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Philo riding momentum into regional championship game

by David Carl Kinder II on November 16, 2017 at 6:18 pm

  DUNCAN FALLS, Ohio – It’s always difficult to beat the same team twice in a year, but if Philo wants to advance to the state final four for the first time in school history, that’s exactly what they have to do. This Friday the Electrics will take on MVL foe John Glenn. It’s a rematch… Continue Reading

A new art festival is starting

by Karysa Kent on November 16, 2017 at 5:40 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Y-Bridge Arts Festival is a big event every summer where artists and artisans showcase and sell their artwork to the community. After years of the Y-Bridge Arts Festival occurring the Artist Colony of Zanesville, Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce, and Muskingum Valley Garden Society are bringing in the Holiday Artfest. “The… Continue Reading

Lyme Disease Prevention

by Rodneya Ross on November 16, 2017 at 5:32 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- The Public Health Department is warning hunters as tick-borne Lyme diseases increase in the state. Lyme disease is a bacterial disease that is transmitted to humans through bites from deer ticks that are already infected. Many people experience different symptoms from tick bites and often mistake them for the flu. Diana Zaato, an… Continue Reading

Authorities investigate death of Coshocton man

by Carolyn Fleegle on November 16, 2017 at 5:26 pm

COSHOCTON, Ohio – Authorities in Coshocton County are investigating the death of an elderly man. The Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office reported that on Wednesday around 9:30 p.m. authorities  received a call in reference to an elderly man having no recent contact with his family. Deputies were called to his home in the 800 block of… Continue Reading

Benefit concert at The Barn

by Karysa Kent on November 16, 2017 at 5:24 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – A benefit concert will be held at The Barn this Saturday to bring awareness and funds towards the youth and young adults in our community. The benefit concert will feature musicians Rese Jhordan and Hayley Watson. As well as a 50/50 drawing and silent auction so proceeds can support the Short Term… Continue Reading

Board of Elections budgeting for new training supplies

by Karysa Kent on November 16, 2017 at 5:15 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Muskingum County Board of Elections met with the Muskingum County Commissioners about budgeting for their poll-worker training. Director Tim Thompson requested that the Muskingum County Board of Elections use remaining funds from this past year to purchase new tables, chairs, and audio-visual equipment for the training area. “Poll-worker training is very… Continue Reading

Indians ace Corey Kluber easily wins 2nd AL Cy Young Award

by Matthew Herchik on November 16, 2017 at 5:12 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Corey Kluber of the Cleveland Indians has easily won his second American League Cy Young Award. Kluber got 28 of the 30 first-place votes in balloting by members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. The honor was announced Wednesday on MLB Network. Chris Sale of the Boston Red Sox finished second… Continue Reading

EPA: Spill at Quasar Energy Group Contained

by George Hiotis on November 16, 2017 at 4:34 pm

The Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency says an area company had a valve malfunction on a tank overnight and that has resulted in a large spill of bio-solids liquid. It happened at Quasar Energy Group at 6400 Maysville Pike. EMA Executive Director Jeff Jadwin says the incident happened within the property of the company. The company’s website… Continue Reading

Holiday Travel Report

by Nichole Hannahs on November 16, 2017 at 5:49 am

(NBC News) The American Automobile Association is releasing its annual Thanksgiving travel forecast on Thursday and includes data on the days and hours you absolutely want to avoid hitting the road. Although gas prices are the highest since Thanksgiving 2014, AAA’s expecting a record number of Americans to hit the road starting next Tuesday. But… Continue Reading

Knights of Columbus donates winter coats to children in need

by Jordyn Dunlap on November 15, 2017 at 10:37 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio-  One Catholic fraternal organization is striving to give a special holiday gift, that the children of the Eastside Community Ministries will never forget. Wednesday, the children of the Eastside Community Ministries youth group received new winter coats from Knights of Columbus. “Today our youth program of 38 children are receiving coats from The Knight… Continue Reading