Stories tagged with: Dresden

January 31, 2015 - 11:34am
4 weeks 2 days ago

 According to Water Clerk, Amy Toorman, there has been a small water break in Dresden. The break will effect West 9th St. and Lois Dr. Crews are on scene and according the Toorman the situation is expected to be resolved quickly.

December 6, 2014 - 11:58pm
12 weeks 1 day ago

The cold and wind chills didn't deter people from attending Dresden's annual holiday parade Saturday.

Many lined up and down Main Street to watch the holiday festivities pass by. We spoke to Dean and Pam Brauning who have been attending the parade for 20 years. They shared with us what keeps them coming back.

"We just like to watch the different floats. You know, the community gets together. Like the banks and everything. They always have different floats that they do every...

September 15, 2014 - 4:07pm
24 weeks 4 hours ago

The Muskingum County commissioners were supposed to be presented with multiple bids for road resurfacing in both Philo and Dresden Monday morning.

However, there was only one bid for Philo repairs and no bids for Dresden.

"With the Philo project that actual bid exceeded ten percent of our estimate, so we will have to re-bid that project," Sheila Samson, the Community Development Director for Muskingum County said. "With Dresden we did not receive any bids, so we...

September 14, 2014 - 5:54pm
24 weeks 22 hours ago

 The Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency reported a significant amount of an oil-like substance in the Muskingum river Sunday evening.

The substance has been found as far north as Tuscarawas and goes through Coshocton and Muckingum Counties and ends near the lock and dam area in Zanesville. The source is still unknown, but tests are being done all along the river to find out what it is. The EMA Director of Muskingum County, Bo Keck, said that the levels are much heavier...

August 20, 2014 - 3:44pm
27 weeks 5 days ago

The village of Dresden, known for its sweet melons is hosting the 7th annual Dresden Melon Festival this Saturday.

There are events runing all day starting with a fishing derby at 6 a.m. Dresden Mayor Dave Matthew said there's a taste of a little bit of everthing.

"Pretty much anything you want. It's a family friendly environment," Mayor Matthew said. "Then the evening is a lot of fun with the bands and the music."

In 2008 several groups got...

August 12, 2014 - 6:07pm
28 weeks 6 days ago

A day after one confirmed tornado and a second possible tornado passed through southeast Ohio, the local EMA is surveying what all happened.

Muskingum County EMA Director Bo Keck traveled to Short Road near Frazeysburg Tuesday morning to take a look at some of the damage that affected crops and one home in the area.

"If everything were just laying straight over, it'd be a straight-line wind, but these crops and the corn and everything were all laying different...

June 11, 2014 - 4:36pm
37 weeks 5 days ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation unveiled a new maintenance facility Wednesday, right here in Muskingum County.

The new outpost is located right across from the old location just south of State Route 16 in Dresden. Muskingum County Manager Phil Valentine had been anxiously awaiting Wednesday's ribbon cutting for quite some time.

"It's taken awhile," he said.  "I think we purchased the land for this about 12 years ago. You know, we've had a lot...

April 26, 2014 - 5:25pm
44 weeks 2 days ago

Its been nearly nine years since Sergeant Brad Harper passed away, Harper was in combat in Iraq when he paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.

His memory holds strong for those who knew him best. Brandon Jones served with Harper and traveled from North Carolina to remember his fallen comrade .

"Brad's life was important and to just to let his family know that even though we may not talk on a daily basis, we still remember him through his sacrifices." said Former...

March 6, 2014 - 6:12pm
51 weeks 4 days ago

The problem of arson in Dresden is real. Village council members met on Thursday to talk about offering reward money to help find the person responsible.

For five years the village has been dealing with the work of an arsonist. The latest fire was set at 95 S.Chestnut Street in January and Dresden Mayor, David Mathew hopes that offering a reward will encourage people to come forward with information.

"$25,000 is what we are going to offer for information leading to the...

February 18, 2014 - 5:44pm
1 year 1 week ago


Icy conditions in Dresden presented challenges for fire fighters at the scene of a garage fire this evening. Chris Baruning of 5180 Fawn Drive called Falls Township Fire Department after 3 PM to extinguish a fire in his garage.

"We arrived on the scene and had a fully involved two story garage," said Chief Joe Hunt of Falls Township Fire. "Due to water shorateges and no fire hydrants in this area we called for tankers from Dresden, Frazeysburg, and Licking...

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