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September 19, 2009 - 6:20pm
6 years 44 weeks ago
Bow hunting season kicks off next Saturday and if you are interested in the outdoors the Muskingum County Fairgrounds is the place to be.

The Muskingum Valley Outdoor Show is taking over the fairgrounds Saturday and Sunday. In attendance is a variety of different outdoor vendors.

"Here in Southeastern Ohio, this is a prime opportunity to see what we have in Southeastern Ohio all in one place. You can talk to the vendors, they are professionals in their field from...
September 19, 2009 - 6:07pm
6 years 44 weeks ago
A local school is teaching its students the importance of recycling.

Starlight School is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a Shred and Recycle Day. Members of the community were encouraged to bring paper and other recyclables to Starlight.

"It has been kind of slow this morning so we are encouraging everyone to come, but we are really encouraged to have a lot of community support," says John Hill, Superintendent of Starlight Programs.

Starlight is hoping...
September 19, 2009 - 6:02pm
6 years 44 weeks ago
An accident on Coonpath Road in Fairfield County, claimed the life a 27-year-old woman last night.

Around 1:30 AM, Susan Blade of Lancaster was outside of her disabled car when she was struck by a Chevrolet Blazer. The driver of the Blazer is 68-year-old Mona Berry also from Lancaster. Ms. Blade was pronounced dead at the scene by Pleasant Township EMS.

The crash is still under investigation, but alcohol does not appear to have been a factor.

September 18, 2009 - 11:42pm
6 years 44 weeks ago
Zanesville 14
Chillicothe 7

New Lexington 6
West Muskingum 29

John Glenn 10
Philo 16 (OT)

Barnesville 41
Buckeye Trail 15

Monroe Central 41
Caldwell 7

Coshocton 17
New Philadelphia 41

Granville 35
Columbus Academy 36

Conotton Valley 13
Ridgewood 48

Maysville 3
Sheridan 35

Tri-Valley 0
Dover 28

Crooksville 35
Morgan 6

September 18, 2009 - 8:30pm
6 years 44 weeks ago
This year's outdoor show may be about checking out all the cool hunting gadgets, getting tips on fishing or camping, but it's also much more than that.

The 4th annual Muskingum Valley Outdoor Show kicks off Saturday at the fair grounds. New this year is a benefit banquet, taking place Saturday evening to raise money for the group Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry.

Along with the banquet, there will be educational opportunities for kids, a swappers meet and a gun show...
September 18, 2009 - 6:15pm
6 years 44 weeks ago
A man on a moped was rushed to the hospital after being hit by a truck Friday afternoon.

It happened on Maple Avenue, when a truck turning into CAS Tech, struck the moped.

The man on the moped was not wearing a helmet, but police say he does not appear to have life threatening injuries.

The woman driving the truck does not have a drivers license, according to Sergeant Christopher Phipps of the Zanesville Police Department.

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September 18, 2009 - 5:25pm
6 years 44 weeks ago
An event in Zanesville is being called the social event of the fall season.

Around 300 women attended the 'Lunch With The Asters' benefit at Zanesville Country Club, to raise money for the Helen Purcell Home.

"The home was started many years ago by Helen Purcell, they want to provide for people who maybe their money has run out and they have no means to stay at the home," tells Co-Chairwoman, Geraldine Zylinsky.

The benefit included an elegant lunch, silent...
September 18, 2009 - 5:15pm
6 years 44 weeks ago
The new K-9 officer will soon be part of the Zanesville Police Department.

Chief Eric Lambes says the Schottenstein family of Columbus offered to pay for a new dog and the ZPD graciously accepted. The dog will be hand selected by Officer Mike Schiele and is expected to join the police force in 9 to 12 weeks.

"Mike (Officer Schiele) will go down and work with the trainer and together they will decide which dog is best for what we want it to do. You know, the dog that fits...
September 18, 2009 - 12:44pm
6 years 44 weeks ago
Ohio University is in danger of losing its national accreditation for its College of Education and that could affect education students at the Ohio University Zanesville campus.

According to information provided to WHIZ by the dean of the College of Education Renee Middleton, the school was put on "accreditation with probation" status in 2007. The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education put the school on probation because there was no assessment system in place to...
September 18, 2009 - 12:17pm
6 years 44 weeks ago
The Genesis Extended Care and Rehabilitation Center was named the 2009 Outstanding Host Agency Champion Friday by state officials.

Genesis received the honor, because several of their employees are part of the Experience Works program. Experience Works is designed to help unemployed people 55 and older gain training and get back in the work force.

"It's wonderful, it's wonderful, they do so many things. They're dependable, I guess reliable, and they're always here and...
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