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February 21, 2006 - 11:37am
7 years 11 weeks ago
A Perry County prosecutor wants another crack at a woman accused of killer her stepdaughter nine years ago.

Perry County Prosecutor Joseph Flautt says he’s not giving up and hasn’t forgotten four-year-old Brandi Marie Conley.

The child died of a brain injury, which doctors testified was the result of being battered.

Donna Conley of Roseville served two years of a 13-year sentence for involuntary manslaughter but was released last summer on a technicality....
February 20, 2006 - 7:29pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
Zanesville City School teachers and the School Board have not yet reached an agreement on a new contract, so the threat of a teacher strike is still looming. People from all over the community have been watching this story unfold.

And some say they would be disappointed with a strike. Michelle Alexander, whose kids to to Tri-Valley Schools, said their education would come first.

“I would do all that I could to help the community keep the teachers there so that...
February 20, 2006 - 11:51am
7 years 11 weeks ago
Soon a downtown Zanesville building will be knocked down to make room for a new development project.

The Nader Department Store building will be demolished to make way for a new senior living housing center.

City officials say because of the cost to rehabilitate the building they decided to tear it down.

Downtown Association Manager Dana Matz says “The Nader Department Store located at the corner of 5th and Market Street is being demolished in March and a new...
February 19, 2006 - 8:38pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
An increasing number of Americans are turning to sleeping aids to get to sleep. But some worry about the safety of these medications.

Watch the video to learn more.
February 19, 2006 - 8:07pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
Zanesville High School hallways were filled with sequins and spandex today as dancers from all over the state came out for the Devilette Dance Spectacular.

Dancers from 24 different schools were there in hopes of taking home the first place trophy and medal.

The dancers, ranging in age from elementary to seniors in high school competed in different competitions.

The Devilette Junior Campers showed off their skills while the Devilettes also had a chance to dance...
February 19, 2006 - 8:00pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
For the first time in months, members of the All-Ohio Youth Choir had the chance to bring their voices together.

The 200-person choir filled the Coshocton High School Auditorium where they sang popular hits to show tunes.

The choir also presented portions of their Dare to Dream show, which they presented this summer at the Ohio State Fair.

Every spring high schoolers from all over the state are chosen to be part of the choir.

Staff member Jennifer...
February 17, 2006 - 9:26pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
A quick thinking off duty firefighter helped out fellow saftey officials early Friday evening by tracking down a hit skip suspect in Zanesville.

It resulted in a chase through town and finally the apprehension of the suspect.

The chase began on Military Road as the off duty city firefighter who witnessed the crime, followed the vehicle onto Linden and then onto Central Avenue until Zanesville Police Officers could take over.

Troopers with the...
February 17, 2006 - 6:16pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
It’s been a tough day for the Zanesville Water Department after an overnight water main break. Now local residents are being asked to conserve and boil their water possibly until Sunday.

Click “Watch Video” or read below for Jasmine Lo’s report on this story.

It forced the Courthouse, the Health Department, City Hall and some area businesses to shut down. Both downtown jails had to make special arrangements for prisoners.

It also left many...
February 17, 2006 - 6:09pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
According to national statistics, fights between girls are becoming more common, and they are catching up to boys in violence rates.

One local principal said during his experience, girls have become more apt to fighting over the years. He believes it’s because girls have been encouraged to behave more like boys, even though the issues they fight over are different.

“Often times they bring nothing else with them to school other than personality. For a lot of...
February 17, 2006 - 5:45pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
When a major water main break occurs, a lot of people get the day off, but the health department goes into high gear.

Environmental officials paid a visit to 45 local stores and restaurants today making sure they were operating according to code.

The health department passed out fact sheets detailing what businesses needed to do if they wanted to stay open.

Restaurants might have to limit their menus or cut their day short, but if they prove they don’t need...
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