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September 11, 2001 - 6:37am
5 years 11 weeks ago
A Federal Mediator has ruled against the city of Zanesville in a sexual discrimination case involving a police officer. Arbitrator Louis Imundo Junior ordered the city of Zanesville to restore sick leave, vacation time and pay to officer Theresa Tysinger for time off. Tysinger took a leave of absence in September of last year when she became pregnant and the city would not take her off street patrol and assign her to another light duty job during her pregnancy. After the ruling, Chief Eric...
September 11, 2001 - 6:21am
5 years 11 weeks ago
Zanesville Police are looking for an armed robber who hit a motel Tuesday morning. Police say the man entered the Amerihost Inn on Scenic Crest Drive around one a.m., pulled out a handgun and demanded money. The suspect then fled the scene on foot with an undetermined amount of cash. No one was hurt during the incident. The bandit is described as a thin male between five-feet-ten and six-feet tall. He was wearing a dark colored full-face mask, sweatshirt and jeans.
September 11, 2001 - 6:12am
5 years 11 weeks ago
Zanesville City Council President Joanne Winland has cancer. She will take a medical leave of absence while undergoing surgery for the disease. In a memo to council members
Winland said she will be undergoing surgery at Mount Carmel West Hospital in Columbus for an unspecified malignant condition. She will be off work for six to eight weeks. Winland also told council members she expects a full recovery without additional treatment.
September 11, 2001 - 5:43am
5 years 11 weeks ago
State Senator Jim Carnes says that some state funding is heading to Muskingum County to help the Zanesville Nursery.
Carnes says that 13,500 dollars will be released to rehabilitate the irrigation pump at the local facility. Carnes explained that this project is part of an ongoing effort to throughly evaluate the dam and water supply to make it run more efficiently. The Zanesville State Nursery and it's sister facility in Marietta provide Ohio landowners with quality tree seedlings for...
September 11, 2001 - 5:26am
5 years 11 weeks ago
A major development in the shooting death of a Cambridge child. At first investigators said the three-year-old child shot himself in an accident. Now, Cambridge police says a man has been arrested in the case. Police say 22-year-old Richard Lacroix of 609 South 10th Street in Cambridge has been charged with murder. No other details in the case have been released. Police are expected to hold a news conference and will release more details in the investigation. The child, Dylan Maust died...
September 10, 2001 - 2:42pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
Preparing for the 21st century and all of the technology know-how that it requires is what Muskingum County is anticipating. In a collaborative effort to create community “Tech-knowledge” centers for engaged learning, Zanesville City Schools, Ameritech, The Work Force Development Division of Muskingum County Job and Family Services, Even Start Family Family Literacy Grant, Area Labor Management Cooperative Council, and Mid-East Ohio combined forces to bring this program forth for the entire...
September 10, 2001 - 2:40pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
There are forty-seven active city projects in Zanesville and one of them will be underway within the next couple weeks. Replacing the water reservoir right here in Zanesville is what is on the agenda. The water reservoir will be replaced with two up ground tanks. There has been minimal leakage with the reservoir but the primary reason it is being replaced is because it is over 50 years old and the EAP has advised that it is near time for a replacement because it is so old. Issue two funding...
September 10, 2001 - 2:38pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
If you didn’t already know, Zanesville has it’s own festival now, and for the 2nd year in a row. It’s called “I Love Living in Zanesville” and it is put on by the County Commissioners Office and the City of Zanesville. It kicks off this Saturday September 15th at 10am. Activities planned for the day long event are Chalk on the Walk, face painting, and of course there will be good eats available for everyone who attends. A new event makes its debut this year during the festivities. A 5-K race...
September 10, 2001 - 6:34am
5 years 11 weeks ago
A 15-year-old Noble county boy accused of fatally shooting a Byesville man will be tried as an adult. Noble County Juvenile Court Judge John Nau Saturday bound the case over the Common Pleas Court. Nau, who presides over both courts, will hear the case. The boy is charged with aggravated murder. He's Scheduled to appear again in court September 26th. Authorities say the boy took a handgun from his parent's house Wednesday and went for a joyride in the family car. He then lost control of...
September 10, 2001 - 6:10am
5 years 11 weeks ago
A jury Sunday awarded neighbors of Buckeye Egg Farm about 19.7 million dollars in damages. The amount covers negligence by the State's largest egg farm and the nuisance of odors and flies caused by Buckeye Egg. Licking County Common Pleas Judge Gregory Frost says damages were awarded to each of the 21 plantiffs in amounts ranging from around 670-thousand dollars to just more than 1.2 million dollars.
Jurors heard three weeks of testimony and began deliberating
Friday. The neighbors...
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