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September 7, 2001 - 4:56pm
4 years 45 weeks ago
A suspect has been arrested for a shooting incident that happened earlier this year. James Andrew Woods was taken into custody by the Zanesville Police Department Friday afternoon for the shooting of Efetayo Demico Deloach. After a four month investigation by department detectives, enough evidence was gathered for a grand jury to issue a warrant for his arrest. Back on April 15th Deloach was shot in the parking lot of the Canteen Bar on Lee Street. Meanwhile, Deloach who was shot in the...
September 7, 2001 - 2:36pm
4 years 45 weeks ago
More possible job cuts ahead for the Perry County Sheriff's Office. The cutbacks not only have the division itself worried but also the residents of Perry County. Many residents feel that the cutback in jobs is unfortunate and some are looking toward the County Commissioners for some answers. For the residents of Perry County safety seems to be the biggest concern now that the layoffs are occurring so frequently.
September 7, 2001 - 2:32pm
4 years 45 weeks ago
The Zanesville Police Department were called to West Main and Beaumont Street today to put a stop to a bar fight. Detectives and an EMT were called to the scene later to assist a man who had collapsed in the road. At this time officials are not certain what happend, or who was involved other than the injured man. The man was treated on the scene and then transported.
September 7, 2001 - 11:06am
4 years 45 weeks ago
A Noble county teenager is accused of shooting and killing a Guernsey county man Wednesday afternoon. Deputies say it all happened after the teenager stayed home from school claiming to be sick. Investigators say the teen picked up a gun and took his family"s truck for a ride. Noble County Sheriff Landon Smith says the teen lost control of the vehicle and it flipped. Nearby, 38-year-old Todd Morrision of Byesville was at a graveyard visiting his father's gravesite. Sheriff Smith says it...
September 7, 2001 - 11:00am
4 years 45 weeks ago
A standoff that last nearly 26 hours ended peacefully Thursday afternoon. Two people came out of a camper in Morgan County and were arrested. Charges are pending against 48-year-old Michael Ferryman and 47-year-old Maria Holsinger, both of Malta. Both are being held in the Muskingum County Jail. Morgan County sheriff's spokesman
Keith Spare says the standoff started on Wednesday when Ferryman fired twice at a Sheriff's deputy attempting to serve a him a summons on an aggravated menacing...
September 6, 2001 - 7:08pm
4 years 45 weeks ago
It’s the 65-year anniversary of the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile, and it has been an American icon now for over half of a decade. Traveling around the country providing prizes for children and adults alike, as well as giving the history of the Oscar Mayer Company, the wienermobile “hot doggers” were in the Zanesville area Thursday to hand out tee-shirts and wiener whistles. Although the wienermobile was scheduled to make an appearance at the Zanesville Pick-n-Save today, it could not make it due...
September 6, 2001 - 7:06pm
4 years 45 weeks ago
It was business as usual at the Muskingum County Commissioners’ office today. Three tax abatements were presented to the County Commissioners for final approval. The businesses involved were All American Homes, BDP Inc. Sports Art and Dollar General.
September 6, 2001 - 7:04pm
4 years 45 weeks ago
It was a big business move today for Bank First Ohio Corporation, which owns First National Bank in Zanesville. The big news, UBN Corporation in Canton and First National Bank are merging. The philosophy overall is to keep the decision making process as close to the customer as possible. Operations for the new company will be based in Zanesville and all of the systems, processing of transactions; loan servicing deposit operations will be housed here as well. The merger needs regulatory and...
September 6, 2001 - 7:03pm
4 years 45 weeks ago
Getting better schools for our area; that is what school officials are pushing, and receiving federal funds will not solve the problem. The Ohio Supreme Court today ordered the state to come increase funding to public schools and says that the Ohio’s system of paying for education will not be constitutional with additional spending. But this decision does not appease school officials. The court says it has no reason to doubt the State’s intention to fully fund school and no longer will...
September 6, 2001 - 6:56pm
4 years 45 weeks ago
A two-day standoff in Morgan County comes to an end with 2 people in custody. Around 3 Wednesday afternoon a man and a woman with guns barricaded themselves in a camper at one of the campsites in the AEP Recreational Land in Morgan County. Meantime, information officer Keith Spare stated that the standoff ended peacefully at 5PM with no one hurt. He also states that both suspects are in custody.
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