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July 29, 2002 - 8:22am
5 years 10 weeks ago
The Muskingum county sheriff's office has issued information on this week's most wanted suspect. Detectives are looking for Jeffrey Delong. Delong is charged with contempt of court and failure to appear. His last known address is Mcintire avenue in Zanesville. Delong is described as having brown hair and green eyes, is 6 feet one-inch tall and weighs around 225 pounds. If you know of his location call the Muskingum County Sheriff's office.
July 26, 2002 - 2:49pm
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For one bank employee her days of counting money and dealing with customers has come to an end. Today, Priscilia Andrews turned in her credentials to start a new life as a retiree. After 43 years as a Service Associate at the Zane Plaza Unizan Bank office...Andrews is calling it quits to make more time for family and friends. Andrews originally started working at the First National Bank, before it became known as Unizan Bank.
July 26, 2002 - 12:54pm
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A thirty-four year old Center Township resident broke the law again when he violated probation. Michael Murray was on probation from an alcohol-related crime when authorities received phone calls regarding his alleged collection of contraband. Local officials searched his home and found numerous, illegal items. Murray is being held in the Guernsey County jail where he awaits a hearing in the Court of Common Pleas.
July 26, 2002 - 9:47am
5 years 10 weeks ago
An informant working with the Muskingum county drug unit help land a local man in court. 23-year-old Jeremy Israel of Zanesville pleaded guilty to two counts of trafficking in Marijuana. Muskingum county prosecutor Mike Haddox says one time Israel sold 48.2 grams of pot to the informant for 180 dollars and another time he sold 54.4 grams for the same amount. The trafficking charges could carry a 24 month sentence. Israel also pleaded guilty to one count of vandalism for kicking out the...
July 26, 2002 - 9:43am
5 years 10 weeks ago
It's not everyday that one can find something for nothing...but Saturday will be the exception. Members of the North Terrace Church are holding a giant yard sale, where the price tag on everything is zero. That includes clothes, appliances and home goods. The event is set for Saturday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. The church is located behind the Colony Square Mall in Zanesville.
July 26, 2002 - 9:26am
5 years 10 weeks ago
Mother nature may not be helping area farmers because of the hot and dry conditions...but some other help may be on the way...the financial type. Muskingum County Commissioners announced this week that Ag Technology grants are now availble. They are geared to the area's 35-hundred farmers. Muskingum county commissioner Don Madden says farmers can get 3000 dollars each. If you are interested in this grant you can contact the U.S.G.A. AT 740- 454-2824. Applications will be taken starting on...
July 24, 2002 - 7:38pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
The move is one to make your home a safer place. Through "Lowe's Heroes Program," Lowe's Home Safety Council addresses the most over-looked cause of injury and death in America: unintentional home injuries. Wednesday at the James Madison Center the Zanesville Lowe's Heroes hosted a safety workshop with on-site safety demonstrations. Children and their parents learned about various types of safety issues that included bike safety and how to properly administer C-P-R. Each year more than...
July 24, 2002 - 7:31pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
The face of downtown Zanesville continues to change. Numerous projects are underway to change the interior and exterior of some of Zanesville's oldest structures. The Zanesville Downtown Association has its hands full with these projects to improve business, house families, and update downtown's look.
July 24, 2002 - 7:25pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
A Zanesville woman is charged with trafficking drugs, and could face up to one year in prison. Wednesday, 47-year-old Kathryn Gintz pleaded guilty to one count trafficking crack cocaine. According to County Prosecutor Mike Haddox, Zanesville Police arrested Gintz in June after undercover agents saw here making a drug sale on Main Street. A pre-sentence investigation has been ordered in the case.
July 24, 2002 - 7:20pm
5 years 10 weeks ago
Wednesday morning the four men who allegedly robbed the National City Bank in Zanesville on Juy 6th were in Muskingum County Court. 40-year-old Terry Wilkinson and 32-year-old Earl Campbell, both of Mount Vernon, were arraigned on one count of aggravated robbery and one count theft. The two pleaded not guilty to the charges and are being held at 250 thousand dollars bond. The other two suspects in the robbery, 22-year-old Alan Weers and 36-year-old Duane Hess, Jr., also of Mount Vernon, were...
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