Road Repairs Underway

Crews are out in Zanesville repairing roadways damaged by the harsh winter weather. This week the street department has been going ward-by-ward in the city repairing numerous potholes. “We’ve always been taking care of snow and ice removal, but with the snow and ice you have that freeze/thaw effect, which creates the pot holes, so […]

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Friends of Secrest

A newly founded organization is working to revitalize the Secrest Auditorium and Music Hall. Friends of Secrest was formed to help promote and raise funding for the performance venue that can accommodate more than 1700 people “Secrest Auditorium and Music Hall here in Zanesville is uniquely positioned in the significant 90-minute entertainment market. 90 minutes […]

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Remembering Bob Stephenson

A local community leader has passed away after a battle with a short illness. Former Muskingum County Sheriff Bob Stephenson passed away this weekend at the age of 73. Stephenson spent more than 30 years in law enforcement, including twelve years as Sheriff. “The thing that when I think about him is just the public […]

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Texas Roadhouse Shooting Update

The Zanesville Police Department is continuing to investigate a weekend shooting at the Texas Roadhouse. The victim, who has a concealed carry permit, accidentally shot himself in the hand while in the restroom of the Zane Street restaurant.  “Somebody has mishandled a firearm while inside that restaurant and that’s a concern to law enforcement and […]

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Shooting on Bates Street

An early morning altercation leads to a shooting in Zanesville. It happened shortly after 9 a.m. in the 700 block of Bates Street.  “There was an altercation on the street he had exchanged some words with an individual earlier and then when he came back somebody from across the street here started shooting from the […]

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Feeding Tube Awareness Week

Across the nation this week people with feeding tubes are working to educate the public on the life-changing device. This is national Feeding Tube Awareness week. Nearly 500,000 people in the United States require a feeding tube for nutrition, including nearly 200,000 children. One of those children is Conlee Handshy, a kindergartener at Maysville Elementary […]

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Dwight the Dental Dog

For many people going to the dentist can be a scary experience, but an employee of one local dentist’s office goes the extra step to make sure patients are comfortable. Dwight is a one-and-a-half-year-old Labradoodle who works as an emotional support animal at Sulens Dental Studio in Zanesville. Dental hygienist Lisa Tice came up with […]

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United Way Tax Preparation

The United Way of Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan Counties is currently accepting appointments for its free tax preparation service. However, due to Covid-19 precautions the organization will not be able to able to hold in person tax clinics this year. “We are having clients drop their paperwork off at the United Way office. We will […]

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