Stories tagged with: zanesville

April 5, 2011 - 4:48pm
4 years 44 weeks ago

Zanesville City Council members recently asked Police Chief Eric Lambes to create a report estimating how much it would cost to reopen the second floor of the jail.

Chief Lambes said if that portion would cost around $80,000 to operate on a yearly basis. They have lost 16 beds by shutting it down.

"Until funding improves, I doubt that we're going to open that floor unless we can come up with a way to operate it more inexpensively, which right now it doesn't appear that it's...

April 5, 2011 - 4:30pm
4 years 44 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department is currently investigating two area robberies.

Detective Sergeant Ric Roush said around 10 p.m. on Monday, a robbery occurred at Speedway Gas Station located at 930 Blue Avenue. Another happened on Tuesday at 1 a.m. at Moto Mart Gas Station at 2341 Maple Avenue. He believes the two incidences are related.

"A white male suspect enters the stores, demands cash from the victim clerks that were working, and after receiving an undisclosed amount...

April 2, 2011 - 5:23pm
4 years 44 weeks ago

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department hosted a community health fair on Saturday at the Colony Square Mall.

Vendors were on site to educate the public on a variety of medical topics including colon cancer. The Cancer Concern Coalition of Morgan, Muskingum, and Perry Counties displayed a giant model of a human colon for people to walk through. Experts say colon cancer is cancer of the large intestine in the lower part of your digestive system.

"Colon cancer is...

April 1, 2011 - 6:29pm
4 years 44 weeks ago

H.S. Baseball:

Zanesville: 5 Cambridge: 2

WP: Austin Miller- 6IP, 5H, 2R, 1ER, 8K

S: Cole Carpenter- IP

Z: Cole Carpenter- 2B, 1B, RBI

Z: Wes Hudson- 2B, 1B

Z: Jeff Suciu- 2B, 1B

Morgan: 3 West Muskingum: 13 F/5

WP: Nick Groves- 5IP, 3R, 5H, 8K

WM: Tyler Mautz- 4/4,2 HR, 2 1B, 4RBI

WM: Kevin Every- 3/3, 3 1B, 2RBI, 2R


March 29, 2011 - 6:17pm
4 years 45 weeks ago

H.S. Baseball:

Fairfield Union: 5 Maysville: 1

Mays: JJ Huggins 1-3, RBI, Dylan Evans 2-2, R

Lakewood: 9 West Muskingum: 4

Lake: Kole Shriver 4-4, 2B, 3 R, RBI; Mike Matteson 4 IP, 2 ER, 5 H, 5 K

WM: Tyler Mautz 2-4, 2B, R, 2 RBI, Austin Gutridge 2-3, 2 R

Tri-Valley: 5 Heath: 6

WP: Ethan Fleming- 6IP, 9H, 5R, 2K

H: Cole Benner- 3/4, 2 2B, 2RBI

TV: ...

March 27, 2011 - 5:18pm
4 years 45 weeks ago

One local theater is providing some entertainment for the public.

Zane Trace Players put on a production of  To Kill a Mockingbird at the Renner in downtown Zanesville on Sunday. Director Rich Tolliver said he selected this play because it's a classic story and is still socially relevant.

"We've got a well balanced cast, all the characters are very good tight, it's kind of fun because we're doing it all in monochromatic, everybody except the narrator is in...

March 26, 2011 - 5:29pm
4 years 45 weeks ago

Two people are seriously injured in an early morning crash on Saturday that temporarily shut down part of Maple Avenue in Zanesville.

Sergeant Chris Rice with the Zanesville Police Department said it happened around 7:15 a.m. at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Brown Street.

"It appears that the gray dodge charger was traveling northbound on Maple Avenue, went left of center and struck the white minivan as it was coming southbound on Maple at Brown," said...

March 23, 2011 - 6:44am
4 years 46 weeks ago

The City of Zanesville Water Department is currently working to repair a 10-inch water main that broke this morning at Hall Avenue and Malinda Street.

The following street is closed at this time:

Hall Avenue from Underwood Street to Gattrell Street. There will be access to the sale barn and the post office using Underwood Street only.

The following areas will experience low pressure or be without water:

Lewis Drive Area

Granger Street Area


March 22, 2011 - 2:13pm
4 years 46 weeks ago

Local high school basketball athletes selected to the Division II All-Ohio teams, as selected by members of the Associated Press sportswriters:

First Team:

Jake Heagen,  John Glenn

Second Team:

Tanner Gibson, Zanesville

Special Mention:

Ryan Green, Granville

Landon Israel, Maysville

Brandon Taylor, Coshocton

Anthony Crane, Sheridan

Honorable Mention:


March 17, 2011 - 6:24pm
4 years 46 weeks ago

It took them 27 years but John Glenn finally earned a victory in the regional tournament. The Muskies who had just bounced #2 Carrollton shocked the world again by ending #6 Chillicothe's season. The Muskies got an outstanding offensive performance from Jake Heagen, and they also played well on the defensive end to hold the Cavaliers to a season low 12-point first half. The Muskies will now move on and face Bishop Hartley for the Regional Championship on Saturday back at the Convo.


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