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February 23, 2004 - 6:58pm
5 years 42 weeks ago
People who live near the North end of State Route 93 may start to notice a difference in water pressure soon.

The Muskingum County Commissioners took bids from companies that might be able to help with the problem.

Right now Adamsville residents are experiencing a low amount of water pressure through a main water line and although the pressure does meet minimum EPA standards, there are still some homes that aren’t getting as much pressure as they would like.

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February 23, 2004 - 6:49pm
5 years 42 weeks ago
The Muskingum River is a major part of this region. Four times a year the Muskingum River Advisory Committee meets to talk bout any projects that have to do with the waterway.

Today the group held it’s first meeting of the year which was open to the public at the Zanesville Welcome Center.

Muskingum, Coshocton, Morgan and Washington counties are the counties they focus the most on. They have a lot of goals to meet over the next year that will affect all four counties....
February 23, 2004 - 3:18pm
5 years 42 weeks ago
Tourism is on the rise here in Muskingum County. In addition, children interested in math and science will be getting a new and exciting learning tool to aid that love.

According to Don McKendry, the Director of the john and Annie Historic Site. Tourism has nearly doubled in our area. Last year about 3,000 visitors came through, while this year there have been approximately 5200 tourists. McKendry says that this years surge in tourism may be due to simple advertising.

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February 22, 2004 - 11:33pm
5 years 42 weeks ago
A Zanesville man is dead today following a fatal crash in Morgan County. The accident occurred sometime after midnight on State Route 376. According to the Marietta post of the State Highway Patrol, two vehicles traveling southbound collided and went off the right side of the road. It appears that both vehicles struck a few trees and one landed on its top in the Muskingum River.

29 year old Jewble Hanning of Zanesville was pronounced dead at the scene, and 22 year old Jennifer...
February 22, 2004 - 8:16pm
5 years 42 weeks ago
They are like guardian angels in the sky. They work in mini hospitals in the sky. They work anytime day or night. Not only working against the clock, but their toughest competitor is the weather.

They are the Coshocton Med flight crew and only a nurse, a medic and a pilot are on board with a patient at a time.

Being that their office is a helicopter they don’t have much working space.

Pilot Brett Firoa is an army vet with eighteen years of flight experience...
February 22, 2004 - 6:43pm
5 years 42 weeks ago
Zanesville became sin city on Saturday night for the annual Genesis Foundation Casino Night, to raise money for women’s services.

This year’s fundraiser was done all Vegas style.
This year’s Casino Night had a new venue, the past 15 years its been held at the Colony Square Mall, but this year, the foundation chose the Zanesville Holiday Inn for the bash.

All the money raised at Casino Night benefits Women’s Services, including the heart and cancer departments.
February 22, 2004 - 4:51pm
5 years 42 weeks ago
With the new trend in bridal fashion this year, your something blue could be your dress. Teri Misener’s job is to help brides select their wedding gown of their dreams, and if you are a spring bride, I hope you dream in color.

“Color in bridal gowns, always taboo, those days are gone, we’re seeing beautiful colors in wedding gowns now.” Says Misener.

Designers are adding a touch of every color in the rainbow from deep reds to light blues to rich gold, all showing up in the...
February 21, 2004 - 8:45pm
5 years 42 weeks ago
Five scouting volunteer leaders were recognized today for their outstanding achievements in the Muskingum Valley Council of Boy Scouts.

Harry Petry, Ann Laudeman, Shirely Allen, Therese Lehman, and Steve Courtright were awarded the Silver Beaver Award, the highest achievable award given by the Boy Scout Council.

Today’s ceremony was also a time to reflect on the past year and highlight membership growth.

The Muskingum Valley Chapter of Boy Scouts is excited...
February 21, 2004 - 12:40pm
5 years 42 weeks ago
It may not be spring yet, but some people probation have already started spring cleaning the city’s streets.

Every weekend probationers have to spend the afternoon cleaning up trash and other garbage from the sides of the roads.

One of the most popular dumping areas is Granger Road in South Zanesville.

Picking up trash is punishment for people who commit felonies.

At the end of a day the group has collected about three tons of trash to be hauled to...
February 21, 2004 - 12:35pm
5 years 42 weeks ago
A lot of people spent this rainy, cold day at the Hearth and Home Show at the Colony Square Mall.

If you are ready for spring and you think your yard is too then Ryan Schmidt, owner of The Big Dawg Landscaping can help you.

There is plenty they can do to your yard whether you are looking for some sprucing up or complete renovation.

There are over eighty displays to enjoy and you only have one day left to do it.
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