Y-City News

Jessica Johnston
Jessica Johnston is a graduate of Ohio University's E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism with a specialization in linguistics and communication studies. A native of Cincinnati, Johnston was a reporter and slot editor for The Post, Ohio University's independent student newspaper. She is a former associate of Cincinnati Book Publishing and previously interned with CE Power and Creative Invites and Events.

Jessica Johnston, Assistant News Director

Nov 16, 2018
Week End Wrap Up (Story)
Nov 16, 2018
Furry Friend Friday: Dexter wants to jump into a new home (Story/Media)
Nov 15, 2018
NAMI hosts metal music for mental health awareness Friday (Story)
Nov 15, 2018
Weekend Planner Nov. 15 to Nov. 18 (Story)
Nov 15, 2018
Nearly 1,400 without power in New Concord area (Story)
Nov 14, 2018
Terry Bocook pleads not guilty to major drug offender charges (Story)
Nov 14, 2018
Annual Sertoma Pancake Day Wednesday anticipated to attract nearly 4,000 people (Story)
Nov 12, 2018
Task: Save a life (Story)
Nov 11, 2018
‘March 4 Vets’ walks Putnam to Maple (Story)
Nov 09, 2018
Week End Wrap Up (Story)
Nov 09, 2018
Save a Warrior secures dollar matching donation up to $500,000 (Story/Media)
Nov 09, 2018
Local Veterans Day deals (Story)
Nov 09, 2018
Weekend Planner Nov. 9 to Nov. 11 (Story)
Nov 08, 2018
Dresden water outage planned Friday morning for repair (Story)
Nov 08, 2018
‘March 4 Vets’ benefiting Save a Warrior (Story)
Nov 08, 2018
‘Dude, Be Kind Week!’ reminding people to be kind to those around them (Story)
Nov 07, 2018
Carr Center replacing flags to honor veterans (Story/Media)
Nov 07, 2018
Former Kimble’s Meat Market building catches fire Wednesday afternoon (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
Early Result: MCLS levy slides into approval by a hair (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
Early Results: Overwhelming disapproval on ZCS levy (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
Early Results: Porter tops Bates, remains in courthouse (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
Nearly 2,000 without power along Interstate 70 (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
Over 300 without power near Frazeysburg (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
Over 200 without power near airport (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
Recycling center supervisor urges county customers to do their homework (Story)
Nov 05, 2018
Muskingum County voting guide, locations (Story)
Nov 05, 2018
School Resource Officers going beyond safety in Muskingum County (Story/Media)
Nov 05, 2018
Man who led pursuit Saturday night is wanted fugitive in Florida (Story)
Nov 03, 2018
Air units assist OSP, county sheriff searching for man who fled traffic stop (Story)
Nov 03, 2018
Meet the candidate: John Bates getting everybody to work together (Story)
Nov 03, 2018
Woman trapped in car after rollover accident (Story)
Nov 03, 2018
Week End Wrap Up (Story)
Nov 02, 2018
Man hits AEP utility pole on Old River Road (Story)
Nov 02, 2018
Driver hits pizza shop pillars, runs into tree (Story)
Nov 02, 2018
Police searching for runaway teen (Story)
Nov 02, 2018
On the ballot: Muskingum County Library System levy renewal, addition (Story)
Nov 01, 2018
Meet the candidate: Jim Porter, a “budget watchdog” (Story)
Nov 01, 2018
