Fishing Survey

by Emily Baird on May 4, 2010 at 7:08 am

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife is asking local fisherman to take part in an online survey. Questions will surround some fishing regulations, use of a fishing forecast, fishing restrictions, and how water sources across the state fair. You will also be allowed to add additional comments. The survey can be filled… Continue Reading

Woman threatening to jump off Y-bridge

by Ashley Drane on May 4, 2010 at 5:54 am

Zanesville police say that had several people call in and say a woman was attempting to jump off the Y-bridge. Lt. Bill Shaw says it officers arrived at the Y-bridge around 8pm Monday night where a woman was threatening to jump off. A Zanesville policeman talked to the woman and eventually got close enough to grab her… Continue Reading

Driver Hits Boy and Flees

by Kelly Mills on May 4, 2010 at 5:36 am

The Zanesville Police Department is searching for a driver who struck a child on a bike and then fled. The accident happened shortly before 4:30 Tuesday at the intersection of Pine Street and Prospect Avenue. According to Lt. Tony Coury, an 11-year-old boy was riding his bike on Prospect and was struck by a northbound car when… Continue Reading

Glouster Brothers Drown In Morgan County

by George Hiotis on May 4, 2010 at 2:27 am

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office says they have recovered the bodies of two brothers whose car became submerged on a road near a flooded creek in Union Township. Deputies say 35-year-old James Keller was found in the vehicle Monday after a passerby notified Police in Glouster. Crews found the body of 30-year-old Kevin Keller about a mile… Continue Reading

Gus Macker Tourament June 5th and 6th

by Ashley Drane on May 3, 2010 at 11:54 am

It’s the largest basketball tournament in the state and it’s time to get signed up. The Gus Macker three on three basketball tournament applications will be available Tuesday May 4th.Manager of Zanesville Downtown Association Dana Matz said they had more than 2,300 players come out last year and play in the streets of downtown Zanesville…. Continue Reading

Reward For Information on Gun Theft in Newark

by Carolyn Fleegle on May 3, 2010 at 10:27 am

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information on a gun theft in Newark.  Authorities say between April 2nd or 3rd someone broke into a Dewey Avenue home and stole two shotguns, a revolver, and a rifle.  Anyone with information on this crime should call the Licking county Crime Stoppers… Continue Reading

Steubenville to Join ECOL

by Jed DeMuesy on May 3, 2010 at 8:58 am

And then there were 11. This afternoon, the East Central Ohio League added a new member to their ever-expanding league. After a 7-3 vote from member schools, Steubenville was approved for membership in the ECOL, which has now added four member schools in the past calendar year. On the heels of Zanesville, Rosecrans, and Marietta,… Continue Reading

Monday Baseball Roundup

by Jed DeMuesy on May 3, 2010 at 8:26 am

HS Baseball Maysville 2 Sheridan 3 WP: Kevin Green 7 IP, 5 H, 7 K, ER Kohl Johnson (Sher): 1-3, 2B, RBI Morgan 0 Tri-Valley 10 (F/5) WP: Eli Martin 5 IP, 9 K, H, 0 ER Wade Reed (TV): 2B, HR, 2 R, 3 RBI Brock Welker (TV): 3B, 2 R, 2 RBI Newark Catholic… Continue Reading

College Graduates Look for Jobs

by Emily Baird on May 3, 2010 at 6:38 am

Many Ohio students will be graduating from college in the coming weeks. Then comes the task of finding that first job. While the job market is picking up a little bit, it still may be difficult to land that first position quickly. The Muskingum County Opportunity Center says students should utilize placement assistance that most… Continue Reading

Gearing Up for May Primary

by Emily Baird on May 3, 2010 at 6:35 am

The May Primary is less than 24 hours away, and activity at the Muskingum County Board of Elections is buzzing with staff, poll workers, and volunteers trying to get equipment and information to the 85 different precincts. "The presiding judge comes in. They pick those supplies up. They take them to the voting location, and… Continue Reading