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April 22, 2002 - 5:12pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
Authorizing 3 million dollars sounds like a big job and a big chunk of change, but when it’s for the betterment of health care, it’s worth it. Today the Muskingum County Commissioners met with Genesis officials concerning a bond issue for the hospital. The county authorized a resolution for a lease agreement with Genesis, so they can finance equipment at both hospitals at a low interest rate. This is only the first acquisition brought before commissioners, and a motion has been filed to approve...
April 22, 2002 - 5:27am
5 years 11 weeks ago
It could be the beginning of the end for Buckeye Egg Farm's massive operations in Ohio. The state environmental protection agency plans to announce today that it is revoking Buckeye Egg's state permits. That's according to a story in Monday's editions of the Columbus Dispatch. Such action by the E-P-A would set in motion a process that could eliminate one of the nation's largest egg producers.
The Dispatch quotes unidentified sources as saying that
E-P-A director Christopher Jones...
April 22, 2002 - 5:03am
5 years 11 weeks ago
The Ohio Super Lotto jackpot is edging upward again. It stands at six million dollars after no tickets had the winning combination in Saturday's five million dollar drawing. There was one big winner in the kicker game on a ticket sold in Canfield, near Youngstown.
April 21, 2002 - 5:33pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
A part of Muskingum County's past is being brought back to the future in order to tell its story to local residents. Prospect Place is in the process of being revitalized in order to tell its grand history. After the ceremony-onlookers were able to satisfy their curiosity by tours throughout the historical site. Prospect Place is currently undergoing a 3 million dollar project that will take approximately 30 years to complete.
April 21, 2002 - 5:33pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
Maysville High School turned into a dance hall, as many children strutted their stuff for a cancer event. The 20-year-old event has brought many local dancers, baton twirlers, and the flag core together for one good cause-the American Cancer Society. Winners of the competition will recieve recycled trophies.
April 20, 2002 - 4:26pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
Muskingum College broke ground earlier today for its new Communication Arts complex. The state-of-the art 32 thousand square foot building will house the college's speech, journalism, and theatre programs and will provide a facility for the graphic arts initiative. Alumnae, faculty, students, and friends attended the ground breaking ceremony that had to be moved inside to the John Glenn gymnasium, due to the weather.
April 20, 2002 - 4:19pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
The American Heart walk did not skip a beat despite the dreary weather this morning. Under dark cloudy skies, participants seemed to be in high spirits as they gathered at Zane's Landing in downtown Zanesville. The nationwide event brought approximately 600 people together for a good cause. This year the Ameican Heart Association honored Julie Davis and Dorothy Montgomery for their courage and support of a heart healthy lifestyle.
April 19, 2002 - 5:16am
5 years 11 weeks ago
A five month drug investigation in Coshocton county ended Thursday and now five people are in custody. According to the Coshocton county sheriff's office, law enforcement officers with a search warrant were able to confiscate several thousand dollars and crack cocaine from a home at 1539 Arthur avenue. Deputies identify the suspects as 42-year-old Gwen Bachert and 54-year-old Rodney Vickers, both of Coshocton; 26-year-old Martin Hughes and 23-year-old Henry Smith the third, both of Columbus....
April 18, 2002 - 9:19pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident of a body found floating in a creek. Shortly before 3 o'clock Thursday afternoon, the body of an unidentified female was discovered by 2 area residents under a bridge on Perine Road in Hopwell Township. Detectives are not sure how long the body has been under the bridge and are looking through missing person reports to help identify the body. In the meantime, an autospy will be performed in Licking County to determine the...
April 18, 2002 - 3:56pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
If Mother Nature continues to co-operate, a local work in progress will soon be completed. Since January the BP station has been under construction for the development of a brand new convenience store. Robertson Construction was contracted to complete the station and with the opening date arriving soon, the BP station will be bigger and better. The mini-mart is completed at this time however more pavement must be poured to patch the area where the old station once set. The expected opening date...
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