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November 16, 2003 - 8:33pm
5 years 5 weeks ago
An area congressman said despite recent deaths of American troops, he can’t say when they’ll be leaving. With over 400 American soldiers dead since the conflict began, Iraq is planning their own government to take over in June. This would end US military occupation. Congressman Bob Ney (OH-18) said taking them out early might be a problem if Saddam Hussein ended up regaining power. Ney said he wants to look at the bigger picture of protecting our country and American citizens. He said he...
November 16, 2003 - 8:27pm
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Muskingum County Sheriff’s officers serving a warrant found it to be quite a hassle tonight. Officers went to an apartment building next to Papa John’s on Maple Avenue around 5:00 p.m. They were serving a felony warrant from Georgia for probation violation for 38 year-old Everett Haught. Officers saw him outside the building before he fled inside and according to the sheriff’s office, onto the roof. The sheriff’s office got some help from the Zanesville police and fire departments. After a...
November 15, 2003 - 6:55pm
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The animal shelter in Zanesville showed their new facilities off to the public this afternoon at the annual open house. Officials gave visitors a first hand glimpse of their new vet room and operating facilities. The operating room opened about four weeks ago and will serve to spay and neuter all pets before they leave the shelter. Also, a variety of help and rescue groups were on hand sharing advice. Among them, the Red Cross had information on a first aid class on pets, which will be held...
November 15, 2003 - 6:54pm
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The Federal Communications Committee said local wireless portability is now law. That may sound very technical, but basically what it means is you can keep your cell phone number when switching carriers. There are some limitations to it. You can’t switch if you’re moving to another city. You must stay in the same metropolitan area. Also, consider that you’ll be required to switch phones when changing carriers and early termination and new activation fees still apply. But the bottom line:...
November 15, 2003 - 5:39pm
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The Sunnyview Nursing Home in Zanesville received a make-over … as it was renamed to the Genesis Extended Care and Rehab Center. Today they were ready to unveil their new service to the public. There was an open house today commemorating the new center with lots of activities planned for the community. Sarah Weber an administrator says six out of ten patients admitted are rehabilitated and return back to community living within two to four weeks.
November 15, 2003 - 5:34pm
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It was the perfect day for a craft bazaar here in Zanesville as the Sunrise Senior Center held their annual fundraiser. With lots of holiday crafts, this year proved to be more elaborate than in years past. Approximately 31 vendors were in attendance at the event, displaying their crafts and baked goods. All proceeds from today’s event go to the Muskingum County Center for Seniors for programs throughout the upcoming year.
November 14, 2003 - 11:50pm
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Investigations continue to determine the exact cause of Thursday’s trench collapse on Dulty Lane. The construction site is now closed off to further work…as the police and fire departments and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration sift through the evidence and talk to witnesses of the accident. According to Fire Chief Dave Lacy, a trench collapsed killing 54-year-old James Carpenter of Zanesville Thursday afternoon. Surveying and diagramming of the scene were conducted Friday...
November 14, 2003 - 11:49pm
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The Zanesville Police Department says an armed robbery that occurred Thursday afternoon might be connected to other recent robbery cases around the city. Thursday’s robbery occurred at the R and K Market on Ridge Avenue around 5:30 p.m. Detective Randy Richason says the department is now searching for their suspect. The suspect is described as white male, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and a camouflage mask. Police say the suspect did have a gun. Police add it is still too early to say...
November 14, 2003 - 11:48pm
5 years 5 weeks ago
Philo eighth grade students may not be home as early as they would like. Unfortunately due to traffic congestion, the group will not be returning home from their Washington, D.C. trip until approximately 2:00 a.m. Their estimated arrival time was at 11:30 p.m.
November 14, 2003 - 11:47pm
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The man who is accused of opening fire inside an Ohio trucking company facility last week has been indicted. 50-year-old Tom West, also known as Joseph J. Eschenbrenner the Third, has been indicted on two counts of aggravated murder and three counts of attempted aggravated murder. West apparently worked for the trucking company in Atlanta from 1998 to late 2001.
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