Stories tagged with: Muskingum County

January 11, 2016 - 6:24pm
19 weeks 3 days ago

Muskingum County and the City of Zanesville will once again apply for a 'CHIP' Grant to make improvements to area homes.

The Community Housing Improvement Grant of $850,000 would allow homes in the city and county to see repairs. President of Ohio Regional Development Corporation Dale Hartle said the county and city have partnered to apply for the grant for years in order to better the lives of those residing in the local area.

"The program is designed to make the house more...

January 8, 2016 - 6:36pm
19 weeks 6 days ago

There is a new furry friend looking for a forever home.

The Animal Shelter Society is featuring a new pet this week and her name is Clementine. Clementine is a 6 year old large female Terrier Cross mix weighing in at 34-pounds.

"She's been with us for quite a while so we're definitely looking for a new home for her, as you can see she is very friendly. Seems to get along with people and other dogs just fine. She is a little curious with about cats but, we would love to find...

Matt Ryan
December 21, 2015 - 1:56am
22 weeks 3 days ago

 A look inside one of Muskingum County's hidden gems: Mixed Martial Arts

Matt Ryan
December 12, 2015 - 12:53am
23 weeks 5 days ago

 MAYSVILLE 65
WEST MUSKINGUM 56

PHILO 34
MORGAN 66

SHERIDAN 63
NEW LEXINGTON 39

JOHN GLENN 85
CROOKSVILLE 35

NEW PHILLY 53
ZANESVILLE 63

ROSECRANS 73
RIVER VIEW 30

CAMBRIDGE 73
MARIETTA 58

DOVER 46
MEADOWBROOK 51

CLAYMONT 39
COSHOCTON 52

HEATH 51
GRANVILLE 53

NEWARK CATHOLIC 57
LICKING HEIGHTS 64

NORTHRIDGE 50
LICKING VALLEY 54

JOHNSTOWN 57
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December 11, 2015 - 6:18pm
23 weeks 6 days ago

A mind is a terrible thing to waste, so in the spirit of giving one local company donated books to pay it forward.

Dollar General donated nearly 30,000 books to United Way early Friday morning. The United Way then distributed the books to the Muskingum county and surrounding communities to go towards local schools, and organizations that has a focus on literacy.

"I have about 28 agencies within a 4 to 5 county radius that are coming to pick up books. Most of those locations...

December 9, 2015 - 5:54pm
6 hours 59 min ago

When your phone rings you may want to think twice before answering that unfamiliar number.

There is a new scam going around where a caller will call their prey and pretend to be from a utilities or cable company or even the IRS. Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz said these calls focus on making some type of threat. These people bully the person on the phone into sending them money out of fear.

"Basically try to get somebody to go to a near by retailer such as a walmart,...

November 4, 2015 - 12:39am
29 weeks 1 day ago

Taking a look at our election results from Muskingum County. 

David Tarbert defeats Scott Hillis by more than 1,000 votes.

In the race for Zanesville City Council President, Incumbent Dan Vincent keeps his seat defeating DJ Ditmar. 

Ann Gildow, Joey Osborn and David Wolfe all are elected to Zanesville City Council at Large seats.

In the City Council 2nd Ward, Jan Bradshaw defeats John Moore.

And in the 4th Ward, Sandy Gentry defeats Cynthia Royce by...

October 1, 2015 - 11:29am
34 weeks 13 hours ago

Ohio's Attorney General announces that his office is sending checks to 850 Ohio Public Entities as part of the Attorney General's $11.5m settlement to resolve a lawsuit against Cargill Incorporated and Morton Salt Incorporated over past rock salt prices.

In a press release from Mike DeWine's office said over $21,000 will be paid out to the Muskingum County Engineer, while the City of Zanesville will receive over $14,000. 

As a county, funds will also be paid out to several...

June 15, 2015 - 12:25pm
49 weeks 2 days ago

Travel to The Wilds and emergency vehicle access to Bethesda Hospital could get smoother by the end of paving season this year. 

The Muskingum County Transportation Improvement District Board met Monday to discuss two state TID grant applications. The first, is what Matt Abbott, executive director of the Zanesville-Muskingum County Port Authority, said could be a life or death matter. It's a project to improve emergency vehicle access at Bethesda Hospital. That grant would bring $...

June 1, 2015 - 2:34pm
51 weeks 3 days ago

Newly installed 400 feet of asphalt will increase the flow of traffic on State Route 146. 

A two year project in Zanesville is now completed. Mayor Jeff Tilton cut the ribbon at the intersection of 146 and Northpointe Drive. The city and county collaborated on the $263,000 project. 

"We started a couple years ago hearing a lot of complaints about the traffic," Tilton said. "[We] decided to sit down and kind of discuss this and see what we can do.

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