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August 7, 2005 - 11:35pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
Careless actions are often the root of many serious catastrophes.

Sometimes these misfortunes can lead to the injury of a person or the loss of a home.

Erin Packard shares tips on ways to keep an act of carelessness from becoming a serious accident.

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August 7, 2005 - 3:44pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
It’s summertime and that means hot and humid weather. But along with those dry conditions comes serious problems that could affect many area residents.

Brush fires are one of the most prolific problems when the temperatures peak and fire chief Dave Lacy says it doesn’t take a lot of time to create a serious problem. You know, when it’s raining, it’s not a problem, but it doesn’t take a significant amount of time when the heat and sun come back that we’re dry again.”

August 7, 2005 - 2:45pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
It was a weekend full of fun for Chandlersville area residents at the annual homecoming festival, as the event provided hours of entertainment.

The 11th annual Chandlersville Homecoming wrapped up today with a car show, bike show and a poker run. Hundreds of festivalgoers attended the weekend’s event, which took more than fifty volunteers to put together.

According to the president of the event, Kevin Pyle, this year’s event was designed with the family in mind. “We’ve...
August 7, 2005 - 2:37pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
Kids of all ages had a chance to cool off, while having lots of fun at this year's Kidsfest.

The event held at the South Pick-N-Save, hosted a wide variety of activities to amuse kids, including a petting zoo, a hot dog eating contest, and a bounce house.

According to the Executive Director for Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Zanesville, this event gave kids the opportunity to have lots of fun while helping a great cause, Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Zanesville. “Big...
August 7, 2005 - 2:28pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
What better way to take a trip back in time, than to walk through history?

Today marked the 15th annual McIntire Terrace Home and Garden Tour, a group of seven homes dating back to the Civil War era.

The annual event showcases the beauty of the homes, giving spectators an opportunity to check out the architecture and tour the colorful gardens.

According to the president of the McIntire Terrace, Sandy Gentry, the tour gives residents an appreciation for older...
August 6, 2005 - 11:33pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
Area residents were strolling alongside the Sternwheelers today at one local annual summertime event bringing boaters from all across the country to Morgan County.

The sixth annual Sternwheeler Cruise-In took place today in Malta.

Six sternwheelers docked along the side of the Muskingum River some of them opened their walkways for spectators to admirer.

Although this is an annual event board club Secretary, Marie Dennett says this year stands out from the rest....
August 6, 2005 - 10:14pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
The weeklong festivities of an important era in American History wrapped up this evening at one action packed entertainment venue.

The finale of the Heartland Remembers, The 60th Anniversary Celebration drew a full house to Secrest Auditorium.

The show included singers and dancers and brought feel good memories from the victory of World War II.

Steering Committee Member, Mike Pockl reflects on the outcome of the week long events.

"I think all of us...
August 6, 2005 - 12:59pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
The largest fundraiser of the year happened today at Deerasic Park, attracting nature lovers from all over the country.

The annual Deerasic Classic Give-A-Way occurred today at Deerasic Park in Cambridge to benefit a new museum.

According to Deerasic Park Director of Operations, Dean Ziegler, today’s event sparked the interest of tens of thousands of people from one end of the country to the other. “We’ve sold tickets in forty two states. There’s even people here from...
August 6, 2005 - 12:50pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
It was a day of giving at one local church to benefit hundreds of needy families.

The First Terrace Church of Christ hosted its 3rd annual “Free Stuff Giveaway”, where families came to find household items, clothes and appliances, all free of charge.

According to North Terrace senior minister, Bill Meaige, the idea for the event came after members of the church were trying to find ways to better the community. “Instead of having their own private garage sales, making a...
August 6, 2005 - 12:43pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
It was a classic exhibit at the Zanesville American Legion, as car lovers cruised in to raise money for a good cause.

The American Legion Post 29 held its first cruise-in car show this afternoon to benefit various charities around the area.

According to the Vice President of Post 29, Tim Neal, the idea came after trying to find a fun ways to raise funds. “Well, I like cars, I have one my own here, and it sounded like a good idea.”

Commander of Post 29, Ron Kuhn...
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