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January 14, 2002 - 2:46pm
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It’s a game that’s bringing friendly competition and the community together. Area adults will have the opportunity to join a basketball league at the James Singer Activity Center in Manor Gym. This is the first year for the “Hoops League” and the organizers are hoping to have fourteen teams participate. All games will be played on Sundays and there will be twelve weeks of league play. Tournament play will take place at the end of the twelve weeks and a slam-dunk and three point shoot-out will...
January 14, 2002 - 2:07pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Over the past years, airline executives have claimed that matching luggage to passengers to prevent terrorist attacks would create huge travel nightmares. Now, all U.S. airlines are saying that they can do it. Starting this coming Friday, airlines in the United States will start mathcing bags under a new federal law. Airline officials say that this week is a good time to implement the new security measure because passenger traffic is particularly light in January and February. Before the...
January 13, 2002 - 11:09am
4 years 44 weeks ago
It was a dark day for the community of Zanesville as hundreds gathered in the downtown area for the funeral of Muskingum County Sheriff's Deputy Robert Tanner Jr. As the flag flew half staff at St. John's Lutheran Church, many people tried to fight back the tears as they prepared themselves to say goodbye to one of law enforcements finest. Law enforcement officers, firefighter and rescue workers from various counties surrounded St. John's Lutheran Church for the Deputy's final call. As the...
January 13, 2002 - 11:07am
4 years 44 weeks ago
The Maysville Local Board of Education has approved the sale of Newton Elementary School to the Newton Township Trustees. Hank Gavargavich, Maysville superintendent, said that the district will sell the property for 1-hundred dolalrs. The trustees are looking to turn the school into a fire station.
January 13, 2002 - 11:00am
4 years 44 weeks ago
Hundreds of family and community members attended the funeral services of Cody Hammersley Friday at the Church Of Nazarene in Coshocton. The 17-year old, who was a junior at River View High School was a three sport athelete. Hammersley, passed away earlier this week due to complications resulting from a two vehicle car accident that occurred Christmas Eve within 500-feet of his home. According to the Sheriff's reports, 17-year old Richard Murray Jr., also from Coshocton may be charged with...
January 12, 2002 - 12:50am
4 years 44 weeks ago
Adam Love scored 21 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in Sheridans 69-59 win over West Muskingum
January 11, 2002 - 4:54pm
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Hundreds of people turned for a memorial service today in order to pay their respects to an officer killed in the line duty. Earlier this afternoon, the body of Muskingum County Deputy Sheriff Robert Tanner Jr. laid in state at St. John's Lutheran Church in downtown Zanesville. Police officers from New Lexington, Thornville and Somerset, were a part of a large group of officers who paid tribute to the Deputy. It was a somber scene as epople lined up outside the church to say their personal...
January 11, 2002 - 2:52pm
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The Animal Shelter Society’s Pets of The Week are two loveable animals. A dog and a cat. The dog is a female who is a year old. She is a mixed breed black pooch, who is good with kids and other animals. She has updated shots and is also house broken. She has been at the Shelter since November and is awaiting a nice home. The feline who is featured as a pet of the week, is six years old and is a gray tabby. She is very friendly loves to be petted and held and is very calm around children. She...
January 11, 2002 - 2:45pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
He has a long history of problems relating to drugs, assault as well as domestic violence charges, now Henry Hagar has been charged with aggravated murder in the death of Muskingum County sheriff’s deputy Robert Tanner Junior. Hagar’s father describes his son as a depressed, angry individual…sadly this story does not sound too unfamiliar there are many people out there with these same issues. They show signs of a quick temper, overreact to problems, and frustrations, engage in reckless driving...
January 10, 2002 - 3:12pm
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The Muskingum County Court house was completely locked down this morning as the man accused of killing local Sheriff’s deputy, Robert Tanner Junior, made his first appearance in front of a judge. 27-year-old Henry Hagar appeared before Judge Jeffrey Hooper and a packed courtroom with no attorney. Because it was an arraignment, no plea was entered in the case. A complaint was filed against Hagar for one count of aggravated murder. The allegations in the aggravated murder charge were that the...
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