Stories tagged with: help

April 11, 2014 - 4:49pm
50 weeks 5 days ago

The 28th Annual Carr Center Cake Auction is less than two weeks away and organizers are reminding you to get involved.

The deadline to get your cake and incentive into the bid booklet for this year is quickly approaching. To have your name or company featured you must send in your information by April 15.

"People can bring cakes all the way up to the last day on the 23rd and bring their cakes and incentives in, but to get into the best advertising that you can get with the...

January 10, 2014 - 5:23pm
1 year 11 weeks ago

Cases of animal abuse and cruelty are reported everyday state wide. Local experts are telling the public how to spot neglect.

The Rescue Coordinator at the Animal Shelter Society of Muskingum County, Charity Stevens says animal abuse can happen in a variety of ways. She says most people think that abuse is mostly physical, but she says that sometimes you must dig deeper to recognize other forms of abuse.

" Sometimes animals are mistreated by not being fed, not being watered...

September 20, 2010 - 6:11pm
4 years 27 weeks ago

Some tense moments in Nashport Monday morning as another Tri-Valley District school bus is involved in an accident.

This is the second school bus crash in Muskingum County in almost four months. Other drivers, who came upon the scene got on their phones and made a plea for help to the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office.

Dispatcher: 911, what's your emergency.

Driver: We have an extremely big emergency on 146, right up 586. Someone's hurt very bad...

Dispatcher:...

May 6, 2010 - 4:03pm
4 years 47 weeks ago

Although the city's budget is tight, there may be one last chance to have pothole damage paid for by the city.

The process is called a "moral claim." If after you have filed a regular claim with the city that was not paid, you can approach a council member for this other route.

"The moral claim route is one other avenue a claim that the person still feels the city should have if nothing else, a moral obligation to pay the bill for them," said Zanesville Public...

February 10, 2010 - 5:12pm
5 years 7 weeks ago

The phones have been ringing off the hook at the 211 call center.

During the month of January, the call center saw nearly 1,000 phone calls.

"During these cold weather months we've been really busy," said Call Center Manager Audrey Forester. "Our calls have been coming in a lot because of the inclement weather we've had with the school closings. So folks have been dialing in, calling 211 to find out what level we're at or what the color code is for muskingum...

January 11, 2010 - 6:50pm
5 years 11 weeks ago

The state of Ohio is expecting a significant increase in the amount of residents applying for home energy assistance this winter.

Local HEAP officials says higher numbers are expected for the second year in a row in Muskingum County as well.

"We will see our increase in the next three months, the last three months of HEAP because we schedule for the first two months," said Gary Wilson of the program. "Every appointment is scheduled, plus we'll handle between...

December 30, 2009 - 6:38pm
5 years 13 weeks ago

This year, making ends meet has been more difficult for many people. But, imagine having to do that with a child who constantly needs medical attention.

WHIZ reporter Audry Kensicki takes us to meet a Morgan County family who's wishing for a late Christmas present.

Meet twelve-year old Eddie Martin and his mother Amy. Eddie is a happy child who loves riding his bike and playing with his cars, especially with his younger brother. But a seizure disorder makes it hard for him to be...

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