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March 7, 2004 - 10:43pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
At around 11o’clock this morning the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a crash on County Road 16, just west of West Lafayette.

17 year olds Ashley Stoffer and Keely Maxwell were headed westbound and had a head on collision with a vehicle going eastbound carrying 64-year-old Carol Grace of West Lafayette. Both vehicles slid off the road and Grace’s vehicle flipped over.

17-year-old Keely Maxwell was pronounced dead at the scene. Both Carol Grace and...
March 7, 2004 - 10:15pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
One of the most famous martial artists of all time was in our area today.

Grandmaster Sifu Eric Lee dropped by the Newark Impact Martial Arts Dojo for a special seminar. Eric Lee has studied martial arts for over 40 years and has been in hundreds of movies. Lee has trained movie stars Jet Lee, Steven Segal, and Jackie Chan.

One of Lee’s students says even though he has been in countless movies and worked with some of the biggest stars in Hollywood, he is still one of the...
March 7, 2004 - 2:51pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
Swimming for a good cause, that’s how many central Ohioans including local people spent their Sunday afternoon.

Area volunteers participated in the twelfth annual swim for diabetes at Bishop Rosecrans High School.

This year more then 1,500 people across central Ohio volunteered for the cause.

Every year this even raises money to support diabetes research, education programs, nutritional counseling, and many other services.
March 7, 2004 - 2:50pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
While spring may be officially two weeks away, there are some things you can do now to prepare for your spring landscaping.

Your yard many feel a little soggy after today and your bushes and shrubs probably look a little tired after a very cold winter.

Marc Brockman, General Manager for timber Run Gardens says you can’t do much planting right now, but it is a great time of year to do some clean up in your landscape.

Not only is it a good time to fertilize, but...
March 7, 2004 - 2:49pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
It’s been a hot topic for many Ohioans, but several people still have questions about it.

That is why the Muskingum Count Sheriff’s Office will be holding a public forum for anyone who may have questions regarding the new concealed carry law that doesn’t take effect until April.

The forum will be held on March 11th at 7PM at MATC in the Health and Science Hall Room H300.

If you can’t make Thursday’s event you can call the Sheriff’s office for any questions about...
March 7, 2004 - 12:49am
5 years 6 weeks ago
It was a homecoming Sherrie and Skip Johnson couldn’t wait to see happen.

Their son, Justin Johnson is home after being treated at hospitals in Dayton and Washington D.C. Justin, a ranger in training in the Army, was shot in the legs several times during rounds shooting in Georgia, where soldiers were supposed to shooting blanks.

Justin says he’s just thankful for the doctors that saved his legs, and glad he is out a hospital bed, a place he has been since December 3rd....
March 6, 2004 - 10:43pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
A fatal accident to report tonight that occurred last evening on County Road 73 in Wayne Township.

According to the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol, at around 9:00 last night, 37 year old Michael Delozier of Zanesville and his passenger 22 year old Adam Hill of Philo were involved in a rollover. It is unknown at this time what caused the rollover and no other vehicles were involved in the crash.

Hill was found dead at the scene. He was not wearing his...
March 6, 2004 - 1:48pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
People in Russia may be a little warmer thanks to some local Ohioans.

The Ohio State Trapper Association auctioned off any fur-bearing animal that can be caught in Ohio.

Most of the fur goes towards coats or collars and will be transported around the world.
March 6, 2004 - 1:47pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
Being a leader can be a hard thing to do and for some local high schoolers they got a life-long lesson on how to be a good role model.

The teen institute is held annually at Friendly Hills Grange. This weekend area teens that are also leaders at their schools were asked to come together to learn leadership qualities.

Not only is it a good chance to learn life long lessons but the tens also get to make some life-long friendships.

About 150 high schoolers from...
March 6, 2004 - 1:46pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
The rain didn’t stop people from thinking about gardening this spring.

An educational seminar about anything and everything that ahs to do with gardening was held today at OUZ.

There were several speakers talking about different gardening topics.

This was the first event of its kind. The Group hopes this will be come an annual event.
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