Stories tagged with: zanesville

August 18, 2014 - 4:22pm
4 days 10 hours ago

When Sandy Kirbride went to volunteer at the Salvation Army Monday she was met with a huge surprise.

After years of volunteering for the Salvation Army, for sometimes more than 40 hours a week, Kirbride received recognition from the Ohio Secretary of State, John Husted. The original liaison for the Secretary of State's office, Bob Kalish presented the award to Kirbride this afternoon. And the first thing she thought about was the people that get help.

"I can't get this...

August 16, 2014 - 6:53pm
40 weeks 2 days ago

Saturday at the Nelson T. Gant Foundation, the Inkwell Reunion Panel dipped into Zanesvilles history.

Earnie Bynum Sr. and Rev. Robert L. Palmer Sr. reminisced about their time at pool #2. Palmer said that during his time as director and pool manager back in the '40s he was unaware of its name " Inkwell" but he recalled fond memories of teaching aquatic classes.

"We always had a wonderful time there. We had classes. I taught classes. Swimming, boating, fishing and...

August 7, 2014 - 6:03pm
41 weeks 4 days ago

Football season hasn't even started yet and Zanesville has already suffered two losses.

The OHSAA has suspend one Zanesville student athlete for six games for violating a recruitment rule. The student transferred from Maysville to Zanesville during last school year and will serve a six game suspension for violating one of the OHSAA bylaws.

Zanesville is appealing the decision, and as a result the school has been fined 200 dollars and a coach has been suspended for one game. this...

August 1, 2014 - 5:19pm
42 weeks 3 days ago

The 6th Annual Y Bridge Arts Festival is taking place at Zanes Landing Park the first weekend in August.

The event will run from 6PM to 10PM Friday evening. It will also run from 11AM to 10PM Sunday. The festival brings together over 100 artists from around the nation, 16 are coming all the way from China. Those who attend will get to enjoy food, music and of course artwork. Volunteer Coordinator Tami Swope, says there is a lot of variety for viewing and purchase.

"This year...

July 27, 2014 - 12:01am
43 weeks 2 days ago

Softball Scores

North American All Sanctioned World Series

Zanesville Roadrunners 18, Upper Arlington Bears 0

Zanesville Roadrunners 12, Wizards Nemesis 5

-Roadrunners advance to semifinals

Baseball Scores

Babe Ruth Regional Playoffs

13 y/o: Mattoon 12, Guernsey Valley 0

-GV eliminated

14 y/o: ...

July 18, 2014 - 2:20pm
44 weeks 3 days ago

Have you ever wondered about the history of the Y Bridge? Saturday, July 19 you have the opportunity to learn more.

The event is being held at 2PM at the John McIntire Library Auditorium. Director of Museums for the Pioneer and Historical Society of Muskingum County, Jim Geyer says that they are very honored have David Simmons as a speaker for Saturday's event.

Geyer said, "We are really honored to have David Simmons as our speaker tomorrow for the program. He is the...

July 14, 2014 - 12:10pm
45 weeks 15 hours ago

The Zanesville area has received over an inch of rain in the last 24 hours, and with those heavy rains, comes the risk of flooding.

Quick heavy downpours and extended amounts of rain tend to allow for ponding and even flash flooding on the roadways. With the Muskingum river cutting through Zanesville, there is important to be mindful of high waters. Kenny Jones, Firefighter of the Zanesville Fire Department says Canal Street is particularly prone to flooding.

"Right down...

July 4, 2014 - 5:42pm
46 weeks 3 days ago

Many have seen the beautiful fireworks display at Stars and Stripes on the River, but are unaware of the hard work and family tradition behind it.

For the last 20 years, the Vincent Family has been lighting fireworks for many displays around the area, including the display at Zanes Landing. Stephen Vincent, Pyrotechnician of Record for Friday's show, says a lot of hard work goes into preparing the Fourth of July fireworks.

"Thousands of shells obviously, we start at 2"...

June 23, 2014 - 8:23pm
48 weeks 13 hours ago

 Zanesville's Morgan Smith and Ashonda Underwood teamed up with John Glenn's Mackenzie Prater to represent the East District in the 2014 Ohio Underclass Fastpitch Tournament at Pickerington High School Central.

The East team was hoping to rebound with a win against the Northwest after falling, 6-2, to the Southeast, but came up short. The Northwest scored six runs in the first inning en route to a 9-4 victory.

Kierstyn Czuchran of Buckeye Local provided a bright spot for the...

June 18, 2014 - 9:31pm
48 weeks 5 days ago

The search for a missing Blue Rock man continues and now search parties are being organized to help find John Bartholow.

The 67-year-old has been missing since Friday, according to the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office. John was last seen wearing a brown striped shirt, brown pants and boots. He has shoulder length gray-black hair and green eyes. John is known to walk from Duncan Falls all the way to Zanesville. Tonight, about 60 people met in Duncan Falls and searched the surrounding...

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