Stories tagged with: Tree

March 28, 2012 - 6:18pm
3 years 22 weeks ago

The weather Wednesday brought a large tree crashing down across Brighton Boulevard.

The call came in shortly after 5:00 p.m. The Zanesville City Street Division closed the road between Dryden Road and Stanberry Avenue while crews cleaned the tree up.

Strong winds appear to be the cause. The road was closed for about an hour.

January 5, 2012 - 7:43pm
3 years 34 weeks ago

A Licking County Highway Department employee was killed Thursday afternoon when removing a tree.

According to the Licking County Sheriff's Office, shortly after 2 p.m. emergency personnel were called to 2083 Welsh Hills Road in Granville. During removal of a tree, the tree fell on 45-year-old Troy Murphy of Newark.

Murphy was killed. An autopsy will take place Friday at the Licking County Coroner's Office.

December 5, 2010 - 9:36pm
4 years 39 weeks ago

With only 20 days until Christmas, some locals are shopping for the perfect tree.

Owner Steve Carter of Timber Run Gardens in Zanesville says he sells around 250 Christmas trees each year.  There are three types of trees you can choose from; those include artificial, fresh cut trees, and live trees which are especially important to maintain.

"Number one, you don't want it in the house too awful long; 2 to 3 weeks at max. You want to have a container that you can put...

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