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Guernsey Co. Suspect needs Identified

by Nichole Hannahs on January 20, 2017 at 4:20 am

The Guernsey County Sheriff’s Office is hoping the public can identify a suspect shown in surveillance videos. The Sheriff’s Office said the photos were captured inside the Pine Lake Lodge in eastern Guernsey County on Saturday, January 15. The female entered the lodge with two small children and was observed removing items from the lodge…. Continue Reading


Newark Lady Wildcats ranked number one for first time

by David Carl Kinder II on January 19, 2017 at 11:50 pm

  NEWARK, Ohio – The Newark Lady Wildcat basketball team is ranked number one in the AP division one poll for the first time in school history. They’ve won their 14 games this year by an average margin of 27 points per game. Head coach JR Shumate and senior Olivia Fox talk about this year’s… Continue Reading


OHSAA football championships moving back to Canton

by David Carl Kinder II on January 19, 2017 at 10:09 pm

  COLUMBUS, Ohio – After a three-year run of games being played at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, the OHSAA football state championship games are moving back to Canton. At Thursday’s meeting the Board of Directors approved the move for all seven games to return to Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton in 2017… Continue Reading

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New pitch count rules for OHSAA

by David Carl Kinder II on January 19, 2017 at 9:32 pm

  COLUMBUS, Ohio – Thursday the Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors approved new pitch count regulations for high school baseball. Last year the National Federation of State High School Associations ruled that all states must add a pitch count limit instead a regulation system based on innings. It was up to each… Continue Reading


Local man receives recognition for community involvement

by Briana Malaska on January 19, 2017 at 6:42 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- One local man is being recognized for his involvement in the community. Chris Zemba has been names as the recipient of the Brian T. Wagner Community Leadership Award. The award recognizes volunteer leaders between the ages of 18 and 55. It is aimed to encourage others to lead efforts to improve Muskingum County. “The… Continue Reading


Community members prioritize health assessment

by Briana Malaska on January 19, 2017 at 6:12 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- Community representatives prioritized the issues determined from quality of life surveys taken over the summer. On Thursday, issues from the 2017 Muskingum County Community Health Improvement Plan were prioritized. Kylie Jones, Community Health Planner, said there were about 35 community members in attendance to represent various agencies in Zanesville. “For the past 18 months we’ve… Continue Reading


Local government spending to become more transparent

by Briana Malaska on January 19, 2017 at 5:49 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- A new state program will make public access to local government spending much easier. Representatives of the Ohio Treasurer’s Office will announce on Monday at Zanesville City Council the signing of the city to the OhioCheckbook.com program. The interactive website shows taxpayers how their tax dollars are being spent. “Folks need to know where their tax… Continue Reading


Water main break in Crooksville

by Alexa Helwig on January 19, 2017 at 4:42 pm

CROOKSVILLE, Ohio – A 4-inch water main break has closed down a road in the Village of Crooksville in Perry County. S.R. 669 from S.R. 345 to S.R. 93 will be closed for 4-6 hours due to a water main break.      

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Flu widespread in Ohio

by Karysa Kent on January 19, 2017 at 2:12 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Warning, the flu is now widespread across Ohio. The Ohio Department of Health released a warning that the flu is spreading throughout Ohio and during the first week of January there were 2 hundred 87 flu hospitalizations. However, Doctor Vicki Whitacre from Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department says there have only been four… Continue Reading


Judge Rules in Breach of Contract Case

by George Hiotis on January 19, 2017 at 1:00 pm

The owners of the former Longaberger Mansion at 7000 Creamery Road in Nashport have been sued in a breach of contract case. The action was filed in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court in November of 2015 by Camm Construction and two subcontractors in relation to renovation of a barn on the property and a failure… Continue Reading