A world renowned Brazilian Jiu Jitsu trainer visited Zanesville on Saturday to teach local martial art students a few moves.
Magno Gama is a black belt fighter and trainer from the prestigious Renzo Gracie Academy in New York. This is his third time visiting our city and he says he loves the enthusiasm students here have to offer.
"Amazing, everybody is welcoming and very hospitable. People are very nice so I love coming out here it's my third time and I hope to come back...
The West routed the East in the latest installment of the East-West Classic at Buckeye Trail High School on Friday.
In the girls' game, Cambridge's Hallie Stocker was named MVP. Stocker dropped 16 points at the West cruised to a 94-74 victory.
On the boys' side, Zanesville's Granger Long won both the MVP award and the dunk contest. Long, an Ashland football recruit, scored 22 points wearing a familiar blue-colored jersey. The West eclipsed triple digits, winning 100-77.
The Lieutenant Governor for the state of Ohio made a trip to Zanesville on Thursday to discuss the Mid Biennial Budget Review bill that will be introduced to legislature next week.
Lt. Governor Mary Taylor says that the review is unique to Governor, John Kasich's time in office and will focus on education and tax cut programs. Taylor says in the last two budgets they have cut taxes by a total of 3 billion dollars and hope a new cut will increase those savings.