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June 4, 2002 - 10:20am
5 years 6 weeks ago
The Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department is offically re-opening their doors, with a new addition. After six months of not having dental services, the Health Department is welcoming a dentist to their staff. Dr. Brian R. Rockey is the new Dental Services Director at the Health Department. The Dental Clinic will offer a wide variety of services to Muskingum County residents. All services through the Health Clinic are offered by appointment. Fees are based on income and can be paid...
June 4, 2002 - 10:12am
5 years 6 weeks ago
In a fight against cancer, it's not only hitting the emotions of one family, but also their pocketbook. 21-year-old William Brandon has been fighting a rare type of cancer since he was 17 years old. Recently, his family was told he only has a little time left to live. Now the family is trying to cope with losing their son, and the expense of paying for the funeral. In order to make sure their son has a proper burial, the family is turning to the community for help. Donations for William...
June 4, 2002 - 10:03am
5 years 6 weeks ago
A body found in the Muskingum River in Morgan County over the weekend may start supplying some of the answers to the case of a local woman who's been missing. Campers were trying to remove a sunken boat in the river when they found the body lodged inside the boat. There are no missing persons reports for Morgan County, so law enforcement officials are turning to other missing persons reports. The body was badly decomposed beyond visible recognition. According to the poilce, autopsy reports...
June 4, 2002 - 9:54am
5 years 6 weeks ago
Authorities from four counties are searching for a man they say shot two 11-year-old girls at the Bucket Hill Campground in Guernsey County. One of the girls is in critical condition at Southeast Ohio Regional Medical Center. The other girl has been transferred to Children's Medical Center in Akron. Her condition is not known. Bucket Hill Campground is between Cambridge and Newcomerstown. Authorities from Muskingum, Coshocton and Tuscarawas Counties are also searching for the suspect, a 19...
June 4, 2002 - 9:33am
5 years 6 weeks ago
21-year-old Jayson Lee Kinney was sentenced Monday for the shooting of Dawan Wright outide of the Canteen Bar in Zanesville last October. Kinney was found guilty on one count of attempted murder with a gun specification and one count of having a weapon under disabilty. Wright survived the shooting. Also involved in the incident is Kelly Caprenter. Police are looking for Carpenter, who is accused of also shooting Wright, and shooting and killing Timothy Dawson. Kinney was sentenced to eight...
June 4, 2002 - 9:02am
5 years 6 weeks ago
A local man was sentenced Monday in a Muskingum County Courtroom, for what authorities say was assault on two women at the Adams Care Center and threats made toward another there. 21-year-old Jason Dickinson of Church Hill Road was hit with $2,600 in fines, plus court costs and a year in jail for assaulting two women on Arpil 13th at the Adams Lane Care Center. Dickinson is also on two year probation, he will undergo drug and alcohol counseling and must maintain full employment.
June 2, 2002 - 9:06pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
Well basketball fans, Gus Macker is over for another year. By Sunday night, the remnants of the popular 3-on-3 tournament will be completely out of the downtown area. Top priorities are 5th street and 6th street, as traffic is needed to flow as soon as possible.
June 2, 2002 - 9:00pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
The summer season in Newark is kicked off by their annual Strawberries on the Square Festival. This year's festival was a huge success. The event included food, especially strawberry shortcake, games, and entertainment. The festival originated about 19 years ago, and has been a popular event in the city since its inception. Residents agree that the festival allows them to visit with neighbors and friends, and kick off the summer in a fun way. The festival ran from Friday, May 31st to...
June 2, 2002 - 4:14pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
The heat took its toll on Gus Macker Participants. Health professionals from the local area who provide medical care for the tournaments basketball players, are acustomed to seeing knee and ankle injuries along with minor cuts and bruises. But this year's weather conditions presented a different medical problem - heat exhaustion and sunburns. All of the medical volunteers are from various local hospitals and emergency squad units.
June 2, 2002 - 4:10pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
Area cancer survivors celebrated life at the Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center today. A full agenda sparked area survivors to come and enjoy the moment of life. Survivors of all ages came together together to share a happiness thats only understand by those who has suffered from the non-discriminating disease.
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