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March 7, 2004 - 2:49pm
5 years 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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.
March 5, 2004 - 6:46pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
Some famous former professional athletes will be traveling through the Zanesville area this weekend.

Former Bengals and Stealers players will be at the Colony Square Mall, to hang out with fans and sign autographs, at the sports cards and collectables show.

If you are a buckeye fan, you are in luck; there is plenty of Ohio State souvenirs to choose from as well as some interesting collectables.
The show runs through Sunday.
March 5, 2004 - 5:38pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
Family and friends are asking for the public’s help for any information leading to who’s responsible for the burglary and assault of area businessman Ron Hall of Ron’s Auto Parts.

The incident took place last Saturday on Center Road near South Zanesville.

The family is hoping that by offering a $10,000 reward anyone who knows anything will speak up.

Hall was taken to Genesis Hospital where he was treated and released. He is now recovering, but has a vague memory...
March 5, 2004 - 5:37pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
A Cambridge couple arrested in Canada Thursday for a vicious child pornography case may now face charges in Ohio as well as Canada.

Thursday John Stoneman and Patricia Kelley were arrested after a tip about the couple’s car led officers to their location.

The pair is accused of raping a 4-year-old, severely handicapped girl all while video taping the entire thing for the Internet.

Guernsey County officers say this case is the worst they’ve ever seen.

March 5, 2004 - 3:27pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
The Ohio Department of Jobs and Family services today released the January jobless rate and once again Morgan County leads the state with 22.4 percent unemployment.

Here’s how the rest of the counties in our area fare…Perry County’s jobless rate is 13.9 percent, Noble is at 11.6 percent, Coshocton and Guernsey Counties are at 10.9 percent. Then, it’s Muskingum County at 9.5 percent and the lowest rate in our area belongs to Licking County at 7 percent joblessness.

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