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Donation for Disabled Veterans Outdoors

by Jennifer Henry on October 17, 2018 at 5:19 pm

THORNVILLE, Ohio- Disabled veterans have the chance to go on outdoor rides with a donation given for the Disabled Veterans Outdoors Organization. Disabled Veterans Outdoors Organization is a nonprofit putting on programs for disabled veterans. The organization is all volunteers and they hold events such as cookouts, pontoon boat tours, hunts, fishing, camping, different things… Continue Reading

Mom Pleads Not Guilty in Death of Baby

by George Hiotis on October 17, 2018 at 3:31 pm

The Muskingum County Prosecutor’s Office says a Zanesville mom entered not guilty pleas in the death of her infant son. Prosecutor Mike Haddox says 27-year-old Samantha Donohoe is charged with Felonious Assault, Murder, Endangering Children and Involuntary Manslaughter in connection with an incident on September 4th at Eagle View Apartments where officers were called in… Continue Reading

ZFD: Sunday Fire Victim Dies

by George Hiotis on October 17, 2018 at 3:11 pm

The Zanesville Fire Department says the woman pulled from a house fire Sunday has died. Interim Chief Doug Hobson says 71-year-old Judy Hanning 632 Grove Avenue passed away at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center burn unit. She was one of four people who lived in the home. The Zanesville Fire Department called in… Continue Reading

Second Annual Boxfest for Suicide Prevention

by Elizabeth Morehead on October 17, 2018 at 2:48 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – One family is using their loss to help others. The second annual “Boxfest” will be held Saturday, October 20th, at the Knights of Columbus in Zanesville. The event is to honor KC “Lunchbox” Barrett who took his own life a few years ago. The Local President of the National Alliance on Mental Illness… Continue Reading

Reports claim: Astros sent second person to get near Indians

by Brian Armstrong on October 17, 2018 at 2:31 pm

CLEVELAND (AP) — Two people familiar with the situation say the Houston Astros attempted to get a second person next to Cleveland’s dugout during Game 3 of the AL Division Series after another man was removed earlier by security for taking pictures with his cellphone. The second person tried to gain access to the field… Continue Reading

NFL owners meeting

by Brian Armstrong on October 17, 2018 at 2:31 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL officiating was not a hot topic in the formal owners meetings that ended Wednesday. Commissioner Roger Goodell noted that there was “talk on several occasions in the context of what the competition committee is looking to propose and implement.” But there were no formal discussions on the floor during the… Continue Reading

Salvation Army Accepting Christmas Applications Soon

by Alex King on October 17, 2018 at 2:23 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Salvation Army will be accepting Christmas applications for Muskingum County very soon. You can apply from Monday, October 22nd to Friday, October 26th. There is a food basket available for families and there is a toy box available for children. Beth Archer, a member of Women’s Auxiliary said, “That’s people in our… Continue Reading

Mayor’s Annual Appreciation Luncheon

by Jennifer Henry on October 17, 2018 at 1:45 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Showing appreciation for staff through a luncheon. Wednesday, October 17th, was the Zanesville Mayor’s Annual Appreciation Luncheon. Started many years ago by Mayor Jeff Tilton’s mentor, former Mayor Jack Fenton, he felt that the appreciation luncheon was something that he needed to continue. Tilton thought this could be a small way to say… Continue Reading

Powerball and Mega Millions at Mother Tuckers

by Alex King on October 17, 2018 at 12:37 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – If you’re feeling lucky there is always the option of buying the Powerball or Mega Million tickets. The Mega Million was drawn on the night of Tuesday, October 16th and there was no winner so the prize went up to $868 Million and the Powerball drawing is $345 Million. Jimmy Pitcock, Owner of… Continue Reading

Avoiding Social Security Scams

by Nichole Hannahs on October 17, 2018 at 5:37 am

(NBC News) According to a recent report, nearly half of all phone calls will come from scammers by next year. The latest scheme involves fraudsters claiming to be from the Social Security Administration. “The scams we’ve been seeing lately are that your Social Security number has been deactivated. The Social Security Administration does not deactivate… Continue Reading