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November 1, 2001 - 3:11pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
It was a day long celebration to commemorate National Family Literacy Day and children, parents, teachers and local celebrities gathered at the John McIntire Library. The event began at 9:30 this morning with Superintendent of Zanesville City Schools, Michael Pockl, and Title I Director Tony Reese reading the Story “Is your mama a llama?” along with a very special guest. Area preschools, elementary schools, childcare centers, and head start programs within the community came out to participate...
November 1, 2001 - 3:09pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
The holidays are right around the corner and there are many community events that are scheduled to kick off the season. One of the biggest festivities that is held each year, is The Festival Of Trees which is held at the Muskingum County Welcome Center. It is one of the largest money making projects for the Chamber Of Commerce for their budget. A lot of work is put forth to help members of the community and the small businesses in the area as well. The deadline for entering the festival is fast...
October 31, 2001 - 5:09pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Some new developments in a shooting at the Canteen Bar this past April. What started out as an attempted murder and felonious assult charge has now become much more serious. You may recall 23 year old Efetayo Deloach of Coshocton was shot in the head when he was leaving the Canteen Bar. At last report he was transported to Good Smaritian Hospital and listed in critical condition. The man in custody for the shooting is 22 year old James Drew Woods. He was orginally charged with one count of...
October 31, 2001 - 2:11pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
It’s the only holiday parade in the Zanesville area, and it is time for it again this year. It’s a kickoff for the entire holiday season and the Maysville South Business Association sponsors it. The parade is scheduled to take place on November 18th at 2 pm at the Family Dollar Store and will end at Eagle Sticks in the upper lot. There have been growing numbers of participants, and more community members coming out to see the parade over the years. There is no charge and trophies, along with...
October 31, 2001 - 2:10pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Students were busy today at Wilson Elementary School where three important programs took place. The topics were bugs, frogs, and vehicles. The BUG and FROG Programs were held today in the school cafeteria. The BUG Program is “Being Unusually Good”, and kindergarten through third grade participate in that. Fourth, fifth and sixth graders wrote a program called FROGS, which is “Friends Respecting Other Good Students.” These students were awarded for their good attendance, good grades and...
October 31, 2001 - 2:08pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
The economy has become soft this year due to the events that took place in September. Small businesses in particular have suffered the most from the recent economic slump, so to help out those small business owners The Chamber of Commerce has designed programs to alleviate some of the problems. They have everything from financing programs to information concerning loans in their business resource center. The Chamber in coordination with Evans...
October 30, 2001 - 5:12pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Business came to a halt today at a South Zanesville floral shop, as employees find a unknown substance in a flower shop. South Zanesville Floral in south zanesville closed down business for about 3-hours as crews came in to investigate the scene. Richard Guss of the South Zanesville Fire Department said the area were the substance was found was cleaned up. He also said that employees could return to work by the end of the day. The substance is being sent to Columbus to be tested.
October 30, 2001 - 5:07pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
With the holiday’s fast approaching, the Salvation Army is getting ready for their Angel Tree Campaign, but this year there are a few changes. It will now be known as the Angel Tree Toy Shop. The tree will still be up at the mall, but now the ornaments will list just a child’s gender and age. The Salvation Army’s goal is to have at least 2 presents for each child. The distribution phase has also changed; the mall will now hold a toy drive every Saturday to collect the presents. The goal of...
October 30, 2001 - 2:41pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
An extraordinary event occurred when a surprise visitor stopped in at the emergency room at Good Samaritan Hospital. It happened around 10 this morning when an uninvited guest crashed through emergency room windows and came into the building near security doors. A six point buck decided to break through the glass doors because it saw its reflection. Luckily with the remodeling of the ER at Good Sam, fire doors were already in place for safety reasons. The doors prevented the deer from moving...
October 30, 2001 - 2:39pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
The second announcement made Monday by the government regarding to the expectation of our country facing more possible terrorist attacks, put fear in the hearts of Americans everywhere.
It made many realize that we are not out of the woods in regards to safety in our own country and people everywhere are more scared now than ever. Local residents who used to feel safe in the community are having second thoughts now after yet another government warning of terrorist attacks that could arise...
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