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Be Well, Be Healthy, and Eat More Often?

by Brittany Shannon on June 22, 2010 at 11:06 am

If you’re looking to lose weight, skipping meals is not the way to do it. Health officials say that the best way to lose a few pounds is to cut out the sweet stuff, not to starve yourself. "If you starve yourself by not eating breakfast or lunch or just drinking a pop, then your… Continue Reading

Car Fire Shuts Down Interstate

by Kelly Mills on June 22, 2010 at 9:53 am

A car fire shut down both lanes of Interstate 70 westbound near the Norwich exit Tuesday. According to Trooper McKenzie with the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol, shortly before 5:30 p.m., a 2006 Scion T-C caught fire and quickly became engulfed with flames. The driver 20-year-old Caelyn Reyher and passenger 23-year-old Travis Clark, were… Continue Reading

Drug Busts in Zanesville

by Kelly Mills on June 22, 2010 at 7:49 am

Arrests are made after the Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office conducts multiple drug busts in Zanesville. The first happened around 1:30 Tuesday afternoon at 206 Mead Street. "We took approximately three people into custody from the search warrant itself. We did make two other arrests on the street after the search warrant." says Sheriff Matt Lutz…. Continue Reading

Beware of Scams

by Brittany Shannon on June 22, 2010 at 6:36 am

If you are on Medicare, listen up. WHIZ has tips on how to protect yourself from someone who may be trying to take your money. Starting this week, senior citizens who have fallen into the Medicare "donut hole" will begin to receive $250 checks making them easy targets for scammers. The checks require no action for… Continue Reading

Jobless Rates Drop

by Brittany Shannon on June 22, 2010 at 6:34 am

More people in Southeastern Ohio have jobs. That’s the latest news from the state. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services released the figures for May, and the jobless rates have fallen close to one percent. Muskingum County Opportunity Center tells us why. "We kind of look at it as a seasonal thing right… Continue Reading

Work(out) on the Job

by Brittany Shannon on June 22, 2010 at 6:20 am

While most folks are staying cool in the break room, Cathy Capunay is breaking a sweat. "Lunch time is about the only time I can squeeze it in," says Capunay. She works pretty close, and finds time to work out during her hour-long lunch break. "I use my lunch hour, i work really close so i… Continue Reading

McIntire Avenue Project Up for Discussion

by Brittany Shannon on June 22, 2010 at 5:56 am

The debate continues with whether to rezone the former YMCA property on McIntire Avenue in Zanesville, and a local business needs the community’s support. At last week’s City Council meeting, members tabled the issue to rezone the property until their next meeting. The piece of property is currently owned by the president of American Pride Ryan… Continue Reading

Lima Company Memorial Coming To Zanesville

by George Hiotis on June 22, 2010 at 4:26 am

The Lima Company Memorial is a powerful display of paintings honoring the fallen heroes of Lima Company and it is coming to Zanesville’s Secrest Auditorium. Twenty-two Marines and a Navy Corpsman from the Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division lost their lives while serving in Iraq in 2005. The reserve unit… Continue Reading

Five in Court After Prostitution Sting

by Kelly Mills on June 22, 2010 at 4:20 am

Five women arrested following an undercover operation appeared in Zanesville Municipal Court Tuesday. Lt. Tony Coury says the women were arrested Monday evening when undercover officers conducted a prostitution sting. According to court records, Courtney Coen pled guilty to one count of soliciting and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. Judge William Joseph gave… Continue Reading

Some Zanesville Residents Without Water Wednesday

by Carolyn Fleegle on June 22, 2010 at 1:12 am

Some Zanesville residents will be without water Wednesday.  The City’s Water Department will be replacing a water valve at Riverside Park.  Work is scheduled to begin at 8:00 a.m. and be completed by 11:00 a.m.  The following areas will be without water during this time:  Buckeye Drive, Lewis Drive, Carpenter Street, Arter Lane, Mitchell Avenue,… Continue Reading