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Local Red Cross in need of volunteers

by Rodneya Ross on September 19, 2017 at 3:49 pm

NORWICH, Ohio-The American Red Cross has been busy rendering aid to those affected by Hurricane’s Harvey and Irma, and a local Red Cross needs your help to continue providing aid. The Red Cross in Norwich has sent volunteers and emergency response vehicles to Texas and Florida following the first hurricanes. With more hurricanes following many… Continue Reading

C.E.O. of Muskingum Behavioral Health talks to Zanesville Rotary Club

by Brian Armstrong on September 19, 2017 at 3:41 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio-  The C.E.O. of Muskingum Behavioral Health spoke to the Zanesville Rotary Club about drug addiction. C.E.O Steve Carrel talked about how the deaths from drugged driving are happening more often than deaths from drunk driving. This happened for the first time about five years ago. He said this occurs because drugs affect judgment… Continue Reading

Muskingum County Dog Warden and Adoption Center ‘Doggie Day’

by Brian Armstrong on September 19, 2017 at 3:40 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio-  The Muskingum County Dog Warden and Adoption Center would like to introduce you to a furry friend. On this week’s ‘Doggie Day’ the adoption center would like you to meet Coco. She has been looking for a family since February, making her currently the longest resident at the center. She is a three… Continue Reading

Chesterhill Shooting Suspect Captured

by George Hiotis on September 19, 2017 at 3:44 am

A Morgan County man – who claimed he wanted to “kill cops”, is back in custody. The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office says 32-year-old Kyle Giffin of Chesterhill was captured without incident Saturday just outside Malta. Last Friday Sheriff Douglas McGrath says Giffin was on Marion Street in Chesterhill and fired seven shots from a rifle…. Continue Reading

Sheriff’s Office Responds to Discharge of a Firearm

by Nichole Hannahs on September 19, 2017 at 3:10 am

A Coshocton County woman is flown to a Columbus Hospital following a shooting incident. The Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office said at 11:41 PM, Monday, September 18 they received a call from Life Alert in reference to an elderly female having an accidental discharge from a fire arm. The sheriff’s office responded to the 15000 block… Continue Reading

Browns’ Coleman breaks hand, needs surgery

by Matthew Herchik on September 18, 2017 at 6:56 pm

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Browns wide receiver Corey Coleman broke his right hand during Sunday’s loss in Baltimore and is having surgery. Coach Hue Jackson did not give a timetable on his return. It’s the second straight season the 2016 first-round pick has broken the hand. Coleman got hurt trying to make a catch… Continue Reading

High school football player of the week – Isaac Gill

by David Carl Kinder II on September 18, 2017 at 6:19 pm

  DUNCAN FALLS, Ohio – Philo’s Isaac Gill had a hand in all four touchdowns the Electrics scored in Friday’s 28-17 win over John Glenn and he gets our Player of the Week award for his week four performance. On offense Gill ran for over 100 yards and two touchdowns and threw for a score. On… Continue Reading

Mitochondrial Disease Awareness month

by Rodneya Ross on September 18, 2017 at 5:53 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- September is Mitochondrial Disease Awareness month in Ohio and one local family is working to raise awareness. Jody Thompson is an advocate for Mitochondrial Awareness and raises money for research. Thompson’s daughter Baylee was diagnosed at just nine months old and has been fighting the disease ever since. The problem with mitochondrial is that… Continue Reading

Local man proposes project to put benches at bus stops

by Rodneya Ross on September 18, 2017 at 5:47 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- A local man looking to make a change in the community petitions the County Commissioners with a special request. If you visit Z-bus stops around the city you may notice there are no bus benches for waiting riders to sit. Robert Swanson and his friends at Zanesville All Shook Up Parkinsons Group want to… Continue Reading

Sheriff’s Office search for armed robbery suspects

by Rodneya Ross on September 18, 2017 at 5:43 pm

ROSEVILLE, Ohio- The hunt is on for three people police believe robbed a pharmacy at gunpoint. Police responded to a call at Northside Roseville Pharmacy on Main Street in Roseville on Saturday. Security footage shows an unknown male wearing a blue Def Leppard hooded sweat shirt and jeans entering the store and showing a gun before… Continue Reading