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September 8, 2002 - 10:34pm
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Just after 12:00 a.m. on Sunday morning, Zanesville Police responded to a pedestrian and car accident in front of the popular bar "The Barn" at 1947 Linden Avenue. According to a press release from the Police Department, Pamela Roberts of Zanesville was struck by a car in front of the gathering place. The vehicle was driven by a 17-year-old female whose name is not being released due to her age. Roberts was transported to Grant Medical Center where she later died this morning from her...
September 8, 2002 - 10:29pm
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It's often said that it's the friends you make in college that will be your life-long buddies...but a group of people are proving that the neighbors you had when you were little are true friends for life. After the Urban Renewal Project began in Zanesville around the middle of the century, homes and schools were torn down. Those residents might have had to relocate, but they never stopped thinking about their old neighborhood. They got together to remember the area at Wolfie's Kampground....
September 8, 2002 - 10:23pm
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The Zanesville Community Theatre is putting the finishing touches on this season's play "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest." The popular play was chosen as a celebration of the Theatre's 40th anniversary. Other popular plays such as "Godspell," "The Wizard of Oz," and "The Taming of the Shrew" will also be performed, as well as others. "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest" opens this Friday, September 13th at 8:00 p.m. Dates and times for the play: the 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st at 8:00 p.m. and on...
September 8, 2002 - 9:32pm
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The Zanesville Concert Association has had a busy summer organizing a variety of cultural music to bring to our area. Sunday evening the Association met to kick off this year's concert schedule including Marvin Hamlisch on Saturday, October 26, The Georgian State Dance Company on Wednesday, November 6, The Hungarian National Philharmonic on Monday, Februray 3, 2003, and The Big Band Dance Party on Sunday, March 9, 2003. All concerts are at 8:00 p.m., except The Big Band Dance Party, which is...
September 7, 2002 - 6:57pm
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Some were classics and some were newly bought...but all were attracting a crowd. Saturday afternoon the 17th Annual Lite the Nite Cruise-In Car Show was held at the Newark Square. This car show raises money for somethign special. Not only did car-lovers get all the automobiles they could handle...thanks to the popularity of the show, residents of Newark will get to spread some joy during the holiday season. That's because all money raised from the car show goes towards the lighting of the...
September 7, 2002 - 9:03am
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A Muskingum County Jury deliberated for five hours on Friday in a local civil case. A South Zanesville woman who sued McDonald’s restaurant in Zanesville, claims she was burned by hot coffee she was given instead of a diet coke she ordered back in July of 2000. 49-year old Rebecca Johnson’s attorney, Douglas Blue, estimated the coffee to be between 170 and 190 degrees. Johnson says she suffered second and thirds degree burns as a result. The lawsuit was filed against West M Corporation, the...
September 7, 2002 - 8:54am
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The Coshocton County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an incident involving a carryout in Coshocton. It began at about one this morning, as Deputy Don Devore was on routine patrol when he noticed a vehicle leaving the Blue Goose Carryout located on US-36, without its headlights on. Deputy Devore attempted to stop the vehicle but it failed to stop and took off westbound on State Route 715 West from US-36. The vehicle fled on that road until it reached the Mohawk Dam area, where it rounded a...
September 7, 2002 - 8:53am
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Area fire investigators have now determined the cause of last week’s fire that destroyed a large portion of the Goodwill building in downtown Newark.
Newark fire investigator Tim Smith says all accidental causes have been ruled out and it has been confirmed that the blaze was in fact set. Smith decline to say exactly how the fire started due to the ongoing investigation, that fire began last Friday evening around 6:45 in the loading dock at the building on 55th Street.
September 7, 2002 - 8:51am
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Local law enforcement officials are conducting investigations into an armed robbery that occurred last night. Officers from the ZPD received a call at around 11 o’clock concerning a robbery in progress at the Dairy Queen on Maple Avenue. According to reports, the suspect is a male, described to be 5 feet 4 inches tall with a small build, wearing a red and white hooded sweat shirt, blue jeans and a mask over his face. A small amount of money was taken from an employee there and according to...
September 6, 2002 - 5:38pm
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Thursday the City of Zaneville asked residents to limit their use of water due to low water levels. This is the second time this year the city has issues a voluntary measure. How serious is our situation? According to Bill Houston, Executive Director of the Farm Service Agency, we are in a moderate to slight drought. Our sporadic rainfall and the higher than normal temperatures couple together to produce these drought-like conditions. Grass and plants are not the only victims...livestock...
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