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May 8, 2001 - 10:53am
5 years 6 weeks ago
Tonight the Salvation Army in Cambridge marked an important milestone, 100-years of service to Guernsey County. Volunteers say small changes have been made, but one thing that remians consistant is the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of those who are hurting. Congressman Bob Ney was the keynote speaker at the event.
May 7, 2001 - 5:03pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
Wal-Mart is about to set up shop in Newark. A Wal-Mart Super-Center encompassing 204 thousand square feet will soon be under construction on North 21st Street. Distinguishing features of the Wal-Mart Super-center are wider aisles, better lighting and a grocery store. The Super-center will also have a full station auto repair center and a gas station. Estimated cost of the building is 12 million dollars.
May 7, 2001 - 4:01pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
The most difficult decision that a teenaged female faces is telling someone that she is pregnant. Many teens put themselves and their unborn children in danger by trying to conceal their impending pregnancies. One agency in Muskingum County realizes that early intervention is the key for these young mothers and their unborn children. The Mukingum County Early Start Program address issues for pregnant teenagers with a hands on approach. For more information on services that the Muskingum...
May 6, 2001 - 6:29pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
Some people at the Welcome Center in Zanesville were asking where's the beef? Well today the Muskingum Cattleman's Association made sure there was some at The Welcome Center. The Group was celebrating "Burger Boom" in honor of National Beef month. They served 500 free hamburgers. The Association feels beef has gotten a bad rap and they want to help promote it.
May 6, 2001 - 6:26pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
Mini trains and mini tracks equal massive man hours. Since 1979, the Guernsey Valley Model Railroad Club has been building Model Train tracks. And today, they showcased their display, which focused on the Pennsylvania Railroad to the public. There are 10 active members of the club. The display covers 6 rooms of the Colley Block Building in Cambridge. And, if the track were laid in a straight line, it would exceed over 4 football fields.
May 6, 2001 - 6:20pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
Family members and friends gathered today for a benefit dinner to raise money for the Cornelius family. The family suffered a devastating tragedy back in March when their house located on Bloomfield Rd. caught fire. Three month old Maliki Rhude, 15 yr.old Jenny Cornelius and her mother, Judy, all died in the fire. The son, 17 yr.old Samuel Cornelius and his father, survived the tragedy, but lost everything in the blaze. All the money raised was going to help the father and son get back on...
May 5, 2001 - 6:22pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
With Cowboy hats and boots and horses, it looked like a scene out of an old western movie. Hopalong Cassidy fans from all over visited downtown Cambridge today for the 11th annual Hopalong Cassidy Festival. Hopalong Cassidy, played by William Boys, was a western tv star in the 1940s and 50s. He grew up in Cambridge.
Today's festivities included a parade and a look alike contest. Other activities included merchandise vendors, live entertainment from 8-yr.-old Cambridge resident, Adam...
May 5, 2001 - 6:19pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
Airplanes came in for a landing today to help raise money. Eleven planes taxied down North Point Dr. by police escort and ended up at the Lowes parking lot in Zanesville.
"We have a project called Lowes Heroes and what we do is we look for something we can raise money for. This year we picked Muskingum County Disaster Services." said Doug Hobson, commercial sales manager, Lowes.
To help raise money, visitors could buy raffle tickets to win a drill. Also, Dominos Pizza and Coc-Cola...
May 5, 2001 - 6:15pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
Gun shots rang out in Perry County this afternoon. Roseville volunteer firefighters got a surprise when they responded to a traffic accident. "Roseville fire department was assisting Crooksville on an auto accident. As they were responding, a couple of young biys, we presume took a couple shots at the squad, damaging the squad and the fire truck and a couple of other vehicles driving by." said Fire Chief Derick Keylor.
The 2 juveniles have been caught and are now in the custody of the...
May 4, 2001 - 10:30am
5 years 6 weeks ago
Give a pint....take a pint...that was the theme at the blood drive at Dutro Ford in Zanesville Thursday. Red Cross official Abby Corder said if you give a pint of blood you will get a pint of ice cream from Tom's Ice Cream Bowl. This was the third blood drive at Dutro's this year.
he goal was to take 100 pints of the life saving fluid. The drive netted 74 pints and everyone says it was a success. If you are interested in giving there are more blood drives planned in the Zanesville...
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