While one Zanesville City Schools school board member was absent for the last six months, he was able to coordinate goodwill from the Zanesville City School District all the way to Afghanistan.
Brian Swope, the vice president of the school board recently returned from a stint in Afghanistan, working with the US Army's Corps of Engineers. Swope oversaw construction, including the construction of a new high school for eight thousand students.
It is not often a school district cancels school before a single snowflake hits the ground.
But Zanesville City Schools Superintendent, Terry Martin, says when there is a significant amount of snow on its way, sometimes it is necessary. The school does not have an early dismissal policy and Martin says he did not want the parents or school busses to get stuck in the snow Friday afternoon. Zanesville City Schools still has three calamity days left to use. Martin says...
Officials at Zanesville City Schools are instituting stronger stipulations after a man working on the new high school is being indicted on statutory rape.
Phoenix Masonry was contracted by Zanesville City Schools to assist in building the high school in 2008. The Superintendent of Zanesville City Schools, Terry Martin, says one of Phoenix Masonry's owners, Genero Rosas, is being indicted for statutory rape in Columbus. Rosas has reportedly fled to Mexico.
One local club is helping spread holiday cheer to some Zanesville students.
The Noon Zanesville Rotary Club held it's annual Children's Christmas Party. More than 50 students were invited to Adornetto's Pizzeria this afternoon for food, entertainment, and a special surprise.
"It's like extended family. We see some of the same children every year, and it's great to see them, even if it's only once a year. It's just good to see them and how excited they are-the look on their...