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October 3, 2002 - 12:55pm
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Three companies sent bids back for the Weber Gravity Extension, near the Airport Industrial Park, today. Now, Muskingum County officials must review all bids before accepting one. Nearly 1,000 feet of pipe will be installed or replaced to facilitate the needs of the area. Pipe needs upgraded because the lift station supplies much of the east side. County officials say they believe work will begin, as soon as the bid is approved.
October 2, 2002 - 5:22pm
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The Zanesville Police Department has a suspect in custody for a robbery that occured at the National City Bank around nine this morning. A 50-year old Zanesville man is behind bars tonight. Police say after robbing the bank, the suspect fled on foot towards Bethesda Hospital where he stole a security vehicle. In a strange twist, police apprehended the suspect after he collided into a police cruiser near the intersection of Bell and Wabash.
October 2, 2002 - 3:22pm
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The Centers for Disease Control is recommending those under 18 years old to get their flu vaccinations this season. With the increase in demand, will there be enough vaccination to go around? According to the Muskingum County Health Department they will have a limited supply, 400 doses to be exact. At the end of this month the health departmet will offer the vaccination only to Muskingum County residents over 65 years old or to those with a chronic illness. On the other hand, the Rambo...
October 1, 2002 - 6:29pm
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Coshocton County jail is still dealing with the issue of overcrowding. The jail facility which was built to accomodate only 28 inmates houses an average of 60 men and women combined daily. To temporarily alleviate the overflow prisoners are sometimes taken to facilities in other counties. Since that practice is costing the county 65-dollars a day per inmate, a committee has been formed to find a more permanent financially sound solution. Currently the committee does have two solutions that...
October 1, 2002 - 6:23pm
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Kids America, a sports complex in Coshocton County, will host the first indoor 3-on-3 Gus Macker Tournament on October 26-th and 27-th. Proceeds from the tournament will help the 80-thousand square foot complex continue to provide programs to the Coshocton community. For more information on the Gus Macker Tournament you can visit WWW.KIDS-AMERICA.org or call (740)622-6657.
October 1, 2002 - 4:56pm
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They've travelled across an ocean to spread beautiful music to the Zanesville area. The "Big Band One" is a musical group from Germany...they're spending time in the Tri-Valley School District area sharing their culture and their love of music. The group plays a variety of music, but they specifically like tunes from the Big Band Era. The 35 members are staying with host families throughout the Tri-Valley region. The group will be staying in Muskingum County until Thursday, when they travel...
October 1, 2002 - 4:48pm
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Hurricane season is upon us, and the Public Utilities Commission is keeping a watchful eye on what that means to residents in Southeastern Ohio, as far as heating bills are concerned. With winter weather approaching our heating bills increase, but with hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico area this year, we might be stretching our wallets a bit to pay the bills. Because when hurricanes hit the Gulf region, the entire country suffers. Natural gas companies in that region need to shut down, which...
October 1, 2002 - 4:43pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
The move continues to "Try Fitness." It's a program to help you get in shape sponsored by the Muskingum County Health Department. As part of the Try Fitness Program, the Muskingum County Center for Seniors and the Genesis Health Source teamed up to incorporate physical activities into seniors' lives. Approximately 150 seniors from four different counties were divided into 14 teams to set, bump and spike at chair volleyball...If you'd like to Try Fitness you can register at the Colony Square...
October 1, 2002 - 12:31pm
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Leaves are turning and nights are getting cooler. Before everyone heads into winter hibernation, downtown Zanesville merchants wanted to draw people back into the hub of the city, at the Twosdays Downtown Dining Group Fall Fest. Area merchants wanted to remind Muskingum Valley residents that there is life on the suoth side of Interstate 70 and that life is celebrated on the second Tuesday of every month. Next Tuesday, October 8, three restaurants will take part in a fall festival in an effort...
September 30, 2002 - 10:32pm
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Even with the summer weather conditions we're feeling, it really is fall...which means that hunting season is in full swing. A two-year-old beagle is making one West Lafayette family proud this season...Little Ruby is a pure beagle, who recently won the United Kennel Club's World Beagle Championship, as the Best of Show Dog. She beat out more then 750 dogs from all over the world. Ruby belongs to the McVay family...who knew the minute they saw her how special she would be.
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