Stories tagged with: zanesville

January 10, 2011 - 5:52pm
5 years 20 weeks ago

A man who abused a ten-week-old child was in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court on Monday.

22-year-old James C. Williams II of Zanesville was convicted of endangering a child with serious physical harm.

The prosecutor's office says in November of 2009, he abused his 10-week-old daughter causing head and body fractures. Judge Mark Fleegle sentenced Williams to six years in prison. Amber Jones is a co-defendent in the case.

January 9, 2011 - 8:42pm
5 years 20 weeks ago

After UAlbany's contest against Xavier on December 28th, Jed DeMuesy had a chance to talk to former Zanesville Blue Devil Logan Aronhalt, and Albany Great Danes head coach Will Brown. Click on the links to the left to see the raw interviews.

January 8, 2011 - 7:13pm
5 years 20 weeks ago

History normally repeats itself, but tonight in front of a packed house at Winland Memorial Gymnasium, history reversed itself. The Zanesville Blue Devils improved to 8-2 with a 50-30 victory over the Tri-Valley Scotties, a near mirror image of the 47-30 Tri-Valley victory over the Blue Devils a year ago. The Dawgs scored the first bucket of the game, but it was all Zanesville from there. Tanner Gibson leading the Blue Devils with 16 points, Cole Carpenter behind him with 11 points and...

January 7, 2011 - 9:36pm
5 years 20 weeks ago

"I want to be the first Tri-Valley kicker with a prosthetic," said Cameron Taylor who is working towards making that dream a reality.

The eight-year-old has endured more than most will in their entire lifetime. Last year, he was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer and had to have part of his left leg amputated. Overcoming some challenging obstacles has proven to be quite easy for this ambitious little boy.

"The reason why he's out there, is for him, you...

January 7, 2011 - 8:25pm
5 years 20 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office in a joint effort with the Zanesville Police Department executed a search warrant at the residence of 114 Pierce Street in connection to a drug investigation.

Sheriff Matt Lutz says three adult females and one male have been arrested but names are not being released at this time. Lutz says, during the search, they recovered powder cocaine, crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia, along with a firearm and ammunition.

No other details...

January 7, 2011 - 4:50pm
5 years 20 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
5 years 20 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
5 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
5 years 21 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
5 years 21 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...

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