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October 9, 2002 - 4:45pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
This Saturday members of te Zanesville chapter of Veterans of Foreign Wars will be holding a candlelight vigil honoring area Prisoners of War and those Missing In Action. The vigil will take place outside their office at 7:15 p.m. On display will be three 7-foot tall bronze statues of World War Two soldiers. Everyone is invited to attend.
October 9, 2002 - 4:40pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
The multi-million dollar expansion plan at the Zanesville Municipal Airport is flying along. Repaving the five thousand foot-long runway, adding runway safety areas, and installing an instrument landing system are all components of the three-pronged project. More than forty feet of fill will level out land surrounding the runway. The project will cost a total of 3.5 million dollars and is expected to be completed in mid-November.
October 9, 2002 - 3:03pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
If you are looking for a new dining experience in the Muskingum County area, then you might want to head over to the Golden Corral. The family restaurant, located off of state route 60 near Lowes on the Brandywine Loop, opened its doors to the public today. Shannon White, owner of the 12,400 square foot restaurant, felt that Zanesville was a perfect place to provide buffet style dining. White also says that his company "PJL Enterprises" will begin building another Golden Corral in the Newark...
October 9, 2002 - 2:58pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
Govenor Taft has formally announced a proposal that could lead to dicounted prescription drugs for more than two million seniors and disabled Ohioans. The state plans to contract with Member-Health Incorporated to arrange discounts and rebates with drug companies. Under the plan, seniors and disabled Ohioans would be able to use their Golden Buckeye card for prescription discounts at participating pharmacies. Govenor Taft says he hopes to have the program operating in January. The state's...
October 9, 2002 - 12:14pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
There are many, colorful items associated with the month of October including orange pumpkins, yellow haystalks and brown leaves, but black cats are one of the most recognizable symbols of the tenth month and that scares many animal advocates. Concern escalated in the Muskingum Valley in the past, couple of years, after several black cats were dropped off to the Zanesville Animal Shelter after being abused and tortured. Many occult members toture white and black cats, during the month of...
October 9, 2002 - 12:09pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
It's hard to find a better place to hold the German festivities of Octoberfest than a town named Dresden, so local businessman Glenn Newman took the opportunity to build off the name and create his very, own Octoberfest. Newman says the inaugural festival will supply German eats and treats throughout the day on Saturday, Oct. 12, from noon until 9 p.m., in downtown Dresden. Proceeds will benefit the local fire and police departments. Newman says the community has offered much support and he...
October 8, 2002 - 7:55pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
Ever since last year's terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania...Homeland Security has been one of the most important issues in our nation. After September 11th, The White House challenged each state to come up with a comprehensive statewide response plan. According to "Ohio's Security Task Force" chairperson Lt. Govenor Maureen O'Connor, the state of Ohio is well prepared. Lt. Govenor O'Connor says that Ohio was ranked in the top 4 states in the country for their level...
October 8, 2002 - 3:29pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
A Morgan county man accused of shooting his neighbor in the face pleads not guilty by reason of insanity. 59-year-old Jack Church of McConnelsville entered that plea in Morgan county common pleas court to one count of attempted murder and one count of menacing by stalking. He's charged in the shooting of 43-year-old Kristy Hooper, also of McConnelsville, on September 16th. The judge in the case ordered Church to undergo a psychological evaluation and continued Church's bond at a half-million...
October 8, 2002 - 12:17pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
Even though the Linden Avenue Dairy Mart is open 24 hours a day, operations were shut down earlier this morning after an armed robbery took place around 4:30 a.m. Zanesville Police described the suspect as a white male wearing blue jeans, a light colored shirt and a white article of clothing over his head. The suspect was carrying an unknown type of firearm, demanded money from the clerk and then fled toward Forrest Avenue. Det. Ric Roush says police haven't ruled out a connection with the...
October 7, 2002 - 4:52pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
To be hip these days your wardrobe has to consist of the latest fashion trends. Clothing retailers take advantage of that and charge an arm and a leg for new treads. Teenagers who want to look cool but don't have a lot of cash will have a chance to update their outfits. The Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Muskingum County is holding a Teen Garage Sale at the Goodwill Store on Maple Avenue. It will be held later this month on Saturday, October 26th....which happens to be "Make A Difference Day...
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