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July 21, 2005 - 5:42pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
The oldest tournament in Muskingum County keeps getting bigger as local residents take to the course to raise money for a cure.

Avid golfers and those who just want to have fun and raise money for a good cause spent their day at Jaycees golf course in Zanesville for the 32nd annual Muskingum County Men's golf Championship.

Event Organizers say the tournament plays a major role in raising money for cancer education and research.

"We're very proud of it, it's...
July 21, 2005 - 4:51pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
Officials at a local shelter are thanking volunteers and local residents as the organization breaks every record ever held in 46 years of operation.

The highest number of animals to ever be adopted out of Muskingum County Animal Shelter since it opened in 1959 took place this June.

On average 300-320 dogs and cats are adopted out of the shelter each month but last month an overwhelming 533 were placed in homes.

Executive Director of the Animal Shelter, Larry...
July 21, 2005 - 4:40pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
As the price of gas continues to soar people are going to extremes when it comes to purchasing this pricey fuel.

In some parts of the state the number of gas station drive-offs climbs right along with the price of gas.

Zanesville Chief Of Police Eric Lambes says this is a constant problem.

Gas stations are taking extra precautions when it comes to pumping fuel.

"Most stations are use to this and have taken steps to prevent it by putting cameras on the...
July 21, 2005 - 12:01pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
The Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce is working hard to bring economic development to our region, and with a new game plan, they are hoping to do just that.

The Chamber received a $75,000 grant from the Department of Job...
July 21, 2005 - 11:47am
6 years 7 weeks ago
With the recent unfortunate events that have plagued the city of Zanesville… the stabbing of one local teen and another seriously injured in a jet ski accident, one local pastor is looking to help area teens find a new direction.

The Youth Pastor of the New Hope Full Gospel Church says he hopes to give local teens more focus in life. Adam King is also a Science Teacher at Maysville High School, where the boys went to school.

He says it’s not about religion, but purpose...
July 20, 2005 - 6:53pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
A Muskingum County pet center is quarantined by the government tonight some area residents are wondering if they are in danger.

State and federal officials quarantined the mid-south distribution center in Norwich this week after it shipped a hamster infected with a virus linked to the deaths of three organ transplants recipients in New England.

"We wanted to assure the public that we are looking out for their best interest of the community and at this time the public...
July 20, 2005 - 6:31pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
The fight against cancer takes place in downtown Zanesville this weekend and it's not going to be hard work.

The fourth annual "Jam at the Landing" will be held this Saturday from 1pm to 12am at the Zane Landing Park.

The purpose of the event is to have a good time while raising money to support the American Cancer Society.

Publicity chair, Lee Ann Brune says the event plays a big role in supporting the organization.

"Last year and actually the past...
July 20, 2005 - 5:23pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
It's the battle of the law enforcement and fire fighters and it's for a good cause, the Muskingum County Red Cross.

The Guns N Hoses Blood Drive is an annual event.

The Guns are the local police and Sheriff's departments and the hoses are local Fire Fighters, the need for blood donations is real.

"The need for blood is greater and I think a lot more people are realizing it and this is kind of a fun way to get involved with new groups," says Red Cross Executive...
July 20, 2005 - 2:18pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
During the summer its very important to remember to keep yourself hydrated and the best way to do that is to drink lots of fluids throughout the day.

So what is the best drink to grab without harming your teeth? Well, Dr. Andy Fuhriman is a dentist. He says you want to avoid sugary drinks and pick ones that have a low level of acid.

“If you’re going to be sipping on something all day, definitely pick water. What can happen is you constantly are sipping on that pop, you’re...
July 20, 2005 - 12:59pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
It’s that time again, good food, entertainment and lots of livestock. We’re talking about county fairs and the one in Perry County is in full swing this week.

The fair brings in hundreds of 4-H members each year, and this year is no different. They show off pigs, goats, cattle and many other farm animals. This year is 9-year-old Adrienne Emmert’s first year. She showed off her prized goats, and although it’s hard work, she says it’s worth it.

“When you’re showing goats...
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