Stories tagged with: Muskingum University

July 23, 2015 - 3:35pm
29 weeks 1 day ago

A former area college student has been charged with aggravated murder in connection with the death of her newborn baby.

In the indictment, 20-year-old, Emile Weaver, a Muskingum University sophomore, also faces one count of abuse of a corpse, and two counts of tampering with evidence. Muskingum County Prosecutor, Mike Haddox said if convicted of murder, Weaver could face life imprisonment without parole.

"The abuse of a corpse is a felony of the fifth degree, it would have...

June 4, 2015 - 1:55pm
36 weeks 1 day ago

 Zane State College and Muskingum University are teaming up to give local college students a path to a Bachelor's Degree.

The college and university signed a memorandum of agreement June 4 at the Galleria of the Advanced Science and Technology Center on Zane State's campus. The agreement grants students transferring from Zane State to Muskingum University a $2,500 scholarship. President of Zane State Paul Brown said that the money will make getting a four-year degree a tangible...

May 5, 2015 - 10:57pm
40 weeks 3 days ago

Newly hired Muskingum men's basketball coach Travis Schwab sat down with WHIZ's Pat Chiesa to talk about his plans to turn the Muskies into a power in the Ohio Athletic Conference. 

April 28, 2015 - 6:34am
41 weeks 4 days ago

Top Stories for Tuesday, April 27, 2015.

New Information on Deceased Baby Found on Muskingum University Campus

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Muskingum County Coroner, Dr. Charles Feicht, says the deceased baby found on Muskingum Universities Campus last week was born alive. The mother of the baby was interviewed by Muskingum County Sheriffs Detectives, at this time no charges have been field.

Adam Siddle in Court


April 24, 2015 - 6:18am
42 weeks 1 day ago

Top stories for Friday, April 24, 2015

Fatal Accident

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - According to the State Highway Patrol, one person has died and one person has been critically injured after State Route 60 South Thursday evening. The accident remains under investigation.

Dead Newborn Investigation

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Muskingum County Sheriffs Office is investigating the discovery of a dead newborn baby on Muskingum...

April 23, 2015 - 9:49am
42 weeks 1 day ago

The Muskingum County Sheriffs Office is investigating the discovery of a dead newborn baby on Muskingum University's campus.

Captain Jeff Lecocq says the abandoned infant was discovered at 125 Lakeside Drive.

"Shortly after 9 o'clock last night our office was contacted by Muskingum University Police requesting assistance on a report of a newborn baby that had been found dead on campus. Our deputies along with New Concord Police and EMS did respond to the address."

April 19, 2015 - 8:03pm
42 weeks 5 days ago

The Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra wrapped up their 2014-2015 concert season Sunday.

Beautiful sounds of piano and strings filled the tall ceilings and captivated the audience at Brown Chapel on the Muskingum University Campus. We had the chance to speak to Dr. Laura W. Schumann, Music Director and Conductor for the orchestra. Schumann described the evenings musical line up.

"Tonight's a really cool eclectic mix. We have meditation from Thais which is from the 1800's...

April 18, 2015 - 3:13pm
42 weeks 5 days ago

Muskingum University announced today that University President, Anne C. Steele will retire next year. 

When Steele took over the presidency in 2000, she became the twentieth president and also the first female president at the school. According to the university, Steele presided over the university as six new buildings were constructed and student enrollment nearly doubled (1,850 to 3,200) and the university's operating revenue more than doubled, from $28 million to $55 million....

April 8, 2015 - 8:48pm
44 weeks 2 days ago

Muskingum University has tabbed Travis Schwab as its next men's basketball coach. The school made the announcement on Wednesday.

Schwab comes to New Concord following an eight-year stint at Wittenburg University, where he served as an associate head coach since 2013. The Tigers have dominated the North Coast Athletic Conference in recent years, making the NCAA tournament three times since 2011 and posting a 142-80 record since 2007.

Schwab has spent his entire coaching career in...

March 26, 2015 - 10:40pm
46 weeks 1 day ago

Area firefighters responded to a fire at Muskingum University in New Concord at approximately 7:40 p.m. Thursday.

The cause of the fire, located along the southern wall of a dining area inside Thomas Hall, is still unknown at this time. New Concord, Perry Township and Cassell Station fire departments all responded to the scene to put out the blaze. The dining hall had been closed to students since earlier in the evening and was empty except for a few staff members who remained in the...

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