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Starlight wins Special Olympics state championship

by David Carl Kinder II on March 25, 2017 at 6:54 pm

  BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – The Starlight Tigers have won their second Ohio Special Olympics title. The Tigers beat Hamilton County 49-41 in Bowling Green to win the title. They also won the championship in 2013. PHOTO CREDIT: Amy Flowers

Former Maysville Panther wins national title

by David Carl Kinder II on March 25, 2017 at 6:33 pm

  COLUMBUS, Ohio – A former Maysville Panther has won a national title at the college level. Brooke Smith graduated from Maysville two years ago and now plays for Ashland University, who on Friday, won the NCAA DII Women’s National Title. The Eagles took down Virginia Union 93-77 at Ohio Dominican University to win their… Continue Reading

Zane State College Hosts District Nine Science Day

by Matthew Herchik on March 25, 2017 at 5:09 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Local students participated in District Nine Science Day at the Zane State College Advanced Science and Technology Center this morning. 120 students in total competed to qualify for the State Science Day in May, where they will have the opportunity to win scholarship money and other prizes for the work on their projects…. Continue Reading

Ohio History Connection Leads Regional Competition

by Matthew Herchik on March 25, 2017 at 5:05 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — The Ohio History Connection led the Region 10 “Ohio History Day” competition at Ohio University-Zanesville this morning. Students between grades 6-12 from three area schools presented projects before judges in a  variety of different categories revolved around one central theme. “It’s a contest for Junior High and High School kids working on… Continue Reading

Animals Encounter Muskingum University

by Matthew Herchik on March 25, 2017 at 5:01 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — Orbit Media completed “WMCO Weekend” this afternoon with the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium’s popular “Animal Encounters” event. WMCO is the Muskingum University campus radio station dedicated to local news to support the public and give back to the community. “We’ve been live for 56 years and what we do is part of the… Continue Reading

ZPD: More Details on Moxahala Avenue Shooting

by George Hiotis on March 25, 2017 at 7:17 am

Zanesville Police have released more details from last week’s shooting incident on Moxahala Avenue.  Chief Tony Coury says 20-year-old McKenna Brock of Zanesville discharged a handgun several times across Moxahala Avenue in an attempt to intimidate another female.  Coury says they had been fighting  over property outside of a residence.  No injuries or property damage was… Continue Reading

Starlight team moves on to championship game

by David Carl Kinder II on March 24, 2017 at 7:04 pm

  BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – The Starlight Tigers basketball team has won in the semi-finals for the state’s Special Olympics title and will move on the championship. Friday in Bowling Green, Ohio they beat the Lucas County team 46-20. The championship game will be Saturday at 3 p.m. The Tigers also won the championship in… Continue Reading

ABC Wilson Fund receives donation in memory of Tom Morehouse

by Nathaniel Shutt on March 24, 2017 at 5:27 pm

Zanesville, Ohio- The ABC Wilson Fund received over $2,000 dollars today in memory of Tom Morehouse. The ABC Wilson Fund aims to keep citizens safe by offering free smoke detectors at any fire station in Muskingum County and the money donated today is enough to supply 700 smoke detectors. Assistant Fire Chief in Zanesville, Doug Hobson,… Continue Reading

BBB warns of possible Door to Door Scams

by Nathaniel Shutt on March 24, 2017 at 5:13 pm

Zanesville, Ohio- As we head into spring the Better Business Bureau wants to warn consumers on door to door sales. President of BBB of Central Ohio, Kip Morse, explains its best to try to investigate the legitimacy of the salesman. “We encourage people to find out who the company is, find out who they are representing, find out if they… Continue Reading

Pet of the Week!

by Matthew Herchik on March 24, 2017 at 4:47 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — If you’re looking too add a friendly feline to your home, The Animal Shelter Society has the perfect match for you. Executive Director Jody Murray introduced us to our pet of the week this morning– a loving Maine Coon named Dolly. “This is Dolly, and Dolly is a Maine Coon. She came into the… Continue Reading