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February 6, 2002 - 5:53pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
The United Way received a special donation toady – it was a monetary gift from one of the agencies it supports. Goodwill is usually accepting donations – but now they have decided to give back. They presented United Way with an 8 hundred dollar corporate donation. On February 12th this year’s United Way campaign will end, as of today, they have collected one million one hundred and forty thousand dollars.
February 6, 2002 - 5:52pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
Taking a step back in time now, the trail to freedom for slaves goes right through the heart of Zanesville. February is black history month – and to celebrate Ohio University Zanesville, held a lecture on our area’s involvement in the Underground Railroad. Kathy Brantley, organizer of the Putnam Underground Railroad Education Center, where history will showcase and taught through hands-on features. The PURE center is set to open in the Fall of 2002.
February 6, 2002 - 5:51pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
Indulging in a sweet pastry right before Lent, is a polish tradition that goes back 400 years. Pick N’ Save stores have brought back Paczki, a sweet treat that the bakery makes from scratch. Polish people would gather up all the ingredients they had in the kitchen, and bake the sweet treats to indulge in eating prior to beginning to fast for lent. This year’s availability is February 6th through 13th and every Friday throughout Lent that ends with Good Friday, March 29th.
February 6, 2002 - 2:22pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
The Muskingum College student charged in the death of her infant made her first appearance in a Muskingum county courtroom Wednesday morning. 21-year old Jennifer N. Bryant appeared before Judge Jeffrey Hooper with her attorney Aaron Miller. No plea was entered however bond was set for the defendant. Attached to the $50,000 bond was a request made by the defense for house arrest with the exception that Bryant be permitted to attend counseling sessions, meetings with her lawyer and seek...
February 6, 2002 - 9:46am
5 years 11 weeks ago
The Muskingum county sheriff's office says 21-year-old jennifer Bryant was charged Tuesday in the death of her newborn infant. Bryant faces involuntary manslaughter, child endangering and abuse of a corpse. She's being held in the Muskingum county jail. She makes her first appearance in court today. Her baby was found in a trash bin wrapped in a blanket Monday night near the home where the Muskingum College student lived with five other students. Detectives say evidence they found in the...
February 6, 2002 - 12:41am
5 years 11 weeks ago
Ryan Bates scored 25 points and pulled down 16 rebounds in Rosecrans 72-35 win over TCC.
February 5, 2002 - 5:04pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
Governor Bob Taft's top officials will be in Zanesville Thursday. His Cabinet Directors will be hosting a regional roundtable to discuss his State of the State Address. The day will start with a tour of The New Bakery Company at the East Pointe Industrial Park. Then the roundtable begins at 10 am at Muskingum Area Technical College. Among those expected to attend are Tom Johnson, the Director of the Office Of Budget And Management and Joy Padgett, the Director of the Governor's office of...
February 5, 2002 - 2:23pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
Members of the Muskingum County Tourism Team met to share ideas, news and marketing information about the area and update everyone on what will be taking place this year in the hospitality industry. The main focus of the group is to promote tourism in the county and within the state. They not only want to promote local events but also to encourage those who live in the community to travel and sight see in the Southeastern Ohio region. The Tourism Team meets the first Tuesday of every month at...
February 5, 2002 - 2:22pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
They are still going strong but are in need of more assistance to provide a service to the community. Goodwill Industries is looking for the community’s helping hand in continuing to provide for those who are less fortunate. They need clothing more than anything and to make donating more convenient, Goodwill is sending out trucks to various locations in the area. On Saturday February 9th a truck will be at Sunrise Bowling Alley on Route 40, from 9:30 am until 3:30 pm. Another truck will be at...
February 4, 2002 - 3:18pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
It is tax time again and the nations largest volunteer run tax counseling service is preparing tax returns free of charge. Starting today and every Monday from 12:30PM to 2:45PM at the Muskingum County Center For Seniors, AARP tax aide counselors will assist seniors with their tax returns. To receive the free tax aide, there are some restrictions and guidelines that taxpayers must follow. It is for taxpayers middle age to low income with special attention to age 60 and over. You must have...
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