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May 1, 2002 - 7:45am
5 years 7 weeks ago
The Zanesville highway patrol says both lanes of interstate
70 are open after an early morning accident. It involved two semi's and one driver trapped in a burning cab. Troopers say the driver was freed and was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital. The other driver is also being treated at Good Samaritan Hospital. No word on what casued the crash...but fog may have been a factor. No names or other details have been released. The accident happened about 3 miles east of the Airport Road...
May 1, 2002 - 5:13am
5 years 7 weeks ago
The Morgan county sheriff's office says it made a big drug bust and now has two local residents in custody and are searching for a third. Sheriff Tom Jenkins Sr. says it was a cooperative effort between his department, the Cleveland police department and the local prosecutor's office. Last week Cleveland police alerted Morgan county authorities that a Morgan county man was suspected of being involved in a drug distribution ring which extended from Mexico to Cleveland. During a subsequent...
April 30, 2002 - 6:12pm
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Administrators at South East Area Transit are eagerly waiting for the openng of Zanesville's new transportation center. A meeting was held today at the Zanesville-Muskingum County Welcome Center in preparation for the facility that will ultimately house at the Z-Bus services, Greyhound and local taxi services. The new downtown transporation center on Main Street us scheduled to open this fall.
April 30, 2002 - 5:24am
5 years 7 weeks ago
The State Highway Patrol is planning a statewide crackdown on motorists who don't buckle-up. Officials say improving Ohio's lackluster record in seat-belt usage could save around 120 lives per year. It's expected that troopers will issue an additional 50-thousand tickets this year for seat-belt violations, many during the busy travel time between Memorial day and Labor day. Until now, troopers have had the flexibility to issue a seat-belt warning instead of a ticket. But patrol...
April 29, 2002 - 4:47pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
It’s been ninety days since the Y-Bridge project began, and now the construction process is in its last stages as workers piece together the finishing touches. A few stalls in the project put it three weeks behind schedule, but it looks as if the bridge construction will be completed by May 12th. Mike Sims, Public Service Director City of Zanesville says that the bridge must be done by May 18th to meet coast guard criteria for maintaining public waterways. The Y-Bridge is receiving a new look...
April 29, 2002 - 6:06am
5 years 7 weeks ago
The Ohio super lotto jackpot is starting to grow again. It is in double-digits after there was no big winner Saturday night. The prize grows from eight to eleven million dollars for Wednesday's game. There was one big winner of the 100-thousand dollar kicker game on a ticket sold in Madison in Lake county.
April 29, 2002 - 5:19am
5 years 7 weeks ago
The Muskingum county sheriff's office has issued its weekly most wanted suspect. Gail Edward Singer is wanted by the Sheriff's office for recieveing stolen property. His last known address is Indiana street in Zanesville. Singer has brown hair and eyes, weighs 165 pounds and is 5-feet-eight inches tall. If you know the whereabouts of this person or have any information that may lead to his arrest, contact the Muskingum county sheriff's office at 740 452-3637.
April 29, 2002 - 5:00am
5 years 7 weeks ago
It was a stormy and windy end to the weekend in southeast Ohio. Sunday severe thunderstorms and high winds swept through parts of our area. Perry county felt the wrath of the spring storms. Residents in the village of Moxahala experienced flooded creeks and yards. Sunday afternoon's high winds were destructive as they blew over trees and other objects like a satellite dish. Other communities in the area suffered from the storms like downtown Crooksville where a creek nearly doubled in size...
April 28, 2002 - 5:21pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
If you would like to give some tender loving care to one of the homeless pets in our area, the perfect place to start is at the Animal Shelter Society. This week’s pet waiting for adoption at the shelter may be the one for you. Cheeko is a blue Burmese cat that is looking for the perfect family who will give him a good home. He is a year old and has been at the shelter since mid February. Cheeko is a sponsored pet with an adoption fee of twenty-five dollars. He has been neutered and has...
April 28, 2002 - 5:20pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
The warmer months are on the horizon and with spring moving in, those with a green thumb are getting antsy to plant, rake and get prepared for the growing season. In order to grow a beautiful garden that your neighbors will envy, and Julie Tusing from Timber Run Gardens says that the main thing to do is clean up, and start fresh. Use herbicides, pre-emergents that can help control the weeds
Do this with lawns and flowerbeds. Tusing also recommends taking one step at a time, by laying...
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