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December 12, 2003 - 1:20am
5 years 6 weeks ago
The State Highway Patrol says that a man has been charged in a November 26th accident, in which a 12-year-old boy was killed.

According to Trooper Jeff Jirles, the accident on State Route 208 killed 12-year-old Josh Epply of Adamsville. Epply was riding in the backseat of a car driven by 17-year-old Corey Jenkins, also of Adamsville.

Jirles said the car was traveling eastbound at high speed. Jenkins was unable to control the vehicle, it rolled, and Epply was ejected...
December 11, 2003 - 8:25pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
"Its better to give than receive" is a good phase to keep in mind this time of year, but don't forget your gift-giving etiquette.


According to consumer experts, there are many no-nos to avoid when giving.
When shopping outside your inner circle of family and friends, try to avoid anything too personal, like a negligee or a bathroom scale for a woman. For men, avoid colonge or underwear.


Bottom line, thoughtfulness is key. Keep in mind, universal gifts...
December 11, 2003 - 6:50pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
It’s looking more and more like Big Bear’s days are numbered as a local grocery option.

A company spokesman says the regional grocery chain will begin going out of business sales starting this weekend at its stores in Ohio and West Virginia that were not included in a recent auction. That process will likely last four to eight weeks.

Big Bear Managers in the two states got an e-mail this week from Penn Traffic Company, the chains corporate parent based in New York....
December 11, 2003 - 1:56pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
Downtown Zanesville has a new business to add to the 4th Street block. Sweet Meadows is an all-natural organic store that sells locally grown products.

Katie Brown the owner of the shop says the downtown area is a great location and that’s why she opened here. She says, “It’s very easy to get to this location and we’re kind of away from Maple Avenue, so for people coming from Newark and Granville and Cambridge it’s very easy to get to, plus it’s a really neat spot.”

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December 11, 2003 - 1:13pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
Members of the library association attended a meeting today with the County Commissioners asking for some help. They are in desperate need of a new insurance program because their current plan doesn’t offer the best benefits for their small company.

County Commissioner Dorothy Montgomery says the library is employing about 65 people and that in the insurance world that is considered a very small group. They like everyone else is experiencing enormous increases in their insurance...
December 11, 2003 - 11:28am
5 years 6 weeks ago
A Perry County family is homeless today after a fire burned their home. It happened last night just before 10:00 at 500 Eastern Avenue In New Lexington.

The home is owned by Regina Givens.
She lived there with her two young children and a friend.

They were not home at the time of the blaze. Givens says she thinks the fire may have been caused by a faulty furnace.

The Muskingum Valley Red Cross is helping the family with clothing, groceries and lodging...
December 10, 2003 - 11:35pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
The Lancaster Post of the State Highway Patrol needs the public’s help.

The patrol is looking for any information regarding a hit-and-skip accident on Saturday, November 6th. The accident on U.S. 33 killed 24-year-old Christopher Winland of Laurelville.

According to witnesses’ accounts, an unknown vehicle struck Winland in a southbound lane of 33 past Hill Road.

The patrol has been able to determine that the car involved is either a 1993 or a 1994 Chevy...
December 10, 2003 - 11:34pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
Trooper Jeff Jirles with the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol says that the Newcomerstown man allegedly responsible for the deaths of two men has been charged.

Jirles says that on September 30th, Dustin Bradford rear-ended a 1997 Camero. As a result of that collision, 26-year-old Cory Ihingher and 48-year-old Lloyd Ihingher both of Roseville were ejected from their vehicle. They were both pronounced dead at the scene of the accident on Avondale Road.

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December 10, 2003 - 11:29pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
The man who allegedly shot a baby in the back with a pellet gun was arraigned in Judge Mark Fleegle’s courtroom Wednesday.

According to Assistant Muskingum County Prosecutor Jim Workman, 23-year-old Charles Hartman allegedly shot a 16-month old baby boy in the back on Friday, November 21st at 1620 Maple Avenue.

The alleged incident occurred when Hartman and his girlfriend were babysitting the child. Wednesday Hartman was arraigned on two counts of felonious assault...
December 10, 2003 - 11:22pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
Authorities have not heard from the person or persons responsible for a series of shootings near a Columbus freeway, and they say they are not aware of any copycat cases.

Franklin County Chief Deputy Steve Martin Wednesday says there’s no new reported shootings or ballistic matches.

More than 16,000 tips have been called in about the shootings near Interstate 270.
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