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February 15, 2004 - 10:48pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
A mobile home caught on fire tonight in Frazeysburg, but luckily no one was home at the time.

Marvin Wheeler, Fire Chief of the Frazeysburg Volunteer Fire Dept. says the fire appears to have started in the living room area.

With the help of the Dresden Fire Dept. the two squads put out the blaze, but say the fire had already destroyed the home.

No one was injured and the cause of the fire is unknown at this time.
February 15, 2004 - 10:29pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
Three people were sent to the hospital this evening after a two car accident on State Route 93.

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol quickly responded to the call adn was on the scene.

Sgt. Clark Felix says, " A gray pontiac driving northbound on SR 93 drove up on the right side of the road, struck the guard rail, overcorrected, came back off the left side adn bounced into the Lumina van."

Injuries are unknown at this time, but Sgt. Felix says at...
February 15, 2004 - 7:01pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
Over 200,000 fans filled the stands at the Daytona 500 in Florida today.

But Daytona was not the only place fans cheered on their favorite driver.
Local NASCAR fans gathered at BW3’s on Maple Avenue to watch the biggest race of the year.

The fans noticed something different about the Daytona 500, this year. The sponsor has changed. Nextel now sponsors the series for the past 33 years known as the Winston Cup.

NASCAR, feeling the pressure from government...
February 15, 2004 - 2:06pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
Believe it or not, spring is on the way, which means one thing for high school girls; prom is coming, and finding that perfect dress can be tough, so I went out to find the hottest dresses for Prom 2004.

Cathie McCulloch says this year feminine, ball gowns, is the number one selling silhouette, a fairy-tale kind of feel.

Its all about drama this year, designers are not forgetting about the details, she says eye-popping couture numbers with rhinestones, and beading are sure...
February 15, 2004 - 1:53pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
The Pomerene Center for the Arts in Coshocton picked the sweetest day for their annual chocolate extravaganza.

Nearly 200 people came through the doors to taste local chefs’ delicious chocolate desserts. The center’s director, Anne Cornell, says they taste just as good as they look.

While sinking their teeth into decadent desserts, guests enjoyed listening to the
Triple Lock Quartet and watching clips from a local bake off. Chef Jodi Seibert’s chocolate pie took...
February 15, 2004 - 12:39am
5 years 7 weeks ago
No one was injured when a Chevy Suburban was struck by handgun fire at around 10:15 this morning near Pataskala.

Authorities from the sniper task force say their shooter appears to be getting bolder.

Police say the victim made the first 911 call and four other people witnessed the shooting.

They describe the shooter as a white male, approximately thirty to forty years of age, average height and weight with dark hair and dark sunglasses.

Witnesses say...
February 14, 2004 - 12:02pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
Well put on your dancing shoes because the Zaney Follies are getting ready for their annual variety show.

This year’s theme is Viva Las Zanesville and everyone from showgirls to famous impersonators will be there.

Today dancers and singers alike had toe-tapping, knee-slapping time. But it’s not all fun and games; the main goal is to raise money.

Anyone who wants to be apart of this year’s show can- there’s plenty to do on and off the stage.

Tickets...
February 14, 2004 - 8:12am
5 years 7 weeks ago
It may not be April yet, but it’s time to start thinking about filing your taxes.

Authorities at the IRS sat there are three ways you can do that.

You can go to the IRS website and e-file, you can purchases the software your self, or you can take it to a local professional.

There are advantages to each, but the fastest ways to get your refund is via the web.

If you have not received your W2’s from last year- you should contact your employer or call...
February 13, 2004 - 10:05pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
The verdict is in on a former judge accused of conspiring to set his house on fire and then collecting $235,000 in insurance proceeds.

A federal jury in Columbus has convicted former Fairfield County Municipal Judge Donald McAuliffe after deliberating the past two days. Authorities charged the 53-year-old McAuliffe with conspiring with another man to burn his home in Millersport nearly two years ago.

McAuliffe is looking at sentenced totaling more than ten years in...
February 13, 2004 - 7:33pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
It won’t be long now until there are some serious 3 on 3 basketball this summer in downtown Zanesville.

This is the 8th year for the annual Gus Macker Tournament, which continues to be a huge success year after year.

Director of Downtown Association, Dana Matz says the best thing about the tournament is all the money raised stays in the community, and helps fund projects like the Downtown Revitalization Project.

For $100.00 dollars, you can still sign up your...
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