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Most Wanted in Muskingum County

by on September 21, 2009 at 4:01 am

This week’s most wanted suspect is accused of passing bad checks. Michael Wayne Wise Sr. is wanted by the Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office for 12 counts of passing bad checks. Wise is 5’10” and 155 lbs. He has a scar near his left eye and one on both legs and he has several tattoos. He… Continue Reading

Licking Road Closing Thursday Morning

by Carolyn Fleegle on September 21, 2009 at 4:01 am

The Muskingum County Engineer’s Office announces its going to be closing Licking Road Thursday morning. Officials say the road will be closed at around 7:30 a.m. and will reopen by 10:30 a.m. for asphalt application as part of the West Pike sanitary project. The closure will occur between the Interstate 70 overpass and the American… Continue Reading

Special Training for ZFD

by Audry Kensicki on September 21, 2009 at 4:01 am

The Zanesville Fire Department is working hard this week to make sure you and yours are safe. Today was day two of a three day training program designed to refresh firefighters skills. Today’s main focus was rescue in a confined space. Zanesville Fire Chief Dave Lacy says they practiced in a sewer manhole in front… Continue Reading

Year Round Farmer’s Market in Dresden

by Audry Kensicki on September 21, 2009 at 4:01 am

Since January of this year, the Village of Dresden has been without a grocery store, but the town is taking action in a unique way. Dresden resident Anita Boyer says the town will host their first farmer’s market. She says they plan to hold the market all year round on Thursdays. “I saw a need… Continue Reading

Meth Lab Suspects Arraigned In Perry Co.

by Carolyn Fleegle on September 21, 2009 at 4:00 am

Two of the men arrested last week in connection to a methamphetamine lab in Perry County were arraigned in court Tuesday. Court Officials say 54-year-old Robert Wise and 59-year-old Donald Miller both pleaded not guilty to charges of illegal manufacturing of drugs and illegal possession of chemicals to manufacture drugs. Miller also faces a felony… Continue Reading

Red Cross Helps Though Funds Still Low

by Audry Kensicki on September 21, 2009 at 4:00 am

A fire last night destroys the home of a South Zanesville man, the Red Cross is stepping in to help, despite low funds. Crews responded to the fire at approximately 8:30 last night at 2525 Marion Drive. Local fire departments weren’t the only ones at the scene last night–the Red Cross was there too. “Fortunately… Continue Reading

Shingles Pain Awareness Day

by Kelly Mills on September 21, 2009 at 4:00 am

The National Pain Foundation has declared Tuesday September 15, a day for awareness about the pain caused during and after shingles. Shingles is a disease caused by re-activation of the virus that causes chickenpox. Around 90 percent of adults have had chicken pox and it puts them at risk for contracting the disease at anytime… Continue Reading

United Way Kicks-Off Campaign

by Kelly Mills on September 21, 2009 at 4:00 am

More than 160 people were on hand Tuesday morning for the official kick-off of the 2009-2010 campaign for the United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan counties. At the “Community Leader’s Breakfast” in the Zanesville Welcome Center, campaign organizers announced their goal this year is 1.9 million. They are trying to raise $950,000 in contributions… Continue Reading

Grain Spill On 9th Street In Z-ville

by George Hiotis on September 21, 2009 at 4:00 am

Zanesville Police say the driver of a tractor trailer has been cited in a Tuesday morning crash . According to police reports, 51 year old David Edwards of Somerset was attempting to turn from 9th street onto Marietta street just before 5:00 a.m. Tuesday. Authorities say Edwards took the turn too fast causing the tractor… Continue Reading

Meth Lab Suspects to Appear in Court

by Nichole Hannahs on September 21, 2009 at 4:00 am

Two of the men arrested last week in connection to a methamphetamine lab in Perry County appear in court Tuesday morning. 54-year-old Robert Wise and 59-year-old Donald Miller will be arraigned by video on charges of illegal manufacturing of drugs and illegal possession of chemicals to manufacture drugs. Miller also faces a felony count of… Continue Reading