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February 24, 2002 - 9:04pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
House arrest has been lifted for 21-year old Jennifer Bryant. The Muskingum College student is out of jail on 50-thousand dollar bond and in the care of her parents in their Ross County home. The house arrest sanctions were a part of her original bond agreement. But during Bryant's arraignment earlier this week in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court, her attorney Robert Aaron Miller asked Judge Howard Zwelling to lift the house arrest. Bryant is charged with involuntary manslaughter, child...
February 24, 2002 - 4:57pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
The 3 day long boil advisory that affected 13 hundred water customers, has been lifted. But only for the Zanesville area, the residents who are tapped into the East Muskingum Water Authority are still under a boil advisory. Just as some Zanesville residents were reaching the boiling point, the ban was lifted at 5 Saturday evening. Water superintendent Bob Pletcher said the Zanesville tests, came back negative. But one sample for East Muskingum tested positive. Residents that live north and...
February 23, 2002 - 6:33pm
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The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary of Zanesville is looking for a few good men and women volunteers to assist the coast guard in their missions. What you will be doing is performing marine examinations, safety, search and rescue patrols, and instructing both youth and adult boating safety classes. To become a member you must be at least seventeen years old and a United States citizen. For more information call 453-8876.
February 22, 2002 - 5:56pm
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Summer is really not that far away. So it’s not to early to think about boating safety. The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering a boat course for the first time boater. The courses will be held at Ohio University Zanesville on Tuesday and Thursday evenings beginning in March. For more information call 453-8876.
February 22, 2002 - 5:50pm
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Have you always wanted to be a star or perform on stage? Now is your chance at this year’s Zaney Follies, put on by Genesis Hospice. Each year a show is put on at Secrest Auditorium that involves local talent. The unique thing about these productions is the cast and crew only have three weeks to get the show ready. This year’s production is “Z-entertainment Awards.” The play was written for Zanesville by the director of this year’s production, Carl Schmehl. Schmehl works in New York and...
February 22, 2002 - 5:31pm
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It’s the real thing Coca-Cola…That’s what the Coca-Cola collectors club at the Zanesville Holiday Inn were saying and showing. This is the 19th year for the annual Coca-Cola collector’s show. Rooms at the Holiday Inn were filled with memorabilia available to sell, swap, or trade. The convention features coke memorabilia from the nineteen hundreds to today. The convention will run Saturday from 12 until 4.
February 22, 2002 - 12:49pm
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State legislators who represent Muskingum County were in town for breakfast with community leaders earlier today, detailing issues on the lawmakers’ agenda for the up coming year. Sponsored by SBC Ameritech, the event was held at the OU-Z/MATC Campus Center where bringing high technology to the area was the focus. Jim Carnes, Senator of the 20th Ohio District, Jim Aslanides, representative of the 95th House District, and Nancy Hollister, representative of the 96th House District were in town...
February 22, 2002 - 12:47pm
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Besides legislative issues being discussed at the Annual Legislative Breakfast this morning, two contributions were presented today, one from SBC Ameritech and one from State Senator Jim Carnes. SBC Vice President Mike Kehoe presented Christ’s Table with a check for $1,500 to help their need. Another large check for the Juvenile Detention Center was presented to County Commissioner Dorothy Montgomery. A $600,000 check to help with the Center was brought forth to complete the state’s commitment...
February 21, 2002 - 9:34pm
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The Genesis Healthcare System is in the process of opening an entire unit dedicated to the treatment of cancer patients. Previously, patients have been treated in a variety of inpatient areas throughout the hospitals. According to Dr Carl G. Schowengerdt, medical director of Genesis Inpatient Cancer Services, the unit will allow them to focus their efforts on treating cancer patients with the highest quality of care. The health care system also announced their partnership with the Arthur G....
February 21, 2002 - 3:46pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
The Zanesville City Water Department has found the massive leak that has left the entire Zanesville area under a boil advisory and many residents without water at all. Officials pinpointed the leak on Lear Corporation property off Linden Avenue on their fire loop. Crews are on the scene with outside contractors trying to fix the problem as quickly as possible. Bob Pletcher, Superintendent of the Zanesville City Water Department says although things are improving, we aren’t out of the woods...
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