Stories tagged with: Grant Hickman

June 7, 2014 - 5:08pm
38 weeks 4 days ago

Over 500 walkers and runners made their way to Zanesville High School Saturday morning to honor the life of Grant Hickman.

Although the Zanesville student lost his life nearly three years ago, he lives on through a foundation created by his parents. With today's third annual Run 4 Grant 5K, they were able to raise around $20,000.

"The money that's raised goes into the Grant Hickman Foundation, and we divide that up with scholarships and for people with...

June 4, 2014 - 4:37pm
38 weeks 6 days ago


The 3rd annual Run 4 Grant 5K is set for this weekend. Organizers are inviting you to come out to remember and celebrate the life of former Zanesville High School student, Grant Hickman.


Hickman died nearly three years ago, but lives on through a fundraiser started by his parents. This year, there will be a silent auction, music and even a more accessible course for runners of all ages. The money raised will go towards the Grant Hickman Foundation that awards scholarship...

June 1, 2013 - 3:30pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

A young Zanesville man that was taken too soon is remembered through a fundraiser set up by his loving parents.

Grant Hickman died 2 years ago. He was a member of the Zanesville Football Team and touched the lives of many people in the community. Today was the 2nd annual Run for Grant event. The money raised at the run goes towards awarding scholarships to local students.

"It exceeds my expectations.. so many people the community got together my family my friends its...

June 2, 2012 - 8:57pm
2 years 39 weeks ago

It's been almost one year since the death of a 14-year-old Zanesville teen.  On Saturday, hundreds of people honored the life and memory of Grant Hickman.

The Run 4 Grant 5K was held on the grounds of Zanesville High School.  Runners and walkers donated money to participate.  Those donations will be given to the Grant Hickman Foundation, which supports local schools.  The 5K was organized by family friend Caren McCoy.

"We've had a thousand bottles of...

February 28, 2012 - 5:03am
3 years 5 days ago

A trial started Tuesday in Zanesville Municipal Court for two parents who's home was used for a house party in July where a teen died.

Zanesville City Law Director Scott Hillis said 45-year-old Warren and his wife 43-year-old Tamara Howard of Taylor Street are charged with eight counts of child endangering.

The charges aren't related to the death of 14-year-old Grant Hickman, which took place at the Taylor Street home.

An autopsy report in November revealed that...

December 1, 2011 - 4:07pm
3 years 13 weeks ago

An autopsy report released Thursday shows that a 14-year-old Zanesville boy did not die of alcohol poisoning at a party earlier this summer.

The report released by the Muskingum County Coroner's Office states that incoming Zanesville High School Freshman Grant Hickman's urine level of alcohol was 0.016. Muskingum County Coroner Dr. Perry Kalis says that number was not enough to cause Hickman's death.

The report filed by the Licking County Coroner's Office also stated...

October 4, 2011 - 3:04pm
3 years 21 weeks ago

Zanesville Mayor Butch Zwelling's term ends after 7 years in December, but he still has some major projects he would like to see completed.

Zwelling spoke at the noon Rotary Club on a number of goals he would like to see achieved before his term is complete at the end of the year. With collaboration from Home Depot and the Three Sixty Bike Shop Zwelling intends to present City Council once more with the idea of revamping the cities skate park on the north-end of town.

"The...

September 28, 2011 - 4:40pm
3 years 22 weeks ago

Charges have been filed against seven teens following a party where a 14-year-old Zanesville boy died.

Special Prosecutor Mark Collins says the charges range from underage possession to contributing to a delinquency of a minor. Other charges may be filed in the future.

Collins also says Zanesville City Law Director Scott Hillis is eventually expected to file charges against four adults involved in the case.

Incoming Zanesville High School Freshman Grant Hickman was found...

September 16, 2011 - 12:39pm
3 years 24 weeks ago

The parents of two suspended Blue Devil Football players are fighting to reinstate their children in time for the game Friday evening against Youngstown Ursuline.

The boys lawyer Herb Baker tells WHIZ that the parents of Lucas Howard and Josh Manini believe their sons should be able to take the field because they didn't fully understand what they were signing when they entered into Zanesville's Code of Conduct policy and it wasn't posted for them to review.

The suspensions...

July 16, 2011 - 10:38pm
3 years 33 weeks ago

The community is mourning the loss of an incoming Zanesville High School freshman who is believed to have reportedly died of alcohol use early Saturday morning, according to school officials.

Zanesville High School Head Football Coach Chad Gandstaff tells WHIZ Grant Hickman, who would have been a running back and a part of the defensive secondary for the football team, will be greatly missed and that his thoughts and prayers go out to the Hickman family.

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