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Random Acts of Kindness

by Emily Baird on February 21, 2010 at 6:00 am

It can be as simple as opening a door for someone or giving someone extra change to get something out of the vending machine. Yet, it’s an act that can really impact someone’s life, and people are recognizing these acts worldwide. Zanesville resident Crystal Stillion says it really helped when her pastor came over to… Continue Reading

Beating Heart Disease

by Emily Baird on February 21, 2010 at 5:49 am

Some local residents are standing up to heart disease. About 300 people gathered at The Fieldhouse this afternoon to take part in the Southeast Ohio Heart Walk, including a number of survivors. "Our survivors truly are able to-for the most part-get back to a normal, functioning lifestyle. Unlike some other diseases, with heart disease, somebody… Continue Reading

Morgan Local Students In the Classroom For Saturday School

by Katie Jeffries on February 21, 2010 at 2:52 am

To make up for snow days, some local students were back in the classroom Saturday.  WHIZ’s Katie Jeffries has the story. It may be Saturday, but it is business as usual for the 2,200 students at Morgan Local Schools, including the 400 students at East Elementary School. "We have done Saturdays for about four years and during… Continue Reading

Fink’s Full Court Press: 2.19.10

by Jeremy Rauch on February 20, 2010 at 8:49 am

Boys Basketball Zanesville 49 Wheeling Park 59 — Tanner Gibson (Zanes): 16 pts; Bubby Goodwin (WP): 28 pts Maysville 39 Tri-Valley 47 — Clay Cameron (TV) 20 pts; Max Huddleston (Mays): 16 pts West Muskingum 57 Sheridan 60 — Jacob Horsley (Sher): 27 pts; Troy Sweeney (Sher): 17 pts; Jordan Wilson (West): 19 pts Morgan… Continue Reading

5-Car Accident Closes State Route 36

by Emily Baird on February 20, 2010 at 8:13 am

A five car accident closes State Route 36 for almost three hours and sends one woman to the hospital. It happened this afternoon at the intersection of State Routes 36 and 83 in Coshocton County. Sheriff’s Deputy Mark Sharrock says Leonard Bragg was driving a truck that had an attached trailer with three cars on… Continue Reading

Using Skis to Land Planes

by Emily Baird on February 20, 2010 at 6:39 am

It’s a piece of equipment that isn’t used much in this area because we aren’t used to seeing this much snow on the ground at one time, but some pilots are putting skis on their airplanes to help them get around better. The skis don’t really affect how the pilot flies in the air, but… Continue Reading

Planning Your Landscaping Ideas

by Emily Baird on February 20, 2010 at 6:35 am

There still may be snow on the ground, but it’s not too soon to start thinking about landscaping your home. Lones Stone and Landscape Supply employees say it’s a good idea to have a plan in place. "Do you want a pond, patio, or well? What the sizes are. Exactly what you want to do…. Continue Reading

A Taste of Color

by Katie Jeffries on February 20, 2010 at 5:48 am

People of all races and nationalities came out Saturday afternoon for A Taste of Color. Around 200 people filled the gym at the Zanesville Civic League Community Center Saturday afternoon for A Taste of Color. This is the 15th year for the event that features a variety of African-American foods and other foods from around the world. Twenty-one students from local… Continue Reading

Community Baby Shower

by Katie Jeffries on February 20, 2010 at 5:44 am

Saturday was a day of learning for expectant and new moms. The FCCLA chapter at Mid-East hosted a community baby shower Saturday morning. Around 40 women heard presentations on infant massage, post partum depression and introducing foods to babies. The guest speaker, Jamie Miller from Guernsey County Children’s Services also held a presentation on shaken baby syndrome. The… Continue Reading

Morgan Local Students In the Classroom For Saturday School

by Katie Jeffries on February 20, 2010 at 5:17 am

To make up for snow days, some local students were back in the classroom Saturday.  WHIZ’s Katie Jeffries has the story. It may be Saturday, but it is business as usual for the 2,200 students at Morgan Local Schools, including the 400 students at East Elementary School. "We have done Saturdays for about four years and during… Continue Reading