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December 4, 2001 - 12:11pm
4 years 45 weeks ago
The mission: To keep school students stuck on education and not on drugs. And to continue keeping drugs out of schools, local law enforcement agencies have teamed up with Zanesville High School to create a new and updated proactive procedure for fighting drugs. Recently the Zanesville Board of Education approved a policy change, which permitted drug dogs to search in the lockers and the parking lot. Zanesville City Schools teamed up with the Zanesville Police Department as well as the...
December 3, 2001 - 1:51pm
4 years 45 weeks ago
After almost 12 years of service to the city, a familiar face in the Clerks Office will be retiring. Joan Ziemer has been a fountain of information, and a helping hand to those in need of public information concerning Zanesville City records for a little over a decade. Joan does have mixed feelings about leaving her job. She will miss her co-workers as well as her duties as clerk, however she is excited to spend more time with family and looks forward to that. She will complete her duties as...
December 3, 2001 - 1:50pm
4 years 45 weeks ago
Telling the story of the depression and the World War II era is the main focus of the John and Annie Glenn Historic Site and Exploration Center Foundation. Allthough the foundation board has received monies from the state, they are still in need of financial assistance from the county. It is the first historical house in the state that is focused during the era of the depression, and the hope is to create an interactive site with a sense of rich American history, where younger generations can...
December 2, 2001 - 7:27pm
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Today is the last day for deer gun season in Ohio, and it's brought news of a fatal accident out of Noble County. Around 4-20 last night Noble County authorities got a call about a fatal incident. Forty-six year old Bob Schoeppner from Marietta Ohio, was shot in the chest. The group he was hunting with returned to the vehicle to unload their guns when a .12 gage shot gun discharged. Schoeppner was transported to Marietta hospital and pronouced dead. The incident remains under investigation...
December 2, 2001 - 6:02pm
4 years 45 weeks ago
A man accused of killing his mother and wounding his father because their gun cabinet was too crowded has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. 33-year old David W. Mallett of Byesville, entered the plea this past Thursday in Guernsey County Common Pleas Court. He was indicted last week in the October 12 shooting at his parent's home in Cambridge. Mallet who is being charged wiht one count of aggravated murder, murder, attempted aggravated murder and attempted murder faces a maximum...
December 1, 2001 - 3:17pm
4 years 45 weeks ago
The Zanesville Jaycees were out in full force earlier today to collect canned goods, clothing and toys for the Salvation Army. As C-Day kicked-off at 7AM, community members called WHIZ's radio station to share in the holiday spirit of giving. Only after being underway for only a half-an-hour, the response of those wanting to help spread the holiday cheer was already a good one. After a donation was called into the station, 20-members of the Zanesville Jaycees hit the road to pick up their...
November 30, 2001 - 1:41pm
4 years 45 weeks ago
He provides an important message for young students and today he was at Roseville Elementary presenting his well-known safety program. Safety Pup and his sidekick Sounder were there with the help of The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office. They were there to reinforce pedestrian safety and also not talking to strangers. Sargent Dan Marks from the Sheriff’s Office was also on hand as well to present the topics. Safety Pup first appeared only in printed materials, but has now become so popular that...
November 30, 2001 - 1:40pm
4 years 45 weeks ago
To get young girls thinking ahead about their future, a program has been developed. The ACTION-WISE program which stands for women in science and engineering, is designed to improve the attitudes of middle school age female students towards math and science related fields. A Women in Leadership Seminar was held today at the Zanesville City Schools Administration building for the Grover Cleveland ACTION-WISE members. There are 22 members of the program and 15 speakers came in to speak about...
November 30, 2001 - 9:40am
4 years 45 weeks ago
If you’re not in the holiday spirit already then head down to the Welcome Center and check out the Festival of Trees tomorrow. After months of preparation and many moons of decorating trees and wreaths, the festival and auctions are going to be in full swing. The auction is expected to go extremely well this year as is does every year and the community turns out to support The Chamber of Commerce. Entries this year are not down as much as expected from last year. And to add to this year’s...
November 29, 2001 - 7:33pm
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The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office has been working meticulously to find answers in the death of one of Zanesville's most well known residents. Earlier this year, DM Ford Sr. was found shot to death in a wildlife area off of Tunis Road in Muskingum Township. 43-year old Ford was reported missing on July 12th by family members after they could not reach him for several days. The following day, his body was found in the secluded area by a nearby resident. Ever since Ford's death, local law...
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