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James T. Wickham Sr.

James Thomas Wickham Sr., 75 of Norwich, passed away peacefully on June 27, 2022, while at the James Cancer Center in Columbus, Ohio. Tom was born in Zanesville on November 4, 1946. He is the son of the late Harvey and Esther Wickham. Tom proudly served his country in the United States Army. After serving his country, Tom moved to Ohio, and made his family here. Then, in 1979 he moved back to Utah where he worked in a Uranium Mine, and then worked as a maintenance man at Allen Memorial Hospital in Moab, Utah. In 2011, after retirement, Tom moved back to Ohio, where he’d spend his time hunting, fishing, and camping. Tom also enjoyed going to yard-sales and flea-markets, as well as collecting coins and guns.
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Ohio man held infant down and tried to give child herpes

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) — An Ohio man was sentenced to jail for 10 and a half years after he pleaded guilty to a second-degree felony count of kidnapping. It was reported that Alanzo Palmer Jr., 22 of Chandlersville, held an infant down and attempted to give the child herpes through fluid from a herpes […]
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Amanda Jane (Ritchey) Pearce

Amanda Jane (Ritchey) Pearce, 40 of of Punxsutawney, PA. , formerly of Cambridge. Amanda Jane (Ritchey) Pearce, 40 of Punxsutawney, formerly of Cambridge Ohio, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022 at her home in Punxsutawney. Amanda was born July 7, 1981 in Cambridge, Ohio to Richard Dugan and Pamela Ritchey who survive. Amanda graduated in 1998 from Cambridge High School in Ohio where she played clarinet in the marching band. She moved to Punxsutawney with her husband Matt in 2006. She was very excited to be in the process of moving back to her home town of Cambridge Ohio. Amanda enjoyed life. She was an avid reader, enjoyed Star Wars, and her Baby Yoda collection. She loved Baby Yoda! Amanda liked attending yard sales, flea markets, Thrift stores, anywhere she could find a good deal. Most of all Amanda loved her family. She adored her two daughters and would spend countless hours creating memories with them whenever she could. She is survived by her husband of 22 years, Matt Pearce, Punxsutawney, two daughters, Christina J. Pearce, Kayla E. Pearce, both of Punxsutawney, two sisters, Jessica M. Ritchey, OH, Stephanie L. Dickerson and husband James, OH, a brother, David H. Knight and wife Brittney, OH, sister-in-law Valerie J. Powell and husband Chris, OH, two brother-in-law’s, John M. Pearce, OH, Michael L. Pearce and wife Brittany, OK, a bonus sister Audi Guignet, Punxsutawney, two bonus daughters, Hailey Wilson and Sophia Guignet, Punxsutawney, and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family. She was preceded in death by her father and mother-in-law Joseph and Lois Pearce, a brother-in-law Timothy Pearce and a nephew Nehemiah Dickerson. Calling hours will be from 12:00 to 2:00 on Saturday July 2, 2022 at Bundy-Law Funeral Home with funeral services to follow at 2:00 at the funeral home with Pastor Ken Harper officiating. Burial will be in Zion Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to Valerie Powell at 5901 Palmer Road, Millersport, Ohio, for future expenses of her daughters and funeral expenses.

Chandlersville Man Sentenced after Guilty Plea

A Chandlersville man was sentenced in Common Pleas Court in Muskingum County after pleading guilty to one felony count of kidnapping. 22-year-old Alanzo Palmer Jr. was sentenced to 10 and a half years in prison after holding an infant down and attempting to give the child herpes. Lab tests later...

Yard Sale to Benefit Animal Shelter Society

This Saturday you’ll have a chance to help the Animal Shelter Society through shopping. Orthopaedic Associates of Zanesville is hosting a yard sale from 8am until Noon in the parking lot of their Bell Street location. “We’ll be here with a tremendous amount of stuff that may be the...

Mobile spa a natural fit for Wells

DRESDEN — Kylie Wells understands the importance of skin care after her own struggles. It was one of the reasons she became an owner/operator of MOBO Med Spa in the Muskingum Valley territory. She has been with the company since December, where she has grown from one local location to 10 in less than a year, including one in Coshocton. ...
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DFA Georgina G456 won grand champion owned cow-calf pair at the 2022 Ohio Junior Angus Associaion Preview Show, June 11 in Zanesville. Brianna Foxx, Hillsboro, owns the December 2019 daughter of Coleman Engage 5255. A January 2022 bull calf sired by 5T Power Chip 4790 is at side. Clint Hall, Hillsboro, evaluated the 29 entries.

What's the Buzz: Poolside tunes and a rodeo for some summertime fun

Pick any one of the events happening in and around the area to keep your week busy. Whatever you choose to do, I’ll be highlighting attractions, activities, and festivals right here, every week. From local music and shows to options for those of you who don’t mind traveling a bit, there’s something for everyone. Be sure to check all activities, as cancellations can occur. The events listed are for June 23 to July 2. Saturday ...
Farm and Dairy

Flat wall cupboard, dresser w/ mirror, flyer sleds, and misc.

