Stories tagged with: putnam avenue

August 25, 2015 - 4:59pm
6 weeks 1 day ago

Several churches in the Putnam Avenue area look to assist in community development.  

LifeBridge Ohio is a process ten years in the making. It's a collaboration of several ministries trying to strengthen the overall health of the Putnam area. 

Jeff Kobunski, pastor at the Muskingum Valley Vineyard Church, said LifeBridge is building a bridge into the community. 

"I think that's the demand of the gospel," he said. "I think that's what God would...

June 17, 2015 - 11:43pm
16 weeks 14 hours ago

Fire crews responded to a house fire at 1235 Putnam Avenue in Zanesville Wednesday night.

The call for the blaze came in just before 10 p.m.   According to Fire Chief Eric Waltemire, the home has been vacant since the weekend. The fire started in the basement and spread upward from there.

It took crews about twenty minutes to control the blaze. The extent of the damage is unknown at this time, and the fire remains under investigation.

The Zanesville Fire Department,...

May 13, 2015 - 4:00pm
21 weeks 19 hours ago

 Putnam Avenue will see the arrival of a new business. BellaDonna Leather will open their doors May 22.

The leather shop is the product of months of work by Tammy and Don Carnes. The couple has been working toward the opening since December 2014. They haven't taken out any loans in order to start the business. Owner Tammy Carnes said that the approximately $ 25,000 necessary came out of their own pockets.

"We had a lot of work to do," said Carnes. "We didn't...

June 5, 2013 - 4:42am
2 years 17 weeks ago

Zanesville Police investigated an early morning accident on Putnam Avenue.

Police said that around 1:40 Wednesday morning a car drove into the M&M Pawn Shop.

Lt. Chris Phipps said that no one was hurt and there was no damage done to the building. Lt. Phipps said the driver will probably be cited, but won't know until the paper work is completed.


June 20, 2012 - 12:53pm
3 years 15 weeks ago

Three cars were involved in a late-morning accident on the 6th Street Bridge Wednesday.

The accident happened just after 11a.m. at the intersection of Putnam Avenue and Muskingum Avenue of the south end of the bridge.

The Zanesville Police Department tells WHIZ that a silver Chevy Impala traveling west-bound on Muskingum Avenue ran a red light and crashed into a red Chevy Blazer trying to turn left onto Putnam Avenue. 

The Blazer rolled over onto its side hitting a...

November 10, 2011 - 11:23pm
3 years 47 weeks ago

A house fire sent one person to the hospital on Thursday night.

Zanesville Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Thomas said he received the call around 9 PM at 1216 Putnam Avenue.

"When we got here, we found the residence full of smoke," said Thomas.  "It turned out that the dryer had locked up and overheated.  It started a fire inside the dryer and smoked up the house."

Thomas said firefighters extinguished the flames almost immediately.  A...

September 1, 2011 - 4:49pm
4 years 5 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Women, Infants, and Children Office will temporarily be closed while in the process of moving.

The WIC office located at 716 Adair Avenue will be closed next Wednesday through Friday. WIC will move to a new location at the Help Me Grow Building on 333 Putnam Avenue.

WIC Project Coordinator for Muskingum County Jody Shriver said, "It's just scary thinking your building is going to be demolished but it's also exciting knowing you're going to a new building...

July 27, 2011 - 7:41pm
4 years 10 weeks ago

A Zanesville business suffers major damage after a fire around 6pm Wednesday.

Authorities are calling the fire at Zane Trace Clean Care Uniforms at 763 Putnam Avenue suspicious. According to Zanesville Assistant Fire Chief David Huey the owner's alarm system indicated a break-in that was shortly followed by the fire alarm.

"It's just suspicious given the circumstances," said Huey. "The place was closed and secured and they did have an alarm activation. That's...

August 13, 2010 - 12:16pm
5 years 8 weeks ago

Firefighters spent much of the night battling a major house fire in Zanesville.

Zanesville Fire Chief Dave Lacy said they got the call just after 1:00 Friday morning that a vacant house was burning at the corner of Putnam and Lincoln.

"It started actually on the front porch. It did get through into the first and second floors and in the attic. Firefighters were on scene about three hours putting that fire completely out, " Lacy said.

He said it was a large...

June 2, 2010 - 2:31pm
5 years 18 weeks ago

A Zanesville man pled not-guilty Wednesday to two charges related to a Putnam Avenue robbery at gunpoint.

18-year-old Taylor Allen is charged with a first-degree-felony count of aggravated robbery with a firearm specification and felonious assault with a firearm specification in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court.

On April 30th, Zanesville Police say Allen attempted to rob a man in a alley behind 1036 Putnam Avenue. Police at the time said one shot was fired and a man was...

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