Stories tagged with: Dresden

March 28, 2015 - 7:11pm
1 day 6 hours ago

Starting this morning people traversed Dresden to experience the first ever Legacy Day in the village.

The event was conceived by the people of Dresden coming together and wanting to expand on the diverse history from the area. President of the Dresden community association Steve Wilson says the event allows the village to showcase its history.

"We have a rich history in the underground railroad as you know from Ms. Tubman, we have the Erie Canal system that ran through here...

January 31, 2015 - 12:34pm
8 weeks 1 day 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 7, 2014 - 12:58am
16 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 - 5:07pm
27 weeks 6 days 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 - 6:54pm
28 weeks 5 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 - 4:44pm
31 weeks 4 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 - 7:07pm
32 weeks 5 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 - 5:36pm
41 weeks 4 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 - 6:25pm
48 weeks 1 day 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 - 7:12pm
1 year 3 weeks 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...

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