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September 5, 2004 - 8:25pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
The Duncan Falls Fire Department will soon be receiving some new equipment thanks to locals showing off some cool wheels.

The Fire Department’s car show was a big hit with over 213 cars and a huge turnout.
All the money raised today will provide new life saving equipment for the fire department

This is the 11th year for the event.
September 5, 2004 - 7:10pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
Newark Police report a fatal shooting Friday night at an apartment complex licated at 495 Wehrle Ave. above Buffalo's Pine Cafe.

Police say 38 year-old David North was found with a gunshot wound to the chest. He was transported to Licking Memorial Hospital and pronouced dead.

Through investigations Newark Police arrested and charged 38 year old Randall Bemus with murder. Bemus now sits in the Licking County Justice Center.

Bemus will be arraigned on Tuesday...
September 5, 2004 - 7:01pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
Saturday night hundreds of people came to the church of the Nazarene to hear about the life of Lindsay Cutshall of Coshocton and her fiancé Jason Allen.

The couple was murdered while in sleeping bags near Fish head Beach, C.A. two weeks ago. Tears fell as friends of the couple told stories about how much they both loved life. Friends say Lindsay and Jason both had an extreme passion for their faith.

A motive in the murders is still unknown. Sonoma police are still...
September 5, 2004 - 2:38pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
The holidays are always a great way to spend time together as a family and for this Labor Day weekends families couldn’t have more fun together then at the annual Dillon Family Fest.

Park officials want to remind families of all the inexpensive activities to do at the park.

This is the seventh annual Dillon Family Fest.
September 4, 2004 - 10:18am
6 years 7 weeks ago
It’s a beautiful day for hockey. Yes, that’s right hockey! Officials from the Columbus Blue Jackets were outside The Colony Square mall hitting the pavement instead of the rink and brought with them skating games so players big and small could sharpen their shooting skills.

While plenty of people in “Buckeye Country” are celebrating the start of football season, the jackets are excited to hit ice. The NHL officially begins October 15th.

The Blue Jackets play their first...
September 3, 2004 - 9:16pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
The Fairfield Post of the State Highway Patrol reports its eighth fatal accident in Fairfield County since January 28, 2004.

According to the patrol, 25-year-old Ryan Saffell of New Lexington succumbed to injuries sustained during a one-vehicle crash on Lake Road, south of SR-37.

The patrol says at about 2:10 p.m. Saffell was driving north of the road when he apparently drove off the right side of the roadway and into a ditch, causing the vehicle to overturn. Saffell was...
September 3, 2004 - 9:10pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
A former Fairfield County Judge convicted of an arson-for-profit scheme may have to forfeit most of his money and possession to reimburse an insurance company and the government.

U.S. Attorneys in Columbus Thursday asked U.S. District Judge Algenon Marbley to approve the forfeiture cash, two properties and a vehicle by ex-Common Pleas Court Judge Don McAuliffe, who was convicted earlier this year and awaits sentencing.

A jury found McAuliffe guilty of burning down his...
September 3, 2004 - 6:32pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
Presidential candidate John Kerry was swinging back in full force after President Bush formally accepted the Republican nomination in New York last night.

Today John Kerry rolled into downtown Newark to an energetic crowd, excited to see the first presidential candidate to come to the city in 164 years.

Newark and Licking County in general is a strong republican voting community. Licking County has voted Republican in the last 9 presidential elections. Newark residents...
September 3, 2004 - 4:51pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
With the help of some new grant money, residents in Zanesville with low to moderate income could be eligible for housing assistance.

The city’s community development department received notice this week of two major competitive awards. The first involves housing rehabilitation and the second deals with investment projects.

Meg Deedrick, Director of community development, says, “When we’re talking about housing rehabilitation the city will be awarded 500 thousand dollars...
September 3, 2004 - 4:17pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
A ruptured line at the Coshocton water plant leaves local residents without water tonight. Emergency crews from around the area were brought in to assist but at this point they still don’t know what caused the line to burst.

For residents of Coshocton they spent the day wondering, watching and now waiting after a water line burst at the treatment facility.

Jeff Michael a local resident says, “ It’s really going to mess things up. It’s an inconvenience right now.”
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