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June 4, 2004 - 9:53pm
6 years 4 weeks ago
Friday police arrest a Zanesville man for his possible connection to a Memorial Day weekend shooting in Cambridge.

According to Cambridge Police Captain Randy LePage, Sunday evening shots were fired inside the residence of 448 N. 6th Street (Not the home pictured to the left.) 19-year-old Bruce Mosely was struck once.

After Cambridge Police interviewed witnessed, Thursday probable cause was developed and a charge of attempted murder with a firearm specification was filed...
June 4, 2004 - 3:55pm
6 years 4 weeks ago
Did you know its cat month at the Muskingum County Animal Shelter?

Right now at the shelter they have dozens of adorable cats, kittens and dogs all ready to go with all their shots, and eager to find good homes.

If you are not ready to adopt, the shelter always welcomes animal lovers who want to volunteer a little of their time to help out with the animals. You can meet your new best friend at the animal shelter M-F 10-5:30p, Sat. 10-4p.
June 4, 2004 - 3:48pm
6 years 4 weeks ago
It’s officially here. Last weekend kicked off the first days of the summer season, meaning long hot days in the sun.

So before buying that sunscreen, here are a few tips. Doctors say you should at least be wearing a SPF of 15. Anything less than that will only protect you from the sun for about a half hour.

Heading to the beach and think you need a base tan? Dermatologists say even if you do tan yourself in a bed before going on vacation, it will only give you a very...
June 4, 2004 - 3:39pm
6 years 4 weeks ago
You might not recognize downtown Zanesville this weekend. A huge influx of people will be there all weekend for the 8th annual Gus Macker Basketball Tournament.

Organizers are expecting over $20,000 people visiting our downtown, not only watching the games, but taking in all of downtown’s charming shops and restaurants.

Businesses and restaurants like the Bryan Place are hoping to take advantage of the large number of visitors.

The Gus Macker 3 on 3-...
June 4, 2004 - 3:24pm
6 years 4 weeks ago
A local resident is leaving a legacy for Muskingum County . Sarah Slack, better known as Sally, died last month at the age of 87. She was a retired school teacher and in the last years of her life, suffered from Macular Degeneration, a diease causing blindness.

In her will, she left the Muskingum County Community Foundation a generous gift between $700,00 to 900,000 to fund research for the leading causes of blindness.

People that knew Sally say she was a very giving...
June 4, 2004 - 3:20pm
6 years 4 weeks ago
The Marvin Johnson aggravated murder and rape case in Cambridge is finally over.

Guernsey County Prosecutor Keith Plummer says Judge David Ellwood sentenced Johnson today to the death penalty.

Johnson was convicted last month of killing 13-year-old Daniel Bailey of Cambridge.

Johnson was also convicted of kidnapping, rape and aggravated robbery. He faces 10 years on each of those charges to be served consecutively.

You may recall a Zanesville...
June 4, 2004 - 1:33pm
6 years 4 weeks ago
Seventy-one years of tradition may soon come to an end, if a bill allowing alcohol sales on Sunday gets voted into law.

Not since Prohibition has a bottle of liquor been legally sold on a Sunday. That all changed when Huffman’s Market in Upper Arlington made State history by becoming the first store in Ohio to have carryout liquor sales on a Sunday. Now some lawmakers and consumers are trying to make it a legal reality.

A new bill would allow liquor stores to sell...
June 4, 2004 - 8:25am
6 years 4 weeks ago
Two recently dedicated Washington area memorials started, as ideas from Ohioans show why some memorial ideas succeed and other don’t.

One is a 175 million dollar World War II monument on the National Mall proposed by a Toledo-area veteran.

The other is a 35-hundred dollar red granite block at Arlington National Cemetery. High School students came up with the idea to honor U.S. soldiers killed in non-combat situations.

Although both ideas took more than a decade...
June 4, 2004 - 7:50am
6 years 4 weeks ago
The Executive Director of a youth mentoring program in Newark is named in a 29- count Grand Jury indictment accusing him of having sex with a boy over a seven-year-period.

If convicted of rape, 65-year-old James Russell faces a mandatory life sentence, since the alleged rapes began when the boy was 12.

Russell has been suspended as head of the Big Brothers Organization in Newark.

The indictment returned by a Licking County Grand Jury yesterday includes four...
June 4, 2004 - 7:28am
6 years 4 weeks ago
Ohio’s strawberry crop will turn to jelly if it’s not picked soon.

The crop has ripened about ten days ahead of schedule. The first wave of fruit needs to be pulled within the next few days.

Kate Miles of Rosby’s Farms in Brooklyn Heights says it’s almost a despite situation.

Ohio’s strawberry season typically after June tenth and extends through July fourth. But recent warm weather has caused what some are calling one of the earliest harvests in memory....
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