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Dresden Days Not Over Yet

by Emily Baird on August 3, 2009 at 11:27 am

If you weren’t able to make it into downtown Dresden this weekend for the Dresden Days, don’t fret. The streets will be full of vendors again on Tuesday, so you can still get in on the fun. Dresden Welcome Center Treasurer, Tammy Delancey, says it’s an event for women and men. “Lot of tents, food,… Continue Reading

Dillie Writes New Chapter in Amazing Story

by JT Raymond on August 3, 2009 at 8:50 am

There are some stories that inspire us no matter how many times we hear them or see them. In the case of Seth Dillie his story just keeps getting better. After being diagnosed with cerebral palsy at an early age, Dillie has continued to chase down his dreams. Dillie was the original winner of the… Continue Reading

Final Summer Concert

by Emily Baird on August 3, 2009 at 8:48 am

The Zanesville Memorial Concert Band is wrapping up its summer concert series, and it went out with a bang tonight, having two special guests conduct two different pieces. The band invited Capital University’s Director of Bands, Barry Kopetz, to lead the band through a piece he composed. “I got on Route 40 early one morning… Continue Reading

Lack of Rain Hurting Crops

by Emily Baird on August 3, 2009 at 8:47 am

This past July just missed the title of the driest July on record, but some late heavy rain has pushed it a little farther down on the list. Schroeder’s Vegetable Farm Owner, Rick Schroeder, says the dry spell has been a challenge. “I did some irrigation. Some of my friends did some irrigation. We pushed… Continue Reading

Survivor-Blue Rock Style

by Emily Baird on August 3, 2009 at 8:47 am

It’s been going on for more than 30 years, but the Mark Twain Family Fun Day at Blue Rock State Park has something new for families to experience. Ohio State Parks Regional Naturalist Andrew Tippel says it’s survivor, Blue Rock style. “That basically focused on four elements in a wilderness survival setting, which is food,… Continue Reading

Chugging Tractors Raise Funds

by Nichole Hannahs on August 3, 2009 at 8:47 am

Imagine covering 22 miles at eight miles per hour on a tractor. Members of several Old Steam and Gas Clubs throughout the area chugged their way from Dresden to Roger’s Auction Barn in Adamsville for the 2nd Annual Tractor Drive, raising money for “Make a Wish” and having fun along the way. “The fellowship of… Continue Reading

Shimmying and Shaking

by Nichole Hannahs on August 3, 2009 at 8:47 am

There was a whole lot of shimmying and shaking going on on at the Genesis Fitness Trail in an effort to raise money. A group of women paid five dollars a piece to take part in a Zumba class. The proceeds going to the Genesis Fireflies who are raising funds for this year’s Light the… Continue Reading

Hazardous Drop off Helps Environment

by Nichole Hannahs on August 3, 2009 at 8:47 am

Helping the environment and keeping homes safe took center stage at Ohio University Zanesville. A steady line of cars filled with paint cans, oil and antifreeze took time to drop off household hazardous wastes. The site coordinator for the event says dropping off waste helps not only the environment, but local fire departments. “It helps… Continue Reading

Lending a Helping Hand

by Nichole Hannahs on August 3, 2009 at 8:47 am

A helping hand extends from one local church to the community during their 8th Annual Free Stuff Giveaway. Many people got up early Saturday morning in time to be the first at North Terrace to pick through mountains of clothes, toys, shoes and more. Those helped couldn’t be more thankful. “It’s nice of them to… Continue Reading

First Ward Fights Crime

by Nichole Hannahs on August 3, 2009 at 8:47 am

A victim of crime is doing his part to keep streets in the City of Zanesville safe and encourage others to do the same. Don Carle is Ward One Coordinator for Zanesville Crime Stoppers. “I myself several years ago had had things stolen from my home,” explained Carle. “Because of that loss I felt the… Continue Reading