Weekend Planner Nov. 1 to Nov. 4 (Story)
Nov 01, 2018
Two nurses turn one hunting solution into national business (Story)
Oct 26, 2018
Week End Wrap Up (Story)
Oct 26, 2018
Panda Express now serving on Maple Ave. (Story)
Oct 25, 2018
Collecting coats for those in need (Story)
Oct 25, 2018
Weekend Planner Oct. 25 — Oct. 28 (Story)
Oct 24, 2018
ZCS asking for additional $500,000 in levy renewal (Story)
Oct 23, 2018
Camper fire causes structure fire on Sonora Road (Story/Media)
Oct 23, 2018
National Drug Take Back Day Saturday (Story)
Oct 23, 2018
Overnight fire destroys South Zanesville home (Story)
Oct 22, 2018
Talents from behind the bars (Story)
Oct 20, 2018
Week End Wrap Up (Story)
Oct 19, 2018
Man pleads guilty to kidnapping, assaults; gets 15 years in prison (Story)
Oct 19, 2018
Furry Friend Friday: This pup Hopes to find a loving home (Story/Media)
Oct 18, 2018
22 years of SOUPer Bowl Sundays (Story)
Oct 18, 2018
Looking at the flip-side of addiction Thursday (Story)
Oct 18, 2018
Weekend Planner Oct. 18 to Oct. 21 (Story)
Oct 17, 2018
Water outage Thursday morning (Story)
Oct 16, 2018
Businesses to feature Muskingum County jobs at annual Job Fair (Story)
Oct 16, 2018
Friday’s multi-county pursuit suspect dies (Story)
Oct 16, 2018
Over 500 people without power west of downtown (Story)
Oct 15, 2018
Firefighters in South Zanesville to be paid for first time in near century (Story)
Oct 15, 2018
U.S. Marshals made no arrests on Alfred Street, Sheriff’s Office arrests suspect (Story)
Oct 14, 2018
House fire on Grove Ave. sends elderly woman to hospital (Story)
Oct 13, 2018
Week End Wrap Up (Story)
Oct 12, 2018
Update: Man shot himself in cemetery after multi-county pursuit (Story)
Oct 12, 2018
Man taken to hospital by helicopter following domestic dispute (Story)
Oct 12, 2018
Counties seek to rectify relations with state (Story)
Oct 12, 2018
Shed fire causes chain reaction (Story)
Oct 12, 2018
Duplex fire sends man to hospital (Story)
Oct 11, 2018
County officials strongly opposing Issue 1 (Story)
Oct 10, 2018
New Concord Fire Department educating youth during Fire Prevention Week (Story)
Oct 10, 2018
Man sentenced to 10 years in prison after assaulting Dresden Police Officer (Story)
Oct 09, 2018
Survivor Rescuer Reunion honors responders from Zanesville Half Marathon (Story/Media)
Oct 09, 2018
Democratic representatives speak in Zanesville on healthcare for Ohioans (Story/Media)
Oct 09, 2018
Man arrested in Norwood drug raid arraigned Tuesday morning (Story)
Oct 09, 2018
Voter registration ends today (Story)
Oct 08, 2018
Muskingum County Literacy Council hosting first Literacy Summit (Story)
Oct 08, 2018
The Wolf country radio celebrates 70th anniversary with operation expansion (Story)
Oct 08, 2018
Scholarship Central hosting College Prep Workshops starting Tuesday (Story)
Oct 06, 2018
Week End Wrap Up (Story)
Oct 05, 2018
ForeverDads annual golf outing had fly-in surprise (Story/Media)
Oct 05, 2018
Kiwanis handing out peanuts for donations in Zanesville streets (Story/Media)
Oct 05, 2018
Huntington Bank closing 30 branches across Ohio (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
Garage burns to ground on Dow Cameron property (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
U.S. Marshals serve warrant in Zanesville (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
Over 100 grams of meth, other substances, cash seized during raid on Norwood Blvd. (Story/Media)
