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February 22, 2005 - 12:53am
6 years 12 weeks ago
A Monday morning accident sent three to the hospital with injuries.

According to dispatchers with the Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol, the crash involving one vehicle, occurred around 7 a.m. in the westbound lanes of I-70 near Gratiot.

A passerby called the accident in after he witnessed the vehicle travel off the roadway and roll over numerous times.

The driver, along with two passengers were all transported to Good Samaritan Hospital. Their...
February 21, 2005 - 6:45pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
7-year-old Dhalton Dickerson looks like your average child, but what you can’t tell by looking at him is he’s battling autism and has the mental capacity of a 3 year old.

“He can’t talk for one, he’s trying real hard. He doesn’t eat solid foods. He still eats baby food and just drinks whole milk,” says Tammy Moore, Dhalton’s mother.

Like other kids diagnosed with autism, Dhalton struggles to communicate with his family, which definitely takes a toll on his parents.
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February 21, 2005 - 6:27pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
Two fires within the past week, one that tragically claimed the lives of two small children, brings to light the need for fire safety awareness for parents and children alike.

In this week's Connecting with Kids, Courtney Coleman talks with local fire officials who stress the importance of fire safety in the home.

Click on video view for more!
February 21, 2005 - 6:16pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
The Zanesville Art Center has a new director.

Board Member Dean Cole announced today that Susan Talbot-Stanaway is the center’s new director.

Talbot-Stanaway has a Masters degree in art history and museum studies from the University of Minnesota.

She was the executive director of the Museum of the American Quilter’s Society in Paducah, Kentucky.

She was also the director of the Muskegon Museum of Art in Michigan and before that the director of...
February 21, 2005 - 6:03pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
Get excited…the 19th annual Carr Center cake auction is coming up.

The invitations were sent out and local businesses are encouraged to RSVP as soon as possible.

“We’d like for everybody to have their RSVP cards which are provided with the invitation back to us by March 11 that allows us to promote your business a little bit,” says Sonya Mawhorter, Executive Director of the Carr Center.

Most people in our area know about the cake auction, but in case you don’t...
February 21, 2005 - 1:50pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
Last Tuesday, the state of Ohio received a federal disaster declaration for 18 counties after the massive flooding this year, including Muskingum, Morgan and Coshocton. Since then, FEMA has been trying to get the word out on how people can apply for aid.

Gay Ruby is the Public Affairs Officer for FEMA and says there are two types of aid that people can receive, public assistance and individual assistance.

“If you’re an individual homeowner, renter, or business owner and...
February 21, 2005 - 1:42pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
John “The Lion” Daly, from becoming the youngest active player on the PGA tour, to now- becoming one of Alan Cottrill’s latest bronze sculptures. This man has risen to be a true legend.

Alan Cottrill’s newest sculpture is none other than this 18-year golf veteran. He created the sculpture for Joe Hardy, owner of 84 Lumber. The 800-pound work of art will be transferred from Alan’s studio to the Nemacolin Woodlands in Southwest Pennsylvania tomorrow.

“I did a lot of...
February 21, 2005 - 12:51am
6 years 12 weeks ago
It was a happy homecoming this weekend for one local family as they welcomed home Sergeant Danny Fannin of Zanesville.

Sgt. Fannin was stationed in Baghdad right outside of Falluja. He says its amazing feeling to be back in the USA.


Sgt. Fannin says the worst part about being in Iraq was not seeing his family.
He says now he can enjoy time with his wife Lacy and their son Bryant.


Sgt. Fannin adds he plans to attend The Police Academy to study...
February 21, 2005 - 12:42am
6 years 12 weeks ago
A massive fire in Norwich is responsible for leaving one family homeless tonight.

A little after 9pm Saturday night, the New Concord Fire Department along with help from several mutual aid departments attacked a fire at 1655 South Cove Lane.

New Concord Fire Chief Brent Gates says he believes the fire started on the second floor.
Chief Gates says 50% of the home is destroyed.

The exact cause of the fire is not known at this time, but Gates believes it...
February 20, 2005 - 7:48pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
New details are coming out about the death of a long time businessman.

81 year old Danny Wolfe of Zanesville died Saturday afternoon in the emergency room at Good Samaritan hospital.

He was the owner and operator of Danny’s Radiator Service since 1954.

He also was a US Army Air Force veteran of WWII.

Calling hours will be tomorrow from 3-5 and from 7-9 at Bryan Funeral Home on Maple Avenue. They will continue on Tuesday at Faith United Methodist...
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