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Flags Will Honor 196

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

196 Ohioans have died in Iraq and Afghanistan since the wars began, and this Friday there will be a special tribute honoring those men and women at Zane Landing Park. Beginning at 5 p.m. flags with each heroes’ name on it will be placed in an honor section in the park, as the “Ohio Flags… Continue Reading

2 sent to hospital after 4 car accident

by on July 15, 2009 at 11:21 am

Two people were rushed to the hospital, after a four car crash. It happened Monday afternoon on State Route 93, just north of the Perry County line in Roseville. State Highway officials call the accident a domino affect. Two people were taken to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital; one has been released, the other is said… Continue Reading

Safety Town’s New Water Safety

by Emily Baird on July 15, 2009 at 11:21 am

The stop signs are out, the sidewalks have been drawn, and another group of preschoolers are taking part in Safety Town. This is the fifteenth year the Carr Center has held Safety Town, which teaches four and five year olds a variety of safety precautions, including traffic, seat belt, poison, stranger danger, and fire safety…. Continue Reading

Summer Reading Important for Kids to Keep Up

by Emily Baird on July 15, 2009 at 11:21 am

School may be out, but local kids are picking up the books this summer as part of the “Be Creative with Books” Summer Reading Program. Kids and their families are invited to come and participate every Monday night at the Duncan Falls-Philo Branch Library from now until July 25th. Program Assistant, Denise Hamric, says it’s… Continue Reading

Zanesville Road Closure Tomorrow

by Emily Baird on July 15, 2009 at 11:21 am

You will need an alternative route tomorrow if you take one Zanesville road. The Muskingum County Engineer’s Office says Dresden Road will be closed tomorrow from Richvale Road to Vistaview Drive from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will be working on a bank removal project. The Engineer’s Office plans to complete the project by… Continue Reading

Ground Breaking At Morton Park

by on July 15, 2009 at 11:21 am

After two years of waiting, the residents of the Morton Park Apartments are finally getting their activity center. Walls have already started going up, but a ground breaking ceremony was held today to celebrate the construction of a building Muskingum ARC Housing Inc. Never thought they would have the funds for. “We’ve been trying to… Continue Reading

Proper Hand Washing Advice to Stay Healthy

by Emily Baird on July 15, 2009 at 11:21 am

Southeast Ohio is having its share of health problems this year, ranging from whooping cough and bacterial meningitis to the H1N1 scare, but the spread of these diseases can all be prevented by one simple step, washing your hands properly. “It really reduces your chances of picking up an infection if you wash your hands… Continue Reading

Blood Supply Decrease Coming Sooner Than Expected

by Emily Baird on July 15, 2009 at 11:21 am

As summer approaches, the American Red Cross uses more red pouches from its blood supply. Donor Recruitment Representative, Jackie Mishler, says it’s because accidents go up in the summer. “Everybody’s out having a good time. Children are out of school. The accidents go up, and our blood supply goes down unfortunately, ” says Mishler. Mishler… Continue Reading

Corning Fire Under Investigation

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

The Muskingum Valley Red Cross says a Perry County family lost its home to fire over the weekend. It Happened to Tim Dodson and his family at 4686 Pleasant Township Road in Corning early Saturday morning. The home and its contents were destroyed in the blaze. The Red Cross says its assisting the family of… Continue Reading

Stars & Stripes On The River Coming Up

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

With the 4th of July quickly approaching preparation for the annual Stars and Stripes on the River is in motion. The ‘Old Boy Bikers’ plan to make their first year teaming up with the Zanesville Jaycees a success by adding their own touch to the celebrations at Zane’s Landing Park. “This year the Jaycees invited… Continue Reading