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June 1, 2004 - 10:41pm
5 years 44 weeks ago
It sure was one for the birds Tuesday on a Guernsey County highway. The Cambridge State Highway Patrol is working on an accident involving a semi truck and frozen turkeys.

Troopers say the accident happened on US 22 about 19 miles east of Cambridge when the semi over turned.

The Patrol says the driver of the truck, 25-year-old William Middleton of Missouri was driving east on 22 when he started into a curve and lost control. The truck went off the left side of the road,...
June 1, 2004 - 10:38pm
5 years 44 weeks ago
Another recent shooting…this time on Sunday evening on North 6th Street in Cambridge.

According to the police department two men are in police custody for their alleged involvement in the shooting of 19-year-old Bruce Mosley.

Officers in the kitchen of his home with bullet wounds found Mosley.

Reportedly, Mosley told officers three people were involved in the shooting. Several other witnesses confirmed that police were searching for three men.

June 1, 2004 - 10:23pm
5 years 44 weeks ago
A local man was arraigned Tuesday in Cambridge Municipal Court on an attempted murder charge.

According to Guernsey County Sheriff Mike McCauley, at about 4:30 Monday afternoon a call came into his office of a shooting on Reservoir Road in Cambridge Township.

McCauley says one person was shot twice. He was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.

A suspect was apprehended later Monday evening when a family member persuaded him to turn himself in....
June 1, 2004 - 10:18pm
5 years 44 weeks ago
37-year-old Marvin Johnson heard the jury’s sentence recommendation Tuesday in Belmont County Justice Center on the aggravated murder charge he was facing in the August 15th, 2003 bludgeoning death of 13-year-old Daniel Bailey.

According to Assistant Guernsey County Prosecutor Daniel Padden, Tuesday morning prosecutors and defense attorneys delivered their final arguments in the mitigation phase of the trial.

The jury deliberated for 4 ½ hours before reaching their...
June 1, 2004 - 6:46pm
5 years 44 weeks ago
Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women worldwide, only breast cancer is more common. But cervical cancer has become more common in our area.

Recent statistics show that Appalachian Ohio has the second highest rate of cervical cancer in the U.S.

Researchers at Ohio State are looking into the reasons why this is so high in our area.

To learn more about cervical cancer including the symptoms and preventative methods tune in this Sunday night...
June 1, 2004 - 5:14pm
5 years 44 weeks ago
Due to a recent survey of 7-12th grade students in Muskingum County, 35% said they often binge eat and then vomit to get rid of the food they ate.

Since this is becoming such a serious problem in this area, Muskingum Behavioral Health announced they are now offering an eating disorder program for those who need support.

What this program is designed to do is help those who are on the verge of dependency and need to talk about their abnormal eating habits.

June 1, 2004 - 2:21pm
5 years 44 weeks ago
The Ohio Department of Transportation is starting a repaving project on Interstate-70 in Guernsey County.

O-Dot’s Chris Engle says all the work will be done at night.

The repaving will take place between State Route 723 and I-77 between 7:30 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.

Intermittent ramp closures will occur at the State Route 209/I70 and I-70/I-77 interchanges.

Shelly and Sands of Zanesville is going the 1.6 million dollar project.

The work...
June 1, 2004 - 2:08pm
5 years 44 weeks ago
The Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department is in serious need of volunteers, the situation has gotten so bad that safety has become an issue.

For two years now the Fire Department has had community meetings, posted flyers and gained media attention in an effort to attract more volunteers, but all those efforts have been unsuccessful.

Assistant Fire Chief Gene Hanning says being short staffed has made safety a huge issue. There are just not enough people to take...
June 1, 2004 - 2:01pm
5 years 44 weeks ago
It’s considered a safe haven for many local children and now the Salvation Army Summer Day camps needs your help.

The camp is actually a Summer Literacy Program, which combines learning with fun activities. Office Manager for the Salvation Army Debby Webster says the program has been going on for over fifteen years and it’s more important than ever for them to get the vital funding.

Webster says the situation has become critical because they just lost two major grants....
May 31, 2004 - 3:18pm
5 years 44 weeks ago
While Memorial Day ceremonies took place around the country, locally veterans were honored at Greenwood cemetery for their service.

A somber day as hundreds of veterans and their families gathered today to remember those who sacrificed their lives to serve our country.

David Shipley, a World War II veteran says, “To have a ceremony like this no matter where you have it, people get together and you forget your worries.”

But for World War II veterans like Shipley...
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