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February 17, 2005 - 7:21pm
6 years 16 weeks ago
Local artists are hoping a visit from a state official will help with funding to continue to make Zanesville an excellent mecca for artists and visitors.

This afternoon, local artists invited Director T.J. Justice from the Governors Office of Appalachia to visit Zanesville and get a taste of the art in our city.

Justice says he believes Zanesville is a great model for other counties in our region in terms of art and creativity.

Justice toured many parts of...
February 17, 2005 - 3:14pm
6 years 16 weeks ago
Students at Muskingum College are opening up their wallets and lending a helping hand to the victims of the devastating tsunami.

Student Center President Bonnie Taylor presented a check of nearly 4,000 dollars to Red Cross Executive Director Dan Hartman this afternoon. Taylor says she asked the entire student body to contribute one dollar to the effort and says it was important for the students to help in any way they could.

Hartman says the money will go to the...
February 17, 2005 - 1:34pm
6 years 16 weeks ago
Willing and ready to say “I Do?” If a wedding is in your near future, we have an opportunity you won’t want to miss. WHIZ, along with Pugh’s Diamond Jewelers is sponsoring a worry-free wedding for one lucky couple. You just have to be ready to tie the knot on July 9th.

Everything you can imagine will be provided for the nuptials, from the rings and the food to the dress for the bride. Our own Erin France is working as part of a team to prepare this event.

“We’re at...
February 17, 2005 - 1:28pm
6 years 16 weeks ago
It’s cookie time! Girl Scouts from all over our region began picking up carloads of cases this morning, every kind from Thin Mints to Samoas were on hand. All this means that they will be on your doorstep before you know it.

The Girl Scouts in our nine county region came to pick up their cookies at one of 11 designated spots. We went to the Muskingum County Fairgrounds, where over 7,000 cases of cookies were ordered.

Joyce Patton, Product Sales Specialist with Girl...
February 16, 2005 - 7:49pm
6 years 16 weeks ago
Our special local series continues tonight, with part three of "A Day In The Life Of A Firefighter."

Courtney Coleman takes you along her journey of 24 hours highlighting a very interesting and exciting profession.

Click on video view for more!
February 16, 2005 - 6:42pm
6 years 16 weeks ago
The call is going out tonight for donations for the Zanesville Goodwill Store. Managers are hoping for increased donations to keep the store up and running.

Managers say this time of year is tough to get people to donate items. Co-manager Michelle Cogswell says they only have enough items to sell for another few weeks.

They need everything from clothing to house wares and furniture.

Business and marketing specialist Adam Jones says The Goodwill helps the...
February 16, 2005 - 6:36pm
6 years 16 weeks ago
The Zanesville Police Department is now releasing information about a drug bust this past weekend.

A local man is sitting behind bars after Zanesville Police say they uncovered a large amount of crack cocaine and a deadly weapon from his home.

Zanesville P.D.’s Special Response Team found 60 grams of crack cocaine and an illegal sawed off shotgun Friday night at the residence of 1303 Ridge Avenue.

24-year-old Isaac Thomas has been charged with drug abuse, drug...
February 16, 2005 - 2:51pm
6 years 16 weeks ago
Homeowners, businesses and local governments affected by the December 22 to February 1st floods can now register for damage with the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Jennifer Hiestand, a local EMA official says there is no deadline set right now, but encourages those who have damage to register for funding.

“They’ll be taking phone calls from 8am to 6pm 7 days a week until further notice,” says Hiestand.

FEMA officials will need to have as much information...
February 16, 2005 - 2:45pm
6 years 16 weeks ago
If you’re a homeowner and looking to spruce up your place, then you should definitely check out the Hearth and Home Show this weekend.

The show will be at the Colony Square Mall and anyone and everyone are welcome to attend.

Even Coordinator for WHIZ Media group, Jay Benson says there will be something there for everyone.

“We’ve got 75 booths filled up with people that are contractors, landscapers, floor man, doorman, window people, anything and every that would...
February 16, 2005 - 1:38pm
6 years 16 weeks ago
President Bush’s proposed budget cuts in farm subsidies and other agricultural programs aren’t sitting well with many farmers, especially here in the Buckeye State where many of the farmers campaigned for the president.

We spoke with Bill Huston from the local farm service agency to see how Southeastern Ohio is being affected.

Huston says those being impacted by these budget cuts are feeling a little betrayed by Bush. The goals of farm subsidies are to ensure that we...
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