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Bid Opening for S. Z-Ville Project

by Audry Kensicki on July 15, 2009 at 11:22 am

Only one bid came in today for the East Central Sewer Project in South Zanesville. Village Administrator Danny Wiseman says as long as the paperwork goes through, they will award the project to the Zemba Brothers in Zanesville. He says it will replace pipe lining along something that might cause some trouble. “It actually runs… Continue Reading

Local Kids Work With National Coaches

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

It’s not every day kids get to work with prominent track coaches from around the nation. But, thanks to Team Godspeed, a slew of Muskingum County children have that opportunity. The organization is holding the first Team Godspeed’s Track and Field Camp for kids ages two to eighteen. “We just wanted to intrigue them a… Continue Reading

Washington Co. Man Sentenced

by George Hiotis on July 15, 2009 at 11:21 am

A Washington County man was sentenced this week in Muskingum County on vehicular manslaughter charges. 29-year-old Derek Petry of Macksburg, who was originally charged with vehicular homicide appeared before Judge Eric Martin Wednesday and received 90 days in jail for his role in the death of a passenger in his vehicle. It happened in November… Continue Reading

Local Man Still Working After 97 Years

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

After 79 years, Kenneth Bolin still works in the same business. Kenneth has worked in the funeral business since 1930. He says not a lot of things have changed. “About the only change I’ve seen is more people are going for creamation instead of a regular burial,” he said. “Other than that, there hasn’t been… Continue Reading

Newark Woman Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

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

A Newark woman made a plea yesterday in the stabbing death of her live-in-boyfriend. 43-year-old Tina Bateman pled guilty to one count of involuntary manslaughter in the February 2008 killing of Robert Mumford. Around 4 a.m. on February 4, 2008 Newark Police were called to the couples apartment at 108 Moull Street. There they found… Continue Reading

Salvation Army has Great Food for All

by News Department on July 15, 2009 at 11:21 am

Many local families are discovering the perks of the Salvation Army’s Great Food For All Program. The program offers a variety of foods in bulk for a very low cost. For $30 you can receive $60 to $80 worth of food. “The ‘Great Food for All’ program purchases the food and they get that at… Continue Reading

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