Stories tagged with: Duncan Falls

April 10, 2015 - 4:59pm
1 week 3 days ago

April showers may bring May flowers, but severe storms brings water pouring into people's yards.

Residents on Pioneer Drive, just south of Duncan Falls on State Route 60 are feeling the hurt from days of strong rain and wind. Trees blown over and water slowly rising, surrounding houses, but not yet rushing into them. We spoke with several residents who did not wish to appear on camera, but they said it's a problem they deal with each Spring. And each year, one family busts out their...

March 31, 2015 - 5:05pm
2 weeks 6 days ago

A new pizza place has plans to open in Duncan Falls within the next week.

Owner, Marcia Glaub has worked in the restaurant industry for many years, but this is the first time she's owned one of her own. She laughs as she described the feeling of being on the ownership side of the table.

"I feel the pressure, I feel excitement, I feel anxiety, everything, just mixed emotions," Glaub said. "The feedback is overwhelming but great obviously. The support down...

February 17, 2015 - 8:33am
8 weeks 6 days ago

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Snow Emergencies

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - As of 7:30 A.M. Coshocton, Licking, Morgan and Nobel Counties are under a Level 1 Snow Emergency. Muskingum, Guernsey and Perry Counties are under a Level 2 Snow emergency.

Winter Weather Accidents

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - A five car injury-accident occurred on Eastbound Interstate 70 near mile marker 146 at approximately 9:30 P.M...

October 7, 2014 - 4:46pm
27 weeks 6 days ago

After numerous delays, the Ohio Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that state route 60 south will soon re-open to traffic.

Public Information Officer Erika Pfeifer says the roadway just south of Duncan Falls will reopen by 5 p.m. Wednesday,

Iniitially, ODOT  had hoped to have the road reopened by the end of September.

The contractor,  Shelly and Sands,  started receiving a $3,500  fine for every day the road went unopened after September...

September 25, 2014 - 9:41pm
29 weeks 4 days ago

A two car accident with severe injuries occurred on State Route 60 Thursday evening.

It happened around 6PM at mile post 9 which is about a half mile north of Duncan Falls. The accident initially closed the highway in both directions. The southbound lane was re-opened at 6:45pm to let both sides of traffic pass. Lieutenant Matt Boyd of the Zanesville Post of the Highway Patrol explained what happened.

"The black SUV, it's a Ford Explorer, was coming southbound on 60 and the...

August 5, 2014 - 3:03pm
36 weeks 6 days ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation said construction on a rock wall along State Route 60 is going smoothly and even running a little ahead of schedule.

Construction began on the wall in mid-July, shutting down a section of State Route 60 just south of Duncan Falls.  ODOT's Ericka Pfeifer said the goal of the project is to move the wall back away from the roadway to ensure the safety of drivers.

"Behind us, you hear them drilling," Pfeifer said.  "...

July 14, 2014 - 4:14pm
40 weeks 13 hours ago

A project that will close State Route 60 south of Duncan Falls for the next few months is now underway.

The roadway is scheduled to re-open on September 15th. The Ohio Department of Transportation will be drilling directly into the rock and removing it. They will then use wire mesh to contain the rock wall east of the road.

The entire road is closed due to the narrow route. The workers will need the entire road to work to avoid being pinned between falling rock and moving traffic...

July 9, 2014 - 10:58am
40 weeks 5 days ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation wants motorists to be aware of a major road closure set for next week.

State Route 60 will be closed in both directions about a mile south of Duncan Falls starting Monday, July 14. The closure will last until September 15.

ODOT said during this time crews will work on the eastern rock slope. Rock will be removed and steel mesh protection installed to ensure the safety of drivers and prevent potential rock falls from entering the roadway.

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April 6, 2014 - 5:27pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

The Cub Scouts of pack 137 in Duncan Falls held their annual Cake and Ice Cream Social for the public.

The event is dubbed "The Gentleman's Cake Bake" and each cub scout was paired with an adult leader to prepare their baked goods. Organizers say it teaches the boys independence, while allowing them to bond with an older role model.

"That's what we try to encourage. We lead by example, so the more the parents get involved the better group we have and everything,...

April 6, 2013 - 5:46pm
2 years 2 weeks ago

Residents from all over Muskingum County walked the the track at the Franklin Local Track Complex to give cancer the boot.

"Our mini Relay is just an abbreviated event. We are considered a team at the Muskingum County Relay for Life and this is how we choose to raise our money for that main relay," said Lu Ann Gatewood of the Franklin Local School District.

Local Boy Scouts and Girl Scout troops, students from Roseville, Philo and Duncan Falls, as well as members of the...

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