Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Fairgrounds

April 24, 2016 - 5:19pm
6 days 8 hours ago

The 2nd Annual Muskingum County Fairgrounds 5k took place on Sunday at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds.

Proceeds from the event are going towards the renovations of the fairgrounds restrooms along with chairs and tables for the veterans building.

Dan Thornton, Member of the Muskingum County Fair Board said that they raised nearly $1,000. He also mentioned that people of all ages attended the event and it was a great day to have a nice walk with family and friends as well as...

October 26, 2015 - 5:27pm
26 weeks 5 days ago

Zanesville Police Chief Kenneth Miller said one person is in the hospital after a stabbing incident at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds Monday afternoon.

Miller said what began as a fight escalated. One person was stabbed and another received non-life threatening injuries. The Chief said the suspect in the stabbing ran toward lindbergh avenue and was pursued by a witness. Captain Tony Coury said the suspect was caught at a residence on Lindbergh Ave. 

There were five people...

September 5, 2015 - 7:27pm
34 weeks 7 hours ago

The twelfth annual Solid Gold Rib Fest took place at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds Labor Day weekend.

The event is put on by the Minority Business Resource Network. Sixteen different delicious vendors were present to show off their best barbecuing. The CEO of the network, Ernest Bynum told us every year they hold a competition for the best ribs.

"They have the judges, three judges. They taste the rib and then they decide--and then they vote on the rib and the total up the...

September 1, 2015 - 4:09pm
34 weeks 4 days ago

It's only been a couple weeks since the Muskingum County Fair, and now the fairgrounds will be transformed once again.  

Starting Friday at 4:00 p.m. the 12th Annual Solid Gold Rib Fest will take over a plot on the grounds. Each year, the Minority Business Resource Network hosts the event to raise money for scholarships and to get the community together. 

" It gives us some funds to do scholarships, endowment and stuff like that," said the CEO of the network,...

June 13, 2015 - 8:27pm
46 weeks 6 hours ago

The community came out to play cornhole for the Animal Shelter Society Saturday evening!

The second annual Paws & Claws Summer Jam was held at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds. Executive Director of the Animal Shelter, Jody Murray told us more about some of the things that participants enjoyed.

"Our cornhole tournament started a little bit ago after the rain passed through. We have about 17 teams. They're actively playing right now. First place is going to win $200 so...

May 8, 2015 - 5:14pm
51 weeks 1 day ago

Veterans and campers were at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds Friday afternoon for a retirement ceremony. 

Hundreds of campers with the Good Sam Camping Organization are at the fairgrounds all weekend, and to kick it off the organization retired several boxes of American Flags. 

"It's just retiring the bad and worn out flags and all. it's the proper way to dispose of them," said Keith Hallowell, the State Director of the Good Sam Camping Organization....

April 30, 2015 - 1:17pm
1 year 1 day ago

We have an update to bring you in the story of the dogs who were quarantined after officials feared they may have distemper.

What were once 28 pooches feared to be sick with a typically fatal disease, are now heading back to the pound. We spoke to Muskingum County Dog Pound volunteer, Doug McQuaid, who told us a vet stated they were the healthiest looking pound dogs she had seen in her duration. McQuaid told us what the plan was going forward.

"What we're going to try to do...

April 16, 2015 - 4:27pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

The Ohio Good Sam Camp Club will be enjoying the outdoors for an upcoming good cause.

May 8th through the 10th, the non profit organization will be holding their annual camp out. This year, the event will be taking place at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds. Staff of the Ohio Good Sam Camp Club, Pat Musselman told us what the event would entail.

"We actually keep them pretty busy every hour of the day. We have tours, we have entertainment on staff on the grounds here. We have...

March 26, 2015 - 6:05pm
1 year 5 weeks ago

The Executive Director of the Muskingum County Center for Seniors in Muskingum County sets a tentative reopen date for the center.

After weeks of repairs, Ann Combs said if mother nature cooperates, construction could be finished by the first couple of weeks of April. Although activities cannot take place in the center until early April, Combs said the kitchen is up and running.

"The roof over our kitchen has been repaired, and we've been able to open our kitchen in order to...

November 21, 2014 - 10:41pm
1 year 23 weeks ago

Ohio State Fans and fans of Big Brothers Big Sisters gathered together to raise money for the organization Friday Night.

The Buckeye Pep Rally was held at the Veterans Hall at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds. Tickets for the event could be bought ahead of time or at the door. Those who attended had the chance to take part in a live and silent auction, games, and win prizes. They could also enjoy a hot meal and drinks among friends. Co-chairman of the event, Stephanie Ansel told us...

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