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July 7, 2006 - 10:31pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
Thirteen artists are getting a chance to shine and to become a part of a puzzle.

For the third year Eastside Community Ministry will sell a puzzle based on the artwork of a local artist.

In the past the puzzle has been a collaboration of many pieces of art, but this year organizers decided to go with one solid piece.

“We didn’t know how the response would be,” said Bob Davidson, Executive Director of Eastside Community...
July 7, 2006 - 10:19pm
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Being an artist might not be the most conventional of careers to build a livelihood on. But, for two high school graduates, art is what they will build their careers around.

Friday night Jennifer Sands and Emily Williams received the Bucci-Dietz Scholarship Award, a five hundred dollar gift, going to a student showing promise in visual arts.

Sands says the scholarship will come in handy while attending the Columbus College of Art and Design, where she’ll study...
July 7, 2006 - 5:26pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
It’s an open doors look into one of Zanesville’s oldest businesses.

Today Hartstone Pottery kicked off Pottery Week with an Open House for anyone who wanted to take a peek behind the scenes.

“This is the first time in the past year, where we really have been able to open up to the public and show them what’s going on at Hartstone, and we figured what better time to do it than Pottery Week,” Marketing VP Chip Royer said.

Today’s Open House is just one of the...
July 7, 2006 - 5:20pm
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The one time Dodge City Crips gang leader and drug lord responsible for trafficking drugs from California all the way to Ohio may now spend the rest of his life in prison.

43-year-old Clarence Remble of Compton, California and 19 others were convicted this week in the United States District Court in Cincinnati.

Remble ran a drug distribution network through Zanesville, Coshocton, Reynoldsburg and Middletown.

Muskingum County Sheriff Bob Stephenson says his...
July 7, 2006 - 2:29pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office wants to hear from you if you know anything about some vandalism at the Guernsey Muskingum Electric Cooperative.

It happened at the Cannelville substation over the long 4th of July holiday weekend.

Cooperative Manager Darrell Cubbison says thieves cut a hole in the chain link fence and stole all of the cooper grounding wire.

It’s valued at 3000 dollars. But, Cubbison says the incident also caused damage to three voltage...
July 7, 2006 - 2:18pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
The Zanesville Police Department is asking for your help to find two missing girls.

Zanesville Police detective Randy Ritchason says the two runaways left their home on July 4th around 2:00.

Edith Standford is a white female who is 12-year-old. She is four feet tall and has brown hair and brown eyes and weighs 80 pounds.

The other runaway is Kelly Stanford. She is a white remale who is 16-years-old.

She is five feet two inches tall has black...
July 7, 2006 - 10:08am
7 years 6 weeks ago
A charitable foundation announces that it has reached the one million mark in donations to charities, schools and social service agencies in Muskingum County.

The J.W. and M.H. Straker grants have ranged from $500 to $500,000 with an emphasis on children, education and the arts.

One of those recipients is the Muskingum County Community Foundation, which Director David Mitzel says makes their giving possible.

“It's made this an exceptional facility. This never...
July 7, 2006 - 9:50am
7 years 6 weeks ago
A late night chase spans across four counties, after two area teens steal a semi-truck and lead seven law enforcement agencies on a pursuit.

Officials say it started Wednesday night in Coshocton County and ended Thursday morning around 2 a.m.

The pursuit of 18-year-old Paul Marvin Wilcox, III, of West Lafayette and a 16-year-old female runaway went from Coshocton to the intersection of Harlem and Dublin-Granville Road in Columbus.

Wilcox was taken back to...
July 6, 2006 - 5:55pm
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A local child need your help and a poker run is one way organizers hope to raise some money.

It is set for this weekend at the Players Nite Club on State Route 60 just outside of Duncan Falls.

Proceeds will go to help the family of 16-month Logan Davis.

Logan needs a liver and small intestine transplant after losing most of his digestive tract just two weeks after birth.

“It’s really nice to know that there are still people that are still willing to...
July 6, 2006 - 4:35pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
A California gang leader who ran a drug distribution network in Zanesville, Coshocton, Reynoldsburg and Middletown has been convicted in a federal drug case.

43-year-old Clarence Remble of Compton, California was convicted in United States District Court for Southern Ohio.

It related to his involvement in the conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, crack cocaine, prescription drugs and marijuana in Southern Ohio from October of 2003 through July of 2005.

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