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April 1, 2004 - 12:03pm
5 years 47 weeks ago
A benefit is planned to help a local family that suffered a tragedy.

Back on March 5th Adam Hill was killed in a truck accident in Duncan Falls.

Hill left a three month-old daughter.

This Saturday a benefit will be held at Salt Creek Beagle Club on Irish Ridge Road in Philo.

It starts at Noon and is open to the public.

A raffle, a Chinese auction, music, karaoke along with food and beverages will be available.
April 1, 2004 - 6:13am
5 years 47 weeks ago
A Butler County Grand jury indicted a man on charges of aggravated murder, tampering with evidence, and gross abuse of a corpse in the death of a Hamilton man.

Thirty-six-year-old Cardale Goens could get the death penalty for the crime.

Authorities say Goens shot forty-one-year-old Jeffrey Watson to death on December 16th during an argument.

Forty-four-year-old Anthony C. Ruffin of Cincinnati and fifty-year-old Gary Benson of Hamilton are charged with tampering...
April 1, 2004 - 6:06am
5 years 47 weeks ago
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has ordered an investigation into how the City Health Department handled the return of an army reservist from Afghanistan who killed himself after a promotion was denied him.

Coleman also promised to develop policies to help City employees return to civilian life after military service.

Army Lieutenant Brandon Ratliff died March 18th of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

The 31-year old Ratliff had complained that he was...
March 31, 2004 - 11:23pm
5 years 47 weeks ago
A two-car accident on Military Road temporarily detours traffic Wednesday evening.

According to Trooper Body with the Zanesville State Highway Patrol, the accident happened shortly before 6:00, when 18-year-old Jonathan Anderson of Newark failed to stop as eastbound traffic was turning onto Bowers Lane off Military Road.

His car rear-ended a second vehicle, driven by 35-year-old Gary Carson of Zanesville. The collision caused Carson’s vehicle to travel off the right...
March 31, 2004 - 7:51pm
5 years 47 weeks ago
Downtown Zanesville is looking to become more culturally enhanced by adding art colonies to our area.

A lot of people are asking what the artist colony development going to entail..but Dana Matz director of the downtown association clarifies what the program is all about.
Matz says, “it’s slow growth process, but acquire a building rent some space in the downtown building and work your craft, what we hope for in the long run in that we have 50,75, 100 artists living downtown...
March 31, 2004 - 6:47pm
5 years 47 weeks ago
It looks like the controversy over principal Michael Sens and the pornography case is over…as far as St. Thomas School is concerned.

Today parents received a letter from Father Jordon Mcconway of St. Thomas.

In the letter, Father Jordon said it had been a difficult several weeks for the school and without a principal in the building it required great cooperation among many people to maintain a beneficial atmosphere for learning in the school.

He also thanked...
March 31, 2004 - 6:08pm
5 years 47 weeks ago
Police ask for the public’s help and tonight a suspect is in custody.

A man wanted for aggravated robbery is in jail this evening after Zanesville Police arrested him on Maple Avenue today.

Just yesterday we reported that authorities were searching for 19 year-old John Wallace of Zanesville. Wallace was wanted in connection to an aggravated robbery earlier this month in Newark.

But the search ended this afternoon, as the police officers arrest Wallace on the...
March 31, 2004 - 5:52pm
5 years 47 weeks ago
The next time you head to downtown Zanesville you can now have a totally organic experience. Sweet Meadows, had its grand opening today and hopes to bring Zanesville residents healthier foods with all natural organic products.

Dana Matz, Director of the Zanesville Downtown Association says this store adds a unique flavor to the downtown area.

Sweet Meadows has a variety of products including pasture raised pork and chicken, brown eggs, as well as fresh baked breads....
March 31, 2004 - 2:46pm
5 years 47 weeks ago
Have you ever wanted to go on a shopping spree at your favorite grocery store and not have to pay the bill?

Well one area lady got that chance and she spent the morning at Pick-N-Save in South Zanesville as part of a Z-102 radio promotion.

It was right out of Supermarket Sweeps, Yvonne Glines won the Z-102.5 Radio Shopping Spree. Our sister station teamed up with Pick-N-Save to help generate some excitement in our community.

The event was held at 9:30 a.m....
March 31, 2004 - 7:48am
5 years 47 weeks ago
An area man has finally been cleared after six years of being blamed for the death of a bicyclist.

A jury in a Columbus civil case found that fifty-six-year-old James O. Sapp of Reynoldsburg was not liable for the hit and run accident that killed thirty-one-year-old Andrew Starinchak back in 1998.

Sapp owned the kind of van that the Franklin County Sheriff's Office and private investigators said struck Starinchak on a road near Columbus.

Starinchak's parents...
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