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The Crone’s House offers tea from all over the world

by Matthew Herchik on May 27, 2017 at 5:48 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — Local vendors, and shoppers alike were out in full force again on Saturday morning at the Farmer’s Market at the Fairgrounds. One vendor is bringing a variety of teas from all over the world to your mugs, and they aren’t just any run of mill flavors. “We are a vendor selling loose leaf, dried… Continue Reading

Two Die in Zanesville House Fire

by Matthew Herchik on May 27, 2017 at 5:00 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — A local house fire early Saturday morning killed two people, and sent another man to the hospital. The Zanesville Fire Department responded to a fire at approximately 5:35 a.m. at 1647 Spruce St.  The home was totally engulfed in flames upon their arrival. The Coroner and State Marshall were working on removing the bodies, while the man… Continue Reading

Local Graduate defies his limitations to walk for diploma

by Nathaniel Shutt on May 26, 2017 at 10:34 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- One area high school graduate’s wish came true Friday evening. Philo High School hosted their 98th annual graduation on May 26th and one of those graduates had one final wish… to walk once again to receive his diploma. Alexander Tarmen has been wheel chaired bound since a young child and didn’t want his limitations to… Continue Reading

Local Farmer Reacts to NOAA Summer Weather Outlook

by Ross Caruso on May 26, 2017 at 10:19 pm

DRESDEN, OHIO (WHIZ) – With Memorial Day right around the corner, a lot of people are starting to think about summer. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration(NOAA) has also been thinking about summer, releasing their 2017 summer outlook last week. The outlook supports better chances for a warmer than average summer across much of the… Continue Reading

Pet of the Week!

by Matthew Herchik on May 26, 2017 at 4:36 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — If you’re smitten for a kitten for your home, our featured Pet of the Week is just for you! This week’s Pet of the Week is Bradley– a 10-week Maine Coon mix, who was brought to the Animal Shelter about a month ago and has one unique characteristic about him. “Bradley has been… Continue Reading

Joe Diffie to perform at The Smiling Goat Friday night

by Matthew Herchik on May 26, 2017 at 4:30 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — Put on your cowboy boots and two-step down to The Smiling Goat tonight. Country musician Joe Diffie will be performing this evening– his first Zanesville performance in years. Diffie has had five billboard number one singles, including Pickup Man and Third Rock from the Sun. “We have the iconic Joe Diffie coming tonight. We’re… Continue Reading

Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office system update

by Karysa Kent on May 26, 2017 at 4:04 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office is in the process of updating technology. The Sheriff’s Office recently signed an agreement with Tyler’s New World, SoftCode, and Brazos for efficiency and convenience. Sheriff Matt Lutz said the new technology will help with communication between them and their partners, for example the Muskingum County Court… Continue Reading

Chamber of Commerce hosts Spring Outing

by Nathaniel Shutt on May 26, 2017 at 3:16 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio- One local organization took advantage of the nice weather on Friday, May 26th. The Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual spring golf outing at Vista Golf Course. President of the Chamber, Dana Matz, explains the event is a great opportunity for chamber members to network among local businesses. “Each year we… Continue Reading

Hydrant Flushing on Tuesday

by Nichole Hannahs on May 26, 2017 at 9:38 am

On Tuesday, May 30th, the Zanesville Fire Department will be flushing hydrants within the general area of Brandywine Blvd., Eastward Cr., Georgian Way, Colony Dr., Cliffhanger Way and all side streets in the area. Flushing will be from 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM. Residents in these areas may experience discolored water and reduced pressure. It… Continue Reading

Mumaw, Balo headline All-ECOL teams

by Matt Ryan on May 25, 2017 at 8:43 pm

Zanesville senior Caden Mumaw and head coach Dave Balo headline this year’s All-ECOL baseball teams.  Mumaw was named this year’s player of the year, while Balo was named coach of the year. People’s Bank East Central Ohio League Baseball Scarlet Division First Team Turner Hill- Marietta Brandon Schamp- Marietta Trent Dawson- Marietta Brandon Neville- Marietta… Continue Reading