New ceramics event drawing international attention
The Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics competition and conference will take place Sept.
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Tue Jul 08, 2014
Report on Stolen Boat and Boaters
Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz has released more information regarding a boat stolen from the Zanesville Yacht Club in June that resulted in the death of two local men.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
You may now kiss the cow
One local official will soon be puckering up for a bovine buss in order to raise money for the Zanesville Civic League Community Center's Community Days fundraiser.
County JFS owed $691,000 in public assistance
In 2013, Muskingum County Job and Family Services distributed $181.5 million in public assistance to people in need in the county.
Mother Who Lost Son In Shooting Hopes Others Learn From Tragedy
"He was so loving," said his mother, Catrina Swartz. "He was always happy. He always had a smile on his face."
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Firefighter devises door jam defense
Troy Lowe hopes no one ever has to use his invention. Fourteen months ago, Lowe -- a military veteran, firefighter for the West Licking Fire Department and SWAT team medic with the Licking County Sheriff's Office -- began developing the Barracuda security system to protect civilians in active shooter situations.
Two Bridge Replacement Projects Begin Monday
The Muskingum County Engineer's Office has announced that Wilson Road will be closed from State Route 555 to Johnson Hill Road.
Local building association bridges builders, educators
The Buckeye Valley Building Industry Association -- a nonprofit organization for established builders, remodelers, subcontractors, suppliers and others associated with the building industry -- helps people trying to start in the business.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Genesis receives $59K for breast health
An estimated 345 uninsured and underinsured women in Muskingum, Morgan, Perry and surrounding counties will now have the opportunity to receive free screening mammograms, diagnostic mammograms and other breast cancer prevention and treatment options thanks to almost $59,000 in grant money awarded to Genesis Health Care System by Susan G. Komen for ... (more)
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Stars and Stripes on the River
Visitors can expect food, drinks, a live band, activities and a fireworks display which began at 9:45PM.
Bed bugs prevalent but not well-monitored
Other than noting when it gets calls about infestations, the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department doesn't track or record bed bug infestations in the county.
Police chase ends in Coshocton County
Kacey Weekley, 35, was wanted in Muskingum County for failing to pay child support and falsification.
Zanesville by any other name
Almost every Monday during the years 1954 and 1955, Dad and I would get into his cream-colored 1953 Chevrolet and head downtown to "pay the bills."
70 Pounds of Pot In Drug Bust
The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office says a drug bust this week netted 70 pounds of marijuana and the arrest of an area man.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Lorena Sternwheeler Fireworks Seating
For the first time ever you will be able to get the best seat for Stars and Stripes on the River.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Keeping classrooms safe
Troy Lowe hopes no one ever has to use his invention. Fourteen months ago, Lowe, a military veteran, firefighter for the West Licking Fire Department and SWAT team medic with the Licking County Sheriff's Office, began developing the Barracuda security system to protect civilians in active shooter situations.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Symposium Held on Opiate Addiction
On Monday, Ohio judges, law enforcement officials, attorneys and behavioral health experts met at the Ohio Judicial Symposium on Opiate addiction to discuss the growing problem.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Previously reported numbers only represented post-primary reports.
Health Department Advises Getting School Shots Early
It may only be the end of June, but the kids will be heading off to school before we know it.
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Authorities ID men drowned in Muskingum River
Two men who capsized in a stolen boat and drowned in the rain-swelled Muskingum River last Monday were identified today by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.