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Thornville Couple Murder-Suicide

by Kelly Mills on September 6, 2009 at 11:18 am

There has been a second murder-suicide in southeastern Ohio in less than 24 hours. The latest case happened at 10734 Zion Road in Thornville, where authorities say a husband shot his wife. The 911 call was made shortly after 9:30 Tuesday night. The father of 28-year-old Grant Barnhart and a friend went out to check… Continue Reading

Thornville Shooting Victims Identified

by Kelly Mills on September 6, 2009 at 11:18 am

The Perry County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a double fatal shooting that occurred around 9:35 Tuesday nightInvestigators say when deputies arrived at 10734 Zion Road in Thornville they discovered 28-year-old Grant Barnhart and his wife, 19-year-old Eva Barnhart dead inside the residence. The incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact… Continue Reading

Licking County: 2 more confirmed H1N1 cases

by News Department on September 6, 2009 at 11:18 am

The Licking County Health Department reports two more confirmed cases of the H1N1 flu. The two cases are in addition to one confirmed case from early July. Other media reports indicate the latest cases involve two students from the Licking Valley School District. In effort to stop the spread, the health department recommends washing you… Continue Reading

Small Business Owners Against Health Care Reform

by on September 6, 2009 at 11:18 am

A group of small business owners joined by workers and concerned citizens crowded Hillsway Ag and Turf in Gratiot to speak out against health care reform. Hillsway Ag and Turf Owner, Darin Hill is concerned that if the Universal Health Care Bill is passed, his business will not flourish, “I would love to be able… Continue Reading

Heath Couple Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

by Emily Baird on September 6, 2009 at 11:18 am

A Heath husband and wife are dead after what the Newark Police Department is calling a murder-suicide. WHIZ’s Emily Baird has more. Click on the video link for the full story.

Convers Avenue Fires Coincidence

by Kelly Mills on September 6, 2009 at 11:18 am

Zanesville Fire investigators say two recent fires on Covers Avenue are not connected. A fire Saturday afternoon that started in the basement of 706 Convers and a fire that started in the basement of 728 Convers Avenue July 23 were both accidental. “It’s just pure coincidence. It’s just one of those things that happens sometimes,… Continue Reading

Rockies Express Pipeline Day

by Kelly Mills on September 6, 2009 at 11:18 am

Tuesday has been officially named “Rockies Express Pipeline Economic Stimulus Day” for Muskingum County. The city of Zanesville and Muskingum County commissioners created proclamations Tuesday honoring the pipeline and its workers for the positive impact it has made on the area’s economy. “It’s really been a big boost here to help Muskingum County and it’s… Continue Reading

Changes at the BMV

by Kelly Mills on September 6, 2009 at 11:18 am

If you’re headed to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles to get a new license you may be surprised to see some changes. The photo will now appear on the left-hand corner of IDs and the ghost image will appear on the right side. Also, the card will now be a salmon color. We spoke with… Continue Reading

Storm Causes Damage at YMCA

by Kelly Mills on September 6, 2009 at 11:17 am

Storms rolling through the area this morning caused damage at the Muskingum Family “Y”. Executive Director of the YMCA Craig Miracle was standing on the front porch of a cottage when lightening hit less than 100 yards from where he was standing. “Literally this bolt of lightening came down out of the sky and we… Continue Reading

Lace Up Sizing Day

by Nichole Hannahs on September 6, 2009 at 11:17 am

As kids around the area get ready to head back to school, they’ll also lace up some new kicks. The United Way of Perry, Muskingum, and Morgan counties along with Wendy’s and WHIZ are still collecting shoes for this year’s Lace Up for Kids shoe drive. To help make sure that each child has a… Continue Reading