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July 8, 2002 - 4:53am
5 years 11 weeks ago
The investigation continues into a weekend bank robbery in Zanesville. It happened at the National City Bank branch on Maple avenue Saturday morning around 11 O'clock. Detectives say three males entered the bank and demanded cash from a teller. After getting an undisclosed amount of cash, the three suspects fled on foot. The three suspects remain on the loose. One suspect is described as a white male, around six feet tall, average build, with dark hair. He was wearing sunglasses, a khaki-...
July 7, 2002 - 2:07pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
If you love pottery, than we have just the festival for you. In just four days, the 37th annual Crooksville/Roseville Pottery Festival will get underway. The popular event will bring Ohio's premier potters, artisans, and craftsmen together for this four day show. If you are looking for any certain pieces or are just browsing, you can almost find any type of antique or new-age pottery at this festival. The event will get underway at the Roseville Community Park on Thursday July 11th and will...
July 5, 2002 - 5:25am
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A road resurfacing plan for state route 37 is set to begin on Monday July 8th. The project will affect roadway travel in both Perry and Fairfield counties. According to the Ohio Department of Transportation the project will consist of two-lane resurfacing projects with pavement repairs from New Lexington to Bremen. Drainage work is scheduled to take place near Junction City. Traffic will be maintained with flaggers. In addition to the resurfacing and drainage work, 10-foot shoulders will...
July 5, 2002 - 5:06am
5 years 11 weeks ago
American Electric Power is asking its customers patience today (friday) because some local residents are going to be without power. Starting at 8:30 am, all A-E-P customers in the Wills Creek Valley subdivision will be without electricity until about noon. A-E-P is updating electrical equipment in the subdivision. Any customer without power after noon should contact the power company at 1-800-672-2231.
July 5, 2002 - 5:03am
5 years 11 weeks ago
The Perry county airport is going to be getting some federal funding. Congressman Bob Ney says he's secured 108-thousand dollars for the facility. Ney says the funding is desperately needed because the runway lighting at the airport is old and rapidly deteriorating. Ney says this project will replace the current lighting system and provide reliable runway edge lights. The congressman says the funding came from the "Air-21" bill which passed in March of 2000 and provides money for airport...
July 3, 2002 - 12:43pm
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July 3rd through the 7th is the kick-off event of “The Designate A Driver” Safety Program. It’s a joint effort of the State Highway Patrol, Ohioans For Responsible Drinking, BP Stations, and the Ohio Department of Public Safety Administration.
These organizations will be passing out free coffee mugs to travelers who would like to contribute to the program for a safe Independence Day weekend. Participating BP Stations will fill the mug up with coffee for free during this period.
July 3, 2002 - 12:41pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
The Y-bridge will be open starting tonight for pedestrians and traffic. It will be available for use by those who gather downtown to watch the fireworks tomorrow night at dusk. According to Steve Smith, construction area engineer of the Y-Bridge, there is still more work to be done on the bridge, part of the sidewalk will be closed, however, traffic will be maintained and it will not affect those who come to the bridge to see the fireworks display.
July 3, 2002 - 5:12am
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Two men charged with arson and causing 80-thousand dollars damage to a Coshocton home have pleaded not guilty in Coshocton county common pleas court. Todd Boyes and his father, Robert Boyes entered their pleas this week. Both men are also being questioned in the death of Benjamin Thompson. Thompson was found stabbed to death outside Alexandria and was supposed to be a key witness in the arson case.
July 2, 2002 - 4:31pm
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Many men and women risk ther lives to serve the residents of Zanesville. 24 hours a day....7 days a week. The Zanesville Fire and Police Departments and the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office respond in our time of need. Sometimes, unfortunately they loose their lives while trying to protect ours. To honor those who did not make it home at the end of the day, on resident has planned an "Our Fallen Gaurdian" monument to be located in the downtown area. The monument which will be erected in...
July 2, 2002 - 12:14pm
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It’s summertime again, and the scorching temperatures this week are bringing uncomfortable conditions for everyone, as well as higher electric bills. Since it doesn’t look like it’s going to cool down anytime soon, American Electric Power has come up with tips for conserving energy, and some practices that can help hold down the cost of staying cool. Senior Director of Corporate Communications of AEP, Carmen Prati says keep your thermostat at 78 or 80 degrees, close your drapes, and blinds to...
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