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July 3, 2006 - 2:43pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office today issued some new information in the death of Millersport man on Water Street in Duncan Falls.

Last week 41-year-old Michael Bintz was found lying in the road by sheriff’s deputies.

Muskingum County Sheriff Bob Stephenson says Bintz got into a fight with his brother, 35-year-old Thomas Bintz of Zanesville.

Today detective Steve Welker says the cause of death has been ruled asphyxiation.

The case goes...
July 3, 2006 - 11:01am
7 years 6 weeks ago
Two fatal accidents have left this area with an unusually deadly weekend and troopers with the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol have an urgent warning for motorists for the rest of this holiday weekend.

Friday night a motorcycle accident killing two has Lieutenant David Lee with the Zanesville Post hoping drivers will obey the rules and use seatbelts, greatly decreasing the chance of a fatal crash.

Lt. David Lee says, “We have two days left to this holiday...
July 3, 2006 - 5:53am
7 years 6 weeks ago
Licking County authorities are releasing details of a fatal accident on State Route 79 Sunday… it happened in Mary Ann Township.

Troopers with the Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol say one person was killed and three flown to Columbus hospitals after the two-car, head-on collision in between Porter Road and Wilkins Run Road.

According to a press release, 62-year-old Mary Kvintus, of Frazeysburg, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Licking County coroner. 30...
July 2, 2006 - 9:48pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
A little bit of dirt won’t stop the people of Frazeysburg from celebrating the Fourth.

On Tuesday they will take to the future site of the Frew Memorial Park to commemorate our nation’s birthday.

The all day event will get off at 8 a.m. with a mud volleyball tournament.

Other all day events include, corn hole, horse shoe, a live band, and a fireworks spectacular.

“Our fireworks are probably the best small town fireworks you are every going to see...
July 2, 2006 - 9:45pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
Every community has their own special way of celebrating our nation’s independence, and in Junction City they’ve been celebrating the same way for 35 years.

The first Sunday of every July, the community comes together for a full day of festivities.

Event Coordinator Monica Moyer says today’s celebration has something for everyone.

“We start off with the crowning of the queens in the morning, then we have the parade at one o’clock; we have vendors all day long...
July 1, 2006 - 11:41pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
Residents in McConnelsville and Malta celebrated America’s birthday with their annual “Twin Communities” parade today.

The parade had a wide variety of people walking in it, including a marching band, emergency personnel, soldiers and politicians.

Some of the marchers were of the four-legged kind as well.

For 6-year old Jacob Vanfossen watching all the different people go by is why he liked the parade.

“I like to see the horses,” Vanfossen said. “And...
July 1, 2006 - 7:58pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
A note for some residents in the Dresden area. There will be a water service interruption for Dresden Water Department customers.

It will happen on Monday, July 3rd, from approximately 8 am to 12 pm for a main line valve repair on Main Street.

The areas affected are south of 8th Street in the Village of Dresden and including Jefferson Township.

All of the affected areas will then be on a boil alert for about 24 hours.

July 1, 2006 - 11:11am
7 years 6 weeks ago
It is a piece of history, and it is making a stop right here in Zanesville.

The twelve-panel exhibit showcasing the life of Oscar Schindler will be at the John McIntire library starting Monday.

The exhibit comes from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C.

It will travel to six sights throughout the U.S. during the year.

The display tells the story of Oscar Schindler, and how he rescued Jews during the Holocaust.

June 30, 2006 - 11:42pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
Two people are dead today after a motorcycle-car crash Friday evening off of State Route 146.

Troopers with the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol say 51-year-old Deborah McClintock of Zanesville and 58-year-old Marshal Atwood also of Zanesville were killed in the crash.

Troopers say Atwood was traveling Eastbound on SR 146 with McClintock on a Harley Davidson motorcycle.

41-year-old Thelma Bartley of Nashport was attempting to turn left from Ballard...
June 30, 2006 - 8:54pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
Two people are in critical condition tonight after an early morning fire in Newark.

Tonight a neighborhood bands together while investigators search for a cause.

WHIZ’s Jennifer Jarrell has more.

Tonight 15-year-old Katie Clary is alive, her mother Stephanie and boyfriend Clay Randell are in surgical intensive care at OSU Medical Center after a fire ripped through the first floor of this Rugg Avenue home early this morning.

A neighbor who didn’t...
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