Local News

November 9, 2001 - 6:01pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
The homicide of Peter Polk remains unsolved, and the family is speaking out pleading for any information that would lead to the capture of his assailants. Early Sunday morning Polk, was found beaten up on East Long Street in Columbus. He was on a business trip and had went out to dinner and then to Krome Nighlight for some drinks. His friends say there was one trouble in side the bar, and upon leaving he called a friend to ask for directions, when he was attacked by three men. He was taken...
November 9, 2001 - 2:27pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
A local organization is asking the community to open their hearts as well as their wallets to keep hot meals available for the needy. Christ’s Table has just recently announced that drastic cutbacks will be made soon and donations are desperately needed. They have received some donations, but not nearly enough to get them out of debt. Food donations are always welcome however monetary donations are needed the most at this time, simply because of Christ’s Table’s budget. They spend $3,000 to $4,...
November 9, 2001 - 2:26pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
It’s not just the schools, or the community that makes donations to local organizations. Today the Adult Probation Office presented the Salvation Army and Christ’s Table with over 600 food items. The department has been doing this project for three or four years now and they have provided many canned goods to the community’s needy. The project was approved by the Muskingum County Judges, and it was designed to have adult felony probationers give back to the community. Those with community...
November 9, 2001 - 2:25pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
Acts of appreciation and respect, as well as having a kind heart are the lessons students are learning at McIntire Elementary School. With the help of the PTO and the school’s Student Council officers they raised over $1,700. The students sold over 1,000 patriotic badges for a dollar a piece. All of the profits are going to the families of the lost firefighters of New York City.
Doing a positive thing for those affected by the recent tragedy was important to many of the students,...
November 8, 2001 - 6:09pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
It was a patriotic dedication in Coshocton on Thursday. The Annin Flag Company dedicated its new facility on South Third Street. The plant is part of the oldest and largest flag manufacturing company in the United States. There are seven locations across the US. In Coshocton, US Flag kits and decorations are made. This new facility will create 200 permanent jobs.
November 8, 2001 - 6:08pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
The votes are in and the polls are closed, but the 2001 Election is not exactly over< counties still have to produce official numbers. In Muskingum County, there were about four races that are too close to call. The 2nd slot of trustee in Rich Hill Township is tied, and only one vote separates candidates in Adamsville Village, Norwich Village and Clay Township. The Board of Elections said a winner will be declared and all votes counted at the official recount on November 19th. The voter...
November 8, 2001 - 6:08pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
The United States Post Office announced that it’s closing one of its contract stations in Zanesville. Customer Service supervisor Sandy Jose says that the postal station at Lou’s Hallmark Store in the County Fair Shopping Center will be closed. The postal service says the effective day is Tuesday November 19th, no reason was given for the shutdown.
November 8, 2001 - 6:08pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
Enjoying a cultural experience in Zanesville will soon be enhanced. The art center is about to be expanded and improved. The two-phase project will double the size of the current art center and should get underway in a couple of weeks. The three million-dollar project is set to be completed by next fall. Starting November 18th the art center will be closed for the upgrades. But they plan to remain visible through lectures and workshops.
November 8, 2001 - 1:44pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
With Veterans Day right around the corner, many programs and assemblies will be underway to honor some of the most important people in our country’s history. Students at West Muskingum Middle School got the chance to show their appreciation and respect for those who fought for our freedom. As patriotism continues to run high among Americans, it is educating the students on the history of our country, as well as the meaning of being patriotic that veterans believe will forever be important...
November 8, 2001 - 11:00am
5 years 11 weeks ago
A Two car accident in Zanesville Thursday Morning has landed one man in the hospital. Zanesville Police says that 27-year-old Jessica Bradley of Zanesville was driving south on Maple Avenue when she was hit nearly head-on
by 53-year Jeanette Aber also of Zanesville who was heading north on Maple. Bradley's passenger, Scott Simmons, also of Zanesville was transported to Bethesda Hospital with knee,neck and back injuries. Police say the accident was alcohol related and have charged and...
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