Stories tagged with: Muskingum Valley Park District

February 18, 2016 - 2:40pm
3 weeks 4 days ago

The Muskingum Valley Park District reported development in the local area.

Representatives met with the County Commissioners in Muskingum County to discuss the many projects in the works.

President of the Park District Brian Newton said while they're in early stages, he's hopeful they'll bring an increase in recreation to the area. One in particular will create a trail connecting three local schools.

"Several of the activities include the 'Joe's Run Trail',...

October 17, 2015 - 3:26pm
44 weeks 2 days ago

The Muskingum Valley Park District's "Fall Youth Day" brought children together outside of the classroom to learn about something a little different.

Held at the beautiful grounds of Mission Oaks Gardens, Saturday's festivities were all centered around nature. Staff member, Angel Mack, said the goal of the event is to instill the importance and benefits of nature to the younger generation.

"Some of these kids may be our future farmers, growers, gardeners, I think...

February 6, 2015 - 8:38am
1 year 28 weeks ago

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Arrest In Coshocton Couple's Slayings

COSHOCTON COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - According to the FBI the search is over for three suspects with ties to a double murder in Coshocton County and a string of armed robberies in three eastern states. Murder suspect, 29-year-old Robert Clark, along with robbery suspects 26-year-old Tabatha Hazel, and 28-year-old Jeffrey Caley Jr. are all in custody.

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February 5, 2015 - 6:18pm
1 year 28 weeks ago

The Muskingum Valley Park District made huge strides towards improving our local parks today as they received a grant for $50,000.

James McDonald, President of the Muskingum Valley Park District, met with Muskingum County Commissioners today in hopes of obtaining grant money to help with administration finances.

"We came in to apply for a grant with the county commissioners to help with some of our full time and part time funding with the park district," said McDonald...

October 15, 2012 - 5:20pm
3 years 44 weeks ago

The Muskingum Valley Park District is working to develop two new parks.

Director Bonnie Dailey met with the Muskingum County Commissioners Monday afternoon to update them on area park district projects. She says the organizations is working toward developing more land into parks.

"We are just starting, there's a grant application through the Clean Ohio fund for land acquisition. It's a property on Euclid [avenue] and Hunter [avenue] that's owned by another...

October 22, 2011 - 2:54pm
4 years 43 weeks ago

A community project working to make a difference will refurbish the walking trail behind Ohio University Zanesville.

Representative Michele Shirer choose the Collegial Woods Trail as her project for United Healthcare Community Plan after realizing the benefits of the trail are hardly recognized by the community.

"In this economy it's hard to find something healthful, to do things healthier on a fixed budget," said Shirer. "This is free, it's free, it's beautiful,...

November 9, 2010 - 9:36pm
5 years 41 weeks ago

The Muskingum Valley Park District wants some community feedback.

They've been working with Hays Landscape Architect Studio, Ltd. to gather information about parks, recreation and trails in Muskingum County. Through the process they are including the community.

"We've been working on a master plan for park development in Muskingum County and we've been working with a consultant and we would like to get some public input as to what the needs are from the people who actually...

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