Well believe it or not there are only 39 days left until Christmas, and one local girl got a head start on spreading the Christmas cheer.
11-year old Marlee Lawson and her father Chad Lawson teamed up with the world's largest Christmas project of it's kind, Operation Christmas Child. Marlee and her father spent the last year making baked goods to raise money to buy items to put in shoeboxes and pay for postage.
"I thought of it because, last November my life group filled...
New Hope Church will be expecting over 1000 people at their 6th annual "Restoration" service at Secrest Auditorium Friday and Saturday. The event is targeted towards middle school, high school, and college students. There will be six bands performing, vendors, concessions, and inspirational speakers discussing important issues.
"All the different things that teens kind of struggle with whether it's direction, whether it's the suicides that we've had in our community,...
One local church is ringing in the holiday season.
Grace United Methodist Church of Zanesville hosted it's 21st annual handbell festival Sunday evening. Hundreds gathered to watch the concert. Music Director Jim Mayercak says preparations for the event are done well in advance.
"We pick the music for this in late summer, and then begin rehearsing in the fall, usually around early September. "
Six area churches participate in the performance. Mayercak says...
Two people have been arrested in connection to a break in at a church in Newark.
According to the Licking County Sheriff's Office , 24-year-old Melissa Barton and 54-year-old Richard Hunt of Newark are in custody after admitting to breaking into the Marne United Methodist Church on Licking Valley Road on May 7th.
Authorities say the two also admitted to stealing a safe from the church that contained credit cards.