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October 16, 2003 - 4:54pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
Nursing homes aren’t always recognized in a positive light, but today one local facility receives special honors. Paul Brosie threw a celebration today in appreciation for his care at the Willow Haven nursing home. He was told he would never walk again, but after six weeks of therapy, Brosie is back on his feet. He credits his full recovery to the staff members that took care of him. A spaghetti dinner, live music and a special recognition plaque were all part of Brosie’s way of giving...
October 16, 2003 - 4:42pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
A local family reaches out for the community’s help after a fire destroys their home. The fire broke out on Sunday afternoon when an extension cord popped catching a nearby bed on fire. Fortunately no one was home at the time of the incident, but it created significant damage throughout the house. Losing all your personal belongings can be devastating, and with the lack of content insurance this family is in need of a helping hand. If you’d like to help the Wright family get back on track a...
October 15, 2003 - 10:47pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
According to the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Department, an accident Wednesday afternoon claimed the life of one man. The accident happened on County Road 368. Joseph Waters had a heart attack while driving on private property, causing his vehicle to strike a tree. According to a press release from the office, Waters was pronounced dead at the scene. The Coshocton County Coroner did investigate the incident, and an autopsy will be performed.
October 15, 2003 - 10:45pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
Also in Coshocton, shortly before 7:00 Wednesday evening, 58-year-old Patricia Jones was driving on County Road 22 and Township Road 341 on a motorcycle. According to the office, Jones went off the right side of CR 22 and into a creek. Ms. Jones was flown from the scene by Med flight to Akron General Hospital. Her condition is unknown at this time.
October 15, 2003 - 10:45pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
The Ohio Senate unanimously approved legislation to help the state combat bio-terrorism. The measure was approved one day after clearing the Senate Finance Committee on a partisan 9-to-3 vote. The House approved the bill in different form and will have to agree to Senate changes. Representative Jimmy Stewart, a Republican from Athens, wrote the bill. It’s patterned after a model act devised by the Centers for Disease Control.
October 15, 2003 - 10:44pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
Democratic Presidential hopeful Dennis Kucinich says he has raised about $3.5 million for his White House bid. The Federal Election Campaign required Kucinich to submit a Campaign Finance Report Wednesday, showing moneys raised from July to September.
October 15, 2003 - 10:43pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
Buckeye Egg Farm is coming closer to shutting down. The Ohio Environmental Review Appeals Commission Wednesday upheld Agriculture Director Fred Dailey’s order to start closing down barns at the state’s largest egg producer. The Commission says Dailey acted properly when he revoked 12 existing permits and denied eleven permit applications in July. But since the original order called for barn closures to start in August, the panel ordered Dailey to set a new date. Dailey said he would do so...
October 15, 2003 - 4:36pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
A South Zanesville father is on cloud nine after recovering his missing twins. Joe Cox hadn’t seen his twin children Chase and Taylor since mid July. His wife Nicole had taken the kids and left, once Joe received custody. Ever since, he’s been traveling the country looking to get his twins back. This week, Nicole called and said she wanted to return the kids to him and face the penalty. Now, Joe couldn’t be happier. Currently, Nicole faces two counts of interference with custody.
October 15, 2003 - 4:31pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
Head restraints in cars are improving and helping save people’s necks…literally. An Insurance Institute for Highway Safety study shows newer car models have head restraints able to provide proper protection against whiplash. The study said in 1995, three percent of cars surveyed had restraints they considered good, compared to 45 percent rated good in 2003 models. But a local doctor said the restraints can’t completely prevent whiplash, but can help decrease it. The Spinal Injury Foundation...
October 15, 2003 - 12:37pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
The Federal Communications Commission is expected to announce today whether S-B-C Communications can offer long-distance service in Ohio and three other states. S-B-C, formerly known as Ameritech, has been trying for years to offer long-distance service throughout its service area. Approval from the
F-C-C is the final hurdle. The San Antonio-based company says the move would mean better deals on long-distance for customers because there will be more competition in the market. But...
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