Zanesville Mayor Butch Zwelling's days in office are coming to a close and with that he is making one final push to city council to consider renovations to downtown's Secrest Auditorium.
Those changes would add up to around 2.5 million dollars which includes adding more restrooms in the facility, easier access for those who are handicapped and a new roof. Zwelling wants five council members to be on board with him to draft legislation that council would take up at the next city council...
The Zanesville High School 'Devilettes' hosted their annual Holiday Bazaar.
Held in the basement of Secrest Auditorium, the craft show's goal is to raise several thousand dollars to go toward uniforms, props and the overall operation of the dance team.
"It's like anything else that's extra curricular anymore," said 'Devilettes' Director Wayne Carpenter. "It's all self supporting and without this we would have to do dozens of little projects, selling...
A lot of performers come through Secrest Auditorium, and this weekend you can catch a show that won't cost you anything.
In celebration of its five year anniversary, Ticket Crush is thanking fans by bringing comedian Dan Swartwout and Bruce Springsteen tribute band Jersey to Zanesville. Manager of Secrest Auditorium John Kunkel said he had the opportunity to meet the band at the Ohio State Fair.
"If you close your eyes, the boss is on stage," said Kunkel....
The community gathered at Secrest Auditorium in Zanesville Sunday to recognize members of the Ohio National Guard in their Operation Enduring Freedom.
The 42 Airmen from the 220th Engineering Installation Squadron returned home from a 6 month tour of Afghanistan in May. Today served as a formal recognition of both their sacrifices and the ones of their families.
"It's important for one, to unite members to see we recognize the hard work they do," said Major Joseph...
For many people, dealing with a disability can be a challenge, but for one performer at Secrest Auditorium, that challenge has become a God-given passion.
Gordon Mote, a blind pianist and vocalist along with the acapella group Voices of Lee took to the stage Saturday evening bringing a number of tunes to the ears of many southeast Ohioans. Mote has been performing since he was just three years old and has worked with many artists all across the country.
A Zanesville couples helps to bring a piano playing star and an a cappella group to Secrest Auditorium.
Thom and Tammi Black want to help the 18 food pantries of Muskingum County by holding a concert.
"Of the 84,000 that are here 18.8 percent fall at or below the poverty level so that's over 16,000 people," explained Tammi Black. "28 percent of the people being served by the pantries are 60 plus, 23 percent are 0-17."