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May 11, 2006 - 10:28pm
7 years 3 weeks ago
Emergency crews responded to the scene of a two car crash on State Route 60 at Creamery Road Thursday afternoon around 3:30.


Muskingum Township Volunteer Fire Personnel and troopers with the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol say three people were hurt when the two vehicles collided.


According to Sgt. Mike Forshey with the OSP, a Ford Taurus and a Jeep hit when one vehicle was turning from 60 onto Creamery.


No word on the conditions of...
May 11, 2006 - 6:49pm
7 years 3 weeks ago
Did you happen to miss May 12, 6pm edition of our newscast?

Catch up on what you may have missed just click on the video link in this story and enjoy!
May 11, 2006 - 6:18pm
7 years 3 weeks ago
A local Marine is laid to rest today.

WHIZ Atish Baidya has more on the funeral services.

Bidding farewell to a fallen hero.

Friends and family say good-bye to Lance Corporal Benjamin Rush.

Rush was buried at Zanesville Memorial Park with full military honors.

He died while serving overseas in Japan.

Rush was killed after accidentally being hit by a train on his 22nd birthday.

Chief Warrant Officer Danny Cole who was...
May 11, 2006 - 12:25pm
7 years 3 weeks ago
Area organizations come together to help students in Frazeysburg express their favorite talent, or hobby in hopes of having students add more interests to their list and keep them out of trouble.

The care team, consisting of Muskingum Behavioral Health, Six County and many others created an activity for middle school students to participate in to celebrate every child’s interests.

Experts say kids need to be their own resources in order to develop in a healthy way.
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May 11, 2006 - 11:45am
7 years 3 weeks ago
During the two and a half day seminar at Secrest Auditorium, 70 men and women will learn all there is to know about appliance fires and burn patterns... this year’s theme.

Zanesville Arson Investigator Randy Dunn says there are certain signs they always look for when entering a blaze after an appliance fire.

“Appliance fires, a lot of times, can be made to look accidental, but when they were actually setting it, if you know what you’re looking for, there’s certain things...
May 10, 2006 - 11:40pm
7 years 3 weeks ago
A local man with a prior criminal record appeared in court Wednesday to enter a plea to charges that stem from a January drug bust.


According to Muskingum County Court Documents, 27-year-old David Giamarco of Zanesville, entered a guilty plea to felony charges of trafficking in drugs (crack cocaine) and having a weapon while under disability.


In January, Giamarco along with co-defendant Richard Bochin, Jr. were busted by Muskingum County Sheriff's detectives...
May 10, 2006 - 7:17pm
7 years 3 weeks ago
Did you happen to miss May 10, 6pm edition of our newscast?

Well to catch up on what you may have missed just click on the video link in this story and enjoy!
May 10, 2006 - 7:16pm
7 years 3 weeks ago
In the final part of our series on military families in Southeastern Ohio, Courtney Coleman talks to the women of the Bragg family who have been responsible for what many people call, "keeping the home fires burning."


Bobbi Bragg married into a military family, and also raised two military sons, so really life for Bobbi has been much of the same for years. Just because she's become accustomed to it, doesn't make it easy.


Bobbi says, she doesn't want to think of...
May 10, 2006 - 5:07pm
7 years 3 weeks ago
Years of teaching and a world of experience are some of the phrases to describe May’s Teacher of the Month.

Ms. Irene Baron teaches 9th grade science at West Muskingum High School.

She’s been teaching for 37 years, starting in California.

She then left teaching for a few years to work overseas in Southeast Asia and returned to the profession teaching in Germany before returning to Ohio.

It’s this world experience that some of her students say make her...
May 10, 2006 - 5:03pm
7 years 3 weeks ago
The Zanesville City School Board has more decisions to make within the next few weeks, as phase two of the District’s construction project closes in.


The Ohio Schools Facility Commission presented the Board with three master plans at today’s special meeting.


The plans outline different options to complete construction.


The first includes building three new elementary schools and would cost $94 million. The second, with four new elementary...
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