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November 12, 2005 - 3:12pm
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Some hunters this weekend in McConnelsville received an early start on deer season.

Over 50 disabled hunters from around Ohio and surrounding states are taking part in Ohio’s 4th Annual Wheelin’ Sportsmen Ultimate Team-up.

“It gives guys an experience to do something that they are probably not able to do on their own,” said Event Coordinator Dave Dingey.

Hunters are paired with a guide who assists them in their hunt, which takes place on the AEP Recreation...
November 12, 2005 - 3:02pm
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Area bikers gathered to help the Salvation Army this afternoon at Colony Square Mall for the 9th annual event sponsored by Motorcycles For Kids.

“We are an organization brought together with several different bike organizations to put on one event for the Salvation Army to collect toys and money for their Christmas campaign,” commented event organizer Vickie Erichsen.

Over 50 bikes took part in the event, which culminated with a parade of bikes from the mall to the...
November 12, 2005 - 7:56am
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A head-on collision last night in Coshocton leaves three people in the hospital, at least one in critical condition.

The accident occurred last night just after 10, when two cars collided on Otsego Ave.

All three victims had to be extracted from the vehicles, two by mechanical means.

Injured were Danny Paynter of Trinway, James Ashcraft of Frazeysburg, and Leonard Pittenger Sr. of Adamsville.

Paynter was flown to Akron General Hospital in critical...
November 11, 2005 - 9:24pm
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Many businesses were closed to observe a very special day across the country, Veteran’s Day.

There were many events planned to honor those who fought for our many freedoms over the years, and to wrap up the Veteran’s Day activities the Muskingum County Veteran’s Council hosted its 8th annual Hall of Fame Induction Show tonight at Secrest Auditorium.

Bob Campbell of the Muskingum County Veteran’s Council says, “We honor up to four veterans every year for what we...
November 11, 2005 - 7:06pm
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Licking Valley football fans have proven that they are die-hard when it comes to their team.

Some fans have been waiting in line at Zanesville’s Sulsberger Stadium since 3:30 this morning waiting to get into tonight’s second-round playoff game against New Concord’s John Glenn.

“If you’re a true valley fan you have to be out here and ready to take any kind of weather,” said Travis Archer, a Licking Valley fan.

Diana German, the wife of Licking Valley...
November 11, 2005 - 5:52pm
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A local factory is up and running again, revitalizing a century old business in Muskingum County.

Steve Borecky takes a look at how the factory is still going strong after 100 years of existence.
November 11, 2005 - 5:40pm
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It’s a day to honor the men and women who fought so we can have the freedoms we have today.

This past week has brought parades and school assemblies aimed at honoring veterans.

Veterans at the VFW Post 1058 in Zanesville today expressed their thoughts on the day that honors their contribution to America’s freedom.

“To see kids really care and the teachers trying to teach the kids about veterans. We get burned out sometimes doing these events, but once you...
November 11, 2005 - 12:59pm
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During hard times, it’s always important for friends to come through and help, and that’s just what two friends are doing.

Michelle Patterson and Shandy Williams are organizing a benefit to help out the family of Beth Dwenger, who recently died of cancer. Dwenger left behind two young children.

Williams says they don’t want the family to have to think about medical bills and funeral costs.

“Friends…even if you haven’t talked for years, they’re always there for...
November 11, 2005 - 12:54pm
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Every day, Christ’s Table of Muskingum County feeds hungry people at no cost with no questions asked. But today they’re asking for your help.

They’re having a canister drive to raise money for the organization, which thrives on donations from churches, local companies and people around the community. And while it’s important to help with the recent tragedies around the world, Christ’s Table Director Gretchen Sayre says we also need to remember our community’s needs.

November 10, 2005 - 5:51pm
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The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a student who brought a gun to school.

It happened today at Philo High School. Deputy Mark Ross says the 16-year-old, whose name is not being released, was found with an unloaded gun and some bullets in a backpack.

Deputy Ross says some students saw the student playing with some bullets at the bus stop and told assistant principal Troy Dawson.

Dawson investigated the report, searched the backpack and...
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