Sunshine, shotguns, shells and smiles were the only things to be seen at Briar Rabbit Shooting Sports Sunday.
The Boy Scouts of America annual turkey shoot fundraiser attracted many people. For $2.50 a shot, people could head out to the range. Duncan Falls Troop #137 Chapter Representative, Keith McCormick, said the money raised goes to the scouts.
"This is just a fundraiser for the boys. A scout is thrifty so they try and pay their own way as much as possible. The big thing...
The Muskingum Valley Scout Reservation broke ground on a building renovation today.
The central lodge has not been able to support the number of scouts coming to camp each summer. So the Muskingum Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America started raising money for various projects including for central lodge. The Executive Director of the Muskingum Valley Council, Ed Mulholland, said the central lodge project is key.
"One of the key areas of focus came to be are ability...
The Muskingum Valley Council of Boy Scouts told us about a new campaign Thursday.
'Once an Eagle, Always a Leader' sends the message to parents of Boy Scouts or those thinking of joining, that scouts is more than just camping and outdoor activities. Scout Executive Ed Mulholland says that it prepares youth for their future.
"What we're doing is building character, strengthening family ties, teaching boys achievement and how to set goals and be successful and ultimately they'...
In May the Boy Scouts of America made a vote that will impact their organization on a national scale.
A resolution passed by 61 percent of the vote to not deny membership to youth on the basis of sexual orientation alone. Executive Director Ed Mulholland said that the issue of homosexuality has become a world wide issue and one that can be divisive.
"Our society is pushing a lot of organizations to be more tolerant. Youth are in a phase of their life where they're growing...
A local man is receiving a distinguished award for his hardwork and dedication.
On Sunday night, 18-year-old Tyler Walters was recognized by the community at the Zanesville Methodist Bible Church for earning the rank of Eagle Scout by the Boy Scouts of America. It is the highest award given by the program.
"It means a lot to me, I've worked through the Cub Scouts and then up into Boy Scouts so it's pretty good," said Recipient Tyler Walters.
Boy Scouts of America is also celebrating an anniversary.
As a part of their centennial celebration, the Boy Scouts held "Adventures in Reading." Numerous boys were recognized for their reading achievements, and Galaxy Press was there to promote the importance of reading, and provide some entertainment.
"We decided to do this event in Zanesville. We've not done this before but it's a perfect matching up of boys who should be reading with the reading merit badges as...