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September 13, 2004 - 6:06pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
A local agency could be in the “red” soon if they don’t get some help.

The Muskingum Valley chapter of the Red Cross is in desperate need of money tonight as they continue assisting local families devastated by the flood.

Executive Director Dan Hartman says, “Right now we spent close to $40,000 of assistance we’re not done, but that’s the kind of help we’re going to need.”

The Red Cross has already paid for food, clothing and shelter for close to 100 people in...
September 13, 2004 - 2:50pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
The Muskingum County Sheriff's Department is asking for your help in the murder of a Dresden man. On August 20th, 55-year-old Terry Archibald was shot to death while at work on Mollies Rock Road.

No suspects have been named at this time but if you have any information , detectives are asking for any witnesses to come forward.
Detective Mike Ryan says, "That witness probably drove a Beretta or a Cavalier, dark in color, with tinted windows. The witness was probably there at that...
September 13, 2004 - 2:41pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
The November elections are just around the corner and if you still haven't registered to vote, you have until October 4th. The Muskingum County Board of Elections expects a big turnout this year.

They also want to tell people about a change in this year's registration. Martha Thomas of the Muskingum County Board of Elections says, "We do need a drivers license or the last four digits of your social security number."

As far as the ballots go, not much has changed. They...
September 13, 2004 - 2:32pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
If you live in Perry County and need assistance from last week's flooding---there is a way for you to get help.

The Perry County Job and Family Services is offering three different types of programs.
The emergency cash assistance program offers cash assistance to households with children or adults 55 and older.
The second program will replace damaged food and food stamps to those who qualify.
The third program will help individuals find work if they've lost their job...
September 13, 2004 - 12:48pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
Recently Motorists have died in Ohio allegedly from driving their car through high water. There’s another warning for drivers today from the State highway Patrol and some new information on what high water can do to your car.

And with the four recent deaths in Ohio, including two in Guernsey County this past week due to receding water, motorists are being warned not to take their chances when driving through flooded streets.

Should you be caught in high water there...
September 13, 2004 - 12:41pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
A semi-truck carrying scrap metal left a big mess on a Zanesville road today and nearly caused an accident due to speed.

Sergeant Bob McDonald of the Zanesville Police Department says it appears a truck hauling the scrap metal made a right-hand turn off Blue Avenue onto Adair and lost control and spilled its load.

There were no injuries, but McDonald says a man driving in a mini-van on the other side of the road saw what was happening and drove out of the way escaping a...
September 12, 2004 - 7:50pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
It’s been nearly a week since the flooding began in Southeast Ohio. Now that the water has gone down, some businesses in Guernsey County are finally able to start cleaning up.

The crews are working hard moving everything off the floor—which was covered with nearly a half inch of brown silt. Jerry Yingling of Service Master says that’s not the biggest concern. “With sewage it’s a health hazard not only for sewage but prolonged exposure can grow mold.”

The Health...
September 12, 2004 - 6:39pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
The Zanesville Art Center showcased a new exhibit today. It's called "Scenarios" and it features paintings and portraits done by Linda Gall of Zanesville.

Gall says her inspiration comes from those close to her heart. "My inspiration comes from family and friends. I get figures from albums and place them in backgrounds that they are alien to, like China or Islamic mosques," says Gall.

Gall has painted all of her life. She did most of the work featured in the exhibit while...
September 11, 2004 - 11:42pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
Former Bengal star Anthony Munoz made a stop in Zanesville to applaud some caring mom and dads.

The former pro was the guest speaker tonight at the Muskingum County Children’s services banquet, honoring foster parents. Munoz says he was honored to speak at the event, he says we need to recognize how important parents are in a child’s life.

Munoz says foster parents have such a caring role to open their hearts and homes to children.
September 11, 2004 - 11:34pm
6 years 11 weeks ago
The local chapter of the American Legion honored those fallen on September 11th today.

Hundreds of people turned out for the fundraiser to salute everyone who died on 911 and those who wear a uniform today.

Today’s event helped raise money for the Rambo Heath Clinic and the Police Athletic League. They also gave away a brand new Harley Davidson Motorcycle in a raffle drawing.
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