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March 7, 2005 - 6:44am
6 years 12 weeks ago
The Coshocton County sheriff’s office is investigating a fatal accident.

It happened on County Road 41 in Jefferson Township.

Deputies say that 43-year-old Daniel Fitch of Coshocton was driving west on 41, at a high rate of speed, when he lost control, slid sideways going off the right side of the road, striking a parked pick-up truck, a three and another vehicle.

Fitch was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident happened just before midnight...
March 6, 2005 - 7:44pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
Local churches and Habitat for Humanity are working together for a great cause.

The Joining Hands Project is a collaborative effort involving churches all across Muskingum County and the Zanesville Habitat for Humanity Board.

Their goal is to build a home for a less fortunate family.
Dr. Dennis Baker from the Coburn Methodist Church says this is a wonderful opportunity to share faith while helping others.

Habitat Board member Ann Gildow says this is great...
March 6, 2005 - 7:34pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
Art students from all across southeastern Ohio are displaying their masterpieces at the Zanesville Art Center.

The Student Scholastic Exhibition is a non-competitive art show and displays art from students at both public and private schools.

The Zanesville Branch of the American
Association of University Woman has hosted the art show for 49 years.

11th grader Kacy Trout from Zanesville High School says it was her art teacher who inspired her to draw....
March 6, 2005 - 7:29pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
Today was the last day of the third annual Home and Garden show at the Fairgrounds here in Zanesville. The Buckeye Valley Building Industry Association (BIA) was here this weekend showing off booths for anyone interested in any type of home improvement projects.

Kim Blackstone, Executive Manager of BIA, welcomed special guest Spongebob Squarepants out to the show today since he is always doing projects of his own, and to visit with the children who were attending the show....
March 6, 2005 - 1:05am
6 years 12 weeks ago
A country music star makes an appearance in the Y-City while spreading a message of hope for those who are living a life of abuse.

Millions of women each year experience the devastation of having someone they love raise their hand to them, or their children, causing life-long emotional scars that may never heal.

In an effort to stop the vicious cycle of domestic violence, a concert was held at Secrest Auditorium to spread the message of hope and triumph for those victims...
March 6, 2005 - 12:42am
6 years 12 weeks ago
A local road has been re-opened by O-DOT officials.

Saturday it was announced that US 22 and State Route 40 at mile marker 20.01 at Bridgeville Road has been re-opened for travel.

On Thursday officials shut the road down to conduct a slip repair project on the bridge.
March 5, 2005 - 7:28pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
This weekend was the annual regional Teenage Institute Convention, here in Zanesville, where over 85 teens from different high schools gathered to listen to a quadriplegic talk about life decisions.

Clay Stone, a local quadriplegic, talked with teens today about how he fell asleep while driving, resulting to him being in a wheelchair for the rest of his life. The main purpose of his speech was to teach the importance of being cautious while driving.

Stone says he tries to...
March 5, 2005 - 12:52pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
The Lion Club of Southeastern Ohio held their annual convention this morning at the Hallowed Hills Center. The Lion’s main priority? Eyesight.

The Lions’ District Governor Marty Savage says the club began in 1917 in Chicago, Illinois. They shifted their focus to eyesight and blindness after a very popular historical figure made a visit to one of their conventions.

“In 1925, Helen Keller came to our International Convention and challenged the Lions to be Knights for the...
March 5, 2005 - 12:42pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
As the 4th annual BIA Home...
March 5, 2005 - 12:53am
6 years 12 weeks ago
An out of control blaze keeps three fire crews in Perry County busy for hours Friday night.

A call came into the Thornville Fire Station around 6:30 that a home on Lonesome Road was fully involved. That's when crews from Thornville, Somerset, and Glenford responded to a very heated scene.

Thornville Fire Chief Sean Corsi says upon arrival his crew was not able to enter the structure because of the flames.

According to other officials on scene, this was no...
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