OUZ Offers S.T.R.E.A.M. Camp

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Ohio University Zanesville will be offering an event that will promote Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art and Mathematics.   Developing educators is one of OUZ’s fundamental objectives and the STREAM Camp was made possible through a grant awarded to Ohio University’s Regional Campuses to support the workforce throughout the community. Teri Peasley Program […]

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Downtown Walk in Honor of National Employee Wellness and Fitness Day

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Quality Care Partners celebrated National Employee Wellness and Fitness Day by hosting a lunchtime walk through downtown Zanesville. Quality Care Partners is an organization that coordinates healthcare services, insurance companies, and employers. Quality Care Partners CEO Cindy Baker explained how people can benefit by using lunchtime to get up and move around. “Chronic […]

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Infamous Bar Demolished

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – An infamous bar known for harboring illegal activities has been demolished. The structure formerly known as Hoppy’s Bar, located at 753 Putnam Avenue was forfeited by its last owner, who was arrested for trafficking marijuana. Muskingum County Prosecuting Attorney Ron Welch explained how the property has been a nuisance over the past […]

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National Foster Care Month

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – May marks National Foster Care Month which provides opportunities to shed light on the importance and need of foster care as well as recognize the foster parents who graciously accept less fortunate children into their homes. Muskingum County Adult and Child Protective Services Human Resources and Public Information Officer Melissa Wood explained […]

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Mid-East Student Wins State Competition

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Several Mid-East students recently traveled to Columbus to compete in the SkillsUSA Competition at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. SkillsUSA is a vocational education program that provides training and leadership skills as well as opportunities for high school students to compete regionally in their specific fields. Seven students brought home medals from […]

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Sheriff Lutz Testified Before Congress

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz recently testified before a congressional committee to express law enforcement’s position on legislation that deals with exotic animals. House Resolution 263, also known as the Big Cat Public Safety Act, seeks to ban the trading of big cats as pets and halt the exploitation of these non-domesticated […]

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