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March 25, 2002 - 6:07am
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The Coshocton county sheriff's office is investigating a weekend fatal accident. Deputies says it happened on State Route 6o south of Wakitomika. Investigators say that 78-year-old Doris Nelson of Coshocton died from injuries
she sustained in the one car crash. Deputies did not detail how the accident happened. Investigators were helped in the Saturday night fatal accident by the Coshocton county rescue team and Dresden fire and rescue squad.
March 24, 2002 - 6:07pm
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The Gold Wing Road Riders showed off their prize obssesions at Colony Square Mall to help raise money for D.A.R.E. The group,that only riders gold wing motorcycles, displayed their rides for the public. For a small donation people were able to vote on the bike of their choice and help out the Muskingum County Sheriff's Department D.A.R.E. program. The Gold Wings have been proud sponsors of the D.A.R.E. program for over two decades.
March 24, 2002 - 6:01pm
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The name of the game is "Bowling For Kids'Sake" and the purpose is to raise money. Bowlers of all ages were striking up games at the Maysville Lanes to help raise money that will benefit Big Brothers, Big Sisters. The annual event is well liked and gives community members a chance to help a good cause. Over the years, Bowling For Kids'Sake" has been a great fundraiser for Big Borthers, Big Sisters. But this year the number of people who participated in the event was truly amazing according...
March 23, 2002 - 9:46pm
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Donned in pink bunny ears and winter coats area residents lined up to participate in Wal-Marts attempt at a world record. By mid-morning Wal-Marts parking lot was filled with people ready to register and hop their way into the Guiness Book of world records. Forming a line that wrapped around the empty lot next to Wal-Mart the bunny hoppers were well on their way. To break the record they needed over 1 thousand 2 hundred 50 people. A little over 7 hundred people participated in the bunny hop...
March 23, 2002 - 4:35pm
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Morgan High School was the place for area vendors and community members to get down to business. Earlier Saturday: the Morgan County Chamber of Commerce hosted the “Business Showcase 2002.” The annual event benefits area businesses as well as community members. Over 40 vendors were on hand at the business showcase 2002.
March 23, 2002 - 4:31pm
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It is time again for the American Red Cross’ second annual “April Fools Day No Show Ball.” The event raises money by making replicas of ball gowns made out of scrap material and selling them for a pledged dollar amount. Last year participants were able to choose in the privacy of their own homes, but since the response has been great, this year things are a little different. The deadline to purchase your gown for the ball is this coming Thursday. Also you can tune into Z-102 on April Fools...
March 23, 2002 - 4:13pm
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A group of Muskingum College students took to the streets to help bring attention to a growing problem in the United States. Starting Saturday: “the Muskies against poverty,” are living in cardboard boxes for 24 hours to raise money and awareness of the homeless. Without the benefit of shelter and the cold temperatures, these students have gained an insight on what it is like to be homeless. The students will live in the Steak And Shake parking lot until 7am Sunday morning. They would...
March 22, 2002 - 9:13pm
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They call him G.I Joe, and no he’s not the “action packed doll,” but he is close to it: Joe Mitchell from Gratiot returned home Friday after serving his country in a un-disclosed location for over 4 months. Mitchell left the day after Thanksgiving. It was a tearful, sad goodbye to his 3 daughters, wife and un-born child. But today there were tears of happiness, as his family, friends and neighbors gave him a warm welcome home. Mitchell doesn’t know if he has to go back. For now, he’s going...
March 22, 2002 - 4:07pm
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The idea that one day Ohioans will be able to legally carry concealed weapons is raising concerns with some local law enforcement officials. If approved by the senate, House Bill 274 will allow the County Sheriff's Office to authorize citizens to carry concealed weapons. State representative Jim Aslanides, who supports the bill, says that it will help protect law abiding citizens. But just the thought of more people carrying concealed weapons leaves the Zanesville Police Department feeling a...
March 22, 2002 - 4:02pm
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Volunteers for Operation Feed are dishing it out to raise money for local food pantries. Hosting their 7th annual "All You Can Eat Fish Fry", Operation Feed is serving fish dinners for a small donation. Proceeds from the fish fry will help various programs feed the hungry. The money raised from the yearly event helps these organizations to continue to feed thousands during hard times. Operation Feed will continue to serve dinners until 7PM at Trinity Presbyterina Church located on Military...
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