Stories tagged with: zanesville

January 7, 2011 - 4:50pm
4 years 19 weeks ago

A local man wanted in connection with a state wide investigation has turned himself into authorities.

Sebastian Luu of Zanesville is facing felony charges of practicing cosmetology without a license. His sister, 18-year-old Britney Luu was arrested Thursday at the Z-Nails salon in Zanesville. She faces similar charges.

According to Zanesville Police Detective Sgt. Ric Roush, both were picked up by the State Highway Patrol from the City Jail and take to Franklin County. They are...

January 6, 2011 - 5:50pm
4 years 19 weeks ago

One local man is being recognized for his outstanding contributions to the community.

Randy Coconis of Zanesville is receiving the Dick Johnson Civic Leadership Award presented by the Muskingum County Community Foundation. He was selected for his many accomplishments as a leading furniture retailer.

"When you see the past recipients of this award it really is an awesome list and to be just considered on the same page with those names is really gratifying and really rewarding...

January 5, 2011 - 10:46pm
4 years 20 weeks ago

H.S. Girls Hoops

Tri-Valley 39 West Muskingum 48

*Tornadoes snap Scotties 55-game MVL winning streak

West: Karlie Collins - 15 pts, Amy Graham - 13 pts

TV: Amariah Huck - 13 pts

Zanesville 44 Rosecrans 37

Z: Kailee Howe - 31 pts

R: Alexis Kirkbride - 10 pts

Maysville 47 John Glenn 28

Mays: Karen Sidwell - 19 pts

Crooksville 58 New Lexington 46

January 4, 2011 - 9:42pm
4 years 20 weeks ago

Family and friends are paying their last respects to a longtime Zanesville School official.

Over 1,500 people attended the calling hours held for Darrell Lear at the Snouffer Funeral Home in Zanesville Tuesday evening.

After battling cancer for several months, Lear passed away at 63-years-old on January 1st at the Genesis Hospice Morrison House.

WHIZ spoke to family and friends about his life.

"I remember when he was a year old, that's when we started...

January 4, 2011 - 9:34pm
4 years 20 weeks ago

Genesis- Bethesda Hospital is welcoming Zanesville's first baby of 2011.

At seven pounds 10 ounces and 21 inches long, Ki'Mani Cannada was born at 8:27 p.m. on Monday.

His mother Beverly Gonzalez said she was thrilled to finally have a baby boy; she already has a daughter, Amayah, who is 11 months old.

Even though she now lives in Cleveland, she said she wanted to have her son back in Zanesville at Bethesda, where her first daughter was born.

"I feel...

January 3, 2011 - 11:38pm
4 years 20 weeks ago

To make way for the Scarlet and Gray, two teams in the Blue and White played Monday. It was Zanesville that outlasted Granville, 53-37. In a game played a day early to avoid the Sugar Bowl. the Blue Devils were sweet--on both ends. Utilizing their athleticism on offense to create some easy buckets, playing defense well enough to secure their fourth opponent in the thirties through the first 9 games. Senior guard Tanner Gibson leading the way with 17 points and eight...

December 31, 2010 - 12:22am
4 years 20 weeks ago

Rosecrans not only extended their winning streak to nine games in a rown and remained perfect but they put up 52 points in the first half of the Holiday Classic Championship game to win easily. Zak Kirkbride scored nine points in the first three minutes of the game to help lead the Bishops into the new year with a perfect record.


H.S. Boys Basketball:

Fisher Catholic: 41 Rosecrans: 78
R: Zak Kirkbride 24pts, Jake Phillis...

December 29, 2010 - 11:45pm
4 years 21 weeks ago

H.S. Boys Basketball

Rosecrans 52 Worthington Christian 40 (Newark Catholic Holiday Tournament)

R: Zak Kirkbride - 19 pts, 7 rebs; Zack Hill - 12 pts; Jake Phillis - 10 pts

*Rosecrans faces Fisher Catholic in Tournament Final Thursday @ 7:45 p.m.

Fisher Catholic 73 Newark Catholic 67 F/OT (Newark Catholic Holiday Tournament)

NC: Jett Speelman - 17 pts; Nate Taylor - 16 pts; David Meurer - 14 pts


December 28, 2010 - 8:25pm
4 years 21 weeks ago

The Muskingum Valley Red Cross is asking you to donate blood.

A blood drive will be held on December 30th at Secrest Auditorium in Zanesville from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The organization has teamed up with area businesses to help entice the public to come out and will be giving away one pound bags of coffee from Dunkin Donuts and $10.00 gift cards from Walmart.

"Right now our blood donations are down because of the holiday, because of the Christmas season and it's truly the gift...

December 27, 2010 - 7:16pm
4 years 21 weeks ago

To borrow a phrase from Mark Twain, the rumors of Zanesville's demise have been greatly exagerrated. The Blue Devil boys basketball team returned to their winning ways after a two game skid, handling Massillon Washington 71-61. It was the highest scoring output for the Devils this season. Senior Cole Carpenter leading the way with a career high 25 points and 10 rebounds, good for his second double-double of the year. Tanner Gibson poured in 22 points, as Rian Burrell chipped in 11. ...

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