Oct 04, 2018
Successful fundraiser sparks second tattoo challenge at Animal Shelter Society (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
Weekend Planner Oct. 4 to Oct. 7 (Story)
Oct 03, 2018
Over 200 without power west of Zanesville (Story)
Oct 02, 2018
Generations following in the firefighting footsteps at South Zanesville (Story)
Oct 01, 2018
Annual “Walk a Mile in My Shoes” to raise awareness for domestic violence (Story)
Oct 01, 2018
Health Department renovation bid awarded to Paul Construction (Story)
Oct 01, 2018
Green Road is closed for bridge replacement (Story)
Sep 28, 2018
Week End Wrap Up (Story)
Sep 28, 2018
Local vendors to display their masterpieces at the first Ohio Makes Festival (Story)
Sep 28, 2018
Furry Friend Friday: Anyone would be fortunate to adopt Vanna (Story)
Sep 27, 2018
Park District improving Gale Garden (Story)
Sep 27, 2018
County Commissioners talk trash with Kimble (Story)
Sep 27, 2018
From one medical responder to 45 employees in less than one year (Story)
Sep 27, 2018
Weekend Planner Sept. 27 – 30 (Story)
Sep 26, 2018
Disaster Relief funds coming to Muskingum County 7 months later (Story)
Sep 26, 2018
Flu clinics begin vaccinating next week (Story)
Sep 25, 2018
Zanesville firefighters becoming bulletproof (Story)
Sep 25, 2018
Zanesville first responders approved for new equipment purchase to enhance safety (Story)
Sep 25, 2018
Motorcyclist located, cited after hitting deer Thursday night (Story)
Sep 24, 2018
Fire Chief recognized for life-saving efforts (Story)
Sep 21, 2018
Week End Wrap Up (Story)
Sep 21, 2018
Muskingum County schools receiving portion of $12 million School Safety Grant (Story)
Sep 21, 2018
Getting ink for a cause (Story)
Sep 20, 2018
Inmates, workers build educational facility for Muskingum Behavioral Health (Story/Media)
Sep 20, 2018
Weekend Planner Sept. 20 – 23 (Story)
Sep 19, 2018
Swimming into Shrimp Fest (Story)
Sep 19, 2018
61 year-old Westerville woman dies in Licking Township crash (Story)
Sep 19, 2018
92 alpacas in Zanesville make up the largest Suri Alpaca farm in Southeast Ohio (Story/Media)
Sep 18, 2018
Understanding addiction one resource at a time (Story)
Sep 18, 2018
Semi runs over fire hydrant, causes 375,000 gallons of lost water (Story)
Sep 17, 2018
September is PCOS awareness month in Muskingum County (Story)
Sep 17, 2018
Center for Seniors revising bylaws (Story)
Sep 17, 2018
Bells are ringing for Constitution Week (Story)
Sep 15, 2018
Week end wrap up (Story)
Sep 14, 2018
Muskingum Behavorial Health helping community understand addiction (Story)
Sep 14, 2018
Zanesville firefighters are filling the boot (Story/Media)
Sep 14, 2018
Rowing Association looking to put Zanesville on national map (Story)
Sep 13, 2018
Breaking into celebration of mental illness, addiction recovery (Story)
Sep 13, 2018
Authorities searching for missing Zanesville teen (Story)
Sep 13, 2018
Weekend Planner Sept. 13 – 16 (Story)
Sep 12, 2018
Fieldhouse to host sharp furry friends (Story)
Sep 11, 2018
Carr Center flying into new project honoring veterans by giving back (Story)
Sep 11, 2018
Shriners donates almost 1.4 million in equipment to 57 fire departments (Story)
Sep 11, 2018
Road work returns to Maple Avenue (Story)
Sep 10, 2018
Ohio’s Take Action Scholarship Contest opens (Story)
Sep 10, 2018
Portion of VA Clinic reopens Monday (Story)
