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July 17, 2002 - 5:05am
5 years 12 weeks ago
The Dresden dog shooting case is back in the news. You may remember when we first told you of the case back in May. Witnesses claimed they saw a member of Dresden village council shoot a dog. Witnesses say a man pulled into a driveway on Cass street and shot the dog twice with a rifle.
After an investigation by the Muskingum county sheriff's office, prosecutor Mike Haddox decided to file charges. Haddox says councilman Terry Ripple is charged with cruelty to animals, improper usage of...
July 17, 2002 - 4:54am
5 years 12 weeks ago
If you've been waiting to water your lawn or garden in Zanesville, it's now o-k to do so. Zanesville public service director Mike Simms says as of Wednesday morning the water conservation order has been canceled. Simm issued the order last week as water levels hit a critical level. The move was done to re-fill local water towers. Simms sys the community did its part and now he has ended the watering ban.
July 15, 2002 - 8:36pm
5 years 12 weeks ago
The Early Start, Early Intervention, Welcome Home Program has a new name and a new location. The program is now known as "Help Me Grow." It has relocated from Market Street to the former juvenile detention center on Putnam Avenue. The move was made to accomodate the program's growing services that it offers to the community, and to bring all its services under one roof. Renovations to transform the juvenile detention center started back in May of 2001.
July 15, 2002 - 8:23pm
5 years 12 weeks ago
The effort to conserve water during these "drying" times continues for residents in Muskingum County. The water department issued a mandatory conservation last week to protect the area's water supply...and so far, residents have been a big help. The water levels in towers have been somewhat replenished, but the city is still enforcing the advisory. Zanesville's Director of Public Safety Michael Sims predicts that the advisory should be lifted sometime this week.
July 15, 2002 - 8:16pm
5 years 12 weeks ago
In a press conference Monday, City Hall gave the green light for the city to move forward with the Greenwood Revitalization Project. The purpose is to puchase existing homes and replace them with newly built single famliy homes. Currently 31 properties are under option to be purchased by the city. The developmental project is set to bein construction in Spring 2003. Funding will come from the city, which is being called "smart growth." This means that instead of destroying areas, cities...
July 15, 2002 - 12:16pm
5 years 12 weeks ago
A big break in a local bank robbery case. Zanesville police say two men are in custody in connection with the robbery of National City Bank on Maple avenue on July 6th. Detective Ric Roush say 40-year-old Earl Campbell and 32-year-old Terry Wilkinson, both of Mount Vernon, have been charged with one count each of robbery and grand theft. The case will go before a Muskingum county grand jury on Wednesday. Detective Roush says two additional arrests are expected in the case.
July 15, 2002 - 5:17am
5 years 12 weeks ago
The fight against cancer may be as close are your garden. Ohio State University researcher Gart Stoner says eating more berries can prevent certain types of cancer. Stoner has spent nine years testing the idea that some berries -- mainly raspberries, blueberries and strawberries -- contain
natural antioxidants that prevent cancer of the esophagus and colon.
July 15, 2002 - 5:09am
5 years 12 weeks ago
It's fair season in Southeastern Ohio. The first county fair of the year in our area is in Perry County. On Sunday some final touches were being added to the agricultural event. The fair starts on Tuesday July 16th. Over the weekend members of Perry county 4-H organizations, their advisors and parents were taking care of last minute details. The fair will run from Tuesday through Sunday.
July 15, 2002 - 5:04am
5 years 12 weeks ago
The Muskingum county sheriff's department has once again issued information on it's most wanted suspect. This week deputies are looking for Jesse Lee Clark. He's been charged with recieving stolen property and failure to appear in court. HIs last known address is Maple avenue in Zanesville. Clark is described as having black hair and brown eyes, around five-feet eleven-inches tall and weighs about 150 pounds. If you know of her whereabouts contact the Muskingum County Sheriff's office at...
July 14, 2002 - 5:30pm
5 years 12 weeks ago
On Tuesday, July 16th, well-known figures in the Zanesville community will don aprons and serve diners hand and foot during Applebees' "Celebrity Server Day." The event is to raise money for "Our Fallen Guardians" monument, being erected in the park next to the County Courthouse in downtown Zanesville. The monument will honor firefighters and law enforcement officers that have been killed in the line of duty. Set to serve for the event: Mayor Fenton, the County Commissioners, police officers...
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