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Downed Power Lines closed portion of Maple Ave

by Nathaniel Shutt on February 17, 2017 at 6:41 pm

Zanesville, Ohio- Downed power lines forced a portion of Maple Avenue in Zanesville to close this afternoon. The roadway was closed shortly after two this afternoon between Military Road and Country Club Drive after power lines running from Wendys to Peoples bank fell onto Maple Avenue. Lieutenant Bill Shaw of the Zanesville Police Department shared… Continue Reading

Non-Profit Organization hosting Mental Illness Class

by Nathaniel Shutt on February 17, 2017 at 6:03 pm

Zanesville, Ohio- A non-profit organization is raising awareness for mental health. The National Alliance on Mental Illness will host Family-to-Family, a program set to educate family members or friends of individuals suffering with mental illness. The free classes will start Monday, March sixth from six to eight thirty and run every Monday for twelve weeks… Continue Reading

John McIntire Library hosts Cabin Fever Game Day

by Nathaniel Shutt on February 17, 2017 at 5:59 pm

Zanesville, Ohio- The Muskingum County Library System is offering a fun opportunity for teens this winter. The John McIntire Library will host Cabin Fever Game Day for Teens March 18th from one to three o’clock. Reference Librarian Amanda Pigford discusses some of the games teens can play. “I’m bringing Mario Kart Double Dash and Super… Continue Reading

V.F.W. Receives donation from Farus Funeral Home

by Karysa Kent on February 17, 2017 at 5:08 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – A local funeral home donated a necessary item to help The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. provide a proper burial ceremony. Farus Funeral Home in Duncan Falls donated a bugle that cost about $680.00. The V.F.W. Post 1058¬†performed 139 funeral ceremonies last year and according to Officer Glenn Moore the… Continue Reading

Pet of the Week

by Karysa Kent on February 17, 2017 at 4:59 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – For anyone wanting to help an old dog out this weeks dog is for you. Grant is an eight year old calm beagle mix who is looking for a fur-ever home. Jody Murray the Executive Director said Grant will be updated on his shots and micro-chipped when adopted. “He was a surrender… Continue Reading

Art Scholarship Applications Available

by Karysa Kent on February 17, 2017 at 4:15 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Applications for a visual arts program following high school is now available through Muskingum County Community Foundation. Muskingum County high school seniors who are graduating this spring and going into a visual arts field in a college, university, or institute can now be nominated by their art teacher and apply for the… Continue Reading

Maple Avenue Reopened

by Sara Shallcross on February 17, 2017 at 3:06 pm

Update:4:00 p.m. Zanesville Police say Maple Avenue between Beverly and Military Roads is now reopened. Original story: A portion of Maple Avenue is closed due to down power lines. Road closures occur between Beverly and Military Roads. Zanesville Police Department and AEP are on site. AEP hopes to have power fully restored by 4:30. ZPD… Continue Reading

Murphy signs with Marietta

by Matt Ryan on February 17, 2017 at 2:26 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Zanesville senior soccer standout Allison Murphy signed with Marietta College Friday afternoon.  

Most Wanted Suspect

by Nichole Hannahs on February 17, 2017 at 10:00 am

The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office is searching for 54-year-old Brett Linnell Alexander. The most wanted suspect is 6’0 tall and weighs 245 lbs. He has black hair and brown eyes. He also has a scar on his abdomen and right knee. The sheriff’s office said Alexander is wanted for contempt of court, domestic relations and… Continue Reading

MC Sports to Close

by Nichole Hannahs on February 17, 2017 at 3:47 am

Zanesville will lose a sporting goods business located on Gorsky Drive. After an effort to restructure their company MC Sports filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy. According to a press release the company said liquidation of its stores was the only option in dealing with their immediate liquidity issues. MC Sports said the company has faced increased… Continue Reading