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Avondale Youth Hold Yard Sale

by Audry Kensicki on July 15, 2009 at 11:27 am

The Avondale Youth Center also held a yard sale to raise money for their Avondale Fund. Deborah Myers organized the event and says the sale, which ran yesterday and today, raised more than $1,000. “I was surprised and happy. I’ve been picking up stuff since June,” said Myers. “From businesses and donations. it’s going real… Continue Reading

Remains Identified in Guernsey

by Kelly Mills on July 15, 2009 at 11:27 am

The Guernsey County Sheriff’s office has identified the remains found on Oldham Road last week. Sheriff Mike McCauley says the remains found July 3rd were identified as 74-year-old Neil Michael McPhee. He was reported missing October 6, 2004, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Alzheimer’s patient reportedly got on a bus headed toward New York City… Continue Reading

It’s Macker Time

by Kelly Mills on July 15, 2009 at 11:27 am

If you couldn’t get enough of the Zanesville Gus Macker Tournament, you can head to Cambridge this weekend to get more of the three-on-three basketball tournament. The Cambridge Gus Macker Tournament kicks off tomorrow morning at 8 a.m. at the Cambridge City Park. “We’re right around 300 teams. We’re down a few teams from last… Continue Reading

Zanesville Woman Charged In Shooting

by Carolyn Fleegle on July 15, 2009 at 11:27 am

A Zanesville woman faces charges in connection with a shooting incident at her home on Dryden Road. According to Zanesville Police Detective Sgt. Ric Roush, 23-year-old Mysti Mayle is charged with one count of felonious assault with a gun specification. She’s currently being held in the Zanesville City Jail. Thursday night, Zanesville Police were dispatched… Continue Reading

Pottery Week 2009 Kicks Off

by Audry Kensicki on July 15, 2009 at 11:27 am

Today marks opening day for the widely reknowned Pottery Week in Southeastern Ohio. Ohio Pottery on Route 40 near Norwich is just one of many businesses taking place around the area. Owner Mary Ellen Weingartner says it’s important for her to showcase local pottery wares. “We have locally made crockery from the Ohio Stoneware Company,”… Continue Reading

Local Chase Fires Up Crimestoppers

by Audry Kensicki on July 15, 2009 at 11:27 am

Jason Austin’s chase into Muskingum County sparked an early start to a local Crimestoppers unit in Zanesville. Muskingum County Coordinator of Crimestoppers Don Jones says as soon as he heard the news, he emailed and called everyone in his ward to be on the lookout. Ward one happens to be where Austin dumped the car…. Continue Reading

Possible Childcare Cuts Hit Home

by Audry Kensicki on July 15, 2009 at 11:27 am

Governor Strickland’s proposed budget cuts certainly have lawmakers and ohioans scrambling to see if their organizations will have funds cut. One area hard hit by the governor’s proposed plan is childcare. Craig Miracle of the Muskingum Family YMCA says their childcare would see severe cuts and hurt the families who use the program. “That’s what… Continue Reading

Teens Serve A Healthy Lunch At Christ’s Table

by News Department on July 15, 2009 at 11:27 am

Today local teenagers took time away from their summer to help those less fortunate. The Muskingum County Teen Institute kids prepared and served lunch to the customers of Christ’s Table. The high-school aged teens thought it was important that they offer help to those in need year-round, not just in the winter. “And one of… Continue Reading

Shooting on Dryden Road

by Kelly Mills on July 15, 2009 at 11:27 am

The Zanesville Police Department is investigating a shooting on Dryden Road. Few details are known, but according to Lt. Tony Coury, one person went to Genesis Bethesda Hospital after being shot with a small calibar weapon at 799 Dryden Road. Police were dispatched to Bethesda and later went to the house to investigate. They have… Continue Reading

Accident Sends Two to Hospital

by Kelly Mills on July 15, 2009 at 11:27 am

Two people are taken to the hospital around 5 o’clock Thursday afternoon after an accident on the East Pike in front of the BP Station. Video from the BP Station shows a red pick-up truck rolling over after being hit in the passenger side by a van. “The tan van was traveling eastbound on US… Continue Reading