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January 29, 2006 - 4:03pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
Today was the perfect day to get out of the house and look for a great deal.

Zanesville District Golf Association held its annual Golfarama today and had hundreds of people out at the Knights of Columbus Hall.

Men, women, and children took the opportunity to come and support a local golf league.

John Cooper, event coordinator said all the money from today will generate funds for the senior golf program.

The money from the fundraiser will also go...
January 29, 2006 - 4:01pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
Today is the kick off to a week of open houses, school events and school pride for area Catholic Schools.

The week of January 29th through February 4th, Catholic schools will be displaying their benefits and what they take pride in as a school.

Principal at Bishop Rosecrans High School Rickard Smith says Catholic education is a great environment where education is a real priority, with lots of character and Catholic influence.

Schools like bishop Rosecrans...
January 29, 2006 - 3:57pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
A benefit was held Sunday for a man who is both courageous and a true fighter.

Rob Hays, a former Frazeysburg volunteer firefighter has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer and is fighting for his life.

Thanks to a caring community, and people like Sandy Groves, Rob’s family can have funds to pay all of the hospital bills.

Groves says with the drawings, food and a bake sale, she hopes they can bring in a lot of money for the family.

She also says...
January 28, 2006 - 2:07pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
Sometimes buying or selling a home can be confusing.

Zane State wants to make that process easier with a workshop.

Kathy Hetrick an instructor at Zane State, says with both accurate information and education, homebuyers can make smart decisions.

She also adds that the seminar is made to try to educate about the process and try and take away some of the intimidation and fear that goes along with buying.

Hetrick also adds that with smart homebuyers in...
January 28, 2006 - 12:49pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
With the economy constantly fluctuating there are many families in our area who are in need of a good home.

The local chapter of Habitat for Humanity is making that possible for a deserving family.

To hear more about this story click on view this video.
January 28, 2006 - 12:36am
7 years 6 weeks ago
A close call for one local woman who accidentally left a candle lit in her home, therefore sparking a blaze late Friday afternoon.


Zanesville Fire Crews were called to the scene at 535 Thurman Avenue after the homeowner realized her kitchen was filling with smoke.


Crews say when they arrived on the scene, smoke was visible from the rear of the home.


According to Assistant Zanesville Fire Chief Bruce Burley, the resident apparently lit a candle...
January 28, 2006 - 12:23am
7 years 6 weeks ago
An area teen was injured Friday in a two car crash outside of Adamsville on State Route 93.


According to Trooper Kelly with the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred around 3:15 p.m. when 18-year-old Jessica MeHaffey of New Concord collided with 69-year-old William Wisecarver of Frazeysburg, who was attempting to turn into a private driveway.


MeHaffey was transported to Grant Medical Center in Columbus by med-flight, no word on her...
January 27, 2006 - 4:47pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
It’s something most women dread… but a pap smear can prevent diseases and even save your life.


January is cervical cancer month and the Muskingum County Health Department is stressing to women everywhere how important it is to get a yearly exam.


Dr. Vicki Whitacre said cervical cancer is slow to develop, so you shouldn’t be afraid that you will walk into the doctor’s office and have full blown cancer.


“If your pap smear is a little bit...
January 27, 2006 - 4:33pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
The Zanesville City School District has faced millions of dollars in budget cuts over the past few years. The Board said they will have to continue to make cuts in the future, but the severity of the cuts will now depend on the public’s vote on the May 2006 ballot.


The Board called a special meeting today to determine the amount of a five-year property tax levy.


The Board set the mill at 6.9. That means for the average Zanesville home worth $60,600 the tax...
January 27, 2006 - 4:13pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
A man accused of raping a Zanesville woman in Columbus is found not guilty.

But Adam Saleh’s problems are far from over since he now faces new charges in a different case involving a former Ohio State University Student.

A Franklin County jury found Saleh not guilty this morning. A Zanesville woman, who has not been identified, met Saleh through a phone dating service.

She claims the first time they met he attacked her. Well, the jury apparently did not...
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