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February 6, 2006 - 5:21pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
After a week of foul shooting and games of corn hole, the students from St. Nicholas School raised money for the Carr Center in Zanesville.

Two student representatives presented a $515 check to the Carr Center this morning. One student said all the students wanted to help out a good cause, and the competition got pretty tough.

“All the little kids wanted to show what they could do to the older kids. Then the older kids, they’re just competitive,” said eighth-...
February 6, 2006 - 5:17pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
Catholic Schools Week continued today at Bishop Rosecrans High School.

The rosary came to life in the school’s auditorium. The senior class first reenacted it this morning. And the Junior High also conducted a living rosary.

“We’re just acting out the mysteries for the little kids so that it’s easier for them to understand,” said Senior Liz Wolfe.

Each student played an important role in the production. Catholic Schools Week will continue...
February 6, 2006 - 5:04pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
They can be embarrassing to talk about, but the fact is millions of people who have sex have a sexually transmitted disease. And there are millions of new cases each year.

Click "Watch Video" for Jasmine Lo's in-depth report on this issue or read below for more information.

Chlamydia was the top infectious disease in Muskingum County last year, followed by gonorrhea. So if you are infected with and STD, you’re not alone.

“It’s so prevalent....
February 6, 2006 - 3:38pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
The old Steak-N-Stein Restaurant on Maple Avenue suffered serious damage after a fire today.

It happened around 2:00 this afternoon.

Most of the damage was done to the second floor of the vacant building.

Zanesville and Falls Township fire fighters were called to the scene.

Initial reports indicated that smoke was coming out of the windows of the old restaurant and bar.

The State Fire Marshall’s Office has been called in to help...
February 6, 2006 - 2:26pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
A former Zanesville banker is in jail today after being charged with theft from his own grandmother.

Zanesville Police detective Ric Roush says a 9 month investigation has resulted in the arrest of 49-year-old Richard Cole Junior of Cambridge.

Cole used to work at the old First National Bank in Zanesville.

Roush say Cole is accused of taking over 100,000 dollars from his now deceased grandmother.

Cole was arrested Friday and is being held in the...
February 5, 2006 - 9:08pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
If you have the winter blues or just want to unwind, the ancient art of Reflexology may give you the relief you’re looking for. Watch the video to learn more.
February 5, 2006 - 8:59pm
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Super Bowl XL may have played out in Detroit, but local fans gathered tonight to bring the Super Bowl spirit to Zanesville.

Pittsburgh Steelers fans took over the Barn tonight, and they were all excited about this year’s season.

“The Steelers came back from being in a deficit. They proved themselves in the season, so here we are at the Super Bowl,” says Steelers fan Don Pagath.

Steelers fans may have dominated the crowd, but a few people...
February 5, 2006 - 6:21pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
Members of the Zanesville Athletic Boosters braved today’s blistery cold to come out and cook up some chicken.

Today was the tenth year for the athletic boosters b-b-q chicken fundraiser.

All three hundred twenty five chickens were pre-ordered and prepared for pick today at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds.

Booster President says sales were down some this year, but they still did okay.

The chickens sold for four dollars a piece.
February 5, 2006 - 6:19pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
No one is injured tonight after a house fire in Roseville.

Fire officials say the fire started in the kitchen, but the cause is still unknown.

Two people were in the Walnut Drive home at the time the fire started, but left before the fire department arrived.

Roseville Fire Department Chief Battalion Ed Guy says the damage was contained to the kitchen.

Guy says the fire was put out within minutes of the department’s arrival.
February 4, 2006 - 4:03pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
They may be too young to wear a Devilette uniform, but their not too young to start practicing.

Today the Zanesville High School Devilettes hosted the first of three dance clinics where they will teach routines to k through eighth graders.

Director of the Devilettes Wayne Carpenter says the clinics serve as a fundraiser, as well as, a way to get the young kids interested in becoming a Devilette when they enter high school.

All of the dancers will show off...
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