The Ellis Dam tragedy on the Muskingum River has driven one young girl and her family to step up and raise money for funeral expenses.
Three-year-old Ayden Cecil and two-year-old Anthony Tullius were camping with their family last Saturday, when they trailed off from their campsite. Ayden's body was found in the Muskingum River a mile upstream, but search crews have yet to locate Anthony.
When nine-year-old Hana Lane and her family heard of the tragedy, they decided to set up a...
Eastside Community Ministry hosted its 5th Annual Spud Luncheon on Sunday.
The public was invited to enjoy some home-cooked food at the Immanuel United Church of Christ in downtown Zanesville. All proceeds raised will benefit the ministry.
"It's designed to help raise funding for Eastside Community Ministry and the various programs that we have there primarily the food pantry, the clothing bank and the emergency services and our youth program for 32 children everyday,"...
The public is invited to enjoy a delicious brunch this weekend and also help out two organizations who provide services for those with special needs.
The Zanesville Chapter of the Knights of Columbus is hosting a fundraiser this Sunday for Starlight Adult Services here in town and the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. All proceeds will be split evenly among the two groups.
"NAMI actually helps train the police officers to deal with those who have mental disabilities in...
The local chapter of the Big Brothers Big Sisters hosted its 27th Annual "Bowl for Kids Sake" on Sunday.
Executive Director Mollie Crooks said 32% of the organization's funding is generated through this event.
"It's a phenomenally giving community and so we know there's a lots of opportunities for people to give, we think that the people that give to our program are passionate about children who see the results," she Crooks.
Some locals had a chance to eat a delicious breakfast Saturday morning and also help a good cause.
The Muskingum Valley Red Cross hosted a pancake breakfast at Applebee's in Zanesville. Tickets were $5.00 and all proceeds benefited the organization.
"We only get our funding from the United Way and the good people of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan County, so doing events like this helps bring in the money we need to help the people for any disasters that might come up,"...