Sep 10, 2018
PetValu gives almost $10,000 donation to Muskingum County Dog Warden (Story)
Sep 07, 2018
Week end wrap up (Story)
Sep 07, 2018
PetValu checks off funds for Muskingum County Dog Warden’s new facility (Story)
Sep 07, 2018
Furry Friend Friday: A little bit of Pepper (Story/Media)
Sep 07, 2018
Taylor Street closed to Maple Avenue (Story)
Sep 07, 2018
Dr. Hawkins is serving the community with a smile (Story)
Sep 06, 2018
Motorcyclist cited with OVI after crashing into tree Wednesday night (Story)
Sep 06, 2018
Muskingum Sheriff releases 911 call following baby’s apparent hot car death (Story)
Sep 06, 2018
Weekend Planner Sept. 6 – 9 (Story)
Sep 05, 2018
Railroad workers tend to malfunctioning crossing gate (Story)
Sep 05, 2018
Man arrested in New Concord coughed out surprise upon jail intake (Story)
Sep 05, 2018
National anti-bullying speaker helps students, parents ‘unload the baggage’ (Story)
Sep 04, 2018
Taylor Street closed off to Maple Avenue due to water main break (Story)
Sep 04, 2018
Two exits on I-70 to be shut down Wednesday (Story)
Sep 04, 2018
Water main break off Linden Avenue (Story)
Sep 04, 2018
Abandoned motorcycle, single shoe, cell phone found on Gorsuch Road (Story)
Aug 31, 2018
Multiple vehicles involved in two accidents on Route 60 (Story)
Aug 31, 2018
Week end wrap up (Story)
Aug 31, 2018
Giving back, one dental exam at a time (Story)
Aug 30, 2018
Daycare employee indicted on rape related charges, three victims involved (Story)
Aug 30, 2018
September is officially Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in Muskingum County (Story)
Aug 30, 2018
Weekend Planner Aug. 30 – Sept. 2 (Story)
Aug 29, 2018
CDL jobs trucking into Zanesville (Story)
Aug 28, 2018
United Way is hoping to hit campaign launch out of the park (Story)
Aug 28, 2018
VA serving patients from parking lot (Story)
Aug 27, 2018
Trulight Ministries to host ‘One Night in a Box’ (Story)
Aug 27, 2018
Eight arrested on night of OVI checkpoint (Story)
Aug 24, 2018
Week end wrap up (Story)
Aug 24, 2018
Man got out of car, began to walk away after accident (Story)
Aug 24, 2018
Troy Balderson officially wins 12th District (Story)
Aug 24, 2018
Furry Friend Friday: ‘Marked’ for a new start (Story/Media)
Aug 24, 2018
Most Wanted List updates new faces, eliminates captures (Story)
Aug 24, 2018
Friday’s OVI checkpoint is coming to Zanesville (Story)
Aug 23, 2018
Zanesville biomedical students get advanced education (Media)
Aug 23, 2018
Devoll pleads not guilty for second time (Story)
Aug 23, 2018
Gas work on Maple is causing delays (Story)
Aug 23, 2018
McIntire ramp on Maple blocked due to ODOT (Story)
Aug 23, 2018
Weekend Planner Aug. 23 – 26 (Story)
Aug 22, 2018
Six arrested in drug raids plea not guilty (Story)
Aug 22, 2018
VA Clinic closed due to flooding (Story)
Aug 22, 2018
Roadwork on Maple Avenue, Military Road (Story)
Aug 21, 2018
Furry friends ran into new homes during Clear the Shelter Saturday (Story)
Aug 21, 2018
Dashing into Fall Semester, Zane State helps students with emergencies (Story)
Aug 20, 2018
Lighting is coming a little later than expected (Story)
Aug 20, 2018
OVI sobriety checkpoint (Story)
Aug 20, 2018
Christ’s Table filled more than stomachs Monday (Story/Media)
Aug 20, 2018
Center for Seniors partners with Allwell (Story/Media)
Aug 17, 2018
Week end wrap up (Story)
Aug 17, 2018
