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November 26, 2005 - 1:58pm
6 years 25 weeks ago
Contestants for the Miss Southeast Ohio Competition took part in a workshop session today.

The girls worked on their talent presentations, interview skills and on-stage preparations for the show in January. “Today we hope to get all the girls bugs out. They have their first opportunity to perform on stage at Secrest Auditorium, which for any amateur talent is sometimes nerve-wracking,” commented Pageant Director Vicki LeVeck.

Twenty girls are competing in the event...
November 25, 2005 - 4:59pm
6 years 25 weeks ago
Pets are a popular gift for the holidays, but sometimes the owner and pet aren’t right for each other.

This can have serious psychological effects on the pet. “They get depressed. They don’t want to eat, they want a family. They don’t want to be alone, they just want their couch back,” said Stacey Sucky of The Animal Shelter Society.

The Animal Shelter says that most of the time people do not realize how much work a pet can be and end up returning it after a week....
November 25, 2005 - 4:58pm
6 years 25 weeks ago
A family owned business of over 50 years in Downtown Zanesville is moving to the north end.

The Camera Shop is relocating to Brandywine Blvd November 28th.

The new location will allow the store to expand its’ current services. “We are going to do onsite enlargements up to 24”, and digital printing will be done in-house now,” said Mark Englehart.

The Camera Shop is moving from its current Market St location, which has been open since April of 1950.
November 25, 2005 - 2:40pm
6 years 25 weeks ago
As people begin to decorate their homes for Christmas, fire officials warn of potential fire hazards with outdoor lighting displays.

“Know how many you can string together,” says Chief David Lacy of the Zanesville Fire Department. “If you’re going to use extension cords make sure they are of adequate size and can carry the load.”

Chief Lacy also recommends only using U-L approved lighting and to wrap all connections to prevent water coming in contact with it.
November 25, 2005 - 2:33pm
6 years 25 weeks ago
An increase in car break-ins is common with the holiday shopping season, and law enforcement officials warn that although cases in Zanesville have dropped over the years, people still have to be careful.

“If they can se it their going to break the glass and steal it,” says Sergeant Floyd Lemmon of the Zanesville Police Department.

Along with keeping cars locked, and keeping items in their bags, officials offered these tips for people who like to take items to their...
November 25, 2005 - 1:05pm
6 years 25 weeks ago
A three-month old Coshocton County puppy was found dead with its feet and head wrapped in duct tape.

The mixed breed named Tiny Junior had been missing for almost a week when it was found.

Jackie Adkins, whose family owned the dog, says her children took the discovery hard.

Three other dogs in the town are missing and Chris Sturtz of the Animal Shelter warns residents to closely watch their pets.

The Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office is...
November 24, 2005 - 7:32pm
6 years 25 weeks ago
A gas leak forced about 30 people to evacuate their homes tonight, after a gas line ruptured on Snake Hallow Road, Township Road 445, in Crooksville.

“A six inch medium pressure gas line has had a rupture and we had to evacuate a quarter mile in each direction,” said Fred Redfern for the Crooksville Fire Department. “We have the area secured and we’re waiting on the gas company to come and take care of the problem.”

Firefighters sent evacuees to the Crooksville Fire...
November 24, 2005 - 7:24pm
6 years 25 weeks ago
While most people are at home eating turkey and relaxing, some are at work providing necessary services to the community.

Watch the video to learn more about the people who work through the major holidays.
November 24, 2005 - 3:36pm
6 years 25 weeks ago
While retailers typically offer day after Thanksgiving sales to kick-off holiday shopping, some are starting early.

Reporter Steve Borecky explains how some shoppers look for deals when others are home celebrating.
November 24, 2005 - 3:20pm
6 years 25 weeks ago
Over 30 volunteers at Christ’s Table served Thanksgiving meals earlier today to those less fortunate.

“We want to make sure people who are our guests have a meal like we would have when we go home,” said Gretchen Sayre.

Christ’s Table has been serving this special meal every year since 1986.

The warm meal was complete with turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie. “We’ve done about 250 meals so far. We did about 150 home-bound meals that the Jaycee...
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