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Mom of one-month-old child indicted

by Alex King on October 16, 2018 at 5:45 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Muskingum County Prosecuter’s Office announced Tuesday, October 16th that a local mother has been indicted in connection with the death of her infant son. According to prosecutor Mike Haddox, 27-year-old Samantha R. Donohoe is facing charges after an incident on September 4th at Eagle View Apartments where officers were called in… Continue Reading

First John Earhart Scholarship Awarded

by Alex King on October 16, 2018 at 5:34 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The John Earhart Scholarship was awarded for the first time to a local student hoping to make a difference. Kassandra Settles received the $500 scholarship and said it means a lot and will help her get through school with less stress. It will help her pay for school and for her books… Continue Reading

Fraternal Order of Police Receives Donation

by Alex King on October 16, 2018 at 5:28 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Fraternal Order of Police received a check on Tuesday, October 16th for $3,480 from the Perry County Coon Hunters. They have been donating a check every year for the last 5 years to the FOP. Jim Hicks, FOP President, said the reasoning behind it is one 13-year-old boy. “Had a 13-year-old… Continue Reading

14th Annual Farm Show

by Jennifer Henry on October 16, 2018 at 4:14 pm

DRESDEN, Ohio – A weekend celebrating the past. The Education of Yesterday’s 14th annual Farm Show is on October 20 and 21st. The goal of the show is to preserve old machinery, and teach children of this generation machines of the past. The farm show started with the Moore family honoring their late father’s vision… Continue Reading

Gas Leak Details

by Alex King on October 16, 2018 at 3:42 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – If you passed near US 40 at Airport Road and Sonora Road you may have noticed a closure. On Tuesday, October 16th a gas line was severed and the Muskingum County Emergency Agency were called along with repair crews and then sent to the location to get it fixed. E-M-A Director Jeff… Continue Reading

Water outage planned in Muskingum County

by Carolyn Fleegle on October 16, 2018 at 12:39 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio–The Muskingum County Water Department announced that some of its customers will be without water for a few hours this week. On Thursday, Oct. 18, officials say they will have the water off around 9:00 a.m. for approximately 4 hours for water line improvements. The following areas will be affected: starting at 5648 East… Continue Reading

UPDATE: Gas Line Leak Closes Area Roads

by George Hiotis on October 16, 2018 at 9:48 am

UPDATE: 11:15 a.m.–EMA Director Jeff Jadwin said the roads have reopened and that the gas has been shut off. Crews are now working to repair the severed line. ******************************************************************   The Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency says a gas line was severed and has forced the closing of some area roads. E-M-A Director Jeff Jadwin… Continue Reading

Auditor of State Debate to be Held in Zanesville

by George Hiotis on October 15, 2018 at 4:23 pm

The race for Auditor of the State of Ohio will make a stop in Zanesville.  Democratic nominee for Ohio Auditor of State Zack Space and Republican nominee Keith Faber will debate at Zane State College.  It is scheduled for Friday October 19th in the Advance Science and Technology Center from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm…. Continue Reading

Sunday Fire Victim Remains in Critical Condition

by George Hiotis on October 15, 2018 at 4:06 pm

The Zanesville Fire Department has called in the State Fire Marshal to help investigate a Sunday night fire. It happened at 632 Grove Avenue just before 8:00 p.m. Interim Fire Chief Doug Hobson said an elderly woman was rescued from the burning home and remains in critical condition at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical… Continue Reading

Big Brother Big Sisters: Buckeye Pep Rally

by Alex King on October 15, 2018 at 4:04 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Big Brothers Big Sisters Buckeye Pep Rally is happening on Friday, November 16th. The event has been going on for over 20 years and will be at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds from 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. There is going to be everything from a tailgate buffet to games, music and raffles. Jenni… Continue Reading