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January 12, 2003 - 5:25pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
A Newark man becomes the third suspect to be arrested for allegedly attempting to rob a fast food restaurant in Licking County, and the Heath Police Department is still searching for a fourth suspect. Earlier this week 17-year-old Markus Beach of Newark was arrested for allegedly attempting to rob Florence Stevens, and employee of the Kentucky Fried Chicken in Heath, as she was leaving the store around midnight on January 2nd. When Stevens refused to give her assailants the store's deposits,...
January 12, 2003 - 5:18pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
Basketball pride dribbled and bounced its way through Rosecrans High School Saturday evening. During halftime of the Bishops' game, center court was crowded with the school's three girls basketball state championship teams for a special ceremony to commemorate the athletic achievements of these high school heroes. Players from the championship teams of the '82, '83. and '92 seasons welcomed the opportunity to share their fondest basketball memories...Stacy Burns and Susan Denbow, from the '92...
January 11, 2003 - 7:10pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
An annual event at Grover Cleveland School, brought in many competitive faces. The "Hoop Shoot," has been going on for over 76 years and today marked another year. Each participant gets a total of 25-shots and the best of each category goes to state. After state finals the next step is Nationals. Winners will receive their name on a "Hoop Shoot" plaque in Chicago, along with other sports related items.
January 11, 2003 - 7:02pm
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A football legend makes his way to Zanesville bringing hundreds of fans to the Colony Square Mall. Today at the mall a never-ending line formed to get the signature of retired "Browns" player Greg Pruitt: Pruitt played for the Browns from 1979-1984. The sports player was invited to the mall to help promote an ongoing collecters show, other famous athletes will be brought in for the remaining five card shows.
January 10, 2003 - 11:30pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
It turns out that a woman who died on November 25, 2002; didn't die from food poisoning. Health officials performed an autopsy after 50-year old Pamela Moyer was found dead in her home on Pine Street. Moyer, along with her 18-year old son, became ill after eating a traditional Thanksgiving meal that's why officials suspected food poisoning, but Mike Kirsch the Environmental Health Director of Muskingum County says that the report indicated that she died of a irregular heart beat, coupled with...
January 10, 2003 - 9:26pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
A fifteen year tradition at the Colony Square Mall is getting bigger and better. The Collectors Card Show began Friday, January 10th...and will continue through the weekend. With more than 40 vendors from southeastern Ohio and beyond, the show offers a variety of sports items from signed footballs to trading cards. Throughout the year there will be five more shows, but each show is unique because a different famous athlete will be on-hand to sign autographs. This weekend, Gregg Pruitt is in...
January 10, 2003 - 6:30am
5 years 7 weeks ago
The state may be asking smokers and drinkers to pay more as part of its efforts to plug a hole in the budget. State budget director Tom Johnson says Governor Taft is considering asking for higher taxes on beer, wine and cigarettes. Last year, the state increased the cigarette tax 31 cents per pack to help balance a one-point-nine billion-dollar deficit. The state faced a 65-million dollar deficit at the end of December, and its expected to grow, although officials aren’t saying by how much...
January 10, 2003 - 6:13am
5 years 7 weeks ago
The Zanesville Board of Zoning Appeals met this week to address numerous zoning requests. The B-Z-A approved a number of projects. One of them involved the Taco Bell restaurant on Maple avenue. The company request was approved to build a new Taco Bell restaurant with a better drive through capabilities and more parking. While construction is underway for the new building, which will be built on a lot next to the current site, the existing restaurant will remain open. The zoning board also...
January 10, 2003 - 5:59am
5 years 7 weeks ago
The Zanesville highway patrol says its now had a chance to use its newest crime fighting device. It’s called a Taser and it literally shocks a suspect into custody. Local troopers had a chance to put the Taser to use during a minor traffic accident earlier this week, when a suspect became violent and tried to flee. Trooper Mike Forshey says there were two troopers at an accident site and they got into a scuffle with a suspect. Forshey says one of the troopers fired his Taser at the suspect...
January 9, 2003 - 7:30pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
A start to a new year brings a renewed sense of thanks to mother nature. Today the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Recycling and Litter Prevention gathered for their annual statewide recycle campaign, Their mission is to help raise awareness through TV and Radio Ads on why people should take part in recycling. The industry provides the state of Ohio with over 168 thousand jobs. The division distributes more than 70-percent of there budget to grants, which are distributed to a...
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