A Resident shares concerns about the county’s water supply

by Carmel Victor on October 27, 2016

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- Muskingum County Commissioners heard from a county resident on his concerns about the county’s water supply. Watchman Bible Church, Pastor Terry Renner said there are impurities in the water and more should be done to get it out. “Even though you have state of the art water systems, which is good especially for… Continue Reading


U.S. Senatorial candidate Ted Strickland stops in Zanesville

by Carmel Victor on

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- Former Ohio governor and democratic U.S. Senatorial candidate Ted Strickland makes a stop in Zanesville. This is one of three stops for Strickland. His first stop was in Columbus to cast his ballot. Strickland arrived at the Zanesville democratic headquarters with pizza for his supports. Strickland shared a message for voters that are… Continue Reading


Muskingum Starlight Industries Officials meet with county commissioners

by Carmel Victor on

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- Officials from Muskingum Starlight Industries met with county commissioners Thursday. Chief Operating Officer, Della Stuart said the meeting was to update commissioners on progress at Starlight. “Things are going very well,” Stuart said. “We are trying transitioning right now and looking out for community connections to get our people out and volunteering.” On… Continue Reading

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Foodworks Alliance offering free cooking class for kids

by Ross Caruso on

ZANESVILLE, OHIO- Foodworks Alliance will be offering a free cooking class at the Muskingum County Business Incubator (MCBI) on November 12th from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Kids from ages 10 to 18 are eligible to attend, but are asked to be accompanied by their parents or guardian. Carol Humphreys, Director at Foodworks Alliance, said that… Continue Reading

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Woman awarded for 60 years of Membership

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A local woman was honored today  October 27, 206 for being apart of the Eastern Star organization for 60 years. Order of the Eastern Star is a national organization that is known for helping with local charity profits. Eastern Star member, Martha Purkey said Letha Minnich has been a member for 60 years this next month…. Continue Reading


Coury Likely Next Zanesville Police Chief

by George Hiotis on

It looks like Zanesville will soon have a new Police Chief. Zanesville Mayor Jeff Tilton tells Whiz News that Captain Tony Coury scored higher on this weekend’s Chief Assessment test beating Captain Doug Merry. Mayor Tilton says now the Zanesville Civil Service Commission must meet and certify the assessment and that will happen at their next… Continue Reading


Cubs even World Series with game two victory

by Patrick Chiesa on

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Reigning National League Cy Young winner Jake Arrieta tossed 5 2/3 innings of shutout baseball to help the Chicago Cubs defeat the Cleveland Indians, 5-1, and even the World Series at one game apiece. Arrieta struck out six and allowed just two hits and one earned run to pick up the win…. Continue Reading


Lady Bishops down Lady Huskies, advance to district final

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NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio – The Rosecrans Lady Bishops raced out to a 4-0 lead cruised to victory over Harrison Central, 5-1, in the D-III district semifinal. Lily McLaughlin netted a pair of goals while Kailey Zemba, Riley Hagy and Kylan Harper each scored once. The Lady Bishops will next meet Steubenville Catholic Central in the… Continue Reading

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West Muskingum has a ball

by Briana Malaska on October 26, 2016

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- West Muskingum High School had quite the ball Wednesday night. The Harlem Wizards came to town to help fundraise for the West Muskingum Youth League. Jen Fowler, board member for the West Muskingum Youth League, said they were excited for the Wizards to come help the organization. “We’re in need of the baseball fields,… Continue Reading


Crime Stoppers reward for info about church shooting

by David Carl Kinder II on

JOHNSTOWN, Ohio – The Licking County Crime Stoppers are offering a reward for any information the leads to an arrest of a suspect who fired into a church. Authorities are looking for a person who fired multiple early morning shots at the Harmony Baptist Church in Johnstown on Oct. 14. One bullet landed in the… Continue Reading