

Sheridan holds on against Maysville

by Brian Armstrong on April 24, 2019 at 11:52 pm

Zanesville, OH — The Generals didn’t make it easy on themselves, but Sheridan ultimately held on against the Panthers to win 7-5. The Generals are still in first place in the MVL after defeating John Glenn 3-0 last week.    

Cake Auction Contest Awards

by Matthew Kinchla on April 24, 2019 at 8:31 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The People’s Choice Award and the Be True To Your School Cake Baker Contest took place Wednesday evening at the Colony Square Mall. These contests are when the community is allowed to look at all of the cakes in the auction, and vote on which one they think is the best. The event… Continue Reading

Road Closures next week in Perry County

by Carolyn Fleegle on April 24, 2019 at 5:15 pm

PERRY CO., Ohio–The Ohio Department of Transportation announced several upcoming road closures in Perry County. Beginning Monday, April 29, SR 757 will be closed to traffic south of Glenford, near High Point Road, while ODOT crews work on drainage and road repairs. The estimated completion date  is Friday, May 3, weather permitting. The detour is… Continue Reading