Dancing into Saturday’s fair schedule (Story)
Aug 17, 2018
Over 1,000 without power in Dresden (Story)
Aug 17, 2018
Multiple vehicle accidents on I-70 East (Story)
Aug 17, 2018
Popping over to Friday’s fair schedule (Story/Media)
Aug 16, 2018
Road work to close portion of North River Road (Story)
Aug 16, 2018
Weekend Planner Aug. 16 – 19 (Story)
Aug 15, 2018
Hold on for Thursday fair events (Story)
Aug 15, 2018
Wednesday evening fair events (Story)
Aug 15, 2018
A little light on the subject of revitalization (Story)
Aug 14, 2018
A Big Switch in erosion control (Story)
Aug 14, 2018
Clear the Shelter this Saturday (Story/Media)
Aug 14, 2018
Greenwood Cemetery findings confirmed as resurfaced remains (Story)
Aug 13, 2018
Fair board candidate brings youthful agenda (Story)
Aug 13, 2018
New Public Safety Director could keep permanent residence in other county (Story)
Aug 13, 2018
Trump claims Kasich hurt Balderson in race, elicits laughable reponse (Story)
Aug 10, 2018
Week end wrap up (Story)
Aug 10, 2018
PupCup 5K and Poochwalk Saturday (Story)
Aug 10, 2018
Furry Friend Friday: A family will ‘Lovey’ her (Story/Media)
Aug 10, 2018
Drug Free Muskingum to educate at fair (Story)
Aug 09, 2018
Lorena Sternwheeler experiences deficit (Story)
Aug 09, 2018
New South Zanesville ambulance is now transporting (Story/Media)
Aug 09, 2018
Weekend Planner Aug. 9 – 12 (Story)
Aug 08, 2018
Drug raids yield over $200,000 of evidence (Story/Media)
Aug 07, 2018
Balderson unofficially wins 12th Congressional District (Story)
Aug 07, 2018
Board of Elections unofficial results are in (Story)
Aug 07, 2018
Local author releases first book of series (Story)
Aug 06, 2018
Semi overturned off Interstate 70 (Story)
Aug 06, 2018
Polls open for special election Tuesday (Story)
Aug 06, 2018
East Muskingum School Board to accept superintendent resignation (Story)
Aug 03, 2018
Week end wrap up (Story)
Aug 03, 2018
Jim Renacci stops in Zanesville (Story/Media)
Aug 02, 2018
Dog warden volunteers recognized by county commissioners (Story)
Aug 02, 2018
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Saturday (Story)
Aug 02, 2018
Weekend Planner August 2 – 5 (Story)
Aug 02, 2018
Man discovers human bones while walking in cemetery (Story)
Aug 01, 2018
AVC Communications now serving Zanesville (Story)
Jul 26, 2018
Week End Wrap Up (Story)
Jul 26, 2018
Weekend Planner July 26 – 29 (Story)
Jul 25, 2018
McDonald’s hosting fire safety event (Story)
Jul 24, 2018
Jay Bennett responds to allegations (Story)
Jul 24, 2018
Annual breastfeeding awareness event (Story)
Jul 23, 2018
Fair Oaks Baptist celebrates 125th anniversary (Story)
Jul 23, 2018
President Trump endorses Troy Balderson (Story)
Jul 20, 2018
Week end wrap up (Story)
Jul 19, 2018
Teen jumps off Y-Bridge (Story)
Jul 19, 2018
Small plane crashes in corn field near Sonora Road (Story)
Jul 19, 2018
CORSA hands commissioners $16,204 check (Story)
Jul 19, 2018
Garage fire on corner of Fess, Sevall Street (Story/Media)
Jul 19, 2018
Weekend Planner: July 19 – July 22 (Story)
Jul 18, 2018
Alleged murderer pleads not guilty (Story)
Jul 18, 2018
Business Spotlight: Community Bank (Story)
Jul 18, 2018
Fatal crash Tuesday night (Story)
Jul 17, 2018
Kasich officiates grand opening of Jesse Owens State Park and Wildlife Area (Media)
Jul 16, 2018
Commissioners flooded by national FEMA campaign (Story)
Jul 13, 2018
Furry Friend Friday (Story)
