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Avoiding Injuries This Winter

by Alex King on December 11, 2018 at 3:55 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation wants people to stay safe this winter. It is that time of year where people are bringing out the Christmas lights to go up around the house and putting up the tree but with that can come injuries. Michelle Francisco, Division of Safety and Hygiene at… Continue Reading

The Rotary Club Hosts a Very Special Christmas Party

by Alex King on December 11, 2018 at 3:24 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – It was a very special day for some local students. The Rotary Club sponsored their annual Christmas party Tuesday, December 11th at Adornetto’s Pizza for students from Zanesville City Schools. This is for students at the schools who may be less fortunate or have special needs. Kyle Witucky, President of the Zanesville… Continue Reading

Nestle Purina Donates to the Zanesville Police Department

by Alex King on December 11, 2018 at 2:55 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Nestle Purina of Zanesville has recently donated to the Zanesville Police Department. They were able to provide a $10,000 check to help the department buy another K9 dog. The Nestle Purina team was made aware recently of just how important the need for K9 dogs in the department is and they wanted to… Continue Reading

Holiday Hours at Colony Square Mall

by Alex King on December 11, 2018 at 2:30 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Colony Square Mall wants members of the community to know that they are now starting their holiday hours. Every year in December they expand the hours of the mall, to give shoppers more of an opportunity to get what they need. Kevin Pinson, Marketing and Special Leasing Representative at Colony Square Mall,… Continue Reading

12th annual Shop with a Cop

by Madelyne Watkins on December 11, 2018 at 8:54 am

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Local law enforcement went shopping Monday, December 10th, with children to help make their Christmas a little brighter this year. This was the 12th year that police officers from Muskingum, Morgan and Perry counties paired up with children at Walmart on Maple Avenue to buy them warm clothes for the winter. President… Continue Reading

A New Addition to The Fieldhouse Foundation

by Alex King on December 10, 2018 at 5:20 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Fieldhouse Family Sports and Wellness Center recently received a donation to help children with special needs. Romney Garner created Romney’s Bike Drive to help kids that can’t afford a bike or something for special needs kids. Romney’s Bike Drive started three years ago and she has donated over 200 bikes for… Continue Reading

Charges filed in August death of Licking County man

by Carolyn Fleegle on December 10, 2018 at 4:50 pm

NEWARK, Ohio–Authorities announced Monday that a Newark man is facing charges in connection with a death that occurred in August. The  Licking County Sheriff’s office said that 50-year-old Harry Johns has been charged with reckless homicide, aggravated vehicular homicide and tampering with evidence. The charges stem from an incident in August involving the death of… Continue Reading

Dresden Fire Department Receives New Fire Truck

by Alex King on December 10, 2018 at 4:23 pm

DRESDEN, Ohio – Last week, the Dresden Fire Department added a little something new to their crew. That new addition is a 3,000-gallon tanker truck, including a thousand gallons a minute pump. They received this truck because of Ohio First Grants and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Dresden Fire Chief Harold Woldford said, “The truck… Continue Reading

2018 Ohio Bottle Lottery

by Alex King on December 10, 2018 at 4:15 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – It is time to start putting in entries for the 2018 Ohio Bottle Lottery. This provides everyone, of drinking age, the opportunity to win a bottle Pappy Van Winkle or the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection. Both of these bourbons are rare in stock. Mike Alfman, Owner of the Winerak Market said, “Pappy… Continue Reading

Local Prescription Drug Collection

by Alex King on December 10, 2018 at 4:08 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Federal Drug Enforcement Administration has recently collected over 45,000 lbs of prescription drugs from Ohioans. National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day occurs twice a year in the Spring and in the Fall. This past Fall, Ohio had the fifth highest amount turned in among all states. Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz said,… Continue Reading