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Body Found in Parking Lot

by Nichole Hannahs on June 20, 2018 at 4:09 am

The Licking County Sheriff’s Office said they’re investigating a body found in Buckeye Lake. The sheriff’s office said a body was found dead in a parking lot of Milldam Road just east of Route 79. The Sheriff’s Office said there were no signs of foul play. They have arrested 28-year-old Joshua McCloud, of Hebron, on… Continue Reading

Man Faces Felony Charges in Perry Co. Shooting Incident

by Nichole Hannahs on June 20, 2018 at 4:03 am

The Perry County Sheriff’s Office released more information regarding a shooting/barricade incident that took place Monday in Jackson Township. The Sheriff’s Office said that around 7:30am they received a call from 2295 Township Road 131B in Junction City reporting a woman was being held at gunpoint at that location. When deputies arrived they were met… Continue Reading

New Lexington mayor impeached by council

by Brian Armstrong on June 19, 2018 at 9:44 pm

NEW LEXINGTON, Ohio- The Mayor of New Lexington has been impeached by the New Lexington Village council by a vote of 5 to 2. Contract attorney, Andrew Makoski said there were five charges brought against Mayor Kevin Ratliff. Makoski said one of the largest focus points was Ratliff not being present at committee meetings. “I can’t… Continue Reading

Ohio State hoops releases non-conference schedule

by Matthew Herchik on June 19, 2018 at 7:02 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State Buckeyes basketball team released their non-conference schedule for the 2018-2019 season on Tuesday. The Buckeyes will hold an exhibition game on Nov. 1, but will officially begin their season on Nov. 7 in Cincinnati vs. the intrastate rival Bearcats. The Buckeyes will play 12 non-conference games, four of which will… Continue Reading

Electrician job fair

by Rodneya Ross on June 19, 2018 at 4:19 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- Ohio Means Jobs is hosting a job fair for those interested in the electrician field. At least five employers will be at the fair conducting onsite interviews. Representatives from the industry said this is a growing field with many employment opportunities. There will be entry level positions as well as experienced positions and… Continue Reading

M.C.C.F. releases 2017 annual report

by Rodneya Ross on June 19, 2018 at 4:16 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- The Muskingum County Community Foundation released its 2017 annual report. The foundation is a non-profit known for its involvement in the community through many grants and scholarships. The annual report gives donors and the public an opportunity to see where all the money the foundation raises goes. “This is a great opportunity for… Continue Reading

First Zanesville Half Marathon to be held

by Brian Armstrong on June 19, 2018 at 4:14 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- The first ever Zanesville City Half Marathon is less than three months away. The 13.1 mile race starts and end at Zane’s Landing Park and will travel through the streets of Zanesville. Race director, Hanna Luburgh-Agin, said this race is promoting a healthier Muskingum County and will raise money through the Muskingum County Community… Continue Reading

Most wanted suspects being sought

by Carolyn Fleegle on June 19, 2018 at 3:46 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio–The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating three most wanted suspects. Authorities are searching for the following suspects: Devin Scott Harris Daniel Burton Ross Shane Austin Stapleton   Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these suspects is being urged to call the Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office at… Continue Reading

Zanesville Rotary Club president

by Brian Armstrong on June 19, 2018 at 2:51 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- The Zanesville Noon Rotary Club’s president reflects back on his tenure on the day of his last official meeting in charge. Don Mason became president of the Zanesville Noon Rotary Club back in February of 2017. Mason said being president is a wonderful opportunity to be involved in the community and to make a… Continue Reading

Tom’s Ice Cream Bowl celebrates 70 years

by Brian Armstrong on June 19, 2018 at 2:51 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- Tom’s Ice Cream Bowl celebrates being in business for 70 years. Owner of Tom’s Ice Cream Bowl, Bill Sullivan, said he has been a part of Tom’s Ice Cream for 40 of those 70 years. He said he’s proud to be part of a mom and pop store that’s still open. “I don’t know… Continue Reading