Jul 12, 2018
Maysville Elementary adopts PAX program (Story)
Jul 12, 2018
Commissioners hold budget hearing (Story)
Jul 12, 2018
Weekend Planner: July 12 – 15 (Story)
Jul 11, 2018
House fire structure condemned by city (Story)
Jul 11, 2018
Early voting began Tuesday (Story)
Jul 11, 2018
House fire off Wayne Avenue (Story)
Jul 10, 2018
County Boards of Developmental Disabilities make new $3.8 million appropriation (Story)
Jul 10, 2018
Dog Warden has blue prints for new facility (Story)
Jul 10, 2018
Fourth of July causes a few runaways (Story)
Jul 09, 2018
Pottery Week starts tomorrow (Story)
Jul 09, 2018
New jail designs presented at county commissioners meeting (Story)
Jul 06, 2018
Zanesville artist captures the ‘American West’ in new exhibition (Media)
Jul 06, 2018
South Zanesville pool levy to appear on November ballot (Story)
Jul 06, 2018
Man charged in stabbing death appears before judge in tears (Media)
Jul 05, 2018
Man arrested for aggravated murder in stabbing case (Story)
Jul 05, 2018
Substance abuse influences increase in cases at Muskingum County Adult and Child Protective Services (Story)
Jul 05, 2018
Weekend Planner July 5 – 8 (Story)
Jul 03, 2018
United Way launches opioid text service to combat addiction, overdose in counties (Story)
Jul 02, 2018
Blood Drive at Cambridge High School offering donor incentive (Story)
Jul 02, 2018
United Way, Kellogg’s hosting Community Garden Project (Story)
Jun 29, 2018
People’s Choice Car Show Saturday (Story)
Jun 29, 2018
Philo, Duncan Falls bridge to be named after late Lieutenant Michael Lutz (Story/Media)
Jun 29, 2018
United Way sponsoring weekend meals for school children in need (Story)
Jun 28, 2018
Take a Bite Out of Hunger Friday (Story)
Jun 28, 2018
Road Resurfacing Program (Story)
Jun 28, 2018
Weekend Planner: June 29 – July 1 (Story)
Jun 27, 2018
Y-Bridge Brewing hosting Ales for ALS Saturday (Story)
Jun 25, 2018
Muskingum, Guernsey Counties meet to discuss joint jail construction project (Story)
Jun 22, 2018
Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative leasing 288 solar panels to members (Media)
Jun 21, 2018
FedEx truck over median on Interstate 70 (Story)
Jun 21, 2018
Commissioner Porter stresses importance of PSA testing after final cancer treatment (Story/Media)
Jun 21, 2018
Special Olympic torch brought to Zanesville by Law Enforcement Torch Run (Story/Media)
Jun 20, 2018
Weekend Planner: June 21-24 (Story)
Jun 20, 2018
Districts increasing school security for upcoming academic year (Story)
Jun 20, 2018
Newark’s Downtown Summerfest begins Thursday (Story)
Jun 19, 2018
Dresden Homecoming kicks off Wednesday (Story)
Jun 18, 2018
Suicide rate rises in Muskingum County (Story)
Jun 15, 2018
Zanesville Farmer’s Market open Saturdays (Story)
Jun 14, 2018
Mental Health and Recovery Services Board celebrates 50th anniversary; honors guest (Story)
Jun 14, 2018
Travel Zanesville with guided app (Story)
Jun 14, 2018
Muskingum County Sheriff’s Department approved for $15,000 equipment purchase (Story)
Jun 12, 2018
ForeverDads purchases old grade-school building (Story/Media)
Jun 12, 2018
Midwestern patriotism brought Save a Warrior to Ohio (Story/Media)
Jun 11, 2018
LGBTQ pride dragged in a crowd (Story)
Jun 11, 2018
New Concord summer concert series starts Tuesday (Story)
Jun 11, 2018
New disaster siren contract approved for Muskingum County (Story)