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April 15, 2002 - 5:08am
5 years 7 weeks ago
The tax filing deadline is Monday at midnight. You might think common last minute tax mistakes would be forgetting to sign your return or missing some money-saving reductions. But the top tax preparer at H-and-R Block sys the most common blunder is people messing up their social security number. If you make that mistake, the I-R-S
may say you never filed, becasue it relies on those numbers. The I-R-S is reminding late filers to double-check
all of their figures, attach required...
April 15, 2002 - 4:58am
5 years 7 weeks ago
It was a final goodbye for famed artist Leslie Cope in Roseville Sunday. Family and friends turned for Cope's funeral. Community members gathered outside of Cope"s gallery as his body was transferred to a horse drawn carriage. Cope, who died Thursday shortly after being diagnosed with cancer, will be deeply missed. The Artist, who was a native of England, was well known for his works that depicted the early settlement in and around Muskingum county. Cope is survived by his wife Velma and...
April 13, 2002 - 11:27am
5 years 7 weeks ago
The Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative, Inc. held its 65th annual meeting today at the East Muskingum Middle School in New Concord. This year members and friends enjoyed a variety of exhibits, celebrating the Ohio 4-H centennial including displays from Muskingum, Guernsey, Tuscarawas, Morgan and Noble County cooperative extension agencies. Also on hand were displays of water heaters and power lineman demonstrations.
April 12, 2002 - 5:27pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
A district Arts Festival is scheduled this weekend to celebrate Appalachian heritage. Put on by over 100 students that attend Tri-Valley Schools, the festival will be held Sunday April 14th from 2pm until 5pm and feature arts, dancing, and food. Learning history, and art is the focus of this event for the students. This festival is open to the community.
April 12, 2002 - 5:25pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
Every year thousands of people nationwide, both motorists and highway workers are injured or killed in construction zone crashes. To do their part in ensuring roadway safety, the Ohio Department of Transportation is kicking off the Work Safety Zone Awareness Week. Last year in District Five, 53 people were injured in work zone accidents, one person died. Statewide there were over two thousand injuries and more than 20 deaths. ODOT would like to remind motorists to slow down through the work...
April 12, 2002 - 12:33pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
A Noble county teenager is going to prison. 16-year-old Matthew Lallathin was sentenced Friday in Noble County Common Pleas Court to 15-years-to-life. This comes after a jury spent two hours deliberating Thursday before convicting the teen with murder with a gun specification. Lallathin also got three years tacked to his sentence for using a gun. Lallathin was convicted of shooting and killing 38-year-old Todd Morrison of Byesville last fall when Morrison stopped to help him in a traffic...
April 12, 2002 - 8:33am
5 years 7 weeks ago
Zanesville police have requested an autopsy after a man was killed in a motorcycle accident Thursday evening. It happened just before 7 pm on Old Newark road. Zanesville Police say that 32-year-old Melvin Patterson died instantly after his motorcycle went off the right side of the road and hit a utility pole. Patterson was the only one involved in the accident.
April 12, 2002 - 8:05am
5 years 7 weeks ago
It's back to the phones and the cakes at Colony Square Mall as the Carr Center Cake Auction enters day two on Friday. The fundraiser collected 62-thousand-205 dollars during the first day on Thursday. That's about two-thousand dollars more than the first day last year. There are over 400 cakes that will be auctioned off during the two day event. You can listen to the event on WHIZ A-M 1240 radio or you can hear it live on the internet at WHIZ AMFMTV.COM. After the auction there will be the...
April 11, 2002 - 4:30pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
If you haven't been to your local library in a while, you may want to stop in an check out some new policies that are going into effect this weekend. Sunday starts National Library Week, and to kick-off the celebration, the John McIntyre Library is making changes. Under the new policy, fiction videos and D-V-D's can be borrowed for 7-days, magazines, new adult fiction, pamphlets, CD Roms and "books on tape" for 14 days. All other items can be borrowed for 28 days. Tom says this will also...
April 11, 2002 - 4:09pm
5 years 7 weeks ago
Muskingum Tech and Ohio University-Zanesville's campus library is hosting a two day conference for library professionals throughout the appalachian region. Held annually, the Two-Year College Library/Learning Resource Center Conference is an opportunity for professionals to meet and examine issues related to college library employees from across the state. The focus of the 2002 conference is on the various roles which are assumed by two year campus libraries.
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