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Tri-Valley Lady Dawgs remain undefeated

by Nate White on December 13, 2018 at 12:05 am

Dresden, OH — The Tri-Valley girls basketball team defeated New Lexington Wednesday night 60-18 to remain undefeated on the season. Elsewhere, Zanesville came up just short against Riverview, and Sheridan defeated Morgan.  

Licking County Crime Stoppers

by Madelyne Watkins on December 12, 2018 at 10:06 pm

LICKING COUNTY, Ohio –  Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in the theft and unauthorized use of a debit card. The Licking County Sheriff’s Office reports, on Thursday, November 29th, a wallet containing a debit card was stolen from Timber Ridge Horse… Continue Reading

Somerset Police Department Spreading Some Holiday Joy

by Alex King on December 12, 2018 at 6:22 pm

SOMERSET, Ohio – The Somerset Police Department has always been in support of spreading joy throughout their community so on Wednesday, December 12th, they did something special for local residents. The department went out and bought some ham and then some locals donated turkeys. They also wanted to hand out Christmas cards that the department signed… Continue Reading

Careytown Teacher who Raped Students Sentenced

by George Hiotis on December 12, 2018 at 2:58 pm

A Careytown preschool teacher who pleaded guilty raping three of his students was sentenced Wednesday.  The Muskingum County Prosecutor’s office says that 32-year-old Derek Shaffer went before Common Please Judge Mark Fleegle and was given 28 1/2 years in prison.  He was also classified as a Tier III sexual offender.  On October 31st Shaffer pled… Continue Reading

Kiwanis Club annual Christmas party

by Elizabeth Morehead on December 12, 2018 at 2:39 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – It’s that time of year for holiday parties. The Kiwanis Club held their annual Christmas party to spread a little extra holiday cheer to kids this season. Chairperson Bridget Tetak said their whole goal as a club is to give back to the kids of the community and that during this time of… Continue Reading

Polar Bus Express

by Elizabeth Morehead on December 12, 2018 at 2:39 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The beloved Christmas book and movie the Polar Express will come to life right here in Zanesville. Teresa Kocher from South East Area Transit said families will have the opportunity to explore Zanesville on one of the SEAT buses and have a Christmas adventure of their own. She said the tour will start… Continue Reading

Family program at the John McIntire Library

by Elizabeth Morehead on December 12, 2018 at 2:38 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Muskingum County Library System has a great way to get into the holiday spirit. The Children’s Theater of Cincinnati will be stopping by to put on “Bah Humbug! A One-Man Christmas Carol”.  Assistant Librarian Caleb Stewart said the show will tell the Christmas Carol story, with a bit of a twist. “It’s… Continue Reading

Applications Being Accepted for the George Kramer Scholarship

by Alex King on December 12, 2018 at 12:36 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Muskingum County Community Foundation is currently seeking applicants.  The 2018 George Kramer Scholarship is now available and the deadline is quickly approaching. Applicants must either be going into their Junior or Senior year at Mid-East Career and Technology Center, a graduating high school senior or a current college student.  Katie McCarty,… Continue Reading

Fink’s Full Court Press 12.11.2018

by Brian Armstrong on December 11, 2018 at 11:39 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio-  Multiple close games, wire-to-wire finishes, and a near buzzer beater on Tuesday’s edition of Fink’s Full Court Press. West Muskingum- 66 Maysville- 68 Morgan- 56 Philo-55 Crooksville-33 John Glenn- 65 New Lexington- 48 Sheridan- 79 Newark Catholic- 70 Farifield Christan- 59 Rosecrans- 60 Fisher Catholic- 26

Annual Christmas for Kids with the Zanesville Jaycees

by Madelyne Watkins on December 11, 2018 at 9:56 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Zanesville Jaycees took local kids Christmas shopping Tuesday, December 11th. They worked with the local Job and Family Services to help the children go shopping for not only them, but their families as well for their annual Christmas for Kids event. Chad Hanson, said it’s the most rewarding event they have… Continue Reading