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June 21, 2006 - 5:57pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
Weather permitting, kids will have a chance to fly a place at this weekend's Pancake Fly In.


It's part of the Young Eagles program, which gives youngsters a chance to experience aviation firsthand.


Coordinator Bill Shaw said it's a great way to put classroom math and science to use. Some students who went through the program several years ago are now finding themselves in aviation related fields.


"They're in the military, or in some type of...
June 21, 2006 - 5:55pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
To get a good breakfast, most people drive to a restaurant or just head to their kitchens. But this weekend a local group will fly to breakfast.


The Experimental Aircraft Association is holding a Pancake Fly In. Pilots who build or maintain their own planes can fly them into a local airport and stop to enjoy a hot meal.


This event is a fundraiser to keep the local chapter of the association going. It will go on regardless of what Mother Nature brings.
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June 21, 2006 - 5:50pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
The numbers are in and the 2005 Census data shows the population in the city of Zanesville is going down.


In the past five years the Y-City's population dropped by about 300 people, down to 25,253. That information came from the U.S. Census Bureau.


"If you compare Muskingum County as a whole to Zanesville City numbers, you see the city limits go out into the suburbs or out into the townships and that's not a trend that's unique to Muskingum County," said Tom...
June 21, 2006 - 10:58am
7 years 6 weeks ago
Father’s Day may be over, but celebrating dads should be an everyday occurrence. That’s the message one local father is trying to get across to the people of Muskingum County.

Burl Lemon is not only a father of three, but also the Director of “The Fatherhood Resource Center” in Zanesville. Lemon says with the divorce rate at 64% in Muskingum County, the need for father involvement in children’s lives is critical. Their mission is to rebuild the families.

“In building...
June 21, 2006 - 6:44am
7 years 6 weeks ago
A Zanesville man faces attempted murder charges after police say he attacked his ex-girl friend with a machete.

Detective sergeant Ric Roush says the victim; Kristy Keenan suffered several cuts when he ex-boy friend attacked her at her home on Linden Avenue.

Roush says 43-year-old Greg Tabler was apprehended
on Keen Street just after fleeing from the scene and is being held in the Zanesville City jail.

Tabler’s case goes before a Muskingum County Grand...
June 21, 2006 - 5:32am
7 years 6 weeks ago
A former Dresden Man who’s been missing since Monday evening has been found.

Dive teams recovered the body of 40-year-old Larry Harper Tuesday evening.

While river fishing Monday, Harper jumped into the Scioto river to pull his six year old son to safety, however, the current pulled him under and family member says he did not resurface.

Dive teams spend the day combing the banks and the water looking for Harper. He was located around 4:30 Tuesday afternoon.
June 21, 2006 - 5:24am
7 years 6 weeks ago
Some Muskingum County water customers will have to deal with low water pressure today…and must boil their water before consuming it.

Tuesday a waterline extension blew out at the intersection of State Route 60 and Virginia Road. Customers in Nashport and Dillon were left without service Tuesday.

Today those customers will experience low water pressure.

The boil advisory remains in effect until the end of the week.

The Muskingum County Water...
June 21, 2006 - 5:22am
7 years 6 weeks ago
Some Muskingum County water customers will have to deal with low water pressure today…and must boil their water before consuming it.

Tuesday a waterline extension blew out at the intersection of State Route 60 and Virginia Road. Customers in Nashport and Dillon were left without service Tuesday.

Today those customers will experience low water pressure. The boil advisory remains in effect until the end of the week.

The Muskingum County Water Department says...
June 20, 2006 - 11:17pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
It’s an 8 state; nearly 1,700-mile natural gas pipeline project, and soon it will be running right through our area.

Tonight members of Rockies Express Pipeline were at the Zanesville Holiday Inn to share their plans for the pipeline project with the public.

Project Coordinator Jim Thompson says the line will carry newly developed supplies of natural gas from the Rocky Mountain Basin to the Eastern U.S.

Thompson says when the pipeline is put in; property owners...
June 20, 2006 - 6:28pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
If you are looking for tomatoes, melons or some sweet corn you don’t have to travel far.

Starting tomorrow all that and much more will be available at the farmer’s market downtown.

Wednesday’s from four until seven o’clock on North 3rd Street, next to the historic freight shops, local farmers will be set up and ready to sell.

Downtown Association’s Dana Matz says, “We’ve invited area farmers to come down and sell their produce and flowers and food related...
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