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September 16, 2009 - 11:54am
6 years 48 weeks ago
The Zanesville-Muskingum Port Authority will receive a $500,000 loan from Muskingum County to pay looming bills.

At Wednesday's Port Authority meeting a resolution was passed to approve the loan necessary to pay bills for the Eastpointe job-ready site.

The Port Authority will pay back the loan later this year when it's reimbursed with state grant money.

"It's what we've typically done on large projects. We've got probably about a million-and-a-half dollars...
September 16, 2009 - 8:37am
6 years 48 weeks ago
If you are part of an organized group against Red Light Cameras in Zanesville Whiz News want to hear from you. E-mail
September 15, 2009 - 11:46pm
6 years 48 weeks ago
This week's most wanted suspect is accused of passing bad checks.

Michael Wayne Wise Sr. is wanted by the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office for 12 counts of passing bad checks.

Wise is 5'10" and 155 lbs. He has a scar near his left eye and one on both legs and he has several tattoos. He was last thought to be living in Pleasantville, Ohio.

If you have any information on the suspect, contact the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office at 452-3637.
September 15, 2009 - 9:47pm
6 years 48 weeks ago
H.S. Boys Soccer:

West Muskingum (4-0-1 MVL): 2
Tri-Valley (4-0-1 MVL): 2

Zanesville (4-4): 0
Dover (5-2): 1

H.S. Volleyball:

Crooksville: 19, 10, 19
West Muskingum (5-4, 4-2): 25, 25, 25

Carley Gutridge (WM) 20 ast, 3 kills
Hannah Robinson (WM) 8 kills
Katie Coleman (WM) 7 kills
September 15, 2009 - 4:32pm
6 years 48 weeks ago
The Muskingum County Engineer's Office announces its going to be closing Licking Road Thursday morning.

Officials say the road will be closed at around 7:30 a.m. and will reopen by 10:30 a.m. for asphalt application as part of the West Pike sanitary project.

The closure will occur between the Interstate 70 overpass and the American Electric Power entrance.

The project is weather permitting.

Officials advise using an alternate route.
September 15, 2009 - 4:17pm
6 years 48 weeks ago
The Zanesville Fire Department is working hard this week to make sure you and yours are safe.

Today was day two of a three day training program designed to refresh firefighters skills. Today's main focus was rescue in a confined space. Zanesville Fire Chief Dave Lacy says they practiced in a sewer manhole in front of the department, but many other confined areas exist around town.

"If you have a person who might be working in the area and if something happens like a...
September 15, 2009 - 4:16pm
6 years 48 weeks ago
Since January of this year, the Village of Dresden has been without a grocery store, but the town is taking action in a unique way.

Dresden resident Anita Boyer says the town will host their first farmer's market. She says they plan to hold the market all year round on Thursdays.

"I saw a need in Dresden," said Boyer. "We lost our only grocery store in the fire. I got a lot of support from the community. They thought it was a great idea. I hope they prove they mean it and...
September 15, 2009 - 2:06pm
6 years 46 weeks ago

Four people charged in connection with last month's fatal stabbing of a Newark man appeared in court Tuesday for an arraignment hearing.

20-year-old Jason Stone, 33-year-old William Snyder, 45-year-old William Withem and 29-year-old Beth Doty all plead not guilty Tuesday in Licking County Common Pleas.

They were indicted on charges of aggravated murder, murder and aggravated burglary, in the death of 25-year-old John Stouffer.

Authorities say Stouffer was...

September 15, 2009 - 12:51pm
6 years 48 weeks ago
Two of the men arrested last week in connection to a methamphetamine lab in Perry County were arraigned in court Tuesday.

Court Officials say 54-year-old Robert Wise and 59-year-old Donald Miller both pleaded not guilty to charges of illegal manufacturing of drugs and illegal possession of chemicals to manufacture drugs.

Miller also faces a felony count of possession of methamphetamine.

Both men are scheduled to appear in court Thursday for a preliminary...
September 15, 2009 - 12:12pm
6 years 48 weeks ago
A fire last night destroys the home of a South Zanesville man, the Red Cross is stepping in to help, despite low funds.

Crews responded to the fire at approximately 8:30 last night at 2525 Marion Drive. Local fire departments weren't the only ones at the scene last night--the Red Cross was there too.

"Fortunately everyone was fine, unfortunately the house wasn't," said Dan Hartman of the Red Cross. "Ed will be staying with family and our volunteers were able to assist with...
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