Stories tagged with: Frazeysburg

June 5, 2014 - 6:15pm
2 years 11 weeks ago

Muskingum County Community Development Director Sheila Samson met with the county commissioners Thursday to discuss the allocation of funds.

The county is eligible for $133,000 from the 2014 Community Development Allocation Grant funded by the state of Ohio.

"They were reviewing the subrecipient applications that different communities had submitted," Samson said. "They were reviewing their grant requests along with their match dollars and gave a...

February 18, 2014 - 6:44pm
2 years 26 weeks 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...

January 24, 2014 - 7:16pm
2 years 30 weeks ago

A fire destroys a barn in Muskingum County.

At around 1:30 p.m. the Dresden Fire Department was called to 10362 Frazeysburg Road to deal with a fully engulfed barn fire. Firefighters say they have yet to determine a cause of the blaze.

"It was reported that the tractor was on fire, but we really don't know at this point what started it .The owners live here on the farm and we haven't really been able to talk to them too much yet, " said Dresden Fire Department Assistant...

January 23, 2014 - 5:26pm
2 years 30 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol is investigating a one vehicle accident that claimed the life of a Coshocton woman.

It happened on State Route 16 near Frazeysburg around 9:00 a.m. Thursday.

The Zanesville Post reports that 60-year-old Rhonda Blair was driving west on State Route 16 when she lost control of her pick up truck and slid off the right side of the road into a median.

Authorities say Blair's vehicle then struck a guardrail and overturned ejecting her...

December 12, 2013 - 10:57pm
2 years 36 weeks ago

A family is unharmed after a fire erupts inside a mobile home in Frazeysburg this afternoon.

According to Jessica Spellman, a resident of the home on N.Canal Rd. at approximately 3 p.m. Spellman saw an orange glow coming from behind the dryer, once she pulled the dryer away from the wall she saw sparks and shortly after she witnessed flames. After making sure her three children were safe and notifying her mother who also lives in the home, Spellman says she called the Frazeysburg Fire...

November 18, 2013 - 4:07pm
2 years 40 weeks ago

The Village is Frazeysburg is has lost its second police Chief in a year.  Village Solicitor Gerald Tiberio Jr. says that Police Chief John McCall is no longer an employee of the village.  Tiberio says on November 14th McCall offered his letter of resignation to Mayor Gary Middlemus and it was accepted.  Tiberio says McCally cited financial and geographical reasons for resigning.  Earlier this year Nick Garver quit as Police Chief. Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz...

September 2, 2013 - 3:04pm
2 years 51 weeks ago

The Village of Frazeysburg showed their appreciation for American Veterans through the unveiling of a patriotic mural at their municipal building.

In 2012 local artist, Sean Elliott completed the middle of portion of the mural and on Monday, the left and right sides of the large painting were revealed. Elliott served as an air force desert combat instructor in Nevada and says this mural has close ties to his heart.

"I served for six years and I paint these things to connect...

July 2, 2013 - 3:40am
3 years 7 weeks ago

Two all-terrain vehicles collided on West Carlisle Road near Frazeysburg Monday afternoon, claiming the life of 16-year-old Zackery Jungling of Frazeysburg.

The crash took place around 5:30 PM near the intersection of West Carlisle and Ashcraft Roads in Muskingum County. An ATV, driven by 21-year-old Gregory Sparks of Frazeysburg started to slow down as he approached the intersection. A second ATV, driven by 16-year-old Jungling struck the side of Sparks' ATV, ejecting Jungling and his...

July 1, 2013 - 8:27pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol, and both Frazeysburg and Dresden Fire Departments responded to the scene of the accident around 5:30 p.m. on Monday. OSHP Sgt. Melanie Appleman says two ATV's were traveling on Ashcraft Road when one stopped at the intersection on West Carlisle Road and the second ATV, carrying two people, failed to stop, crashing into the rear of the stopped ATV.

"The driver of the second ATV was ejected from the vehicle and was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital,...

February 11, 2013 - 6:34pm
3 years 27 weeks ago

A weekend trailer fire near Frazeysburg claims the life of a man.

Frazeysburg Fire Chief David Smith said crews responded to 1609 Pike Township Road 1390 around 4 a.m. Sunday to find the trailer engulfed and one person trapped inside.

Dresden Fire Department and Walhonding Valley Fire Department were also on scene and attempted to rescue the individual but were unable to.

Another occupant, a female, was able to escape the trailer without injury.

The body of the man...

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