Model Engineering enthusiasts revved up their engines on the Muskingum County Fairgrounds this weekend.
The Mid-East Ohio Model Engineering Expo attracted not only miniature aircraft and car engines, but miniature motorcycles and guns as well. Director Paul Debolt has been putting on the show for the past four years and said the astonishment never ends.
"If you see a miniature jet engine run or a radio air craft engine, it's pretty fascinating," emphasized Debolt.
It was a rainy start for the Muskingum County Fair but all the more fitting for their unusual grand-opening.
The Muskingum County Fairgrounds were set to open with its 165th Annual Blue Ribbon Cutting earlier this evening when Fair Board President Darrel Cubbison decided it would be more fitting to honor Soil and Water Retiree Dick Sorg.
"We have a recipe it takes soil, it takes water, and then it takes one more ingredient -kids," said Cubbison. "So we're...
The Muskingum County Fairgrounds is busy this weekend, but not with what you may think.
The Fairgrounds are filled with hundreds of campers and RV's for the Ohio Good Sam Samboree. The Ohio Chapter of the group is meant for camping and RV enthusiasts in the state. The four day long campout began Thursday and President Dave Spragg says about the same amount of people return to the fairgrounds each year.
"But a lot of them we get new and I think we've got about maybe 20, we...
Children across southeast Ohio got a chance to get in the drivers seat of their favorite cars and trucks.
Operation Feed's Touch-A-Truck event took place at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds on Sunday afternoon. Chairperson Waynette Tackett said she thought this was a creative way for kids to have a little fun and also raise money for their organization.
"We have 16 food pantries and four hot meal programs in Muskingum County so that's what all the proceeds will go to,"...
For some it's a living, and for others it's a time-intensive hobby.
The third-annual Mid-East Ohio Model Engineering Expo is coming to the Muskingum County Fairgrounds. Mechanics and engineers will be displaying and selling model engines, some of which take months to years to build. The best part is, they all function.
"Just about any kind of mechanism you can think of is modeled in here and it actually functions the way the full-size item would function," says Paul...
With thousands of people rolling through the Muskingum County Fairgrounds to get their flu shots Thursday, it gives medical staff a chance to practice in the event of a pandemic.
180 volunteer and paid medical staff worked at the fairgrounds Thursday. All Muskingum County residents could receive free shots at any of three locations including Ohio University Zanesville and the Dresden Fire Department.
"The more we practice each year, the better we get, the more...
Local health officials want to extend the seasonal flu vaccine to as many Muskingum County residents as possible.
So, in addition to being able to get your vaccination at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. this year, three additional locations will be added to the list. A walk-in clinic will be held at the OU-Z/Zane State Campus from 11 to 3. A second drive-thru clinic will be held at the Dresden Fire Department from 1-5, and a student and faculty-only clinic will...