Flat wall cupboard, dresser w/mirror & marble insert, old kitchen cabinet bottom w/porcelain top, china cupboard, youth bed, 3 corner cupboard, drop leaf tables, children’s roll top desk, old trunks, old Victrola w/records, 1 drawer table, butcher block, old Zenith upright radio, piano desk, Lane cedar chest, old National cash registers, baby cradles, old wood & Flexible Flyer sleds, old dressers, spinning wheel, Grandfather clock, Temple radio & record player, old school desk, sm wood box dated 1928 Skalny, old quilts, wood barrel, doll furniture, high chair, children’s chairs, old rockers, dinner bell, copper kettles, cast iron kettle w/spider, corn meal grinder, lard press, cider press, camel back trunks, cast iron skillets & pots (Griswold), cast iron bean pot, Burnside #1 pot bellied stove, laundry stove, Fairbanks & Morse Co. coffee grinder, wheat cradle, ox yoke, oil lamps, crank corn sheller, sev old scales, sev stone crocks & jars, smudge pots, gum ball machine, lighted Pepsi sign, old grindstone wheel on stand (very nice), Babcock & Wilcox Co. pressure gauges, iron wheels, coal buckets, corn jobber, pottery umbrella holder, barn & RR lanterns, old planes, duck decoys, fishing poles & reels, oil cans, feed scoop, wool carder, washboard, old children’s lunch pail, old walk behind brush cutter (works), double rinse tubs, old marbles, Toys: Talking Silver railroad Express train set, Charley Weaver Bartender, steam engines, Tonak toys, trench cannon (works), 2 trumpets, Lumar Utility Service truck, leather sewing machine, ladder back chairs, Occupied Japan cups & saucers, silverware, misc glass, sev sm items, sev misc items too numerous to mention. Things still coming in. A large all day auction.

Mobile spa a natural fit for Wells

DRESDEN — Kylie Wells understands the importance of skin care after her own struggles. It was one of the reasons she became an owner/operator of MOBO Med Spa in the Muskingum Valley territory. She has been with the company since December, where she has grown from one local location to 10 in less than a year. ...
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Jax seeking best buddy

SHARON — Jax is a big 2-year-old male who acts more like a dog than a cat. This orange and white beauty is a very confident boy and will run to greet his family. He likes to ride on shoulders and will be a best buddy. Jax is fine with respectful dogs, but there should be no other cats in the house. For information about adopting Jax, visit

Animal Shelter Society Presents WHIZ With Paw-sitive Partner Award

ZANESVILLE, Oh – WHIZ was presented with the Animal Shelter Society’s first Paw-sitive Partner award. The shelter’s general manager, April Cohagen-Gibson presented the award to WHIZ Media Group President Hank Littick, as well as News Director Nichole Hannahs and Radio Programming Director Brenda Larrick Thursday morning. The...

'It's a restaurant on wheels'

ZANESVILLE — It was a toasty Friday evening on the pavement in front of Hobby Lobby and sundown was approaching. Per usual, Chef Brian Waller and his crew were sapped after a long day of cooking in the Horns, Fins & Feathers food truck. The hefty stack of receipts told the story of...
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Equipment, tractor, tillers, lawn & garden items, and misc

Directions: Maysville Pike, left on Panther Drive, 1st left to Moxadarla, 2nd left on Darlington, left on Tipton. Signs posted. Kubota LA 1353 tractor w/cab, 4×4, front end loader and blade, 1150 hours. Farm Trac tractor w/forks, diesel, 4×4, 2300 hours. Manure spreader. D7 Car Dozer. 2011 Polaris Ranger, 2 row seats. 6’ Int. brush hog. Woods 5’ finish mower. Kubota tiller. Rotohoe tiller. Husqvarna riding mower. Land Pride tiller. Encore mower. 16 Cow corral system. Pull behind seed spreader. Sea Nymph fishing boat w/motor. Encore mower. Lots and lots of tools, chain saws, generators, weed eaters, tools, pocket knives and misc. Too much to list.

Taking ice cream to the extreme

You'll find many choices for a cool ice cream treat on a hot summer day at KIK Extreme Desserts at the Parkway Center on Southgate Parkway. Austin and Kylee Cobb have taken on the challenge of opening an ice cream business with some special treats. Their delicacies include extreme milkshakes, rolled ice cream, and cotton candy burritos.
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Gold/silver coins, antiques, guns, and misc.

Located east of Barnesville off State Route 147, signs posted. GOLD & SILVER COINS: 1854 – 3 dollar gold (Indian Princes), 1909d 5 dollar gold piece, 2 1884 uncirculated Carson City dollars, 1877s Trade dollar, 1883-ms63 dollar, 45 Morgan & Peace silver dollars, 1964d quarter, 1903 V nickels, 4 Barber dimes (92,97,98, 99), 5 Barber dimes (01-02-03-04-07), coin cases, books, supplies, plus more.