Commissioners Open Bids for Fairgrounds Improvement Project

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Muskingum County Commissioners have received two bids for waterline improvements at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds. The existing waterline is around 50-years-old and cannot handle the volume that modern and future facilities demand. Muskingum County ARPA Compliance Officer Eric Reed explains the project, the need for the improvements, and how the bidding […]

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Lorena Sale on Hold

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Last week’s decision to sell the Lorena is now on hold due to complications in determining who officially owns the sternwheeler.  Last week the Muskingum County Commissioners agreed to auction off the passenger boat that currently lacks a Captain and crew. Muskingum County Commissioner Mollie Crooks explained the reason for the setback […]

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Lorena For Sale

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Another Zanesville icon, the Lorena Sternwheeler may be lost during a year that seems as if many local historic symbols are disappearing.  The Lorena, that cruised into Zanesville in 1976, is a replica of the nineteenth century original vessel that hauled passengers and cargo between Zanesville and Pittsburgh. Muskingum County Commissioners met […]

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Kim Tatman with Muskingum Co. Commissioners

Dude, Be Kind

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – As we press forward into the twenty-first century, for many, it seems keeping a fast pace takes precedent over civility. Prompting some people to say, dude, just be kind. Mid East Career and Technology Center Public information Coordinator Kim Tatman started the Dude, Be Kind initiative four years ago and explains how […]

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Muskingum Co. Commissioners meet virtually with Health Department

ZANESVILLE – The meeting was held to discuss the Zanesville – Muskingum County Health Department’s financial conditions as it is now administering vaccines as part of Ohio’s Phase 1B. The Commissioners spoke with Health Department Commissioner Corey Hamilton and its Fiscal Officer Erin Wood. With the help of different grants the Department has received, Hamilton […]

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