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January 22, 2004 - 9:05pm
5 years 38 weeks ago
As the community mourns the death of 7-year-old Kimbi Winland, the Zanesville Fire Department is busy investigating the cause of Wednesday evening’s blaze at 2440 Wilmer Street.

The State Fire Marshal as well is looking into the cause. At this time, authorities have made a preliminary ruling that “the fire appears to be accidental in nature.” However more investigative work must be completed before officials can issue a final report.

ZFD Chief Dave Lacy adds that the...
January 22, 2004 - 3:35pm
5 years 38 weeks ago
Zanesville residents will soon be getting a new place to receive medical treatment, and it won’t be at Genesis.

The Central Ohio Physicians group will house doctors’ offices on Main Street, just west of 3rd street, downtown.

Dana Matz, manger of the Zanesville Downtown Association say the doctors wanted to practice in the heart of the city, and are excited about being a part of the Downtown Revitalization Project.

Millbrook Development is building the offices...
January 22, 2004 - 3:21pm
5 years 38 weeks ago
Attention brides to be!!!
Still indecisive about all the details for your big day?

Have no fear, 50 vendors will be showcasing their best, for your special day at the Bridal and Prom Showcase at the Welcome Center this Saturday from noon to 5 o’clock pm.

Vicki LeVeck of the Welcome Center says in the fashion shows, there will be traditional and unique themes showcased, along with live entertainment, dress fittings, demonstrations and door prizes to win.

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January 22, 2004 - 5:19am
5 years 38 weeks ago
A former Zanesville high school athlete appeared in Muskingum County Common Pleas court on Wednesday to answer some drug charges.

25-year-old Etienne Ray Norris was sentenced to three years of community control and 100 hours of public service on one count of trafficking crack-cocaine near a school and one count of permitting drug abuse.

He pleaded guilty to the charge on December 18th of last year.

Norris must also complete the Genesis Drug Treatment Program...
January 22, 2004 - 5:09am
5 years 38 weeks ago
A Muskingum County Judge will decide next week whether to grant early release to a woman convicted of killing her newborn son and placing him in a trash bin.

Jennifer Bryant has served six months of a three-year prison sentence for involuntary manslaughter, child endangering and abuse of a corpse.

The 23-year-old Frankfort woman wrote a hand-written letter to Common Pleas Judge Butch Zwelling seeking early release and saying her heart aches over what she’s done.
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January 22, 2004 - 4:55am
5 years 38 weeks ago
The Zanesville Fire Department is investigating a fatal fire.

It happened last night just after 9:00 p.m. at 2420 Wilmer Street.

Zanesville Fire Chief Dave Lacy says when his crews arrived on the scene the first floor of the two-story home was fully-involved in flames.

Lacy says there were three people inside the house at the time of the blaze.

Lacy says 76-year-old John Fountain, 6-year-old Andrew Windland and 7-year-old Kambi Windland were pulled...
January 21, 2004 - 10:12pm
5 years 38 weeks ago
A Zanesville man was convicted seven years ago in the death of his 3-year-old daughter…and now the Muskingum County Prosecutor’s Office must retry the defendant.

According to Assistant Muskingum County Prosecutor Jim Workman, 33-year-old Eric Patterson was convicted in 1994 of involuntary manslaughter, with the underlying felony offense of child endangering and abuse of a child charges in the December 17th death of Lacey Patterson. Workman said that Patterson was found not guilty...
January 21, 2004 - 10:10pm
5 years 38 weeks ago
Morgan County Sheriff Tom Jenkins says their search is over tonight for the missing person and missing vehicle, last seen on Sunday, January 18th.

Jenkins says that his office, the Marietta Post of the State Highway Patrol, members of the M and M Fire Department, the Division of Parks and Recreation, and the Department of Natural Resources Division of Watercraft concluded their search this morning when members of one of the boats spotted a large object in the Muskingum River....
January 21, 2004 - 6:37pm
5 years 38 weeks ago
Many people may not take it seriously, but should.

Frostbite to our extremities can be dangerous with our extreme cold weather we’ve been experiencing.

Dr. Joseph Stein from the Bethesda E.R. says people tend to ignore the numbness that they start to feel because the numbness will go away eventually and that is when real tissue damage is done.

Dr. Stein says minor frostbite can be treated at home with water. Have someone else test the water, it should be warm...
January 21, 2004 - 6:27pm
5 years 38 weeks ago
Zanesville Police now have in custody a man who allegedly stole a Ford Explorer out of The Country Fair Shopping Center, on Maple Avenue, then fled.

The man sent the Zanesville Police with the help of the Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office on a dangerous, high-speed chase.

The driver, 42 year-old Steven Koehler of Columbus was detained after slamming the vehicle into a guardrail.

Koehler has been charged today with one count grand theft auto, and one count of...
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