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Run and benefit for cancer patient medical bills

by Brian Armstrong on July 22, 2017 at 1:14 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- There was a run benefit for Hope Smith today at Zanes Landing Park. The run and benefit was to raise money to help with medical bills. Hope Smith’s mother Sally Smith says Hope went to the doctors because of nose bleeds and was feeling ill. That visit lead to a diagnosis of Hope Smith… Continue Reading

Benefit for Daniel Witherow’s family took place today

by Brian Armstrong on July 22, 2017 at 1:14 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- The benefit for Daniel Witherow took place today at Restoration Park. The benefit was a fundraiser for the family of deceased Daniel Witherow. There was music, a silent auction, and a crazy hat fun run. The crazy hat race was inspired by Witherow himself. “Daniel was a character,” said Race Coordinator Sandra Maxwell. “He was… Continue Reading

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