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Philo Fire Causes Minor Damage

by Emily Baird on July 15, 2009 at 11:19 am

There is minor damage to a Philo residence after a morning fire. Wayne Township and Harrison Township Fire Departments responded to 85 Market Street around 9:15 a.m. Harrison Township Fire Chief Joseph Wilson says neighbors called in the fire, which was mostly contained to the kitchen. He says the damage was minor. Joseph says the… Continue Reading

Women Golfing for Women

by Kelly Mills on July 15, 2009 at 11:19 am

Local women have a chance to hit the links and help others attend college in a few weeks. The Zane State College Foundation’s “Afternoon Tee Women’s Golf Outing” on June 29th will help raise money for women’s scholarships to Zane State. “The event really is all about women helping women. About 67 percent of the… Continue Reading

I-70 Semi Death May Be Suicide

by Kelly Mills on July 15, 2009 at 11:19 am

A Florida man was killed last night when he jumped from a moving semi truck on Interstate 70 westbound. The Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol says around 10:10 last night 51-year-old Kerry Levine picked up his coat and jumped out of a semi near the Interstate 70 and 77 connection in Cambridge. “They’re… Continue Reading

One Hurt In New Lexington Fire

by George Hiotis on July 15, 2009 at 11:19 am

One person was injured in a Perry County fire last night. It happened at 10700 Township Road 402 in New Lexington. The Muskingum Valley Red Cross says Charles Kinney and his brother James were living in the home. One of the men was med-flighted to a Columbus hospital for treatment. There is no word on… Continue Reading

Area Woman Faces Possible Arson Charges

by Carolyn Fleegle on July 15, 2009 at 11:19 am

A Stockport woman is facing possible arson charges. According to Shane Cartmill with the State Fire Marshal’s Office, investigators have determined a fire at a garage at 6784 Ellis Road in Stockport was intentionally set on June 2nd. Cartmill says an ongoing investigation by the State Fire Marshal’s Office along with the Morgan County Sheriff’s… Continue Reading

Man Dead After Jumping From Semi

by Kelly Mills on July 15, 2009 at 11:19 am

A 51-year-old man is dead after witnesses say he jumped from a moving semi-truck. The Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol received a call around 10:10 last night that a man jumped from the passenger side of a vehicle. They said he was lying on the side of the road on Interstate 70 Westbound… Continue Reading

Perry County boil advisory

by on July 15, 2009 at 11:19 am

Southern Perry County Water District issued a boil advisory for residents between Main Street and Township Road 257 in the Hemlock area due to a water main break. The advisory remains in effect until further notice. If you have any questions, contact Southern Perry County Water District at 740-347-9030.

Shooting Incident Ruled Accidental

by on July 15, 2009 at 11:19 am

An investigation into a shooting incident involving a Muskingum County Sheriff’s Detective and a suspect wanted for murder, has been ruled to be accidental. It was on April 3, 2009 Detective K.C. Jones, Deputy Bob Van Dyne and Deputy Ed Swartz learned 29 year old Matthew Gullett, a Zanesville native wanted for murder in Cape… Continue Reading

Lead Poisoning Awareness Week

by on July 15, 2009 at 11:19 am

This is Lead Awareness Week for the state of Ohio and today Zanesville Mayor Howard Zwelling proclaimed it to be the same for the city. Along with the announcement made by the mayor today, he challenged the citizens of Zanesville to be more aware of lead poisoning and having children testing. “The Ohio Department of… Continue Reading

Weekend College At Zane State

by on July 15, 2009 at 11:19 am

College classes on a Saturday? It may sound crazy but it might just be the next best thing for those looking to further their education on top of a busy schedule. Starting next fall, Zane State College will be offering “Weekend College” for those students who need the flexibility when they have a full time… Continue Reading