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Philo Man in Hospital After Accident

by Kelly Mills on September 6, 2009 at 11:19 am

A 22-year-old Philo man is in the hospital after an accident shortly after midnight Monday morning. According to the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol, Matthew Arno was driving on Back Run Road in Harrison Township when he lost control of his vehicle and struck a tree. Arno was taken to Good Samaritan hospital… Continue Reading

Kids Take Over Pick ‘N’ Save

by Emily Baird on September 6, 2009 at 11:19 am

South Zanesville’s Pick ‘N’ Save parking lot is a lot quieter tonight, and there aren’t as many kids around. The sixth annual Kidsfest, put on by Big Brothers Big Sisters and the WHIZ Media Group, took place this afternoon from noon to three and was a success. “It always starts out a little slow, and… Continue Reading

Flocking to Pool from Heat

by Emily Baird on September 6, 2009 at 11:19 am

Local area pools are seeing something they haven’t seen most of the summer…high pool attendance. The heat is driving people into the water to enjoy some of the hottest days we’ve seen this summer. “Honest to God, I would rather see it like this, then dead because the day goes much faster, the kids are… Continue Reading

Late Summer Street Construction

by Audry Kensicki on September 6, 2009 at 11:19 am

Delays and sreet closings throughout Zanesville may affect your travel plans for the next two weeks. The City of Zanesville Streets Department will begin milling and paving Monday morning around the city. The following roads may see delays or closures. Pine Street — W. Main to Pershing State Street from McIntire to I-70 Armco Avenue… Continue Reading

Community Ambulance’s Heat Runs Small

by Emily Baird on September 6, 2009 at 11:19 am

It seems as though people were prepared to handle Southeastern Ohio’s rising temperatures. The 90-degree heat didn’t have Community Ambulance responding to very many people who succumbed to heat exhaustion or heat stroke. “We’ve been keeping up with it. It hasn’t been too terribly busy. Fortunately, with the weekend here, people are taking it easy… Continue Reading

Making Your Own Crafts

by Emily Baird on September 6, 2009 at 11:19 am

The Salt Fork Arts and Crafts Festival is wrapping up a three-day run at Cambridge City Park. There were plenty of people checking out tents full of odds and ends, but one tent, tucked in the back corner, was offering something different from the rest. “It offers the opportunity for children and adults-of all ages-to… Continue Reading

Perry Co. Man Back In Custody

by Audry Kensicki on September 6, 2009 at 11:19 am

A Perry County man who skipped the second day of his trial for drug charges is back in custody. Saturday afternoon the Perry County Sheriff’s office arrested 34-year old Chad M. Stevenson at a campground at the AEP Reclamation Area on State Route 284 in Morgan County. Deputies received a tip that Stevenson was in… Continue Reading

Shelter Place to Cool Off

by Emily Baird on September 6, 2009 at 11:19 am

The mercury in thermometers is going to be pushing past the 90 degree mark tomorrow across much of our area, and with the humidity, it’s going to feel even hotter. If you’re looking to get a break from the heat, the Salvation Army can help. Shelter Manager, Jeff Krouskoupf, says it’s open to anyone needing… Continue Reading

Recognizing a Special Group of Athletes

by Emily Baird on September 6, 2009 at 11:19 am

A special group of athletes are gathering to celebrate their accomplishments. It was an end of the year party for Muskingum County’s Special Olympic athletes, held outside of Starlight School. Starlight School Recreation/Leisure Specialist, Sandy Knicely, says the event combines athletes from about five different sports. There was food, games, giveaways, and an awards ceremony…. Continue Reading

Best of Show

by Nichole Hannahs on September 6, 2009 at 11:19 am

The first annual Y-Bridge Festival took place this weekend and it was a wood worker who took best of show. Out of the many painters, sculptors and jewelry makers it was local wood worker Mark Mitchell who took the top prize, while he was extremely excited it’s really the wood that does the work. “I… Continue Reading