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June 19, 2005 - 9:23pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
Today was an extra special day for the children of fathers who have passed away and one family took a creative approach to honor their fathers for the second year in a row.

Tina Smythe and her sisters lost their father Joe Bluhm to cancer a few years back and began an event in his memory.

Today was the second annual car show held at tri-valley high school.

"The reason we chose fathers day obviously is because it is in memory of our father my other two sisters...
June 19, 2005 - 12:17pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
Friday night we notified you of a sobriety checkpoint conducted in Muskingum County.
Now we have an update on its outcome.

Officials are calling this sobriety checkpoint a worthwhile one.

Not only because it deterred intoxicated drivers from being on the road but also because it brought the law enforcement community together.

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June 18, 2005 - 1:35pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
Today many family members came together at the Zanesville holiday inn to celebrate 200 years of family history.

John Alter settled in Zanesville in 1805 with his family. 200 years later four generations of the Alter clan came from all over the United States to celebrate and recall John Alter’s lineage.

“We are celebrating 200 years, and we felt that fathers day was a good weekend to celebrate our fore fathers. About 65 of us are gathered here looking at the roots of our...
June 18, 2005 - 1:35pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
The Muskingum College held its yearly alumni weekend today, honoring the Golden Jubilee of the class of 1955.

At this years gathering, alumni from all over came to take part in a weekend full of activities and seminars about the upcoming modifications the school plans to make. President of Muskingum College, Anne Steele says in one of their seminars they were talking about the master facilities plan for a new campus center and a new building for their music program.

June 17, 2005 - 5:04pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
The fight against drunk driving takes center state in Muskingum County tonight.

The Zanesville post of the state highway patrol and the Muskingum County Sheriff’s Department will be holding a sobriety checkpoint in our area.

It starts tonight and will last until 3:00 am Saturday morning.

It will be held on state route sixty south between Zanesville and Duncan Falls.

Vehicles will be pulled over on both north and southbound lanes next to the parking...
June 17, 2005 - 4:42pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
Thanks to one local organization an area man was literally on cloud nine today as he had the opportunity to re-live one of his dreams.

"Hearts Desire" is a program put together by Zandex Health Care Corporation that allows the elderly to fulfill a life long dream, because of this program 83-year-old Carlton Hellems was able to re-live an important part of his life.

"He use to be in the military and flying was part of his life at that point and he had a desire to have a...
June 17, 2005 - 4:30pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
It was back to the classroom for some area teachers today.

The educators were at Ohio University-Zanesville for a conference.

The purpose of the event is to make educators aware of behavior and health issues that can get in the way of successful learning.

Educators as well as other public speakers spoke of ways to develop a sense of awareness of learning barriers.

“It isn’t just a good math lesson or a science lesson there’s lots of things that happen...
June 17, 2005 - 12:30pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
If you were recently experiencing difficulties receiving our broadcasts, the problem has been resolved and things should be back to normal.

Our engineering team has worked around the clock since Tuesday evening to fix the problem with our analog transmitter.

We would like to apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused for our viewers.
June 17, 2005 - 12:09pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
A long-time Zanesville bar and restaurant is now putting its contents on the auction block, as the Steak'n Stein on Maple Avenue is clearing out for good.

The ‘Stein’ opened in Zanesville in 1951 and had been one of the three oldest restaurants in the city until it closed last year.

The women who owned it retired and sold the property to the Kessler Sign Company. Auctioneer Jay Butler says he thinks by auctioning off everything from the bar to the beer mugs to the kitchen...
June 17, 2005 - 11:58am
6 years 11 weeks ago
On any given day, there is a tremendous demand for blood, but the summer months send that demand into high gear.

In an effort to help with the need for blood, an area teen is making it part of his Eagle Scout project to help collect the needed pints.

Marlene Henderson of the local Red Cross says they are holding a rare Sunday blood drive for the project, and she explains why the donations drop in June, July and August.

“Summer time is very critical for blood...
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