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May 12, 2001 - 3:00pm
5 years 4 weeks ago
Even all the rain this morning couldn’t dampen the hearts of these volunteers. Volunteers from Habitat for Humanity, Genesis Healthcare Systems and Pro Muskingum were busy doing good deeds around Zanesville today. The volunteer group arrived bright and early, the group then split in two. One group went to Chap’s run for a clean up and the other gave some attention to a Habitat for Humanity house located at 1362 Wheeler Rd. Volunteers were busy powerwashing the outside of the home, cleaning...
May 10, 2001 - 5:19pm
5 years 4 weeks ago
Fun times in the fairway...one-hundred and twenty-eight golfers took over the Jaycees Golf Course today to play in a tournament benefitting the Muskingum County American Red Cross. This is the 12th annual golf outing. The money raised goes to support the Red Cross Disaster Relief program for victims of fires. The Red Cross was hoping to raise anywhere between $12,000 and $15,000 today. There were door prizes and prizes for par three's for outing participants.
May 10, 2001 - 5:13pm
5 years 4 weeks ago
Justice Pfeifer, creator of the Ohio Tuition Trust Authority, which helps parents save for children's college educations, commented on the Ohio Legislature's proposed budget cuts to higher education and how that affects people's future incomes and spending. "Anytime you start getting fees at higher education level too high, it begins to defer access and eliminate access for people that's always harmful," he said. The state budget is proposing cuts for higher education in order to fund primary...
May 10, 2001 - 5:06pm
5 years 4 weeks ago
Students from Muskingum Tech. got some wisdom today from a higher court. Ohio Supreme Court Justice, Paul Pfeifer, spoke with students from the paralegal program and shared some of his professional advice at a luncheon today at the campus center. "Be yourself, never forget why you chose the legal profession, what motivated you to enter that. There's been enormous change in the law and the interpretation of our constitution over the history of our country. I think it's a great priviledge to...
May 9, 2001 - 5:18pm
5 years 4 weeks ago
For the second time around voters in Cambridge have rejected a 2.9 mill levy for the Cambridge City Schools. The permenet improvement levy for five years was defeated by the unoffical count of; 915 yes votes, and 1,058 no votes. The money was earmarked for textbooks, transportation, and technology. The administration said that this is a sad day for Cambridge City Schools. The levy was a renewal and the money expiries in Janurary. The plan to put the issue back on the ballot will have to be...
May 9, 2001 - 5:00pm
5 years 4 weeks ago
A blaze broke out this afternoon is Muskingum County destroying a family’s home. The house at 7390 Pine Crest Drive was engulfed in flames when the fire fighters arrived shortly after two this afternoon. The owners Joe and Melinda Kellogg weren’t home at the time. Melinda and her daughter, Melina arrived as the blaze was still ripping through their home. Because of the intensity of the fire several departments were dispatched. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
May 9, 2001 - 9:24am
5 years 4 weeks ago
The results are in from Tuesday's primary elections in Ohio. In our area the Cambridge City Schools levy went down to defeat by a vote count of 1058-no...915-yes. In Coshocton county three levies were on the ballot..a 4.9 mill levy for Coshocton city schools passed...the River View schools issue also apparenlty passed, although some votes from a licking county have yet to be added to the final....and a road improvements measure for Crawford township failed by one vote. In Licking county a levy...
May 8, 2001 - 3:46pm
5 years 4 weeks ago
The passing of Bill 59 in the Ohio Senate will have a profound effect on Title Divisions across the nation. Bill 59, known as the "Electronic Cross-Tilting legislation" will be forwarded on to the House of Representatives for review. The new legislation will make life a little easier for various agencies in Muskingum County as well as its residents. The state of Ohio processed over $5 million certificates of titles in 2000. This represents the 5th largest volume in the United States. The...
May 8, 2001 - 3:39pm
5 years 4 weeks ago
The Post Office is joining with the United Way and Operation Feed to "Stamp Out Hunger." Your local letter carrier will be collecting non-perishable food on Saturday May 12 to help the families in need in our community. Besides the Zanesville area, both Nashport and Crooksville will be participating. The Operation Feed Campaign is lagging in donations, so the letter carriers are trying to pick-up as much food as possible. For anyone who will be out of town on Saturday, there is also a drop...
May 8, 2001 - 3:35pm
5 years 4 weeks ago
Older adults at the Center for Seniors got informative lesson on the Medicaid Estate Recovery program today. For people 55 years or older Medicaid offers better coverage than any private insurance. But some of what goes into care must come out, and seniors are weary about how the estate recovery process works.
The Attorney General's office is responsible for presenting claims to the estate' executor to recover some of the money that Medicaid paid for the deceased care. For more...
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