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Dresden Homecoming Queen Rides in Style

by Audry Kensicki on July 15, 2009 at 11:21 am

Dresden Homecoming Queen Cassi Carroll rode in style today at the homecoming parade. Unlike the other winners and attendants, Cassi was seated atop her family’s bright orange tractor–a tractor with a lot of history. The family used to own the Allis-Chammers tractor dealership and restored this particular tractor. “Basically we took it in the shop… Continue Reading

Man in Custody After Incident at Bob’s Drive-Thru

by Emily Baird on July 15, 2009 at 11:21 am

A local man is in custody after an incident at Bob’s Drive-Thru in Cambridge. The Cambridge Police Department says that a 44-year-old white male went into the store and requested a 12-pack of beer. Police say when the cashier went behind the counter, the man grabbed the beer from the cashier’s hand and took off…. Continue Reading

Local Farmers Want More Rain

by Emily Baird on July 15, 2009 at 11:21 am

Local farmers’ produce and profits are subject to the weather each year. Schroeder’s Vegetable Farm’s Owner, Rick Schroeder, says this year, it’s been hard dealing with the lack of water. “8 weeks without a decent rain out on Jackson Road, and it has had some effect. I’ve been doing some irrigating, ” says Schroeder. He… Continue Reading

New Noble County Sheriff Appointed

by Emily Baird on July 15, 2009 at 11:21 am

It’s Stephen Hannum’s first official day on the job as Noble County Sheriff. He will be replacing Landen T. Smith, who resigned from office last May after being charged with nepotism and misuse of the sheriff’s vehicles. The Noble County Democratic Committee appointed Hannum to the position yesterday. Hannum says he was one of three… Continue Reading

Soldier Makes Special Trip To Zanesville

by on July 15, 2009 at 11:21 am

After four years of letters, emails and care packages, a soldier and his pen pal- turned good friend- finally met today. Sergeant First Class Sean Abbott of the United States Army is home in the states for the first time in three years. Multiple deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan have kept him from his family… Continue Reading

Summer Lunch Program Kicks Off

by on July 15, 2009 at 11:21 am

It was pizza day today for the kids who take part in the summer lunch program. For over 20 years the city of Zanesville has been offering the Summer Food Service Programs for the children who need it most. “Its free, a lot of people don’t understand that that its free, all they have to… Continue Reading

60 Construction Set to Begin

by Kelly Mills on July 15, 2009 at 11:21 am

Drivers be ready to see orange barrels when you head down Maple Avenue Monday. The State Route 60 Safety Project will be underway all summer long. During that time construction areas will vary throughout the length of the road from Market Street to Kay Drive. “It will be sporadic, you’ll see construction in one area… Continue Reading

Teens Plead Guilty in Mock Robbery

by Kelly Mills on July 15, 2009 at 11:21 am

Three local teens plead guilty today in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court in connection with a fake robbery at Subway in April. 19-year-olds Kevin Hosom and Levi Hall plead guilty to complicity to commit robbery and complicity to commit theft, which are both felonies. 19-year-old Shaun Rhoades pled guilty to robbery and theft, also felonies…. Continue Reading

Lynn Pleads Not Guilty on 27 Sex Charges

by Kelly Mills on July 15, 2009 at 11:21 am

A Zanesville man has plead not-guilty to 27 different sex charges against him. 43-year-old Michael Lynn was arraigned today in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court in front of Judge Mark Fleegle. Lynn is charged with 12 counts of rape, a first-degree felony, 12 counts of sexual battery, a third-degree felony, and three counts of pandering… Continue Reading

Minor Injuries in Coshocton Co. Accident

by Nichole Hannahs on July 15, 2009 at 11:21 am

A West Lafayette man suffers only minor injuries in a Tuesday afternoon accident. The State Highway Patrol says the two vehicle crash took place at the intersections of State Routes 16 and 83 near Oden Valley around 1pm. Troopers report taht 23-year-old Corey Brandon of Newcomerstown was traveling west on State Route 16 and was… Continue Reading