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June 23, 2003 - 2:20pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Almost one week has gone by since the truck driver who was allegedly involved in Al-Qaeda plots pleaded guilty. Iyman Faris, who was caught in Columbus, could have killed many Americans if his alleged plots to bomb the Brooklyn Bridge and U.S. Airlines came to pass. Congressman Bob Ney says when most people think about terrorists living close to them, they overreact. Ney says war is not like it used to be: because America’s enemies can be anywhere. Congressman Ney also encourages residents...
June 23, 2003 - 2:19pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Congressman Ney also discussed National Homeowner Ship Month while in Zanesville. Ney is the chairman of the Sub-Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. He also oversees the number of homes owned throughout our area. At a meeting held at the Metropolitan Housing Authority, Ney spoke on several surprising home-ownership topics. He hopes that future legislation will increase the percentages of homeowners in this area. Throughout the month of June, Ney is scheduled to attend several...
June 23, 2003 - 7:23am
4 years 44 weeks ago
Leaders of a coalition of school districts that won its lawsuit against the state over how schools are funded said it may take Ohio back to court. They’re upset that the 49-billion-dollar state budget passed by the legislature and sent to the Governor Taft scales back planned increases in school funding. Coalition attorney Nicholas Pittner says he’ll argue that the Ohio Supreme Court failed to provide a remedy in it’s last ruling, issued in December. Rather than improve funding as ordered by...
June 23, 2003 - 5:34am
4 years 44 weeks ago
The Ohio Super Lotto jackpot is starting to grow again. It’s now up to 17-million dollars for Wednesday’s game after there was no big winner in Saturday’s 15 million dollar drawing. There also was no winner of the 100-thousand dollar top prize kicker game.
June 23, 2003 - 5:29am
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The Muskingum County Sheriff’s office has issued details on this week’s most wanted suspect. He is identified as Jerry Galigher. He is charged with two counts of failure to register for a sexual offense. His last known address is in Zanesville. Galigher is described as having brown hair and green eyes. He stands five-feet five-inches tall and weighs around 120 pounds. If you know where Galigher is call the Muskingum County Sheriff’s office at 740 452-3637.
June 23, 2003 - 5:26am
4 years 44 weeks ago
A Zanesville man charged in a drive-by shooting appears in Chillicothe municipal court today for his preliminary hearing. 18-year-old Randall Cremeans Junior is charged with attempted murder in Ross County and is being held on 500,000 dollars bond. At his first court appearance Cremeans did not enter a plea. He’s accused of being involved in a drive-by shooting in Ross County on June 11th.
June 23, 2003 - 5:20am
4 years 44 weeks ago
The highway patrol is investigating a serious weekend accident in Perry County. Troopers say it happened around 9:00 Sunday night on Custers Point Road. 33-year-old John Cremeans of Thornville was traveling north on Custers Point road, just south of Zartman, drove off the right side of the road and struck a fence and tree. Cremeans is listed in serious condition at Grant hospital in Columbus.
June 22, 2003 - 8:45pm
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A modern-day wagon train has set off on its journey across the state to mark Ohio’s 200th birthday. The bicentennial train left Martins Ferry, Ohio’s first settlement yesterday and will arrive in New Paris on the Ohio-Indiana border on July 14th. The bicentennial wagon train: “The Path to Statehood,” is sponsored by the Ohio bicentennial commission and the Worthington Bicentennial Committee. The train will move through Muskingum County before it reaches its destination.
June 22, 2003 - 8:01pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
The Zane Grey Museum first opened its doors in June of 1973. Today, local residents and even some of the museum’s creators gathered to celebrate the 30th anniversary. Visitors toured the museum, as well as enjoying some special events including an artwork display from former Norwich resident Keith Wilde and a book signing of the Muskingum County Heritage Farms book, which was available to the public for the first time today. Whether you were a frequent visitor or a new guest to the museum,...
June 22, 2003 - 8:00pm
4 years 44 weeks ago
Members of local Roman Catholic churches joined together to commemorate the feast of Corpus Christi. Believers marched in a processional through downtown Zanesville today to signify years of devotion to the Catholic religion. The day is also an important indication of brotherhood in faith. Father Jordan McConway of St. Thomas Aquinas says,
”This is a sign of our unity of Catholics all around the world. We are in communion with one another in our beliefs in the Eucharist. We come from...
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