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July 3, 2003 - 5:47pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
A stabbing incident late last night left on man injured and another in custody. The stabbing happened in the Marietta Street Apartments around 11 o'clock last night. The victim, Richard Snyder, says, "I was sitting here drinking a couple of beers with some friends and some guy just ran in with a knife and stabbed me a couple times. I don't know him and I didn't do anything to him that I know of." Snyder suffered stab wounds to his left arm and torso area. He was treated at Good Samaritan...
July 3, 2003 - 5:34pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
Muskingum County golfers, mark your calendars. Three weeks from today on July 24th, there will be a charity golf tournament at the Jaycees Public Golf Course. The entry fee is eighty dollars per person and all of the proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. This tournament brings in over 25-thousand dollars each year and helps to eradicate the cancer blight that we currently have. The winner of the tournament goes on to the state championship in Akron, but if you’re just looking for a...
July 3, 2003 - 6:12am
5 years 10 weeks ago
The Zanesville police department is investigating a car-train accident in downtown Zanesville this morning. Police say it happened around 3:30 on Lee Street near the General Wholesale building. Police and fire crews arrived on the scene to find a car lodge under one of the train cars. However, investigators are trying to determine if the car ran into the train or the train into the car. Police had to close the Linden Avenue span of the Y-Bridge and all side streets off Keen Street, but they...
July 3, 2003 - 5:21am
5 years 10 weeks ago
A Zanesville native is doing his part to help a local project…and now he’s challenging you to do the same. Paul Newman made a five-hour drive from Flint Michigan to Zanesville on Wednesday. Newman is donating 1000 dollars to help the Nelston T. Gant foundation pay off the mortgage on its new house. Newman is making a challenge to the community to do the same. The Gant foundation needs another 20,000 dollars to pay off their property. If they get it before September they will receive a huge...
July 3, 2003 - 5:13am
5 years 10 weeks ago
Several Zanesville residents are facing drug charges. A Muskingum County grand jury indicted 54-year-old Howard Roe on two counts of trafficking drugs. His girlfriend, 51-year-old Martha Wilson was indicted on two counts of permitting drug abuse. Also, because the alleged drug sales occurred at Roe’s home on Maysville Avenue, there is a forfeiture specification on the home at 11-thousand dollars. Roe is also facing four counts of having a weapon under disability. Also, 40-year-old Jeffery...
July 2, 2003 - 11:56pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
A Grand Jury indicted one of Muskingum County’s Most Wanted Suspects Wednesday. The Grand Jury indicted Jerry Galigher on two counts of failing to register as a sexually oriented offender. Galigher was convicted of a sex offense in the early 1990s. He was released from prison in 1997. Because of his sexual offender conviction, Galigher must register his address with the Muskingum County Sheriff’s Department at least once a year or every time he changes his address. If he’s convicted,...
July 2, 2003 - 11:54pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
Family members, Friends and lots of hugs greet a local pastor who returned home from serving his country overseas. Pastor Keith Lingsch was deployed 90 days ago to a classified location. He was one of two chaplains who served 26,000 other military personnel. Now, Lingsch is anxious to get back to serving his local congregation. Lingsch is the reverend at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Zanesville. He returned home to his wife and three kids.
July 2, 2003 - 4:24pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
Fireworks won’t be the only sight in the sky this weekend. You can also check out the small airplanes that will be floating through the clouds. On Saturday, July5th the Par Airport is holding a day filled with fun. Robert Norman, flight instructor, says flying an airplane isn’t like the good old days. He hopes that by having a flying event people will realize the greatness behind aviation. Throughout the day there will be competitions set up for pilots, and some will go home with a trophy...
July 2, 2003 - 4:24pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
The State Education Department is taking $30 million from a reserve fund because it’s getting less money that expected from the Ohio Lottery. Despite a slight increase in overall profits, the Ohio Lottery fell about $31 million short of its profit projections for the fiscal year that ended Monday. State law requires lottery profits be used for schools. They make up about 9% of the state’s school funding. In the fiscal year that ended Monday, the lottery gave $641.4 million to schools, about...
July 2, 2003 - 2:56pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
Latenight eaters have a new choice as a fastfood staple extends its hours. All four McDonalds in Zanesville now have drive thru windows open twenty-four hours a day. To McDonald’s management, it seemed like an idea worth trying. “We seem like we’re a twenty-four hour, seven day a week society now,” says Kathy Himmelspach, McDonalds Community Relations Representative, “everybody’s out. You know, different businesses start at different times. There’s a lot of businesses in this area that run...
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